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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

Reserve Your Seat for this Exclusive Complimentary Event

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 DISCUSSIONS AND BOOK SIGNINGS

Thursday, Oct. 26 / 5:30 pm

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

Register for Thursday evening keynote with wine and cheese reception,

Friday morning panel discussions. Or plan to attend both. 

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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