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Published on 05 November 2018

Leadership Forum

5th November 2019 at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester

The Future of Work: Join other leaders to network and enjoy inspirational speakers and discussion, starting with lunch at 12pm until 5pm. 

How are we placed to respond to the tide of changing demographics and transformed customer, colleague and business expectations? Marije Gould (VP at Verint) will be sharing research on the latest trends and leading discussion around the challenges of a multi-generation operation and the potential for technology-enabled transformation. 

How can we help our people rise to these challenges, empowered to deliver better results personally and for the business? Andy Gilbert, Founding Director of GO MAD thinking (“Go Make A Difference“) will give us the chance to experience and explore his acclaimed results framework. 

Take the chance to meet other leaders and discuss common challenges. And stay over, if you wish, for the National Conferences for Planning, Insight & Quality - on Wed Nov 6th – a good networking opportunity over drinks or dinner!


Andy Gilbert, MD of Go Mad Thinking

Our conference keynote speaker on Wednesday, he joins us today for a leadership discussion on ways that enable people to think more effectively in a world that is changing fast around us.  Andy is the developer of the acclaimed Go M.A.D. Results Framework & Thinking System used worldwide by major corporations and hundreds of thousands of people in over 40 countries. With over 20 years experience in studying peak performance and specifically how people think in a solution focused way when they "Go Make A Difference" in achieving goals and accelerate results, Andy is the author of over 20 books (including the best selling "Go MAD - The Art of Making A Difference", "Go MAD about Coaching" and over 200 audio/video programmes.

Marije Gould, VP of Marketing at Verint

Marije Gould is the VP of Marketing, EMEA at Verint Systems. Marije joined the company in July 2012 to lead the EMEA marketing team with a focus on four key areas: demand generation, customer marketing, partner marketing and brand awareness.   She brings 20 years international B2B marketing experience to the role. Prior to joining Verint Systems, Marije was global VP of marketing at Tandberg Data. Marije lives in the UK, and has an MA in Management and Organisation from Radboud University in the Netherlands.

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