Session 305: Creating an Awesome Corporate Culture in the Tech World

Wednesday, November 18 at 2:30 PM

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An organization's makes all the difference when attracting and retaining employees. Fierce hiring competition, high attrition rates, and a call for work responsibilities that align with employees' personal values makes creating an outstanding workplace culture all that more important. In the real-time, connected social world we live in, employee attitudes and feelings about their work culture are disseminated at light speed, which can make or break brands.

In this session, Mickey Mentzer will offer real-world advice on how technology leaders can create the type of culture that makes employees feel empowered, comfortable, and motivated while driving productivity. Additionally, he'll reveal the key warning signs that the corporate culture is declining and what to do about it.

Mickey Mentzer

VP of Innovation and Technology

Mickey Mentzer leads technical innovation at Ascendum, both imagining and creating new business models for Fortune 50 companies and startups alike. Mickey has been involved in ideating and developing cutting-edge technologies for more than 20 years. He currently is exploring enterprise solutions in artificial intelligence, bot automation, and distributed ledger (blockchain). As an innovation leader, Mickey focuses on helping his clients navigate the practicalities of corporate innovation at their respective organizations. (Translation: he often talks people out of using blockchain or any other "solve all the worlds problems" hot tech).