Leadership Conference: June 7, 2022

The End of the Beginning: Leading in a Post-Covid World

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Registration / Breakfast
Ambani Auditorium / Forum – Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19104

8:00-8:10 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions
Peter Cappelli, Director, Wharton Center for Human Resources
Michael Useem, Faculty Director, McNulty Leadership Program at Wharton

8:10-8:25 a.m.

LEADERSHIP FOR A POST-COVID WORLD
Erika James, Dean, The Wharton School
Introduction by Peter Cappelli and Michael Useem

8:25-9:15 a.m.

FOCUS ON WHY
Shellye Archambeau, Former CEO of MetricStream,
Director of Verizon and Nordstrom, author of
Unapologetically Ambitious.
Introduction by Anne Greenhalgh, Deputy Director,
McNulty Leadership Program

9:15-10:05 a.m.

HOW TO GROW AND LEAD IN TIMES OF CRISES
Brian McNeil, Chairman, President, and CEO
Touchpoint
Introduction by Anne Greenhalgh, Deputy Director, McNulty Leadership Program

10:05-10:25 a.m.

BREAK

10:25-11:15 a.m.

THE TRIUMPH OF INNOVATION – MODERNA’S IMPACT ON THE COVID PANDEMIC
David Meline,
Chief Financial Officer, Moderna; former CFO, Amgen and 3M
Introduction by Peter Cappelli

11:15-12:05 p.m.

THE HUMAN CAPITAL CHALLENGES FACING LEADERSHIP
Johnny C. Taylor Jr., President and CEO, Society for Human Resource Management
Introduction by Elliot Clark, CEO and Chair, SharedXpertise Media, LLC and HRO

12:05-12:50 p.m.

LUNCH

12:50-1:00 p.m.

SPONSOR PRESENTATION: WHARTON INTERACTIVE

1:00-1:50 p.m.

FROM BIDEN TO TRUMP: COVERING THE WHITE HOUSE
Ashley Parker, White House Bureau Chief, The Washington Post
Introduction by Umi Howard, Senior Director, McNulty Leadership Program 

1:50-2:40 p.m.

USING PURPOSE, EMPOWERMENT AND ENGAGEMENT TO IGNITE CHANGE IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD
Jean-Claude Dubacher, Chair and CEO, B. Braun of America
Introduction by Jeff Klein, Executive Director, McNulty Leadership Program

2:40-3:00 p.m.

BREAK

3:00-3:50 p.m.

LEADING DIVERSITY IN A CONTEXT OF CONFLICT: STORIES FROM BOARDROOMS, MANAGEMENT SUITES, AND THE FRONTLINE
Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of General Electric’s Crotonville Learning Center, Emeritus

3:50-4:40 p.m.

ARKAI
Award-winning String Duo
Introduction by Lourdes Starr-Demers, Executive Director, Astral Artists
Q/A Moderation by John Kanengieter, Senior Fellow, Wharton Leadership Center

4:40-5:00 p.m.

Summing Up
Peter Cappelli and Michael Useem