Keynote Speaker

Dean Z. Myers

Universal Principles to Enable Influence and Impact, in a V.U.C.A. World.


V.U.C.A. - Volatility, Uncertainty, Confusion and Ambiguity are here to stay. New approaches and new tools are now required to navigate the environment and to have influence and impact.

We live in a world that demands more results with fewer resources and requires greater speed. This dynamic environment screams out for new approaches.

Dean Z. Myers will share the 5 Universal Principles that will allow you to be more influential and have greater impact – no matter the challenges of the day. In this keynote address, you will gain new tools and approaches that can immediately be put to use and will allow great results; improving your ability to not just survive – but thrive!  As Dean quotes John Kabat-Zinn, “you can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

About Dean Z. Myers

Dean is a recently retired executive who held numerous global leadership positions with The Coca-Cola Company covering a period of 34 years.  In his last role as Global Vice President, Dean was accountable for the Coca-Cola’s relationship with McDonald’s that covered over 100 countries.  This global experience in customer leadership, supply chain, quality systems, operations and business development required both a high level of technical knowledge as well as best in class leadership skills.

Based on his extensive experience navigating the complex relationship between two iconic brands, Coke and McDonald’s, Dean has developed a model and a powerful framework to help leaders and organizations become more influential and drive greater results. Dean is an expert who has lectured on this subject within Coca-Cola as well as external organizations to include Cisco, The Association of Supply Chain Management, the Internet of Things, and The University of Miami to name a few.

Dean holds both an undergraduate degree with a marketing concentration and an M.B.A. from The University of Miami, Coral Gables. Dean holds multiple leadership roles at the university and is also a board member of Atlanta Children’s Shelter, based in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.