Home > NewsRelease > Wharton DC Club Sponsors Leading in Times of Unprecedented Uncertainty Virtual Summit April 6-7. 20 Top Business Minds' Insights
Text Graphics
Wharton DC Club Sponsors Leading in Times of Unprecedented Uncertainty Virtual Summit April 6-7. 20 Top Business Minds' Insights
Wharton Club of DC Wharton Club of DC
Washington, DC
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Wharton DC Club Sponsors Leading in Times of Unprecedented Uncertainty Virtual Summit April 6-7. 20 Top Business Minds' Insights

FROM:           Wharton Club of Washington, DC, 7533 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817

For more information, please call: Alan Schlaifer, (301) 365-8999;  info@whartondc.com


Wharton DC Club Sponsors "Leading in Times of Unprecedented Uncertainty." Virtual Summit April 6-7. Timely Insights from 20 of World's Top Business Minds. 100% of Profits to Charity.

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the U.S. and world face a moment of unprecedented uncertainty: an obstacle of yet-unknown depth or duration. 

Public and private leaders must quickly learn tools and frameworks to understand and shape a future that works. To persevere their commitments to their missions and visions.

On April 6 and 7, the Outthinker Strategy Network will present 20 of the world's top business thinkers to share cutting-edge ideas. To help us move forward despite the turmoil.

  • From across disciplines – economics, leadership, marketing, strategy, culture, organization, technology, operations – virtual attendees will hear from and personally interact with creators of cutting-edge ideas most critical to navigating through the turbulence.
  • 100% of profits from sales for this Summit will be donated to non-profit organizations helping the most at-risk communities and populations dealing with the virus. These include children without hot lunches, hourly workers out of work, and elderly most at risk medically.

Speakers include these thought leaders:

  • Paul Krugman – Princeton Prof. & Nobel Laureate: Leading Economies Through Crises and the Long-term Implications of COVID-19
  • Roger Martin – Former Dean of Rotman Business School, ranked by Thinkers50 as #1 management thinker in the world (2017) on creating great choices through integrative thinking
  • Rita McGrath – World's #1 ranked strategy thought-leader by Thinkers50 on how to spot inflection points
  • Ming Zeng – Former Chief Strategy Officer of Alibaba on the networked, intelligent organization of the future
  • Amy Webb – Leading futurist, award-winning author, and professor on strategic foresight, the future of AI and its implications on humanity
  • Whitney Johnson – Thinkers50 member, best-selling author and podcaster on applying disruption theory to accelerate your career
  • Safi Bahcall – Physicist, biotech entrepreneur, public CEO, and author of FT Book of the Year, on how to nurture transformative ideas
  • Liz Wiseman – The most influential leadership thinker in the world (by Thinkers50) on how to lead through turbulent times
  • Pete Fader – Wharton professor and leading authority on customer lifetime value and evolving into a customer-centric organization
  • George Day – Wharton professor and leading innovation thinker on creating organizations that thrive on turbulence
  • Nicolas Bry – Founder of Orange Startup Studios and author of The Intrapreneurs Factory on how to activate internal innovation
  • Kaihan Krippendorff – Thinkers50 Innovation Award Finalist, and Author of Driving Innovation from Within, on enabling your employees to drive your I am innovation
  • Josh Linkner – NYT bestselling author, VC investor, and #1 most booked innovation keynote speaker on entrepreneurial thinking and leadership

What attendees get out of joining.

**A unique opportunity to interact with the world's foremost business thinkers from their home office. Or wherever anyone has Internet access.

**An understanding of what the future may hold for them.  

**Latest tools to craft strategies, drive innovation and lead transformation to get through the turmoil.  

**Insights on how to execute on their updated plan strategy. 

**Leadership techniques and to activate colleagues and broader communities  


Here's how it works:

  • 2 Days – On April 6 & 7, from 8am to 9pm ET
  • 20 Speakers – Attendees pick which sessions to join these two days. And which ones to view later or revisit. They keep access to all content for a full year.
  • Live + Q&A – All sessions will happen live. Q&A for attendees to ask questions.
  • Rates: 99/person for 1-4; 399 for 5, 699 for 10
  • Online – Anyone can join from anywhere. No travel needed!

Register here: https://buytickets.at/theoutthinkernetwork/r/wharton-dc


News Media Interview Contact
Name: Alan N. Schlaifer
Title: President & CEO
Group: Wharton Club of DC
Dateline: Bethesda, MD United States
Direct Phone: 301-365-8999
Jump To Wharton Club of DC Jump To Wharton Club of DC
Contact Click to Contact