A panel of CXOs, for CXOs of the future.
What types of new concepts are coming to light as more teams go remote? Head of Remote didn’t exist until 2020, but Hopin’s team has already scaled from 30 to 200+ remote employees in 12 months by hiring for the role. More tools are catering to async style of communication, which Amir Salihefendic believes will transform remote teams.
How do CXOs adapt and optimize in accordance with the latest trends in remote work?
Moderator: Amir Salihefendić, Founder & CEO @ Doist
Panelists: Johnny Boufarhat, CEO @ Hopin & Øyvind Reed, CEO @ Whereby
Amir Salihefendić is the CEO and founder of Doist — the software company behind Todoist, one of the world’s most popular productivity tools used by over 25 million people, and Twist, a team communication app that helps remote-friendly teams cultivate a more organized, transparent, and balanced workplace.
Located in London, Johnny Boufarhat is the Founder and CEO of Hopin, an online events platform that’s redefining virtual events and connecting people around the globe. The platform has been used by well-recognized organizations including the United Nations, NATO, Dell, Slack, CNBC, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and many more. Boufarhat started Hopin in 2019 and in less than a year, scaled the company to over 3.5 million users and 50,000+ organizations hosting events.
Prior to joining Whereby as its CEO in January 2017, Øyvind Reed spent the previous decade heading up leading video conferencing company, Videonor (which acquired Whereby in 2017) out of Boston, USA. Øyvind has a background in sales, with previous roles including VP Sales at Videonor and senior positions within retail and wholesale in his native Norway.