Exploring the power of connection in business

Delivering the work that matters during times of turbulence

Companies are grappling with change across multiple vectors: from evolving market dynamics, fierce competition, and changing customer expectations, to new business models, shifting company strategies and entirely new ways of working. But where there’s turbulence, there’s also opportunity.

Innovative companies are taking advantage of these new opportunities to create a connected fabric across the enterprise that enables organizations to deliver powerful outcomes, driving on-strategy delivery at speed – even in times of change. Listen to Planview CEO Razat Gaurav and Harvard Business School Professor Dr. Frances Frei discuss how leaders can:

  • create a sense of purpose to empower employees
  • ensure that strategy is embedded into the hearts and minds of every person in the organization
  • adapt quickly and drive company performance

About Dr. Frances Frei and Razat Gaurav

Razat Gaurav

Chief Executive Officer

Planview, Inc.

Razat Gaurav is chief executive officer of Planview, joining the company in 2021. Razat has over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software space, with a proven track record of driving innovation-based growth and scaling up technology businesses.

He is a trusted advisor to leading executives, boards and investors on topics related to digital transformation initiatives and was recognized by Goldman Sachs as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020.

Razat serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Michigan’s Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) department.

Dr. Frances X. Frei

UPS Foundation Professor of Service Management

Harvard Business School

Dr. Frances Frei is a Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Harvard Business School and co-author of Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You.

Her research investigates how leaders create the conditions for organizations and individuals to thrive by designing for excellence in strategy, operations, and culture.

She regularly advises senior executives embarking on large-scale change initiatives and organizational transformation, including embracing diversity and inclusion as a lever for significantly improving performance.

About Planview

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions create organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empower teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,000 employees supporting 4,000 customers and 2.4 million users worldwide.

“The key to turning change into opportunity is a company’s ability to adapt, be agile, and constantly transform. Planview’s portfolio and work management solutions enable customers to embrace change without losing sight of key priorities or company strategy.”

Razat Gaurav

Planview Chief Executive Officer