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2016 Michigan CEO Summit

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

8:00am - 2:00pm

Westin Book Cadillac Detroit

1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

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2016 MI CEO Summit - Summary

Highlights from the 5th annual MI CEO Summit on Nov. 10, 2016.

Welcome from Doug Rothwell

Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan

Highlights: Using Technology to Compete Globally

J. Patrick Doyle, President & CEO, Domino's

Opening Keynote: Using Technology to Compete in a Global Economy

Hear how new high-tech solutions are redefining what it means to be competitive and see how your organization can begin to apply innovative solutions for growth.
J. Patrick Doyle, President & CEO, Domino's

Highlights: How Michigan Stacks Up

Benchmarking Report Results - Review the latest data on how Michigan’s economy is performing relative to its competitors and what bets we must place to grow our economy.
Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan

How Michigan Stacks Up: A Preview of the 2016 Benchmarking Data

Review the latest data on how Michigan’s economy is performing relative to its competitors and what bets we must place to grow our economy.
Doug Rothwell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Business Leaders for Michigan

Highlights: On The Cutting Edge - Next Generation Start-ups & Disruptive Innovators

On the Cutting Edge: Next Generation Startups & Disruptive Innovations

Fresh ideas have the potential to transform organizations and industries—even entire economies. Get an advance look at the high-tech innovations new to the marketplace and find out how you can leverage these changes and others to spur future prosperity.
Tom Brady, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, SkySpecs
Justin Teitt, Chief Executive Officer, AlSentis
Rohith Varanasi, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Lunar Labs
Moderator: Joseph Anderson, Jr., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, TAG Holdings, LLC

Highlights: Transforming Your Business through Innovation

Transforming Your Business Through Innovation

Learn how to master digital technologies to deliver high levels of product innovation and transform customer experiences to grow your bottom line.
Ric DeVore, Executive Vice President & Regional President, Detroit and Southeast Michigan, PNC Financial Services Group
Jim Keane, President & Chief Executive Officer, Steelcase
Howard Ungerleider, Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer, The Dow Chemical Company
Moderator: Christy McDonald, Anchor, MiWeek

Highlights: The Inevitable Revolution: 3D Visualization in the Marketplace

Sam Sesti, President, ONU

The Inevitable Revolution: 3D Visualization in the Marketplace

Virtual reality is not new, but it is relatively new to the marketplace. From eCommerce to medical training to customer service, find out how businesses in vastly different sectors are starting to scratch the surface of what 3D visualization can accomplish.
Sam Sesti, President, ONU

Highlights: You Can’t Get to the Top by Being Average—How to Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

Game-changing innovations and high-powered success stories are not the exclusive domain of a few technology-driven start-ups or a handful of Silicon Valley billionaires. Hear how all sorts of industries and all walks of life are reimagining what’s possible in their fields. Keynote:
William Taylor, Co-Founder and Founding Editor, Fast Company & Best-Selling Author
Moderator: Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor, Detroit Free Press

What's Next

Business Leaders for Michigan's president & CEO discusses what's next for Michigan.
Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan

INTRO: Transforming Business Through Innovation

Three top Michigan business leaders discuss ways technology is helping transform their industries.
Ric DeVore, Executive Vice President & Regional President, Detroit and Southeast Michigan, PNC Financial Services Group
Jim Keane, President & Chief Executive Officer, Steelcase
Howard Ungerleider, Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer, The Dow Chemical Company

INTRO: Next Generation Startups & Disruptive Innovations

Get an advance look at the high-tech innovations new to the marketplace and find out how you can leverage these changes and others to spur future prosperity.
Tom Brady, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, SkySpecs
Justin Teitt, Chief Executive Officer, AlSentis
Rohith Varanasi, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Lunar Lab

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