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Join Industry Experts in San Diego and Define Your Digital Growth Strategy


Join Industry Experts in San Diego and Define Your Digital Growth Strategy

The must-attend Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL) 2018 event will explore opportunities for growth against the backdrop of today's digital disruption

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of the imminent future brought on by the digital revolution, businesses around the globe are beginning to feel the dominance of accelerated change and the impact of disruptive technologies, mega trends and new business models on their respective industries. Frost & Sullivan's premiere event, Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL): North America, will provide the insight to fuel sustainable top-line revenue growth, create customer value and develop long-term competitive advantage. The annual summit will be hosted on October 1 to 4, 2018 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, Calif.

For further information on the agenda and to register for GIL 2018: North America, please click here:

"The pace of change is accelerating quicker by the moment. Digital technologies are impacting every industry we track. It is critical for each company to commit to their digital strategy, and then be continuously engaged with the market to improve it – this event is a great opportunity to accomplish both of these missions," said Joe Fristensky, Senior Partner and President of Americas at Frost & Sullivan.

Progressive business leaders from an expansive range of industries, including automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and energy will congregate to find and discuss aspirational ideas to drive growth and innovation within their organizations. The summit's theme—Leading and Winning in an Era of Unprecedented Change—will give participants the chance to discover exclusive content on accelerating delivery of business solutions for the digital economy, the future of consumer hardware and devices, and the path toward real spatial computing. Frost & Sullivan visionaries and thought leaders will present, including:

  • Alexander Khanin, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, VisionLabs
  • Alex Goryachev, Managing Director, Corporate Strategy and Innovation Group, Cisco Systems
  • Arjan Singh, Lecturer, Strategy, University of CaliforniaIrvine
  • Andrew Bruce, Chief Executive Officer, Data Gumbo
  • Crystal Collier, Head of Strategy, Programs and Insights, Electronic Arts (EA)
  • Daniel Carter, Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
  • Dave Bowen, Vice President, Products Measure, the Drone as a Service® Company
  • David Bradley, Founder,
  • Evren Eryurek, Technical Director, Chief Technology Officer, Google Cloud Platform, Google
  • Galina Antova, Co-Founder & Chief Business Development Officer, Claroty
  • Ganesh Bell, President, Uptake, Formerly Chief Digital Officer, GE Power
  • Henry Chang, Vice President, 3M Connect, 3M Company
  • Joseph Bradley, Vice President of IoT & Digital Services, Cisco
  • Kara Bortone, Ph.D., Head JLABS San Diego, Johnson & Johnson
  • Ken Stewart, General Manager, AiRXOS a GE Venture Company
  • Lori Heino-Royer, Director, Business Development, Daimler Trucks North America
  • Matt Coblentz, Data Scientist, Dell EMC Corporation
  • Nagraj Kashyap, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft
  • Scott Borg, Director and Chief Economist, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit
  • Sharon Baer, Program Director, Advanced Innovation, Philips
  • Timoni West,Director, XR Research, Unity Technologies

During this two-day conference, attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in 16 exploratory Think Tanks. These interactive sessions will capture the power of the collective wisdom in the room, as well as offer engaging exercises to spark strategic ideas on the following key topics:

  • Connected Intelligent Autonomy: Drones and Cars of the Future
  • Fintech Innovation: Best Practices and Best in Breed
  • Creating Value and Driving Better Outcomes from the Intersection of Healthcare and Technology
  • The Transformation of the Industrial Sector
  • AI: Leveraging the Automated Exploitation of Data in the Mobility Industry
  • Translating Digital Technology into Competitive Advantage

Join us and be a part of what makes GIL a powerhouse of ideas and meaningful connections: Its participants!

If you would like to discuss attending, participating or sponsoring the event, please email: and join the conversation #FrostGIL.

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