26 Oct.

Private company technology trends: An emerging divide

Private Companies

Tuesday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will hear about important technology advances and explore various opportunities and issues that private companies may face as they refine their technology strategies.

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Key takeaways

Host: Kirsten Vosen, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Presenters: Jason Bergstrom, Chris Jackson, Drew Scaggs

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge 

Private companies face an emerging divide between foundational and transformative investments as they plan beyond the pandemic. What are important considerations for private company executives during continued industry and technology disruption? We’ll discuss:

  • Emerging technology trends and challenges facing organizations
  • Why technological changes and customer needs are reshaping the vendor landscape and increasing the need for managed services
  • How private companies are leveraging Smart Manufacturing technologies to increase value 

Meet the speakers

Kirsten Vosen

Kirsten Vosen

US Deloitte Private Audit & Assurance Leader

With more than 30 years of audit and accounting experience, Kirsten Vosen serves as the Audit & Assurance Private leader, focused on strategic growth in the private segment. In addition, Kirsten serves as the Partner in Charge of Private Company Matters in the National Office Audit Group at Deloitte & Touche LLP. In this role, she is charged with leading the consultation and rollout of our Private Audit Methodology, including leadership involvement in our private company centers of excellence and a variety of global transformation efforts.

Jason Bergstrom

Jason Bergstrom

Principal | Smart Manufacturing Go-to-Market Leader

Jason, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, is Deloitte’s Go-To-Market Smart Manufacturing leader responsible for sales, marketing and ecosystem activation. Mr. Bergstrom has helped numerous organizations deliver complex, global supply chain transformations with a focus in the oil, gas, and chemical industry. As a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Jason specializes in delivering process and operations excellence projects and leading efforts to develop internal continuous improvement capabilities for clients. He holds undergraduate degrees in chemical and material science engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson

Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Chris is the commercial go-to-market leader for Converge by Deloitte and Managing Director with Deloitte Consulting LLP. Chris is responsible for Deloitte’s go-to-market approach across Converge, a business unit comprised of ConvergeHEALTH, ConvergeCONSUMER and ConvergePROSPERITY- focused on creating the next generation of digital and data platforms that help shape and transform industries ethically and responsibly. Prior to this he served as the US technology leader for Deloitte Private within Deloitte Consulting where he was responsible for the marketplace strategy within the high growth and Private Company space. His expertise is in technology strategy, IT risk, early stage business start-up’s, business to technology alignment, alliance and ecosystem GTM strategy. Chris has served clients globally and led multinational teams to develop technology and business value.

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Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 02:00 p.m. ET
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