You’ve probably heard the adage “failing to plan is planning to fail,” and nothing could be more true in our fast-paced business environment. The fact is, high-performing teams plan, prioritize, and execute—not the other way around.
Join us for a discussion with local business leaders to learn how they manage their team’s work through the power of planning and processes so they can achieve better results. You’ll learn their strategies for setting priorities, creating plans that map to them, and getting their teams enrolled and excited. Plus, enjoy great conversation with members of the Asana team and your peers!
About Asana: Asana helps teams organize and manage all of their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Asana has more than 60,000 paying organizations and millions of free organizations across 195 countries. Global customers such as AB-InBev, Airbnb, KLM Air France, NASA, Overstock.com, Uber, Viessmann Group and Vox Media rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns.
Mercy For Animals
Executive Assistant to the President
VP, Market Activation & Policy
American Chemical Society
Operations Director, C&EN
Manager of Organizational Effectiveness
Jamie Berger is the Executive Assistant to the President at Mercy For Animals, a global nonprofit working to end the exploitation of animals raised for food and construct a compassionate food system with over 120 staff and operations in three continents. Jamie is also a documentary filmmaker currently producing a feature-length film on environmental injustice in North Carolina, her home state. Previously, she oversaw educational video content production at Mercy For Animals, leading a global team of talented writers, videographers, and editors. She is fortunate to have worked in social justice throughout her career in these capacities as well as via PR and federal lobbying.
Kimberly Bryson manages business operations and day-to-day production operations for Chemical & Engineering News. She ensures readers get their chemistry news error free, on time, and on budget, and helps guide strategic direction for the magazine with her colleagues in the Editorial & Product, Creative, and Advertising & Marketing business units.
Alexandra is a problem solver and systems builder who is inspired by what’s possible when smart people come together to solve complex problems. She leads internal projects as the Manager of Organizational Effectiveness at Leading Educators.
Global Community Engagement
Kimberlea (KB) joined Asana's Global Community team in the summer of 2018, but working and collaborating efficiently to make real change happen in the world has always been top of mind for her. Before joining Asana, KB managed Content & Community in the automotive technology space. Prior to that, she spent three years in Government Affairs in the energy industry, working to advance regulation and policies that helped foster distributed solar energy across the United States.
Kimberlea earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, focused Marketing, with a minor in Economics from Saint Mary's College of California. In her spare time, she enjoys setting up watering schedules for her many houseplants in Asana and playing with her Miniature Poodle, Syrah.