This virtual Route 66 road trip is all about the power of engagement. You’ll visit our corporate home state of Texas, exploring how to create a more diverse, involved workforce.
Enjoy a virtual tour of our Plano Innovation Studio with Resident Director and Innovation Ambassador Gina Fields and meet Darren Woodson, former Dallas Cowboy and current spokesperson for C5 Youth Foundation of Texas. They will discuss how investing in high-potential youth is building successful leaders.
NTT DATA Workforce Readiness Practice Lead Kim Curley and GM Financial IT Services Senior Vice President Ida McKinley will then lead an information-packed session on how to how to empower your workforce.
And finally, you will swing by Amarillo’s famed Cadillac Ranch with Route 66 historian Dan Rice, who will explain how engaging everyone has created a beautiful art installation.
Plan now to take this virtual drive—and see why engagement matters.
Divisional President & Global Head of Consulting
Dan leads a team of 1,000 industry, business and technology advisors, spanning nine countries and seven industries. With over 25 years of experience as a change agent and strategic advisor, he has partnered with leaders around the world to envision and enable strategic improvements. He has worked in various industries, functions and countries driving performance of professional services organizations.
C5 Foundation Spokesperson, esrp, Former Dallas Cowboy and NFL Analyst at ESPN
Darren transitioned from the NFL to a career in commercial real estate. He joined esrp in 2017, where he is directly involved with the firm’s overall vision, growth and strategy. He focuses on locating, developing, and defining business relationships across a variety of industries and markets. Darren has also made significant contributions to his community and is actively involved with organizations like Make-A-Wish Foundation, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and C5 Foundation.
Director & Innovation Ambassador
Gina Fields works as our director and innovation ambassador in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Client Engagement Program. She has more than 20 years of experience, first as a nurse and now as a leader. Long before this success, she lived a childhood wrought with challenges. But she took the cards life dealt and transformed herself–and the community around her. For NTT DATA, she helps the company and the clients we serve.
Senior Vice President, Office of CIO
General Motors Financial
Ida has over 22-years of experience working in information technology and finance organizations developing solutions that enable continued growth. Since joining GM Financial, Ida has led global technology teams in the delivery of structured approaches that align innovative technology and value creation to support the evolving model of the customer-centric captive industry. She has led numerous initiatives that enable the company to deliver solutions that will align with the future of the industry–simplified, digital and convenient.
Vice President, Workforce Readiness Consulting
NTT DATA Services
Kim has spent her career making business better for humans everywhere. Focused on the human side of business, enabling leaders and their organizations to do more, do better, and to thrive through change. As the Workforce Readiness Consulting Practice Leader, Kim leads consultants whose mission in life is to help leaders and their organizations do more, do better, and to thrive through change. Named an NTT DATA Game Changer for her dedication to client and team success, Kim also a founding member of Women Inspire NTT DATA, the company’s first employee resource group.