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2019 Pacific Southwest RLF Program



2019 Sessions

  • March 14-15, 2019
  • May 2-3, 2019
  • June 13-14, 2019
  • July 18-19, 2019
  • September 12-13, 2019
  • October 10-11, 2019


Session Location

555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA  91608
Main Phone: (818) 506-2500



Mike Benson is a strategic IT thought leader, architect and agent for change and growth with a 30-year spectrum of experience ranging from leading start-up environments and acquisitions to re-engineering in periods of market expansion and contraction in established businesses.  As former Executive VP and CIO for DIRECTV, Mike was responsible for creating and maintaining cutting edge technology solutions for the global business operations.  His capabilities in leadership and team-building were recently recognized when he was named to the CIO 100.




Jane Wiltshire has over 20 years of experience as a leader in Pharma and Information Technology, developing specialties in IT mergers and acquisitions, collaboration technologies, content management solutions and infrastructure. She is a senior leader in Pfizer’s Business Technology organization who has dedicated her career to unlocking the potential in people and technology, including fostering early interest in STEM fields in local schools and the hiring of entry-level talent to ensure a pipeline of gifted technologists and future leaders in the organization. Early in her own career, Jane held roles in communications, investor relations and graphic design before officially delving into the realm of information technology. Jane has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of California, San Diego. She is a member of the Society of Information Management (SIM) and a 2014 graduate of RLF.




* The number of facilitators will be determined by the size of the class


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Pacific Southwest RLF Additional Book Selections

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Orbiting the Giant Hairball
Brain Rules
The Secret Language of Leadership
The Glass Cage
Lincoln on Leadership for Today
Survival of the Savy
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard
Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Result


Program Costs

All SIM members are eligible for a SIM member discount of $600.  Must be logged into this website for the discount to be recognized.  In addition, register on or before Tuesday, January 15, 2019 to qualify for an early registration discount of $500.
The RLF fee includes:  
  • Speakers, presentations, materials and activities during six 2-day sessions of the nine-month program.
  • Inclusion in a post-program learning event for all 2019 RLF grads.
  • All books and media used throughout the program.
  • All breakfasts, lunches and refreshments.
  • Individual SIM national membership for each graduate during 2020.

*Travel and hotel accommodations are not included in this fee.

Special pricing is available upon request for qualified small nonprofit and government entities. Email Vincenzo Nelli for more information. 

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Direct questions to: 
Mike Benson, RLF Facilitator
Jane Wiltshire, RLF Facilitator 


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