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Two days of Ideas, Insights and Conversation

WHEN /
 
OCTOBER 26 & 27, 2017
WHERE /

WELLESLEY COLLEGE CLUB

727 WASHINGTON ST., WELLESLEY, MA

KEYNOTE: The Innovator's Challenge

Bob Reynolds, CEO, Putnam Investments and Great-West Financial

Bob Reynolds is regarded as a driving force of innovation and progress in institutional and retail financial services, and a thought leader in retirement industry development and policy. Join us for a lively discussion on new ways to think about money—from initial funding to balancing short-term operations with long-term vision  to the role that retirement savings plays—not just in the lives of employees—but as a major driver for the economy.

PANEL 1

Friday, Oct. 27 / 8:15 am

Innovation to Execution

Our experts and authors will discuss the daunting but rewarding challenges of building a unique business from the ground up, and how to continually innovate to stay on top with sustainable, differentiating competitive advantage.

PANEL 2

Friday, Oct. 27 / 9:30 am

The Next Wave: Strategies for Women Innovators

Only two percent of women-owned companies make more than one million dollars annually—making women the greatest under-tapped force for economic expansion. Meet innovators who are changing attitudes, policies and strategies to ensure women entrepreneurs reach their full potential.

PANEL 3

Friday, Oct. 27 / 10:45 am

Innovating with Humanity and Humor

Join a lively discussion about what Jane Austen, Mel Brooks, and even Homer Simpson can teach innovators about short-term planning, long-term strategy and essential business truths.

Meet our esteemed authors and business innovation thought leaders

AGENDA

THURSDAY, OCT. 26

4:45 pm CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION BEGINS

5:30 pm / KEYNOTE: The Innovator’s Challenge

BOB REYNOLDS, CEO, PUTNAM INVESTMENTS

6:15 pm / WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION

BOOK SIGNING: FROM HERE TO SECURITY, BOB REYNOLDS

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

7:45 am / CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION BEGINS

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:15 am / INNOVATION TO EXECUTION

BHARAT ANAND, PROFESSOR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

KEN KUPCHIK, SALES & MARKETING CONSULTANT, SPIRO 

DAN MCGINN, EDITOR, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

TSEDAL NEELY, PROFESSOR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

9:00 am / COFFEE BREAK & CONVERSATION

BOOK SIGNING: THE LANGUAGE OF GLOBAL SUCCESS, TSEDAL NEELY

                            PSYCHED UP, DAN MCGINN

                            THE SALES SURVIVAL HANDBOOK, KEN KUPCHIK

9:30 am / THE NEXT WAVE

KATE CASTLE, FOUNDER, XFACTOR VENTURES

BARBARA CLARKE, FOUNDER, THE IMPACT SEAT

SUSAN COLEMAN, PROFESSORUNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD

JANIS COLLINS, CO-FOUNDER, THE REFINERY

 

10:15 am / COFFEE BREAK & CONVERSATION

BOOK SIGNING: THE NEXT WAVE: FINANCING WOMEN'S GROWTH ORIENTED FIRMS,                                  SUSAN COLEMAN

10:45 am / INNOVATING WITH HUMANITY AND HUMOR

BHARAT ANAND, PROFESSOR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

TRISH COTTER, CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MIT

MIHIR DESAI,PROFESSOR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

11:30 am / COFFEE BREAK & CONVERSATION

BOOK SIGNING: THE CONTENT TRAP, BHARAT ANAND

                            THE WISDOM OF FINANCE, MIHIR DESAI

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