North American Customer Centricity Awards

The Speakers

Eryc Eyl

Sr. Solution Director, CX, E Source
Eryc Eyl brings decades of experience in diverse roles and industries, as well as certifications in customer experience, organizational culture, and change management to his mission to improve the human experience of business. He supports utilities as an analyst for E Source, and speaks and consults widely on human experience.

Tabitha Dunn

Chief Customer Officer, Ericcson
Chief Customer Officer at Ericsson - she leads the customer experience practice and strategy, the employee experience transformation for global sales and the global sales center of excellence. She’s on the Board of Directors for the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) and is a Certified Customer Experience Professional (CCXP).

Howard Tiersky

Speaker, Author, Transformation Consultant
Howard Tiersky is a successful speaker, Wall Street Journal bestselling author, consultant and serial entrepreneur. He has been named by IDG as one of the 10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow Today, and by Enterprise Management 360° as “One of the Top 10 Digital Transformation Influencers That Will Change Your World.”

Rick Denton

Managing Principal - Customer Experience, Voice of the Customer, Employee Engagement, Operations, EX4CX
Rick helps customer-focused clients increase revenue by showing how to listen to customers & start delivering great experiences for every customer, every time. Hosts the CX Passport podcast. Rick believes the best meals are served outside and require a passport.

The Panelists

Prithwi Dasgupta

CEO & Founder, SmartKarrot Inc.
Prithwi is Founder & CEO at SmartKarrot Inc. He has over 20+ years of experience in scaling and building profitable businesses. Prithwi is passionate about customer experience and the technology enablement of influencing digital touchpoints.

Greg Tucker

CEO, Tucker & Company
Greg Tucker leads Tucker & Company, a CX advisory firm that designs and monetizes customer value to increase revenue growth, profitability and customer loyalty for B2B and B2C companies. He is a CX Expert, Who’s Who of CX, CX Innovation award winner and holds an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Heath Carranza

UX Strategist, Farm Credit Services of America
As a UX Strategist, Heath focuses on product discovery, research, and creating experiences that align user outcomes with business outcomes. Previously, he worked for TD Ameritrade as a UX Architect helping lead an internal startup and spearheading a Design Thinking program for their business technology department. Before that time, he worked for a local agency, partnering with startups, commercial organizations, and government agencies. He led multiple large-scale programs, consulting on projects with organizations such as CSG, Disney, ESPN, Cineplex, and others.

Craig Lee

Strategy & Transformation Director, Customer Experience Group
Customer experience strategist and business transformation advisor; Advisory Board member and international keynote speaker. Supporting executive teams of Fortune 500 companies and SME’s to design and drive significant customer experience programmes with impact. Craig has worked on customer centered change in the financial services, telecoms, luxury retail, technology, education, hospitality, healthcare and travel sectors. Craig is Customer Experience Director at Customer Experience Group and more recently held the position of Customer Experience and Brand at Emirates. He is based in Dubai and consults internationally.


Marlan Hardie

Chief Experience Officer, Worldwide Technology
Marlan operates as the Chief Experience Officer for global service providers at World Wide Technology. With 20 years in the customer care industry and a consulting background, Marlan has worked with many of the largest call centers in the telecom, cable, financial services, media and entertainment organizations. He evangelizes that “the brands that deliver the best customer experience have already provide the best employee experience.


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