Live Talks. Open Leaders. Powerful Insights.

OpenWork is an event series that highlights some of the world’s most inspiring minds in business. Presented by Guerrero and our executive media brands, each event scales great lessons that you can take back to your company and community.

Created to support our mission of recognizing, promoting, and developing great executives, each OpenWork event exposes our employees, our clients, and the Guerrero audience of engaged and passionate leaders to inspiring stories from leaders at top companies.


OpenWork Speakers

October 2018

Jason Brown

General Counsel for the Americas, Dyson Inc.

Jason Brown is the general counsel of the Americas for Dyson Inc. with a passion for helping hundreds of Chicago teens pursue their dream of becoming lawyers. His work with Legal Prep Charter Academy and ACC Chicago’s Diversity Summer Internship Program has not only inspired young men and women achieve their potential but also offered lessons to strengthen his leadership style.

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May 2018

Xavi Cortadellas

Head of Innovation and Design, Gatorade

As the global head of innovation and design at Gatorade, Xavi Cortadellas and his team have worked to reposition the brand closer to its core: the athlete. Cortadellas fosters an ethos of speed and agility to ensure the global company stays competitive with startups, and his innovative approach to helping Gatorade become more than just a sports drink company.

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June 2017

Dorri McWhorter

CEO, YWCA Chicago

“I’m not a pessimist or an optimist; I’m a possibilist.” This quote, from journalist Max Lerner, encompasses an ethos that Dorri McWhorter brings to everything she does. As the CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, McWhorter has an infectious passion for helping others apply their personal values to their job.

McWhorter visited Guerrero’s offices to share how she puts this philosophy into action at the YWCA. We’ve highlighted six key tenets that will help you enable your team members to do the best work of their careers.

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