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January 2020

Robert Greifeld with Market Mover: Lessons from a Decade of Change at Nasdaq

January 27

Bob Greifeld is former CEO and Chairman of Nasdaq. He is currently Chairman of Virtu Financial, a leading financial technology and trading firm; Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Cornerstone Investment Capital, a financial technology investment firm; and a board member at Capital Rock and Financeware. Bob is Chairman and Founder of the USATF Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting both athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds and our next generation of Olympians. Bob also serves on the NYC Board of Overseers. About…

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Amy Jen Su with The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self–Every Day

January 27

For almost two decades, Amy Jen Su has worked with CEOs, executives, and rising stars in organizations to sustain and scale their “highest and best” as they lead organizational change and transformation. A seasoned coach for industries such as biotechnology, private equity, software, technology, and media, Amy understands the excitement and challenges of fast-paced businesses out to make a difference in the world. Her new book The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles to Bringing Out Your Best Self – Every Day with HBR Press will be out…

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Phil Quade with The Digital Big Bang: The Hard Stuff, the Soft Stuff, and the Future of Cybersecurity

January 28

Phil Quade is the CISO of Fortinet. Phil brings more than three decades of cyber intelligence, defense, and attack experience, working across foreign, government, and commercial industry sectors. About The Digital Big Bang: The Hard Stuff, the Soft Stuff, and the Future of Cybersecurity Cybersecurity experts from across industries and sectors share insights on how to think like scientists to master cybersecurity challenges  Humankind’s efforts to explain the origin of the cosmos birthed disciplines such as physics and chemistry. Scientists conceived…

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February 2020

Christine Platt with Ana & Andrew, a Bridge Builder Event with Turning the Page

February 5

Christine Platt is a passionate advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of South Florida, M.A. in African and African American Studies from The Ohio State University, and J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. A believer in the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine’s literature centers on teaching race, equity, diversity, and inclusion to people of all ages. When she’s not writing, Christine spends her…

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Charlene Li with The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail

February 5

Charlene Li is the founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform How You Lead. She is also the coauthor of the critically acclaimed, bestselling Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies, which was named one of the best business books in 2008. Charlene is frequently quoted by leading media channels such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She has appeared on 60…

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Charlie Gilkey with Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done

February 6

Charlie Gilkey is the founder of Productive Flourishing, a company that helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. He is the author of The Small Business Life Cycle, and is widely cited in outlets such as Inc., Time, Forbes, the Guardian, Lifehacker, and more. He’s also an Army veteran and near-PhD in philosophy. He lives in Portland, Oregon. About Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done Productivity Meets Purpose—Discover a Powerful 9-Step Method to Start Finishing the Work That Matters…

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Susan Schneider with Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

February 10

Susan Schneider is the NASA/Baruch Blumberg Chair at the Library of Congress and the director of the AI, Mind and Society Group at the University of Connecticut. Her work has been featured by the New York Times, Scientific American, Smithsonian, Fox TV, History Channel, and more. Her two-year NASA project explored superintelligent AI. Previously, she was at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton devising tests for AI consciousness. Her books include The Language of Thought, The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness, and Science Fiction and Philosophy.…

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Susan Schneider with Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

February 10

Susan Schneider is the NASA/Baruch Blumberg Chair at the Library of Congress and the director of the AI, Mind and Society Group at the University of Connecticut. Her work has been featured by the New York Times, Scientific American, Smithsonian, Fox TV, History Channel, and more. Her two-year NASA project explored superintelligent AI. Previously, she was at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton devising tests for AI consciousness. Her books include The Language of Thought, The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness, and Science Fiction and Philosophy.…

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Debbie Cenziper with Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America

February 12

Debbie Cenziper is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who writes for The Washington Post. She is also the director of investigative reporting at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Over 20 years, Debbie's stories have sent people to prison, changed laws, prompted federal investigations and produced more funding for affordable housing, mental health care and public schools. She has won many major awards in American print journalism, including the Robert F. Kennedy Award and the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting…

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Joel Peterson with The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great (Expanded Edition)

February 26
McLean VA McLean United States

Purchase tickets here Joel Peterson is the chairman of JetBlue Airways and the founding partner of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Joel is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and has been since 1992. After three careers, four decades of marriage and seven kids, and demanding roles as CFO, CEO, chairman, lead director, adjunct professor, founder, author, entrepreneur and investor, Joel is often sought as a mentor and coach by…

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