Dee Ann Turner
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Keynote: Dee Ann Turner

Dee Ann is a 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Prior to retirement in 2018, she was Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability. The company’s first female officer, she was instrumental in building and growing Chick-fil-A’s well-known culture and talent systems. During her long career, she worked closely with Chick-fil-A’s founder, S. Truett Cathy, and other key leaders as an architect of their organizational culture. She was responsible for thousands of selections of Chick-fil-A Franchisees and corporate staff members. Additionally, she led Talent Management, Staff Learning and Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Culture and Engagement. Most recently, Dee Ann launched and led the Sustainability function focusing on Chick-fil-A’s strategy to implement sustainable practices at the $11 billion company.

Today, she leads her own organization, Dee Ann Turner, LLC, writing books, speaking to over 50 audiences per year and consulting and coaching leaders globally. She is the author of the best seller It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture as well as Bet on Talent: How to Create a Remarkable Culture and Win the Hearts of Customers.


Sabino Marquez

Sabino Marquez

Sabino Marquez is the CISO of Allocadia Software in Vancouver, BC and a strong proponent of value growth through information assurance. Sabino leads organizations through the development, communication, and governance of their strategic Security Story and has been published in the Wall Street Journal and Security Magazine. Sabino currently speaks on the top-line value of information assurance and competitive differentiation manifested through increased stakeholder trust.