Virtual Forum Part 1: React, Recover, reimagine Your Business During Pandemic

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Fell free to also watch this video with Chris Laping, CIO of Bagel Brands, on how they launched a digital transformation in just 6 weeks that generated a 200% increase from projected sales for a single revenue source. You'll learn how the parent company to beloved brands like Einstein Bros. Bagels, Manhatten Bagels, Noah's Bagels, and Bruegger's Bagels overcame the economic crisis and developed a "minimally loveable product" with the help of CCG


Time is precious, and we know that you are looking for insights that can make an impact immediately. CCG is hosting an executive discussion with customers, experts, and peers around ways to best leverage data insights to react, recover, and reimagine your business out of crisis.

During this interactive virtual event, we'll discuss how leaders are analyzing the impact and leveraging scenario models for planning and establishing insights teams to manage recovery performance.  You'll learn how to build an effective recovery plan and how to capitalize on the pause to gain market share.  You’ll hear how resilient businesses are managing the crisis and reimagining their revenue and cost management strategies.

Meet The Speakers:

Chris Fitzpatrick
Vice President of Business Analytics and Strategy,  vineyard vines

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Chris Fitzpatrick has 18 years of financial, strategy, and business analytics leadership experience.  He serves as the VP of Business Analytics Strategy at vineyard vines,  overseeing the development and integration of advanced analytics across the business community. Prior to joining vineyard vines he held various financial planning, analytics, and strategy roles at The Timberland Company, which is a global designer and marketer of footwear and apparel for men, women, and children. 

Chris Laping
Chief Innovation Officer,  Bagel Brands

Chris Laping_ HeadshotChris Laping brings 28 years of information technology and business transformation experience to Bagel Brands (Einstein Bros. Bagels, Bruegger's Bagels, Manhattan Bagels, Noah's) and serves as Chief Innovation Officer. Prior to joining the company, Chris authored a best-selling book, "People Before Things," which focuses on the connection between human experience to the outcomes of change and transformation and the role leaders play to pave success. 

Dwain Wilcox
EVP & CIO, Thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas

Dwain_HeadshotDwain Wilcox is the Executive Vice President and CIO for Thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas In his current role, he is responsible for IT strategy and operations for the company’s largest and most profitable business unit serving as a key member of the executive committee and leading major transformations in Field Service and Manufacturing Operations.  He is also responsible for major initiatives in the areas of customer experience, digitalization and IoT.

Kevin Davis
VP of Analytics & Architecture , Kforce

Kevin DavisKevin Davis is the VP of Analytics and Architecture at Kforce. He has 20+ years of experience in technology innovation, strategic marketing and project management for both Fortune 50 companies and start ups. Kevin has a plethora of experience in leading groups of business intelligence and analytics professionals to help optimize business processes, digital transformation and operations through the use of data.


Rusty Kennington
Chief Information Officer,  Corsicana Mattress Company

Rusty KenningtonRusty Kennington is a technology executive with a career spanning more than 25 years and multiple industries.  As CIO for Corsicana Mattress, he has helped fuel significant business growth and transformation. His team has already delivered game-changing predictive and prescriptive analytics across the business as well as industry-first customer and sale centered technology platforms.  Previously, Rusty was Vice President of Enterprise IT for Brinker International, the $4B owner of Chili’s, On The Border, Maggiano’s and Macaroni Grill. He also held leadership positions at Ernst and Young and MCI, and cofounded a successful software solution delivery company.

Lee Crump
Group VP & CIO , Rollins

Lee CrumpLee Crump is the Group VP and CIO at Rollins. In his current capacity, he manages a team of 150 professionals and is responsible for all Information Technology and Program Management. Prior to joining Rollins in 2009 Crump spent ten years as the CIO of the largest and most profitable ServiceMaster subsidiary based in Memphis, TN.  In 2012 Crump was named Georgia CIO of the Year (Global Division) by the GeorgiaCIO Association. 


featured speakers virtual forum_newOur crisis ADAPT  team is continuing to listen, learn, and adapt to the current economic environment. Our recommendations are based on topics that are working for customers who are leveraging data analytics to stabilize their operations. Learn more about ADAPT by visiting our ADAPT with Analytics page or contacting one of our experts at

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