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Exclusive AI Executive Retreat

Join us for an unparalleled executive retreat in the heart of wine country, where luxury meets high-impact thought leadership on AI. Presented by the prestigious Helix Institute for Applied AI & Robotics & Institute for AI Transformation, this exclusive event is tailored for the C-suite, offering an immersive experience into the transformative power of AI.

Engage with top-tier executives in interactive sessions focused on driving business outcomes and exploring real-world AI use cases. Assess your organization’s AI readiness and maturity, and delve into critical discussions on AI safety and governance necessary for your success. Our executive roundtables provide a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in conversations that matter, with peers who are equally committed to harnessing the most transformative technology of our time.

Everything from your flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), to gourmet dining, luxury accommodations, and exclusive activities, is complimentary. Each executive is invited to bring a plus one to share in this exceptional experience.

Executive Retreat Agenda

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Arrival Window

Location: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Welcome Experience:
  • Upon arrival at SFO, our staff will greet you and assist with any immediate needs. Your flights will be arranged by us, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
  • Luxury sprinter vans will transport you from SFO directly to The Lodge at Sonoma Resort. Shuttles will depart every 30-45 minutes, coordinated with your flight arrival.
  • At the resort, you will be welcomed with a premium beverage of your choice to refresh and unwind.
  • Our staff will provide a brief tour of the property to help you become familiar with the resort’s exceptional amenities.
  • Your baggage will be handled by our team and delivered directly to your room, ensuring a hands-free and stress-free arrival.

Evening Schedule: Think Tank Dinner and Post-Dinner Reception

6:30 PM - 7:00PM

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Begin your evening at the exclusive Leaders In AI Executive Retreat with a sophisticated cocktail reception. This is a prime opportunity for networking and forming peer connections. Enjoy a curated selection of fine wines and spirits prepared by our expert sommelier and mixologist.

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

  • Silent Service: Our signature ‘Silent Service’ dining approach ensures a seamless blend of fine dining and intellectual exchange, minimizing interruptions from the staff.
  • Interactive Discussions: Engage in structured roundtable discussions led by our expert moderator, focusing on AI’s transformative role in business. The Think Tank Dinner Booklet, containing insightful graphs and charts from pre-dinner surveys, will guide the conversation for the entire dinner party.
  • Focused Dialogue: The moderator will steer the discussion with the group driving key topics derived from pre-dinner survey responses, ensuring relevance and depth.
8:15 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Networking Opportunities: Mingle with fellow attendees, exchange contacts, and explore potential partnerships. This is an excellent opportunity to solidify new relationships and conceptualize future AI business initiatives.
  • Engaging Activities: Enjoy more casual activities designed for both individuals and couples. Music and interactive games will be available to encourage mingling and team spirit in a relaxed, sophisticated setting.

Conclude the evening enriched with deeper insights and actionable knowledge of AI’s transformative potential. Leave with valuable connections and inspiration to drive responsible innovation in your organization and beyond. The relationships and ideas forged here are intended to foster a community of leaders committed to advancing the AI landscape.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Early networking opportunity over a gourmet breakfast.

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Panel Session - “AI and the New Leadership Paradigm”
    Discussion on how AI influences leadership styles and decision-making processes.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address
    Emphasizing strategic insights into AI’s role in transformative leadership and business practices.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Panel Session - “AI Safety and Ethical Governance”
    Exploration of ethical considerations and safety protocols necessary for integrating AI technologies into business processes.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Panel Session - “Outcome-Driven Leadership”
    Focus on leadership approaches prioritizing value and outcomes over task execution, particularly where AI automates traditional tasks.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Networking Break
    Time for informal engagement, discussion of insights, and deepening connections.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Roundtable - “Mastering AI Transformation and Team Culture”
    Discussion centered on strategies and challenges in transforming team dynamics and operational culture through AI.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

A farm-to-table dining experience with an open kitchen setup, enhancing the dining and networking experience.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • ʼWorkshop: “Benchmarking and ROI Analysis for AI Implementation”
  • Hands-on workshop focusing on methodologies and tools for evaluating the return on investment and benchmarking the performance of AI implementations.
2:00 PM-3:30PM

Afternoon Break Session

We will be taking a short break to recharge and reunite with your plus one and get ready for a fun night out in Sonoma.

3:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Transportation will leave at 3:30 PM sharp to take us out on 2 vineyard tours. This will be a great place to take pictures, enjoy a private sommelier, and connect with everyone at the retreat.

  • The day concludes with a relaxed dinner at a local vineyard, providing a perfect setting for reflection and connection.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Closing Breakfast

Enjoy a delightful breakfast featuring a selection of gourmet options as you engage in final conversations with your peers. This is a perfect opportunity to reflect on the insights gained over the past two days and discuss potential collaborations and takeaways.

10:00 AM

Departures: Our luxury sprinter vans will be available to take you directly back to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey home. Vans will depart at scheduled intervals to accommodate your flight times.

