Competitive Intelligence + Strategy Event 2018

Event has passed (Mon Mar 26, 2018 - Wed Mar 28, 2018)
Embassy Suites Hotel
9:00 am to 4:15 pm
Conference / Convention


The CI+S Event brings together CI and strategy professionals from all industries, including Technology, Consumer Goods, Energy, Aerospace, Biotech, Financial Services, IT and many more. This is NOT the competitive intelligence gathering of the past... Our EVENT focuses on the decision maker's "user experience." A highly participatory process, every attendee experience will focus on three simple things... LEARN. PARTNER. PLAY. We look forward to seeing you at the EVENT!

30+ Sessions
35+ Speakers, comprising 85% Senior-Level Practitioners

The CI+S Event features the participation of the world's top companies, including: Airbnb, Atrion, Aurora WDC, Bacardi, BlackRock, Blue Shield of California, Bose Corporation, CISCO, Clif Bar and Company, Clorox Company, Comcast, Dunkin' Brands, Inc., FM Global, Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP, INOVIS, Inc., Jordan-Blanchard Capital, Knowledge inform, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NetApp, Oath: A Verizon Company, Oracle, Reliance Industries, Shell, Simmons College, The Hill, ViaSat, Inc., VMWare, Western Digital, and many more.

Speakers: Paul Amos (Director and Partner, Jordan-Blanchard Capital and former President, Aflac), Amy Belew (Managing Director, Global Head of Market Intelligence, BlackRock), Jeremy Benhammou (Associate Director, Global Insights Business Lead, Clorox Company), Sameer Bhatti (VP Product Development, Comcast), Brian Bonazzoli (Senior Director, Corporate Competitive and Market Intelligence, VMware), Leo Boulton (Director of Competitive Intelligence-Market Strategy, CISCO), Denise Brien (Senior Director, Consumer Analytics and Research, Oath: A Verizon Company), Cynthia Correia (Executive Advisor, Strategy and Competitive Intelligence Architect, Instructor, Knowledge inform and Graduate Program Adjunct Professor, Simmons College), Kathleen Dean (Senior Director of Strategic Client Services, INOVIS). Steven Douvas (Senior Market Research Consultant, FM Global), Mark Foulds (Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence, Dunkin' Brands Inc.), Dr. Benjamin Gilad (Co-Founder, Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence), Richard Gordon (Marketing Manager, Comcast), Heather Hallenbeck (Director of Competitive Intelligence, Bose Corporation), Shay Hershkovitz (Director of Research, XPRIZE), Michael High (Head of Planning and Reporting, Royal Dutch Shell - Deepwater), Eirik Hooper (Director CI, DP World), Derek Johnson (CEO, Aurora WDC), Marc Limacher, MBA (Founder and CEO, INOVIS), Steven LoGiudice (Director of Strategy Management and Insights, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Colm Lysaght (VP Corporate Strategy, Western Digital), Mallika Madakasira (Manager - Brand, Insights, Blue Shield of California), Gabriela McCoy (Director of Consumer Insights, Bacardi), George Minow (Print Business Information Manager, HP), Adriana Orduna-Smith (Director, Competitive Intelligence HCM Apps, Oracle), Luciano Oviedo (Business/Corporate Strategist, Intel), Raghu Raman (Group President, Reliance Industries), Victoria Richard (Manager, Competitive Intelligence, Greenberg Traurig), Brad Roberts (Strategic Planning Managing Director, Aetna), Prof. Helen Rothberg (Professor of Strategic Management, Marist College, and Senior Faculty, Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence), Mike Shea (Manager CI, NetApp), Shannon O'Meara Smith (Director Market Research, ViaSat, Inc.), Demian Straka (Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy Competitive and Customer Intelligence, Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Michelle Thevil (Director of Consumer Insights, Clif Bar and Company), John Thomson (Chief Research Officer, Aurora WDC), Roger Yoder (Director, Competitive Intelligence, NetApp)


Delegate Rates Start From: USD 1695


  1. Embassy Suites Hotel 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA