Alexander Group

Women revenue leaders forum

2024 Agenda

This Alexander Group Forum sets the gold standard for rich content, world-class speakers and Fortune 1000 executive guests across today’s expansive growth ecosystem. Speakers and guests include women leaders in C-suite, revenue, sales, marketing, operations, customer success and HR/talent/people roles. Hear their company stories, personal journeys, impactful transformations and ways they give back.

Join the hundreds of Forum guests that have taken away ideas and actions that can make a meaningful difference in their growth plans, workforce and leadership legacies.


Sampling of Forum Agenda You Can Expect (2024 Agenda Below)

Tuesday, April 30th

2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Official Welcome

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Roundtable Series: The AI Exchange

Leverage the wisdom of 150 cross-industry/function women leaders as this year’s Forum kicks off with two pragmatic group discussions on the crucial topic of AI and its impact on convergence. Set the tone for the rest of the program by advancing your thinking, gathering new ideas and hearing about the lessons learned in two key AI-impacted areas:

Roundtable 1. Go-to-Market Strategies & Models

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Marva Bailer
Marva Bailer

Revenue Executive, AI Expert
& Board Member

Roundtable 2. Operations & Productivity

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - AI Exchange Roundtable - Alan Love - Cisco
Alan Love

VP, Global Revenue Operations 
Cisco

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Group Dinner

7:15 p.m. – 8:05 p.m.

Keynote: A CCO’s Perspective on Accelerated Convergence & Customer Growth

Join us for a discussion on how convergence across people, processes, and technologies is reshaping the CX landscape. Delve into a holistic look at the life cycle journey from initial engagement to success, and how marketing, sales and customer success need to work differently to create the right customer experiences. Explore the “moments that matter” within a customer engagement and get ahead of the evolving customer-centric economy for a stronger go-to-market strategy.  

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote - Elisabeth Zormes -Autodesk
Elisabeth Zornes

Chief Customer Officer 
Autodesk

Wednesday, May 1st

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Keynote Panel: A Board’s Eye View

How do the upper echelon of leaders inspire their teams to deliver winning results over years and not just quarters? Explore board members’ perspectives on leadership practices and tools that deliver consistent, enduring success. Panelists will discuss how to forge working relationships with board members, how to build strategies to pursue future board opportunities, and how they advise revenue leaders to prepare for growth in a challenging and uncertain 2024 economy. 

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote Panel - Heidi Anderson
Heidi Anderson Hupe

Board Member, Former President & Chief Growth Officer

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote Panel - Stephanie Okey
Stephanie Okey

Board Member & Former SVP, Head of N.A. – Sanofi Genzyme

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote Panel - Gavriella Schuster
Gavriella Schuster

Member/Advisor of Various Boards
& Former Microsoft Executive

9:55 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Keynote: The Courage Recipe – Leadership Choices & Decisions

This session will follow Cate Gutowski’s professional journey that began as a trainee at GE and progressed to Chief Architect of GE Digital’s Global Sales Transformation…culminating today as CEO of a Quantis.ai, a leading provider of AI services to the manufacturing industry. Join her as she offers her enduring leadership lessons learned along the way and how the convergence of marketing, sales and technology motions can better serve customer needs and be a source of competitive advantage.

Executive Forum - Cate Gutowski - Keynote
Cate Gutowski

Chief Executive Officer – Quantis.ai,
Board Member & Former Amazon & GE Executive

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

EXECUTIVE PANELS

1. How Chaos Can Help Modernize Your Workforce

Disruptive technologies, fluctuations in market demand, new competitors and offerings. How can leaders transform chaos into positive change? High performing organizations have the processes and measures in place to anticipate change and the tools available to support their workforce amid rapid market shifts. This panel session will explore how companies and leaders use external change as a catalyst to modernize their workforces with new tools, skills and efficiencies. 

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Executive Panel - Teresa Anania
Teresa Anania

SVP, Global Customer Exp.
Zendesk

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Executive Panel - Jacquie Boyer - Sensata
JACQUIE BOYER

Former SVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Sensata Technologies

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Exec. Panelist - Katie Lawler - ITW
KATIE LAWLER

SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
ITW

2. Charting a Path to Innovation: Advanced Processes & Tech

The latest technologies enable process innovations that can both accelerate growth AND enhance employee performance. What innovations are leaders leveraging to create new growth pathways, drive employee engagement and unlock customer value? Benefit from this panel’s cross-functional leadership perspectives and insights on how companies are using advanced tools to innovate faster and better. 

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Executive Panel - Sarah Arvin - R1 RCM
SARAH ARVIN

SVP, Marketing & Communications
R1 RCM

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Exec. Panelist - Angel Rogers - Rockwell
ANGEL ROGERS

Head of Global Customer Success
Rockwell Automation

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Exec. Panelist - Joanne Wright - IBM
JOANNE WRIGHT

SVP, Transformation & Operations
IBM

3. Becoming a Better Leader in an Era of Convergence

Being a great leader in today’s environment necessitates expertise across multiple fronts including leveraging talent, driving scalable processes and investing in the right technology. Those who master the convergence of these elements while managing uncertainty are the leaders who will succeed over time. Join this panel to explore what “convergence leaders” must do to build a culture of trust and collaboration that accelerates change and delivers a lasting competitive advantage.

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Executive Panel - Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson

SVP, Chief Sales & Mktg. Officer
HAP

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Exec. Panelist - Sharon Schoenborn - Microsoft
Sharon Schoenborn

CVP, Americas SMC
Microsoft

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Exec. Panelist - Melinda Sych - Battelle
Melinda Sych

CCO, Commercial Sales & Marketing
Battelle

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Executive Panel - Dana Warren - Canaan Partners
Dana Warren

Venture Partner
Canaan Partners

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Group Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Keynote Panel: The Revenue Leadership Mandate—Bring Order to Chaos

Companies that persevere regardless of economic and market disruptions have built a solid culture based on agility and trust. They simultaneously converge innovative processes and technologies that scale and accelerate productivity. They deliver best-in-class customer experiences. They empower an employee environment of straight talk and responsiveness. This keynote panel will explore how enduring leaders cut through the chaos of change by instilling a strong culture within all aspects of the business.

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote Panel - Tracy Burzycki - Apollo Global Management
Tracy Burzycki

Operating Partner, Commercial Excellence
Apollo Global Management

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote - Cynthia Johnson - ServiceNow
Cynthia Johnson

SVP, Americas Commercial & Emerging Markets
ServiceNow

Women Revenue Leaders Forum - Keynote Panel - Kristin Russel - Symplr
Kristin Russel

Chief Marketing Officer
symplr

1:50 p.m.

Closing Comments