Driving Tangible Business Value from Workplace Transformation
16:00–19:00 on 11 October 2017 at Willis Towers Watson, Manhattan New York
‘Enlightened leaders are seeing workplace transformation as a tool for modernising their organisations’. On October 11th in New York City, Advanced Workplace Associates is holding a complimentary Performance Innovation Network session to inform the business leaders of New York about workplace transformation and how to measure its success. The session is 100% complimentary and offers the opportunity to learn and network with like minded innovative professionals.
There’s a growing recognition amongst business leaders that business success depends on the individual and collective ingenuity, creativity, energy and effectiveness of their people. For years the only agenda’s around the workplace world were cost and efficiency but the debate is shifting to how we use the workplace to maximise human and organisational performance. Asset productivity matters, but human performance matters more.
This presents an opportunity for COO’s leaders in HR, Real Estate and Facilities Management leaders to demonstrate new value through Workplace Transformation.
We’re bringing senior leaders in Real Estate, Facilities and HR, to debate the issues in an interactive forum designed to answer the following questions.
- What do leaders actually want from their organisations, work and places?
- What are the sources of tangible business value that flow from Workplace Transformation?
- What does success look like in workplace transformation?
- How do we measure success? What are the key factors that impact transformation and ongoing workplace management performance?
Forum Framework – Held at Willis Towers Watson, New York City
|16:20||Welcomes & Introductions||
|16:30||Transforming the professional workplace||
|17:00||Tangible business value from workplace transformation||
The Workplace PIN
|18:00||Drinks & Discussion|
Macaire Pace, Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson – Metro New York
Macaire is the Managing Director of Metro New York for Willis Towers Watson. She has responsibility for all WTW’s business in the New York Metropolitan area and is an expert in corporate transactions, sales performance optimization and large scale organizational transformations.
Prior to WTW, Macaire held a senior position in a large consulting firm where she was responsible for Strategy, Consulting and Account Management for both Chicago & San Francisco. Macaire earned a degree in Classical Studies at the University of Washington, and then furthered her studies and acquired a masters degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of New Mexico.
Andrew Mawson, Founder & Managing Director, Advanced Workplace Associates
One of the UK’s leading thinkers on the evolution of work and the workplace. Since founding AWA nearly 25 years ago, Andrew has worked with leaders from organisations including Merrill Lynch, RBS, Network Rail, Santander, Unicef UK, Welcome Break, Willis Towers Watson, GSK and the British Film Institute to use moments of workplace change to support business transformation.
Andrew has also been closely involved in AWA’s Workplace PIN Research Programme since its inception and has directed a number of research projects on knowledge worker productivity, management of the agile workforce and cognitive fitness.
Gaurav Charaya, Director Global Programs, Advanced Workplace Associates
Gaurav Charaya leads our projects in the United States and Asia. He has over twelve years of experience in the development and implementation of business strategies, and a proven track record for delivering value to organizations through high-performance workplace, innovation and experiential design with leading organisations.
He gained a B.Arch Gold Medal at the Indian Institute of Technology and a graduate degree in Planning and Real Estate from Cornell University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His interests and projects have taken him around the world. He brings passion and energy to his team and work, and loves to take on new challenges every day.
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