Redefining workplace strategy for a seamless & connected experience

Sponsored by: HCL

Focused on:

  • Workplace Strategy

Date: 18 September


Time: 8AM PST/11AM New York/4PM London

The current global crisis has brought the world to a standstill. Organizations across the globe have demonstrated tremendous resilience by changing business frameworks overnight to maintain business continuity. However, several challenges have proven to be major roadblocks in being able to communicate efficiently and provide a seamless and connected experience to the remote working workforce.

With economies gradually recovering, it is crucial for companies to take a measured approach to safeguard employees and support the operational exposure. What is really needed is a more holistic and comprehensive approach to workplace transformation creating a workplace that is connected, personalized, future-ready, and resilient to withstand the ongoing and future shocks.

Join us for a 45 minutes interactive discussion with distinguished leaders from HCL, Intel and Everest, as they discuss about how corporate/enterprise leaders need to stay open and receptive to embracing technologies for creating new-age workplace that address future challenges and opportunities while ensuring employee safety, productivity and performance.

Presented by

Rakshit Ghura, VP & Global Head,

Digital Workplace Business, HCL Technologies

Rakshit heads the Digital Workplace Business at HCL. He has more than 15 years of experience delivering cutting-edge digital workplace solutions to some of the biggest companies across the world. In his current role, he is responsible for defining, incubating, and creating the product roadmap, strategy, and offerings around Digital workplace, Mobility, Automation, Workplace Analytics, and Employee Experience and Collaboration.

Stephanie Hallford,

Vice President & General Manager, Business Client Platforms, Intel Corporation

Stephanie L. Hallford is Vice President in the Client Computing Group and General Manager of Business Client Platforms (BCP) at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for Intel’s B to B Client Product Group and its related revenue, sales, marketing and engineering. An accomplished tech executive, Hallford has more than two decades of global experience spanning business operations, sales, marketing, product management and communications.

Hallford holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and humanities from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Ashwin Venkatesan,

Vice President, Everest Group

Ashwin Venkatesan is a member of the IT Services Research team and assists clients on topics related to Cloud and Infrastructure Services and Data & Analytics Services. Ashwin is responsible for driving syndicated as well as custom research engagements covering service provider landscapes and current trends across the broad set of IT infrastructure services themes. He interacts with a broad network of IT infrastructure services providers, technology vendors, and enterprises on an ongoing basis.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical) from Delhi Technological University.

Key Learning Objectives

  • How to develop a strategic plan for your “Return to workplace employees”
  • Importance of Change Management in the new way of working
  • Provide a seamless employee experience to both your remote and returning workforce


  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CDO
  • CPO
  • COO
  • VP/SVP - Technology
  • Global Head – Technology
  • Senior Director and Director – Technology
  • Procurement/ Sourcing Expert
  • End-user Experience Expert
  • Digital Workplace Expert
  • Information Technology
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Innovation