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Canadian Online Events (CoE): Data Democratization Transformation Program with a Pharma Company

Power Skills


Too many transformational projects fail. This is not due to lack of funding or commitment from the organization. Using a Success Story of a transformational project – implementation of an Data Democratization program at a Pharmaceutical company, we will dive into the key elements for success and bring forward strategies to avoid the usual pitfalls of many projects.

We will cover elements such as: the right conversations with stakeholders and sponsors, finding the right partners, the importance of communication and change management.

If you have been part of a major project that has faced hurdles, this talk will provide perspectives and concrete actions you can leverage.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to plan transformation initiatives for success?
  • What are critical success factors in the Data Democratization initiative?
  • How to engage your stakeholders effectively throughout the initiative lifecycle?
  • What are Emerging market trends in Data transformation that are likely to shape the next decade?
  • What competencies must project managers of tomorrow must have to succeed?


6:30pm - 6:45pm | Opening Remarks and Introduction

6:45pm - 7:30pm | Presentation by Kristian Gravelle

7:30pm - 7:50pm | Q&A

7:50pm - 8:00pm | Closing


(Subject to HST)

PMI Toronto Members (login prior to registering) - Free

Non-Members and Guests - $10.00


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Kristian Gravelle


Kristian Gravelle is a seasoned executive. He has over 20+ years of experience in Marketing Strategy, Customer Insights & Analytics, Business Analytics and Transformational Champion. His careers spans over many Industries, such as Pharmaceuticals, Regulated Industries, Consumer Packaged Goods and Data & Analytics services.

Kristian has excelled at helping organizations overcome difficult challenges by bringing his creative and strategic approach to problem solving. He has been recognized by the ARF and MRIA for his excellence in Marketing Strategy and Execution. He is currently the Vice-President Marketing for Adastra North America where he combines two areas he is very passionate about: Marketing and Data strategy. He is a gastronome at heart and enjoys many sports, especially tennis.





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Type of category: PMI Chapter Events

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: January 6th, 2022

Hour: 6:30PM to 8:00PM

# of PDUs: 1



Non-Members & Guests: $10.00