Dscoop, an independent community of HP Graphics Solutions business owners and technical professionals who use HP Indigo, Scitex, High-End Latex and PWP equipment, announces Dscoop Phoenix, Imagine conference’s keynote and featured speaker Billy Beane, Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A’s & Subject of Moneyball, Doug Lipp, Former Head of Employee Training at Disney, John Foley, Former Blue Angel Pilot, and emcee and master mentalist, Lior Suchard.
“The speakers this year are a diverse collection of forward thinkers, risk-takers and pioneers in their industry. From the creator of the “Moneyball” philosophy to a former lead solo Blue Angel pilot, they will challenge the way you think and inspire you to ignite change in your business approach,” said Kathy Wise, Dscoop Phoenix, Imagine Conference Chair.
Considered one of the most progressive and talented baseball executives in the game today, Billy Beane implemented a statistical methodology, known as the “Moneyball” philosophy, that led the Oakland A’s to six American League West Division Titles. Named for the bestselling book and Oscar nominated film, “Moneyball” chronicles Beane’s journey from General Manager to hero to celebrated management genius. The philosophy has been adopted by organizations of all sizes, across all industries and has helped shape the way modern businesses view and leverage big data and employ analytics for long-term success.
Doug Lipp is an eight-time business author and world authority on building esteemed organizational cultures and stronger brand culture. Doug was at the helm of the employee training team at Disney and helped Disney start its first international theme park as a member of the Tokyo Disneyland opening team. He will share how Disney consistently develops the world’s most engaged, loyal and customer-centric employees that deliver on the brand promise.
John Foley is the former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru and an expert in the how of High Performance teams. John’s post-Naval experiences as an entrepreneur and a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business put him in a unique position to reverse-engineer the culture of excellence and teamwork found in the Blue Angels. He will use examples from his experiences to motivate attendees to reach for their highest potential and sustain excellence under dynamic change.
Lior Suchard, supernatural entertainer and mentalist, will serve as emcee for the event. His mind blowing performances of thought influencing, predicting and telekinesis, have made him the most sought after master mentalist in the world and brought him a list of fans stretching from A-list Hollywood celebrities to general members of the public.