Performance Playbook

FEATURED SESSION: Performance Playbook

Merge This Culture

  • Speakers:
  • Jennifer Saavedra, SVP Talent and Culture, Dell
  • John Adcock, Senior Vice President, People, RetailMeNot, Inc.
  • Moderator:
  • Ian Burk, Senior Vice President of Integration, Upland Software

The real challenge of a merger or acquisition comes after the contract negotiation – how do you successfully integrate legacy cultures? How do you preserve the best elements of each while pruning the worst? Ian Burk (SVP of Integration at Upland Software and a teacher at the Acton School of Business) moderates discussion with senior executives from Dell and RetailMeNot who have led transitions for their own organizations. Each will describe how her organization plans, manages and measures progress.