Martin Ward

Martin is a senior executive in Oracle’s Customer Experience cloud software business unit, where he is responsible for solution engineering and customer co-innovation programs across Europe. Prior to joining Oracle, Martin has held senior sales, business development and general management roles with several major software vendors as well as being a co-founder of two successful start-ups, the most recent being in the marketing technology and services domain. Martin is a passionate advocate and practitioner of conscious leadership, serving on the faculty team for Oracle’s global leadership development program and on the advisory board for the Strategic Marketing program at Cranfield Business School. Outside of his executive role in Oracle, Martin is an active participant in the start-up arena, as an advisor, mentor and angel investor.  

The Perfect Storm of Customer Experience, Innovation and Culture

We live and work in highly turbulent times and the storm is only going to get fiercer over time: rising customer expectations meets disruptive innovation meets deep cultural change, a perfect storm. In this session, Martin Ward of Oracle will explore the nature of disruption, both now and in the future, and set out the foundations that all enterprises must build in customer experience, innovation and culture to survive and thrive in the turbulence. To give a unique perspective, Martin will interview Professor Vlatka Hlupić, a leading global authority on building high performing cultures, author of The Management Shift and Humane Capital and one of the world’s top 10 most influential HR thinkers.


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Vlatka Hlupic

PhD, MSc, BSc Hon Econ, FLPI, CMC, MNLP, FORS, FBCS CITP, FInstCPD, Eur Ing, CEng, MHEA, Hult Ashridge Executive Education & The Management Shift Consulting Ltd


Nevena Rendeli

Nevena Rendeli Vejzović

HRT, Editor and Journalist (Croatia)

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