Liz Thomas is a Consumer-Packaged Goods marketer with over 10 years of experience at General Mills, Colgate-Palmolive, PepsiCo and Kimberly-Clark. In her current role as the Brand Manager for Betty Crocker Savory & Strategic Growth, Liz leads a team of 3 to deliver P&L targets and uncover & commercialize growth opportunities across the Meals & Baking operating unit. Liz received her MBA from Harvard Business School in 2018 and her B.S. in Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The New Glass Ceiling: Ageism Against Women in the Workplace unearths the unseen bias of ageism affecting women in professional environments. We will gain insights into recognizing and combating this subtle form of discrimination, ensuring a more inclusive and respectful workplace. More importantly, we’ll devise strategies that help our attendees navigate ageism. This issue impacts more senior contributors as well as the younger, highly capable members of our group.
Downturns are exceptional times for innovation and brand building. Flush with cash and anxious to be taken seriously, marketing technology companies promise to help you target, nurture and convert your audience. This is an ideal time for senior leaders to stay on the cutting edge. How can we use innovation to lead our teams to explore uncharted terrain and develop their own skills and how do we stay close to innovation? We’ll dig into new technologies and how to identify the shiny new object that advance our brands.