Leadership Conference 2023

Leading Through Turbulence
Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Political, economic, and military conflicts are churning through most of the world this past year, and they show no signs of settling down.

How do we manage with all this uncertainty?  We will hear from leaders and observers who are in the midst of these changes to help bring clarity to our tasks as leaders.

2023 Conference Speakers

Greg Brown
CEO, Motorola Solutions

Ed Byers
Master Chief Special Warfare Operator, US Navy Medal of Honor recipient

Regina Cunningham
CEO, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Kenneth Frazier
Former CEO, Merck

Ashwani Gupta
COO, Nissan Motor Corporation

Steven B. Hedlund
COO, Lincoln Electric Holdings

Dean Erika James

Erika H. James
Dean, the Wharton School

Jeffrey Nussbaum
Former Speechwriter to President Joe Biden and author of Undelivered

The annual Wharton Leadership Conference is one of the gatherings most popular with, and most beneficial for, corporate leaders, according to a Weber Shandwick ranking of  Five-Star Executive Conferences. An article by Forbes.com writer Matthew Kirdahy on the report notes that the Wharton Leadership Conference is second only to the Fortune Innovation/iMeme conference in the number of C-level speaker participants. And in another study by Burson-Marsteller, the conference was named as one of the “Most Valued Podiums” for CEOs and senior executives.

Contact Information

Wharton Leadership Conference

The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Locust Walk
SH-DH Suite 2102
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301

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