Innovative is a word that is commonly used to describe startup companies, but how do large companies work with their customers and internal employees to create solutions that meet new requirements or to rise to the challenges of existing market needs?
Please join us for a panel discussion of high level technology professionals from some of the largest enterprises in the region. How can you take their best practices around innovation and apply it to your own company?
Donagh Herlihy is Executive Vice President Digital and Chief Information Officer for Bloomin’ Brands, where he oversees global strategy, development and implementation of all IT and digital consumer initiatives for the company. Donagh joined Bloomin’ Brands in September of 2014, and has more than 25 years of IT management experience in a variety of industries. Previously, he was CIO and SVP, IT and eCommerce with Avon Products, Inc., as well as CIO for the Wrigley Company prior to joining Avon. Donagh has a BSC in Industrial Engineering and an MA from the Institute of Technology and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Colleen Sargent is the VP of Information Technology at WellCare Health Plans. She is a leader with over 25 years of diverse business experience in Retail, Healthcare, and Financial Industries. She is an achiever, known for obtaining organizational results in both Executive Management and Consulting roles. She is also an effective leader with experience managing large-scale global workforces and has a history of success in leading organization-wide change initiatives and transformation. Prior to WellCare Health Plans she worked as an EVP at US Bank and as a VP at Blue Cross Blue Shield.