Paul Amos, a Corporate Strategy Expert and Former President of Aflac, to Keynote Competitive Intelligence + Strategy Event

Talk will focus on creating a competitive advantage in today’s ever-changing marketplace

San Francisco, CA – The upcoming Competitive Intelligence + Strategy Event has confirmed one of the most influential voices in corporate strategy as its keynote speaker.  Paul Amos, Partner at Jordan-Blanchard-Amos Capital, will deliver the keynote address, Building and Maintaining Competitive Advantage in an Ever-Changing Marketplace.  Paul served as former President of Aflac where he oversaw corporate strategy, and soon will be offering his wide breadth of expertise to the CI+S community.  Paul will look at Aflac as a case study in how a brand built a category of its own while sustaining success despite competitive threats; and will dive into private equity, targeting industries where competitive advantage can be expanded.

In addition, some of CI+S Event’s other hot topic sessions this year will include, Hunting the Next Strategic Horizon; It’s Time for a Radically Different Approach to CI Role in Strategy; Integrating Insights Into Innovation; and Influencing Executive Insights Through Intelligence.

With a dynamic competitive intelligence industry, companies developing strategies at a rapid pace, and an increasing consumer base, there have never been more opportunities to achieve success in competitive intelligence and strategy. To help professionals and companies capitalize on today’s newest innovations, the Competitive Intelligence + Strategy Event (CI+S Event) will hold sessions on these and other hot topics featuring a who’s who of experts. The CI+S Event takes place March 26-28 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront.

Exclusive to The CI+S Event will be Beyond CI Boot Camp, held the day before the conference run by Dr. Ben Gilad and Prof. Helen Rothberg from Fuld-Gilad-Herring ACI. This unique program captures all the steps and tools one needs for a true CI project. Attendees will go beyond CI theory and implement actual strategies with real-world implications.

About CI+S Event

The Competitive Intelligence + Strategy Event is a strategic partnership between the Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence (ACI) and producers of industry leading competitive intelligence and market research conferences around the world, which includes the Pharma CI Conference series. This is not the competitive intelligence gathering of the past. This event focuses on the decision maker’s “user experience.”  Event organizers distinguish it as a “highly participatory process where every attendee experience will focus on three simple things… learn, partner and play.”

The CI+S Event features the participation of the world’s top companies, including: Atrion, Aurora WDC, Bacardi, BioMarin, BlackRock, Blue Shield of California, Bose Corporation, CISCO, Clif Bar & Company, Clorox Company, Comcast, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., Fletcher/CSI, FM Global, Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP, INOVIS, Inc., Jordan-Blanchard Capital, Knowledge inform, Memorial Sloan