In addition to current 2020 RLF participants moving to 2021 forums, new RLF registrations are also being accepted for anyone wishing to join the added-value combination of 2020 virtual meetings plus 2021 in-person sessions.
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Fred Pond has more than 38 years of experience in business and technology in the Pacific Northwest, with the last 25 years managing teams and technology as CIO for SSA Marine/Tideworks Technology, The Schnitzer Group of Companies, North Pacific Group and Columbia Sportswear. He has also participated and led advisory boards including the Portland SIM chapter, the CIO Forum of the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), Quest JD Edwards Global User Group, and the Operations and Technology major at th e Pamplin School of Business at the University of Portland. Fred was honored as one of ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2003. Now in retirement, he continues to be actively involved with business and technology through his work on advisory boards and consulting.
Butch Leonardson has 30 years of experience in IT, ranging from strategic consulting and large-scale systems implementation to senior leadership positions at Accenture, Seattle’s Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, and BECU – where for 15 years he was SVP and CIO. He has served as Chair of the Board of Regents for his alma mater – Seattle University – and has been involved with the Albers School of Business and the Center for Leadership Formation Advisory Board. He is a past Board Member at Franciscan Highline Medical Center and the Technology Advisory Council for the Seattle Foundation. He is also an appointed member of the Washington State Governor’s Technology Services Board.
Seattle sessions will be held at the Washington Athletic Club, located in downtown Seattle on 6th Avenue. Portland sessions will be held at the AC Hotel Portland Downtown, a Marriott hotel near the waterfront.
Many organizations are investing in their future by selecting high-potential employees to absorb the life-changing capabilities of the Pacific Northwest RLF experience. Current and recent sponsors of the Pacific Northwest RLF program include:
· Aetna, Inc.
· Columbia Sportswear
· Kaiser Permanente
· King County
· Nintendo of America Inc.
· Northwest Natural
· Pacific Seafood
· Portland General Electric
· Puget Sound Energy
· Snohomish County PUD
· Standard Insurance
· Tacoma Public Utilities
· Tideworks Technology / SSA International
· Travelers Insurance Inc.