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Launched in 2005, FountainBlue is a change management consultancy which provides executive coaching, leadership consulting, and strategic advisory services to technology and business leaders facing operational, process, and cultural opportunities and challenges caused by rapidly shifting market, business and technology challenges and opportunities. FountainBlue also produces a monthly When She Speaks series (launched in May 2006), and VIP roundtable series (launched in December 2016) and a semi-monthly Front Line Managers Online series (launched in May 2020).
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About FountainBlue's When She Speaks Series
Launched in Silicon Valley in May 2006, FountainBlue's monthly When She Speaks panel discussions feature senior women leaders from partner tech companies speaking on leadership and innovation topics. Our online interactive conversations are known for being inspiring, educational, practical and fun. Notes from past programs are available at https://fountainblue.substack.com/s/when-she-speaks.
2023 When She Speaks online programs, all scheduled from 11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST
Bring Your Full Self to Work, January 20, 2023, hosted by Jade Global
Lead with Passion, Agility and Resilience, February 17, 2023, hosted by BOLD
Manage Your Mindset, March 17, 2023, hosted by Coupa
Build Employee Experience as the X Factor, April 14, 2023, hosted by Gigamon
Expand Your Circle of Influence, May 12, 2023, hosted by Cisco
Start-ups Changing the World, June 9, 2023, hosted by ContentSquare
Collaborate to Innovate, July 14, 2023, host Analog
What He Said, What He Meant, August 11, 2023, hosted by Lam Research
One of 'The Onlys', September 8, 2023, hosted by Texas Instruments
Local Input, Global Impact, October 13, 2023, hosted by Renesas
Fifth Annual Mentorship Best Practices Panel, November 10, 2023, hosted by ASML
Sixth Annual Men Who Open Doors Awards, December 8, 2023, hosted by Hitachi Vantara
FountainBlue's Front Line Managers Online Series
Launched in May 2020, FountainBlue's Semi-Monthly Front Line Managers Online series features a panel discussion of HR, product, engineering and business leaders, presenting on leadership and innovation topics of interest to front line managers, individual contributors, and leaders at all levels. Notes from our discussions are available online at https://fountainblue.substack.com/s/front-line-managers-online.
2023 Front Line Managers Online programs, all scheduled from 11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PST
A People-First Mindset, January 13, 2023
Leadership in the New Reality, February 10, 2023
The VUCA Reality - It's Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous, March 10, 2023
Resolving Conflict When Stakes are High, April 7, 2023
Leveraging Data to Make Decisions, May 5, 2023
Empowerment and Engagement Best Practices, June 2, 2023
Building Your Emotional Intelligence, July 7, 2023
Embracing an Agility Mindset, October 6, 2023
The Gift of Gratitude, November 3, 2023
Visioning Program for Sponsors and Speakers, December 1, 2023
2023 Front Line Managers Online programs, for international time zones
Managing Up, Down and Sideways, Thursday, February 23, 2023, 5-6 p.m. PST - optimized for Asia time zone
The Need for Speed, April 21, 2023, 7:50-9 a.m. PST - optimized for Europe timezone
Making Decisions that Count, Thursday, August 3, 2023, 7:50-9 a.m. PST - optimized for Europe timezone
Negotiating for a Win-Win, Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 4:50-6:00 p.m., optimized for Asia timezone
FountainBlue's VIP Roundtable Online Series
Launched in December 2015 at the request of our community members, FountainBlue’s VIP Roundtables convene executive and entrepreneurial leaders in conversations on innovation and market trends. This invitation-only online event facilitates connections between select entrepreneurial and executive leaders to share best practices on opportunities and challenges, while supporting the strategic and business development goals of all participating companies. Notes from past programs are available at https://fountainblue.substack.com/s/vip-roundtable.
2023 VIP Roundtable Programs - all held online from 7:50 - 9:00 a.m. PST
Data Meets Healthcare, Jan 20, 2023
Supply Chain Optimization, February 17, 2023, hosted by Lam Research
Innovating on the Edge, March 17, 2023, hosted by Analog
Leading Industry 4.0, April 14, 2023, hosted by ASML
Carbon Neutral Energy Solutions, May 12, 2023, hosted by Honda
The Future of Work, June 9, 2023, hosted by Renesas
Balancing Privacy, Security and Access, July 14, 2023, hosted by ProofPoint
AR/VR Immersion Experiences, August 11, 2023, hosted by Micron
FoodTech and AgTech Innovations, September 8, 2023, hosted by Blue River Technology
Hyper-Automation Use Cases, October 13, 2023, hosted by Texas Instruments
Data is the New Black, November 10, 2023, hosted by Hitachi Vantara
Smart Buildings, Smart Cities, December 8, 2023, hosted by Jade Global
FountainBlue's corporate partners remark on the benefits of their participation:
BRAND: Align brand with the innovation and leadership topics and themes presented at each of our online programs.
EDUCATION: Learn about market, business and technology trends from your peers and leaders in disparate roles and markets.
COMMUNITY: Connect with others who have similar and dissimilar views and feel inspired and supported by a view and perspective broader than your own.
INNOVATION: See the world and its opportunities differently and more broadly through exposure to the viewpoints of leaders and innovators not-like-you.
SUPPORT: Provide opportunities for your managers and teams to learn and connect and feel empowered and inspired.
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