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Bentley Presents The Bentley Leadership Forum In Cooperation With TIME Magazine

March 26, 2006

On April 26, 2006 Bentley College and TIME Magazine will bring together leaders from the world of business, technology, global affairs and arts and entertainment to explore the need for change and adaptation in an increasingly complex and competitive global economy.

 

This year's Leadership Forum, the second in a series of annual forums designed to spotlight critical issues in business ethics, leadership and social responsibility across a variety of industries, will feature His Excellency Noel Fahey, Ireland's Ambassador to the U.S. as the morning keynote speaker and Peter Weedfald, Samsung Electronics America's Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and New Media as the lunch program keynote.

 

The panelists, a preeminent group of organization leaders, will share insights about their experiences in creating often dramatic change within their organizations. Their stories will illuminate today's necessity for continual change as technology and globalization shatter complacency and elevate strategic competitiveness to a new art form. These leaders will show how organizations can capitalize on the need for change, rather than be victimized by it.

 

Moderators will include James Kelly, Managing Editor, TIME, and Bentley Trustee Professor of Economics and Management Patricia Flynn who will provide insight into the complex, interrelated challenges that 21st century businesses face in their relationships with governments, global workforces, the environment and local communities.

 

During the lunch program, Bentley will honor The Tomorrow25, outstanding high school juniors who have been chosen through a Bentley-sponsored international competition as our next generation of leaders. The Tomorrow25 have demonstrated initiative, citizenship, intelligence, technological saavy, cultural awareness, social responsibility, a passion for the real world of people and organizations, and a strong commitment to making positive things happen in their schools or communities.

 

 

 

Panel

 

Leading Brand Transformation

 

Lisa Carlson, Global Director of Marketing, Shell Lubricants

 

Ara Guzelimian, Senior Director/Artistic Advisor, Carnegie Hall

 

Michael Kelley, President, AOL Media Networks

 

Tom Moran, President and CEO, Mutual of America

 

Moderator: Patricia Flynn, Bentley Trustee Professor

 

For more information on the forum, and to register to attend, please go to http://www.bentley.edu/leadership-forum

 

TIME is the world's most most-read magazine with an audience 27 million. Bringing the news that matters to people around the world every week, TIME has set the standard for leadership, authenticity and authoritative journalism since 1923.

 

 

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu

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