KEYNOTE SESSION / MONDAY / FEBRUARY 22, 2021 / 4:10 PM
Driving Innovation and Growth
Kat Cole will share her personal and professional lessons in business growth, innovation and leadership. She will provide concrete takeaways on how to partner with stakeholders, prioritize what matters and stay close to your customer. Kat will also cover how to implement changes that positively impact the business in constrained operating environments and competitive marketplaces.
Kat Cole | COO & President, North America | Focus Brands
Kat Cole, former president of Cinnabon, is now COO and President, North America for Focus Brands. She leads their 7 brands: Cinnabon, Auntie Anne’s, Moe’s, Schlotzsky’s, McAlister’s, Carvel and Jamba as well as the company’s licensing and multi-channel division. She is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, on the United Nations Global Entrepreneurs Council, and an advisor and investor to emerging, retail, education and tech startups. In addition to many industry recognitions, Kat was named one of Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 and one of CNBC’s Next 25 List of Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors.
Daniel Brookes | Visual Retail Segment Marketing Manager | Intel Corporation
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