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


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Group: Wharton Club of DC
Dateline: Bethesda, MD United States
Direct Phone: 301-365-8999
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