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05/29/19

BOSTON--Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications and collaboration platform provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced its full speaker lineup for the inaugural future of work event, Flex Summit. Taking place on June 5, 2019 at the Revere Hotel in Boston, this one-day exclusive industry event will bring together the game-changing influencers and global forward-thinking experts leading the future of distributed and flexible work.

 

In addition to these newly announced speakers, Dr. Alaa Murabit from United Nations, Michael Hopkins from The Solo Project, Elizabeth Kiehner from IBM, and many other compelling thought leaders will be speaking at Flex.

 

Newly Announced Speakers:

 

  • Marcio Macedo, co-founder and vice president of product and marketing, Ava Robotics

As one of the leading experts in robotics, Marcio develops intelligent mobile robots to better service the enterprise, commercial and industrial industries. During his discussion he will present Ava, a telepresence robot.

 

  • Jenny Ahn, organization transformation leader, Deloitte Consulting

Jenny is a senior manager in Deloitte’s Human Capital Practice where she leverages her expertise in understanding market disruptions to guide the organization in finding sustainable workforce solutions. She will be speaking on the “Breaking the Barriers to Flexible Work” panel.

 

  • Taher Behbehani, senior vice president and general manager, Samsung Electronics America

As a senior VP and GM for a multi-billion dollar business unit, Taher is an expert in finding innovative technology solutions for customers. In his session, he will explore how 5G’s step-change will impact work, the workspace, and business.

 

  • Martin Bodley, director of emerging business, Bose

Martin is a high-tech entrepreneur creating companies that are industry leaders in innovation. At Bose, he is leading their entrance into the conferencing B2B market for distributed teams and will speak to this on the “Collaboration Tech and Trends to Support Flexible Work” panel.

 

  • Jim Lundy, CEO, founder, and lead analyst, Aragon Research

With more than 30 years in technology and analyst experience, Jim will speak to how IT leaders can build environments that foster trust within remote teams and challenges that can pop up along the way.

 

  • Elias Torres, founder and chief technical officer, Drift

Elias founded Drift, a conversational marketing and sales platform, because he understood that the best way to reach buyers is through fast, real-time conversation and messaging that eliminates lead forms and wait times. He will join a panel of other thought leaders using AI to shape productivity and engagement across the workforce.

 

  • Dr. Skyler Place, chief behavioral science officer, Cogito

As a behavioral specialist, Dr. Skyler Place is an expert in psychological theory and has more than 15 years of experience developing and implementing new approaches to predict and improve human behavior. He will share his expertise in AI emotional intelligence software during the “How is AI Augmenting the Workforce” panel.

 

  • Meaghan Williams, remote work and inclusion program manager, HubSpot

Meaghan is dedicated to finding the solutions to help remote and distributed team members stay connected and feel empowered in meeting their professional goals. During the “Breaking the Barriers to Flexible Work” panel she will share insights on overcoming the challenges to flexible working.

 

  • Megan Burns, CEO, Experience Enterprises

Megan is an expert in understanding customer needs and has more than two decades of experience in helping business leaders make their companies more empathic, trustworthy, and human-centered. Employing what she calls, the “ah-ha” moments, she will share her tactics during the “Breaking Barriers to Flexible Work” panel.

 

Panels and discussions will cover topics that include flexible work, productivity, empathy, AI, robotics, hybrid teams, and a peek into the workforce of 2040. A video highlighting the day’s agenda can be found here.

 

“Flex will convene some of the world’s most forward-thinking experts leading the narrative on distributed work and its implications for the future of our workforce,” said Brian Kardon, chief marketing officer at Fuze. “I look forward to welcoming our speakers and to the discussions on how these trends will streamline and optimize workplace efficiencies for tomorrow.”

 

If you are interested in joining, please visit flexsummit.com and reach out to flex@fuze.com for questions on special discount passes or any other needs.

 

About Fuze
Fuze is a global cloud communications and collaboration software platform for the enterprise. Through an innovative and consumer-inspired unified experience, Fuze enables seamless transition between voice, video, messaging, and content sharing. Fuze empowers the digital workforce anytime, anywhere, and across any device. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Fuze has additional locations including New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Irvine, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, Atlanta, Ottawa, London, Reading (UK), Amsterdam, Aveiro (Portugal), Paris, Munich, Switzerland, and Sydney. For more information, visit www.fuze.com.

 

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