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CEO Climb Event: Future of Work: Navigating Culture and Workforce Trends in 2024

Friday, April 26, 2024 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PDT

Future of Work: Navigating Culture & Workforce Trends in 2024

The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the trend toward a flexible, and in some cases hybrid, workforce. And now it’s here to stay. Organizations face a stark choice: Adjust to the new business environment or face extinction.

In this enlightening CEO Climb Event, corporate culture expert Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky will provide concrete steps to reshaping your culture for the future workforce.

Join us to gain an understanding of how and why culture drives financial performance. You’ll leave equipped with strategic insights and tactical steps for ensuring success in the current business context

What will you learn from this CEO Climb Event? 

  1. How current employee trends will shape the future workforce and what to do about it.
  2. How to apply and operationalize a strategic model for the creation of a flexible workforce.
  3. How to respond to the 4 biggest threats every business must consider when adapting to a flexible workforce.



About Vistage CEO Climb Events

Peak performers climb higher when they surround themselves with peers who’ve got their back. Our CEO climb event is an exclusive monthly event for business leaders to take their companies — and their teams — to a whole new level of success. There is no charge or obligation — just a great opportunity to:

  • Join other business leaders around the country who are dedicated to elevating their company and leadership.
  • Participate in an engaging Q&A session.
  • Gain insight into what gives some of the world’s top-performing CEOs a tremendous competitive advantage.

Event Speakers

Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky

Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky, a distinguished speaker, consultant, psychologist, and author, holds a Ph.D. in clinical and school psychology and boasts a rich background with post-doctoral expertise in cognitive therapy and forensic psychology. With a robust career spanning diverse roles, including overseeing an inpatient drug rehabilitation unit and managing an outpatient mental health center, Dr. Gustavo shifted his focus to corporate engagements in 2000. Renowned for his insightful presentations, he has delivered over 2,000 talks globally, addressing crucial topics such as corporate culture, emotional intelligence, trust-building, and managing multigenerational workforces. Notably, his impactful book, "Culture Trumps Everything: The Unexpected Truth about the Ways Environment Changes Biology, Psychology, and Behavior," explores how organizational culture shapes the quintessence of success, emphasizing connectedness, trust, shared language, and time perspective. Dr. Gustavo's profound insights empower organizations, emphasizing that cultivating a culture fostering quintessence is paramount for sustained success – a philosophy encapsulated in his mantra, "culture trumps everything."

Vipon Kumar

With a career spanning more than three decades across diverse industries and continents, Vipon Kumar stands as a staunch advocate for the transformative potential of business for societal good. Having navigated executive roles in over 50 countries, including the United States where he proudly holds citizenship, Vipon has witnessed firsthand the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship and the invaluable lessons it imparts. Following a profound personal health journey marked by triple bypass surgery, Vipon embraced a mission of paying forward the mentorship and support he received. Collaborating with Vistage since 2020, he leads four peer groups comprising over 60 exceptional business leaders from non-competing industries. In 2024, fueled by a passion for fostering growth and empowerment, Vipon launched Next Level Strategy. Through this endeavor, he aims to equip small and medium-sized enterprises with the strategic tools and insights needed to propel them toward their next phase of success.


Virtual Event

8:00 - 8:05 AM

8:05 - 9:00 AM
Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky - Future of Work: Navigating Culture & Workforce Trends in 2024

9:00 - 9:15 AM
Q&A with Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky

9:15 - 9:25 AM
Vistage Member Ambassador story

9:25 - 9:30 AM
Closing remarks