Speaker’s Corner: Featuring Benoit Hardy-Vallée, Managing Director, Intelligent Platform Services at Accenture…
I think digital events are more inclusive. Introverts or those who need more time to reflect can share via chat or privately, which they may never feel comfortable doing in an in person, group setting, she says.
“The pandemic has influenced me personally in my way of working and how I go about building relationships with employees and managers,” she says
“I think the world is ready for in-person events. We now have vaccines and we learned how to deal with the pandemic. We also need to collaborate with the economy recovery and general resilience. I prefer and support in-person events because we need them”, he says.
While the increasing number of platforms and technologies we have leveraged in the last two years have been impressive, the live events offer many aspects of human connections that struggle to be replicated digitally, he says.
Having the ability to make an impact in people’s and organization’s lives while empowering them to be able to really pursue and deliver game-changing new innovations for the world. I love being in the ‘center’ of it all, as a central figure in the evolution of this craft.
We can leverage technology and leadership best practices to address messy challenges head on with the positive outcome of making lives better.
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I like both types of events. I don’t prefer one over another inherently. I think they both have their virtues and their purposes. I would rather focus on maximizing the impact of both types of events as opposed to selling one over another, says Ben Lowell, Corporate Strategy at Class.
Both event types serve their purpose, yet in my opinion, a live event is a richer and more transformative environment for leading and taking action, says Kimberly Gerber, President at Excelerate.