Executive Roundtable hosted by Dr. Mik Kersten & Gene Kim

November 10, 2021 at 11:30 a.m EST

Registration closed. This roundtable is now full. If you have any questions, please contact events@tasktop.com

Event Summary

Length: 1 hour 30 mins

Are you a technology leader seeking community?

Our Executive Roundtables are designed to engage and inspire senior executives whose organizations are on a transformation journey. Each month, a small group of IT and transformation executives are invited for exclusive discussion and networking with peers.

Hosted by Dr. Mik Kersten, Tasktop Founder & CEO, and Gene Kim, best-selling author of The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project, as well as co-author of The DevOps Handbook, this confidential and interactive session includes an open discussion and peer exchange around some of the key themes and learnings from DevOps Enterprise Summit US 2021.

Key discussion points will include:

  • Transformational leadership and creating the conditions for accelerating transformation while empowering teams
  • Building effective OKRs and how to use them to measure your software portfolio against business objectives
  • Shifting the perspective on organizational transformation and objectives to take DevOps’ benefits from the small scale of startups and “unicorns” to the massively more complex scale of enterprise IT
  • Gene and Mik’s takes on high-performing tech organizations and how they’ve cracked the code by connecting increasing flow to career development

Fill out the form to request access to the roundtable events. This event is exclusively for senior IT and Transformation Executives. If you have any questions about the event please contact lauren.kaye@tasktop.com.

About Dr. Mik Kersten

Dr. Mik Kersten is the bestselling author of “Project To Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework®“. Mik’s experiences working with some of the largest digital transformations in the world has led him to identify the critical gap between business leaders and technologists, resulting in his creation of the Flow Framework® to connect strategy to delivery. He started his career as a Research Scientist at Xerox PARC where he built the first aspect-oriented development environment. He then pioneered the integration of development environments with Agile and DevOps tools while working on his Computer Science PhD at the University of British Columbia. Founding Tasktop out of that research, Mik has written over one million lines of open-source code that are still in use today and has brought seven successful open-source and commercial products to market.

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About Gene Kim

Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and author, and has been studying high-performing technology organizations since 1999. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written six books, including The Unicorn Project (2019), The Phoenix Project (2013), The DevOps Handbook (2016), the Shingo Publication Award winning Accelerate (2018), and The Visible Ops Handbook (2004-2006) series. Since 2014, he has been the founder and organizer of the DevOps Enterprise Summit, studying the technology transformations of large, complex organizations. In 2007, ComputerWorld added Gene to the “40 Innovative IT People to Watch Under the Age of 40” list, and he was named a Computer Science Outstanding Alumnus by Purdue University for achievement and leadership in the profession. He lives in Portland, OR, with his wife and family.

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