CHICAGO — Pete Pedersen, who leads global marketing and communications at Sonos, will be among the headliners at PRovoke: North America, which takes place in Chicago at the Langham Hotel next month.

PRovoke North America, formerly the Innovation Summit North America, returns to Chicago on February 12 with a stellar lineup of speakers to discuss innovation and change in the consumer, healthcare and technology sectors.

Pedersen has a 20+ year track record leading award-winning campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. Over the course of his career, he’s been the architect of powerful, cross-channel ideas for companies including HP, Starbucks, Best Buy, eBay, Samsung, AMD, Symantec, Microsoft and many more. Pedersen, known as an innovative strategist who has spent most of his career in the technology industry, will discuss the intersection of tech and modern day communications. Other speakers for the day include Caulipower founder/CEO Gail Becker, Target CCO Katie Boylan, among others.

Following the half-day Summit, PRovoke Media will host a series of invitation-only salons to discuss critical issues facing the industry. For more information on participating in those, contact us.

That evening, we will host the 2020 Innovation SABRE Awards North America gala. In addition to recognizing the winners from this year's Innovation SABRE Awards shortlist and individual achievement recipients: Google's Corey Dubrowa and Caulipower's Gail Becker.

Tickets for both events are available here and rooms can be booked at the Langham Hotel here. Sponsors for the event include ICF Next, W2O Group, Zeno, PAN Communications, The Bulleit Group, and Zapwater.