Optional Resort Activities: Should you wish to extend your stay, we offer a range of complimentary resort activities:

  • Golfing: Enjoy a round of golf on our scenic course.
  • Spa Treatments: Indulge in a relaxing spa treatment tailored to rejuvenate your mind and body.
  • Resort Leisure: Spend an additional night at the resort at no extra cost, taking in the serene surroundings and luxury amenities.
Additional Information:
  • Late Departures: For those opting to stay an extra night, our staff will assist in arranging your departure the following day with the same level of care and service.
  • Continued Networking: The relaxed atmosphere of the resort provides an ideal setting for continued networking and informal discussions with your peers.
Leaders In AI Executive Retreat
The Lodge Sonoma

November 11th-13th, 2024

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November 13th, 2024

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Bruce Monaco

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Diana Contreras

Chief Healthcare Officer

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Holly Mintz

Chief Medical Officer

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Andrew Patricio

Chief Data & AI Officer

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Hema Retty

Senior Executive, AI For Enterprise Technology

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Przemek Praszczalek

Director, Identity Products Innovation, C&I

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Saydulu Kolasani

SVP of Enterprise IT, Digital, Data & Analytics Transformation & Operations

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Nancy Hauge

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Juergen Weichenberger

Head of AI Strategy & Innovation

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Stephanie Bohn

Former Chief Marketing Officer

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Dr. Arun Krishnan

Sr. Vice President, Analytics & AI

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Amit Padalkar

Sales Leader

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Maxwell Williams

VP of AI Product Management

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Shadaab Kanwal

Managing Director of Data & Analytics

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Pranay Pasula

VP of AI Research

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Anupama Ambe

SVP & Managing Partner

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Arnold Kravitz

Chief Technology Officer

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Laura Shact

Principal & AI Leader for Human Capital

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Alok Agrawal

Chief Strategy Officer

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Anurang Revri

Chief Enterprise Architect

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Allan Mclennan

President / CAO

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Dawn Fitzgerald

Chief Technology Officer

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Supriya Thorbole

Managing Director Data & Analytics

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Lawana Jones

Chief Technology Officer

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Aditya Tahilramani

Vice President of IT

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Ashley Page

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

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Megan K. Clarke

Chief Information Officer

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Michael Payne

Head of AI, Data and Analytics Engineering

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Gustaaf Schrils

Chief Information Officer

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Justin Molavi

Director, Commercial Strategy and Insights

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Austin Walsh

Managing Director of US Healthcare, Data/AI

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David Pierce

Expert Enterprise Architect - AI/ML & Distributed Systems

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Manisha Gupta

VP, Products, AI/ML Analytics on People Intelligence

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Corinne Stroum

Head of Emerging Technologies

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Jie Yu

Head of Digital & Data Science Product Management

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Michael R. Boone

Trustworthy AI Product Manager

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Nina D’Amato

Chief Information Officer

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Katie Heupel

VP, Technology Strategic Initiatives

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Satya Choudary

VP of Data/Analytics & Global Head of Cloud

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Satish Katakam

Managing Director of CyberSecurity Head of AI/ML

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Kris Crichton

Deputy CTO

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Rob Neville

Chief Executive Officer

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Sandeep Puri

Vice President, Enterprise Technology & Architecture

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Lambert Hogenhout

Chief Data and AI Officer

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Rajkumar Bondugula

Luminary AI Scientist & Digital Twins Expert

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Bruce Monaco

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

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Sanjay Basu

Senior Director Generative AI

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Stephen Erberich

Chief Data Officer, Data Science & AI

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Christopher Stidvent

VP of Commercial Litigation

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Christopher Peter Makris

Lead Data Scientist

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Sourav Mazumder

Distinguished Engineer and Solution Director for AI in Sustainability

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Frederique De Letter

Senior Director Business Insights & Analytics

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Jennifer Price

DesignOps Lead & Manager Business Platform Transformation Operations

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Ari Kaplan

Head of Evangelism

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Viktoria Semaan

Senior AI Developer & Advocate

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Sunanda Saxena

Global Transformation Leader

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Lisa Patterson

Senior Data Scientist

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Neha Parekh

General Counsel for Global Data Protection & Privacy

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Bill Genovese

CIO Advisory Partner

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Lila Landis

Chief Compliance Officer

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Kelly Watt

Digital Twin & AI/ML Programs

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Ravi Pasula

Head of AI/Machine Learning

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Manoj Saxena

Executive Chairman

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Anne Boysen

Lead Quality Engineer

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Sylvia Martin

Chief Nursing Officer

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Shruti Pandey

Specialist, Analytic Scientist

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Krish Das

VP Enterprise Data Officer

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Arjun Srinivasan

Director of Data Science

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Dr Jyotirmay Gadewadikar

Chief AI Scientist

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Prakhar Bajpai

Senior Data Scientist

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Daniel Spurling

SVP of Product Management

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Rachini Moosavi

Chief Analytics Officer

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Anupam Datta

Co-Founder/Chief Scientist

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Shannon Chapman

Director of IT Service Delivery

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Shannon Smith

CIO & Chief of Staff

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Sree Kancharla

Chief Information Officer

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Phil Wiser

Chief Technology Officer

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Meenal Iyer

Vice President of Data

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Terry Jabali

Chief Product Architect

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Ed Soo Hoo

Chief Technology Officer

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Amanda Hua

Senior Director of Software Engineering

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