Developing Agile Strategy with Laura Cardinal


Recap of the CEO Forum’s Transformative CEO Summit: March 21, 2024

On March 21, 2024, the CEO Forum hosted the highly anticipated Transformative CEO Summit, centered around the theme “Business Transformation: Innovation, Human Capital, and Growth.” The event brought together some of the brightest minds in business to discuss the pivotal role of CEOs in navigating the complexities of the modern economic landscape.

Workgroup 6 Discussion: Developing Agile Strategy

The workgroup on “Developing Agile Strategy” was expertly facilitated by Laura B. Cardinal, Ph.D., Endowed Chair and Director of the SmartState Center for Innovation + Commercialization at SC Innovates (SMS Member). Laura led an engaging and insightful discussion on how organizations can adopt agile strategies to remain competitive and innovative in an ever-changing environment.


  • Jim Keyes, Former CEO of Blockbuster and 7-Eleven
  • Julie Caperton, Head of Wells Fargo Private Bank
  • Joe Hart, CEO of Dale Carnegie

The panelists shared their experiences and insights on the importance of agility in strategy development, emphasizing how flexibility and rapid adaptation are crucial for sustained growth and innovation.

Robert Reiss, CEO of The CEO Forum Group, set the stage by underscoring the transformative power of CEOs in the current era. He remarked, “Fueled by societal changes, generative AI, and economic forces, CEOs will assume a central role in steering us toward a renaissance characterized by advancements in business, the economy, and society. Join us for our Annual Transformative CEO Summit, ‘Business Transformation: Innovation, Human Capital, and Growth,’ where an assembly of top CEOs will dive into conversations on how this exciting new landscape can contribute to building a better world.”

The summit was a resounding success, offering valuable insights and actionable strategies for business leaders to navigate the evolving landscape of innovation, human capital, and growth. Stay tuned for more events and opportunities to engage with industry leaders and shape the future of business.

Published Date
01 April 2024

Article Type
Archived Webinar, Resource, Video


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