The Deadly Sins of Business Transformation
October 25 | 1:30 | Tower Theatre
How does an organization innovate when markets are transforming? Innovation is usually considered the instrument to transform organizations and markets when actually identifying transformed markets ahead and then using innovation as an instrument is more appropriate. Yet many leaders see digital, blockchain, artificial intelligence as keys to change. Mohan brings a fresh perspective to transformation. His keynote will connect personal and business transformation in a unique and memorable way. He believes that companies lose their personality before they lose their way. Based on 10 years of research and a book, Mohan will explore the power of uncovering market shifts long before they happen and how to act on them.
Bend Design Speaker Panel: What keeps you up at night?
October 26 | 8:30 | 90 Minutes | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Mt Bachelor Room
Join four creative problem solvers—Bijan Berahimi, Miwa Matreyek, Mohan Nair, John Bielenberg—from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise for coffee (grab on your way) and conversation. Our guests will talk about staying culturally connected, evolving their careers, finding personal meaning in work, issues in our world that most need attention, and what gets them up in the morning. Moderated by Bend Design founder and co-producer René Mitchell.
Mohan guides the Innovation Force (IF), an enterprise wide incubator/accelerator creating and launching 5 companies in 5 years. He reports to the CEO who is accountable for 25 businesses totaling $9 billion.
Mohan joined the company in 2004 as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Executive and then ran 4 health plans for 2 years.
Before joining Regence, Mohan served as president of ABC Technologies and ProTools Inc., both successful exits. He has been an adjunct professor of business at J. L. Kellogg School of Management and authored 3 books including Strategic Business Transformation (Wiley).
His community activities include board roles in United Way, National University of Natural Medicine (vice chair) and advisor to the President of George Fox University.