Executive Roundtable 


Wednesday March 15, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place 
11600 West Park Place
Milwaukee, WI 53224

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Julie Reiels & Heidi Holdener 

Business Agility is one of the fastest growing strategy and management trends in business and IT today. We will have an interactive and informative panel discussion followed by a Q&A session with industry experts covering everything from the history of the movement to its principles, various forms, methods and business impact. You will gain a glimpse of how Business Agility may help your organization use a powerful new way of thinking and doing work to realize higher overall effectiveness and sustained competitive edge. 

Trissential's Chief Essentialist, Craig Thielen, will moderate this discussion. 


11:30 AM - 12 PM - Registration & Networking
12 - 1 PM -  Lunch & Discussion
1 - 1:30 PM - Questions/Wrap up



Kerrie Hoffman | Johnson Controls
VP Technology, Building Technology & Solutions (BT&S)
Kerrie is currently developing a Data Enabled (Digital) Business for BT&S Global Products division. Most recently, CIO for $14B business unit in $30B company, delivering business technology as a member of Building Efficiency Executive Leadership team. She brings thought leadership in area of disruptive modern technologies and implemented Cloud solutions at record speed and payback as compared to traditional software. Kerrie has Lead 500+ member global IT team delivering IT enabled business capability to Building Efficiency employees and customers (35,000+ total FTEs).

Jill Schindler | Robert W. Baird
VP Application Development Manager
Jill is an experienced transformation leader, Lean and Agile Coach, and SAFe SPC with over 20 years in the financial services and technology industries. Her greatest professional fulfillment comes from sharing her experience to coach and inspire others toward their highest potential. 

 Brad Gardner | Trissential
Principal Essentialist, Agile Transformation & Continuous Improvement
Brad has over 20 years experience in helping businesses improve the way they deliver technology enabled solutions. He is a leadership coach and thought leader with deep expertise and a proven track record of transforming the way organizations work through the use of Lean and Agile principles and practices. 



Craig Thielen | Trissential
Chief Essentialist
Craig is passionate about helping organizations transform so their ability to change becomes a competitive advantage. He is a nationally recognized thought leader on the topics of enterprise transformation, innovation, agile transformation, organizational change and effectiveness, business strategy and business architecture. Craig has been honored to consult for many world class organizations such as Target, Land O’Lakes, Pentair, and General Mills.

Brad has over 20 years of experience in helping businesses to improve the way they deliver technology enabled solutions.  He is a leadership coach and thought leader with deep expertise and a proven track record of transforming the way organizations work through the use of Lean and Agile principles and practices.

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Trissential, an entity of SQS, is an award-winning management consulting firm specializing in business improvement. Trissential helps organizations achieve optimal results with the three essentials of Effective Strategy, Efficient Management, and Exceptional Execution.

 We offer specialized practices for Enterprise/Agile Transformation, Organization Effectiveness and Change Leadership, Portfolio/Resource/Enterprise Delivery Management, Business Architecture/Analysis, Software Quality Assurance, and ERP. For more information about Trissential, visit www.trissential.com, follow us on Twitter at @Trissential, or on LinkedIn.