Leaders from AB InBev, Citi, and Viacom Discuss Operating Like a Startup in a BigCo in NYC | The Garage Group

Leaders from AB InBev, Citi, and Viacom Discuss Operating Like a Startup in a BigCo in NYC

The Garage Group is excited to organize and host another Courageous Minds Only chat on Operating Like a Startup in a BigCo, this time with leaders from AB Inbev, Citi, and Viacom, on August 21, 2018, at 6 pm at Joynture (48 Wall St.) in New York City.


Over the past year, we’ve been listening in on lessons from corporate leaders from PepsiCo, Tyson Foods, CME Group, Worldpay, and more as they discuss their first-hand experiences on the challenges they face when enabling their BigCos to operate like startups. These battle-tested leaders are courageously trailblazing the way forward. They’re under tremendous pressure to keep their organizations relevant and growing in the face of increasing market uncertainty.

We’re all learning, failing forward, identifying and solving problems, and figuring out the right path. Let’s learn from one another. 

On August 21st in NYC, listen in for battle-tested lessons learned from top corporate leaders from Ab InBev, Citi FinTech, and Viacom on strategies and tactics they’ve personally used to allow their organizations to search for sustainable and bold new ways to add value in the face of increasing market uncertainty.

Join us at Joynture (48 Wall St.) on August 21.

Below is the event agenda:

Event costs have been covered by The Garage Group so it is free to attend the event. Refreshments: There will be beer, wine, and snacks provided.

A few months ago in Chicago, we hosted battle-tested BigCo leaders from Gatorade, PepsiCo, Grainger, and Mondelez as they spoke to how their large organizations are operationalizing startup approaches. Here are a few of our favorite quotes from March’s panel:

“From an innovation standpoint, you don’t want to sprint for the sake of sprinting.” –  Chris Hintermeister, Senior Manager, Innovation, Gatorade

“Get things off of paper into the real world.” – Tharius Sumter, Director, Global Portfolio Insights, PepsiCo 

“Within startups it is do or die. How do you create do or die within a big company, because that’s what’s needed.” – Barry Calpino, Senior Innovation Leader, experience at Conagra, Mondelez, SCJ, Newell, Wrigley, & Kellogg’s

“It’s about finding the right people, at the right time at different points in the journey. That’s what real collaboration is about.” –  Erin Overly, Head of Brand Communications, Grainger

Thank you to our hosts, Joynture!

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