Author and Consultant
Why Millennials Matter / Kuhl Consulting
Joan Kuhl is the founder of Why Millennials Matter, a champion for girls' leadership and advancing women in the workforce, and the author of "Dig Your Heels In: Navigate Corporate BS and Build the Company You Deerve." Join her for a warm welcome ahead of an inspiring day at CWIB Conference 2019.
She-Suite Fireside Chat
Many lessons have to be learned alone, and for everything else there are women who continue to successfully pave the way before us! In this fireside chat, hear from C-level executives—each with a different background and perspective—on finding fulfillment and continued opportunity in today’s competitive market. Who have been their biggest allies? Does “luck” really exist? And, what are the most comfortable pair of power shoes? We’ll find out.
Carolina Research Ventures, Chair
BlackRock Private Equity Partners,
former Managing Director
Beth Struckell, PhD
Clinical Professor - Strategy and Entrepreneurship
University of North Texas
Creating Experiences in the Consumer Market
Now more than ever, experience is the new luxury and consumers crave personalization in everything they see, do and touch. From financial institutions to fashion brands, companies are strategizing on how to best reach target customers in a competitive marketplace both online and offline. Gain insight through a retail and real estate lens and from seasoned professionals on how to best connect with consumers today.
Ana Maria Munoz
Port of Raleigh
eCommerce Brand Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Next Gen Tech Trends: How These Will Affect Your Company and Career
Cloud computing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain. These are just some of the technologies and innovations disrupting nearly every industry. So, what exactly are they and how will it influence your company and future career? Join panelists from companies “on the forefront of tomorrow” for an inside look at how they’re revolutionizing the marketplace
Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Lead, Consumer Apps
Senior Manager, Cloud Strategist
Director of Product Management
Director, Solution Engineering
Harnessing the Power of Self: Leverage Your Skillset to Shine in the Workplace
It’s time to learn from trained development executives and successful professionals how to harness the power of YOU. What do companies look for when naming executives? What simple things can you do in the workplace to make yourself stand out? And, how can you jumpstart your executive leadership and development? Understand which challenges and opportunities lie ahead in your career and start preparing now.
Global Procurement Director
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Sarah Graham Kenan Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Academic Director of Leadership
Director of Executive Development
Startup Success: Conventional Wisdom from Silicon Valley to Savannah
So, you have an idea for a new company or product, or are simply passionate about an industry and wondering how to break in? Great! Now, where do you go from here? Join a lineup of entrepreneurs who have successfully launched companies in both big and small markets to hear their stories of success, fresh challenges they face after months or years in the business, and most importantly, lessons they’re learning along the way.
Raleigh Denim Workshop
Murphy Waldron Interiors
Entrepreneur in Residence