Speaker Bio

Dafne Hefner

Dafne Hefner

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer
As Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for Kraft-Heinz, Dafne is responsible for bringing the strategic planning, processes, and digital capabilities required to fully propel Kraft Heinz’s scale + agility vision in its new North America Zone. In addition to leading the company’s newly created STAR Team (Strategic, Transformational, Agile and Revolution), Dafne heads up the Agile Center of Excellence, which includes dynamic resource allocation, prioritization of Agile team deployment across functions, and management of the North America digital resources. Prior to her appointment at KraftHeinz, Dafne spent eight years Anheuser-Busch where she drove the company’s portfolio strategy, brand renovation, and innovation agenda resulting in ABs accelerated top-line turnaround and growth after decades of decline. During her tenure at AB InBev, Dafne created the company’s first internal research and Agile agency which pioneered new capabilities and an agile approach to innovation. As a direct result of her leadership, ABs InBev successfully rebalanced its brand portfolio and captured the largest share of innovation in the industry in 2021. Dafne holds an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan and a BA in Computer Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica.
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Thursday, October 20, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT
Executive Insights Q&A: Scaling Digital Transformation at Kraft Heinz

Join this interactive session and hear from Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer, Dafne Hefner, on how Kraft Heinz embraced agile across the organization to drive a digital transformation.

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