Senior Leadership Summit

PBWC is gathering C-Suite and senior vice presidents from their community for an intimate small-group program to discuss major challenges that affect all companies.  Three major topics will be presented and time will be given for group interaction.

This session is by invitation only and participation from all of the attendees is expected.

Date: March 21, 2016

Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Location: Moscone Center

Moderator – Sandy Carter IBM

Facilitator – Mary Lynne Heldmann –The Achieve Institute

Proposed schedule:

2:00 Doors open
2:30 – 2:40 Welcome and Objectives
2:40 – 2:50 Tedx Talk:  Millennials – Carolyn Buck Luce, Center for Talent Innovation. Next Generation Talent Models
2:50 – 3:20 Table Discussions and Actions/Personal and Company
3:20 – 3:25 Introduction of Multi-Cultural Women
3:25 – 3:35 Tedx Talk: Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing Women of Color – Dr. Beverly Tatum, Spelman College
3:35 – 4:05 Table Discussions and Actions / Personal and Comp
4:05 – 4:10 Introduction of TBD
4:10 – 4:20 Tedx Talk: Intel Diversity & Inclusion – The untold Story Andy Robbins –
4:20 – 4:50 The Fishbowl and Actions / Personal and Company
4:50 – 5:15 Closing


The format will be a TED inspired short programs followed by round table discussions in small groups.  Each group will have the opportunity to explore what they can do personally and what their companies can do towards make a change.   The objective will be to take action and make a difference.

This is a by-invitation only session. Space is limited to 60 participants.

Carolyn Buck LuceCarolyn Buck Luce is a gifted strategist and teacher who has spent her career building highly effective businesses and teams.  She has been a leader concurrently in both the private and public/non-profit sectors for the last four decades.

Carolyn is Co-Founder and Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Talent Innovation and the Senior Managing Director of CTI’s consulting arm, Hewlett Consulting Partners, focusing on the helping companies celebrate the potential of all streams of talent. She is also the Managing Partner of Imaginal Labs, a boutique consulting company helping courageous leaders live into their purpose. She is currently leading a global research project, “From Bias to Bonus: Unleashing the Full Potential of Diversity” scheduled for publication in early 2017.  In 2015, she published “The Power of the Purse: Engaging Women Decision Makers in Healthy Outcomes”

Carolyn spent several decades as a Principal at E&Y, most recently as Global Life Sciences Leader responsible for serving global life sciences companies with a full range of advisory and consulting services. She is widely regarded as a provocative and insightful thought leader with her perspectives on the future of Pharma 3.0. She is a frequent speaker at industry events.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Carolyn spent seventeen years in lending, investment banking, strategic consulting and government service. She started her career working for the US State Department in the Soviet Union, stationed in Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Moscow.

Carolyn has served in a variety of capacities in advancing women’s leadership including past Board Chair of the New York Women’s Foundation, member of the Global Advisory board of the Healthcare Women’s Business Association, and, in 2007, she was appointed by Mayor Bloomberg as a Commissioner of the New York City Commission on Women’s Issues.

Her passion for the transformation of the HC industry and the advancement of women came together as she was named the HBA 2012 Woman of the Year.

Tatum 1200pxA 2013 recipient of the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum served as president of Spelman College from 2002-2015. Her tenure as president was marked by a period of great innovation and growth. Overall, scholarship support for Spelman students tripled during her tenure, and opportunities for faculty research and development expanded significantly. In 2008, the Gordon-Zeto Fund for International Initiatives was established with a gift of $17,000,000, creating more opportunities for faculty and student travel and increased funding for international students. Alumnae support of the annual fund also tripled, reaching a record high of 41%. Campus improvements included the award-winning renovation of four historic buildings and the 2008 completion of a new “green” residence hall, increasing on-campus housing capacity by more than 25% and establishing the campus commitment to environmental sustainability for the 21st century. These improvements served as the foundation for Strengthening the Core: The Strategic Plan for 2015, which focused on global engagement, expanded opportunities for undergraduate research and internships, alumnae-student connections, leadership development and service learning linked to an increasingly interdisciplinary curriculum.

Dr. Tatum is widely recognized as a race relations expert and leader in higher education. Her areas of research include racial identity development, and the role of race in the classroom. She is the author of Can We Talk About Race? And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation (2007) and “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” and Other Conversations about Race (1997) as well as Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community (1987). In 2005 Dr. Tatum was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field.  A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she was the 2014 recipient of the APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology. She is also a member of the American Philosophical Society.

Actively involved in the Atlanta community, Dr. Tatum serves on the governing boards of the Woodruff Arts Center, Achieve Atlanta, the Westside Future Fund, and the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS). She is also a member of the board of the Institute for International Education, Teach for America, the Educational Testing Service and the Georgia Power corporate board of directors.

She holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Michigan as well as an M.A. in Religious Studies from Hartford Seminary. Over the course of her career, she has served as a faculty member at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Westfield State University, and Mount Holyoke College. Prior to her appointment at Spelman, she served as dean and acting president at Mount Holyoke College. President Tatum is married to Dr. Travis Tatum, professor emeritus of education; they are the parents of two adult sons.

Andy RobbinsAndy Robbins is an accomplished operational leader within the Information Technology Group at Intel who has worked with teams over his 25 years at the company to deliver significant value. Building on his operational and executive coaching experience, he is leading an initiative within IT to develop teams that consistently demonstrate high performance.

Most recently, Andy was the General Manager of the CIO Strategy Office, where he was responsible for IT strategy development along with talent planning, employee and software application training, and the marketing of IT products and services to the Intel user community. He was appointed Diversity and Inclusion Champion for IT at the start of 2015.

Over his fifteen years in IT, Andy led the strategic sourcing of information technologies, and enterprise software development and support teams in finance, sourcing, procurement, payment and supply chain planning domains. He joined Intel in Swindon, UK in 1990, spending the next 10 years in various finance roles including as Financial Controller for Intel’s start up Network Systems Division where he was recognized with an Intel Achievement award for the acquisition of Case Technology in Denmark.

Andy moved to Portland, Oregon in 1995, where he lives with his wife Sue and their two sons Craig & Jon. In addition to his role in IT, Andy is a member of Intel’s Coaching Group. He is a certified executive and business coach and he is a member of the International Coaches Federation.