Ideagen 2030 - Future of Work Summit
November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen together with the world’s leading companies, NGOs, and public sector organizations assembled at the Gallup World Headquarters in Washington D.C. for the Ideagen 2030 - Future of Work Summit.
Ideagen Global -- A Global Accelerator - Where the world’s leading companies, NGOs, and public sector organizations convene to develop systemic solutions via catalytic collaboration to solve for x.
Leaders and Luminaries from the world's leading brands, companies, trade associations, NGOs and public sector convened at the Ideagen 2030 - Future of Work Summit at Gallup’s World Headquarters in Washington D.C. on October 30th, 2018. Leaders and Luminaries came together to generate new ideas and systemic solutions to the world's most vexing issues via catalytic collaboration. PowerTalks, PowerPanels and PowerChats included topics ranging from Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud, Disruption of Aging, Data for Good, Entrepreneurship, Cloud, Blockchain, Workforce, Finance, Technology, Media, Hospitality, Education, Health, Innovation, Science, Global Policy, and Film, among many other topics.
Karen Kerrigan, the CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council spoke about the importance of young entrepreneurs and how, “our job is to create a better policy environment which will enable these entrepreneurs to bring their solutions to the marketplace.” Karen also shared three things that are essential to changing the world, “Be Prepared. Be authentic. Take action.” Other highlights included, Professor of Finance and Director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Greg Brown discussing data on labor productivity, new company formation and entrepreneurship impact on the U.S. economy; “If we want to have a prosperous society, we have to think about creating skill sin the evolving workforce.” Ted Zoller, T.W. Lewis Clinical Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, stressed the importance of “democratizing entrepreneurship” and that “entrepreneurship is fundamentally about having the gumption to actually build something, but we need leaders that can scale those things.”
The summit focused on these urgent issues among many others and provided a forum for cross-sector collaboration through catalytic impact via leadership can be used to address many of the world’s vexing issues. Executive Director at the McChrystal Group, Jeff Eggers, ended the day’s events by emphasising the importance of teamwork in leadership and gave the following advice to companies who wish to thrive, “a leader who puts their team forward, celebrates the success of the team.”
Ideagen Power Talks and Ideation sessions were moderated and lead by global leaders and luminaries, including keynote speakers Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup; Michael Koziol, CEO of Huge; and Jeff Eggers, Executive Director at McChrystal Group. Other speakers included Andy Miller, SVP of Innovation and Product Development at AARP; Christian Lundblad, Richard “Dick” Levin Distinguished Professor of Finance at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School; Jane Oates, President of Working Nation; Jeff Strohl, Director of Research at Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce; Martha Kanter, Executive Director at the College Promise Campaign; Maggie Koziol, Senior Manager at Deloitte LLC; Stephen Lynch, Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development Solutions, Burning Glass Technologies ; Alastair Fitzpayne, Executive Director of the Future of Work Initiative at The Aspen Institute; Justin Bibb, Senior Consultant at Gallup; Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council; Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, Chairman Emeritus at Ideagen; Dr. Saralyn Mark, President and Founder of SolaMed Solutions and iGIANT; Jennifer Taylor, Vice President at the U.S. Jobs Consumer Technology Association; Mushtaq Gunja, Vice President and Chief of Staff at the American Council on Education; Eric Fanning, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association; Dr. Kelly Otter, Dean of the School of Continuing Studies at Georgetown University; Peter Fatelnig, Minister-Counsellor for Digital Economic Policy at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States; Sean Callinicos, SVP of Cardinal Health; Stephen Taylor, General Manager for the Mid-Atlantic at Lyft, Michael Castellano, Vice President for Government Relations at The Walt Disney Company; Jonathan Mansfield, Labs Manager at WeWork; Ted Zoller, T.W. Lewis Clinical Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School; Greg Brown, Professor of Finance and Director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise; Dashon Ridley, Business Analyst at Gallup; among many other leaders and luminaries.
Ideagen’s leadership includes George Sifakis, M.S.P.S., Global Chairman, CEO & Founder of Ideagen Global; Adriana Sifakis, President and CO-Founder of Ideagen and CEO The Italian Place; Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, Former United States Surgeon General and Chairman Emeritus of Ideagen Board of Directors; Kevin Donnellan, Chairman Impact & Thought Leadership Council; Gretchen O’Hara, Co-Chair of the Ideagen Impact & Thought Leader Council and Dr. Sidhant Gupta, Board Chairman.
The Ideagen 2030 - Future of Work Summit was presented with Gallup at the Gallup World Headquarters in Washington, DC. A special thanks to Gallup, Huge, the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Working Nation for serving as presenting organizations. Ideagen presenting and supporting organizations included AARP, Microsoft, Global Good, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, The Walt Disney Company, Viacom, Wells Fargo, BrightFocus Foundation, Auto Alliance, Geoffrey Beene Foundation, Michael Best Strategies, Grant Thornton, PCH Films, Bridgepoint Education, UNCTAD, UNAIDS, National Restaurant Association, Amway, Toyota, and BSA among many other leading Fortune 500 Companies and NGOs.
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