The Future Of Talent & Leadership

The global recession demands that organizations challenge traditional methods of growth and managing talent to excel in today’s competitive environment. Human Capital is the only organizational resource capable of innovating, and is the core driver of competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. How do we fuel the engine of human innovation?


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Opening Remarks

Christopher J. Perry

President, Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions, Broadridge Financial Solutions & Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors, BritishAmerican Business


Christopher J. Perry

Opening Remarks

President, Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions, Broadridge Financial Solutions & Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors, BritishAmerican Business

Chris Perry has more than 25 years’ experience in banking, brokerage and financial information services, and was recently appointed President of Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions at Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. in September of 2014.

 Prior to this role, Mr. Perry served as the Managing Director of the Risk segment for Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk division. As the Managing Director of Thomson Reuters’ fastest growing business, he oversaw a $600M global segment which included Governance, Risk, Compliance, Pricing, Valuation and Reference Services. Mr. Perry’s previous roles at Thomson Reuters include President, Global Sales & Account Management, in which he oversaw 3500 front line professionals in sales, marketing and service for $7 billion in revenue for the Financial & Risk Division and President of Americas Sales and Customer Service for the Markets Division, where he led all client-facing activities in the Americas for the financial services, trading and information business.

 In Mr. Perry’s previous years at Thomson Financial, he held a number of executive management positions over seven years, including President, Americas Sales, Service and Marketing, and General Manager of the Sales & Trading Division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Perry worked in institutional trading and retail brokerage.

 Mr. Perry is also the Deputy Chairman/President of BritishAmerican Business, a membership organization that enables trans-Atlantic commerce.


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration Opens | Breakfast & Networking

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Welcoming Remarks

9:05 AM - 9:15 AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Panel 1 - Talent Tensions: How To Build a Diverse, Innovative Team

As business leaders we look for the complete package when hiring: well-rounded individuals that combine a skillset, mindset, and personality… and fit with the company culture. One good hire can make all the difference to a team, and one good team can make all the difference to a company. This panel will explore why team building is at the root of innovation and how to get it right.

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel 2 - Risk & Reward: Measuring & Growing Innovative Leaders

In order to demonstrate progress, the role of the leader should focus on the ability to foster the strokes of creativity within his/her team that ultimately lead to innovation. More to the point, the leader who approves risk above personal opinions is the core driver of innovation among his/her team.

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Coffee Break & Networking

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Panel 3 – Crowd Surfing: The Case for Adapting Your Business to Demographic & Generational Shifts

Exploring the need to change with consumer trends, how can businesses leverage talent to meet the demands of their target markets?

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Fireside Chat: Redefining Organizational Culture

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Debate - Youth Is No Guarantee of Innovation

Is the concept of “innovation” confined to age, or is it just a state of mind?

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks


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