PEER 150 Portland Regional Dinner

**PLEASE NOTE THIS DINNER HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL Fall 2020. Stay tuned for date updates!**

Welcome
Agenda
Speakers
Sponsors
Location
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Welcome
Agenda
1 5:30 pm - Reception & Office Tours
2 6:30 pm - Dinner Served
3 6:50 pm - PEER 150 Welcome
4 7:00 pm - Host Opening Comments
5 7:15 pm - Innovation Panel Discussion
6 8:00 pm - Q&A and Additional Networking
7 8:30 pm - Adjourn
1 5:30 pm - Reception & Office Tours

Puppet HQ

308 SW 2nd Ave. Fifth Floor

Portland, OR 97204

2 6:30 pm - Dinner Served
3 6:50 pm - PEER 150 Welcome

Ryan Gabel

Co-Founder

The PEER 150

4 7:00 pm - Host Opening Comments

7:00 - Host Opening Comments

Katie Abbott

Brittni Beers-Branco

Katie Abbott, SVP, Legal & People, Puppet

Brittni Beers-Branco, VP, People, Puppet

5 7:15 pm - Innovation Panel Discussion

7:15 - Enabling Growth Through Innovation

Laura Nichols

Mike Hall

Jennifer Webster

Laura Nichols, Director of Global Workplace, Puppet

Mike Hall, Senior Director of Engineering, Puppet

Jennifer Webster, VP of People, ZOOM+Care

*Other panelists announced soon!

Innovation is cornerstone in enabling growth, keeping organizations relevant and standing out in the competitive market, meeting customer needs and attracting the best and brightest talent. While we all know innovation is important, it isn’t easy and many organizations struggle to achieve true innovation. In this panel discussion, industry thought-leaders will share how they have found bright spots to excel in innovation.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

- Understand what innovation is and how it applies to the competitive landscape

- Learn how other employers are focusing on innovation in the workplace

- Hear success stories of taking an innovative idea from concept to launch

- Gain inspiration on ideas to take back to your organization on harnessing innovation

6 8:00 pm - Q&A and Additional Networking
7 8:30 pm - Adjourn
Speakers

Brittni Beers-Branco, VP, People, Puppet

 

Brittni leads Puppet's People Team – responsible for furthering developing its culture and people, what sets Puppet apart. Her focused leadership helps nurture the organization's values of being the best team, empowering the community, and being open and showing respect. Brittni joined Puppet in August 2019 and is a proven human resources and people leader in the technology, engineering, and healthcare industries.

Mike Hall, Senior Director of Engineering, Puppet

 

Bio Coming Soon!

Laura Nichols, Director of Global Workplace, Puppet

 

Bio Coming Soon!

Jennifer Webster, VP of People, ZOOM+Care

 

Bio Coming Soon!

Sponsors

For more information about sponsorship, please contact RyanGabel@thepeer150.com.

National Partners


GetFive is a leading provider of scalable solutions in Modern Outplacement (moving on) and Career Management (moving up). We help employer brands reach their full potential through Active Engagement™. Invest in the success of your employees and watch your employer brand thrive! Learn more at getfive.com.


At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement, or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today.


Espresa is the world’s first Culture Benefits™ platform that includes a suite of integrated tools with a modern digital experience that people love. Supporting HR and people teams, Espresa drives workplace culture through employee experience and engagement programs such as, rewards + recognition, employee resource groups, wellbeing + fitness, challenges + achievements, reimbursements, and meetups + event scheduling. Discover how Espresa makes heroes out of HR teams while engaging people, wherever they are. Espresa is a global company, headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Learn more by visiting espresa.com.

Regional Partners


First Tech Federal Credit Union is a $12+ billion institution headquartered in San Jose, California. It is the nation’s premier credit union serving the world’s leading technology oriented companies and their employees, including HP Inc., Microsoft, Agilent, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, Nike, Intuit, Google, and more. First Tech delivers effortless banking experiences to more than 600,000 members through its 41 branch locations, more than 5,600 CO-OP Shared Branch locations, 30,000 CO-OP Network ATMs, and online platforms. First Tech offers a full range of financial services, including traditional banking, online banking, mortgages, financial planning, various consumer loans, and insurance services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit www.firsttechfed.com.

Location

Puppet HQ

308 SW 2nd Ave. Fifth Floor

Portland, OR 97204

Puppet is driving the movement to a world of unconstrained software change. Its revolutionary platform is the industry standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us. More than 40,000 companies—including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 —use Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to adopt DevOps practices, achieve situational awareness and drive software change with confidence. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Puppet is a privately held company with more than 500 employees around the world.

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