days of engaging content & sessions
world-class faculty keynotes
WHAT IS EXECCONNECT?
This year we are bringing ExecConnect to you! Our 5th annual leadership development conference will take place on our proprietary, fully interactive virtual learning platform.
2020 has introduced tremendous change and transformation to organizations worldwide. Now more than ever, leaders are being asked to step up in new ways and lead change, but this requires new skills and mindset shifts.
This year’s event will focus on equipping CHROs and L&D leaders with the strategies, best practices, and tools to seize this moment and accelerate business transformation at their organizations. We will focus on critical areas such as developing inclusive leadership, building effective virtual workplaces and cultures, and shaping the future of learning.
what makes this virtual event different?
We know how much you love getting your conference swag. Don’t worry! Your welcome box will be delivered right to your door.
The professors leading our programs are renowned experts in developing successful business leaders. Now is your chance to experience their teachings!
Watch pre-recorded panel discussions on your own time. Then join us live for a Q&A with the renowned speakers.
You’ll have countless opportunities to join smaller groups, meet your peers, and share ideas and resources.
Be the first to get a sneak peek of ExecOnline’s new, exciting offerings designed with you in mind.
Hear from other CHROs and L&D leaders as they share their success stories and what tipsand advice they have for you.
Learn from engaging thought leaders and world-renowned educators. Meet this year’s speakers.
Founder & CEO
Stephen brings a passion for helping executives and their companies solve their most pressing strategic challenges through innovative technology solutions. Before ExecOnline, Stephen served as the CEO of the Frontier Strategy Group (FSG), a venture-backed software and information services business serving Fortune 500 executives who have responsibility for emerging economies. Stephen grew the business from an early-stage start-up to a company that serves nearly half the Fortune 500 across a range of international markets and business functions.
Cognitive Neuroscientist and Faculty
Dr. Sahar Yousef is a a cognitive neuroscientist at UC Berkeley with 10 years of combined research and management experience. She has worked as a strategy consultant, a product manager, and a UX researcher. For the past 7 years, Dr. Yousef has been conducting research on cognitive enhancement. The training program that she helped create was shown to improve focus, memory, energy levels, motivation, stress management, and the productivity of high-performers.
Professor of Innovation & Strategy
IMD Business School
Michael Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation. His areas of expertise relate to strategy, innovation, and digital transformation. Previously, he was the Academic Director of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program in Canada. Michael has been nominated for teaching awards in the MBA, International MBA, and Executive MBA programs.
Professor of Strategy
Columbia Business School
Professor Rita McGrath is a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Her work and ideas help business leaders chart a pathway to success in today’s rapidly changing business environments. McGrath maintains an active social media presence, and has been rated one of the 25 smartest women to follow on Twitter by Fast Company Magazine. She authors a regular column, “The Entrepreneurial Strategist,” for Inc. Magazine.
The Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Organizational Behavior, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Brian Lowery is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and a social psychologist by training. His research focuses on the way relationships among groups and people shape the way we understand ourselves and interact with others. He has a particular interest in inequality and fairness. At the GSB, he is currently driving an initiative to shape enlightened and purposeful leaders for a diverse society, and in so doing, to define the meaning and nature of leadership itself.
EXECCONNECT 2020 THEMES
DAY 1: THE VIRTUAL WORK IMPERATIVE
EXECCONNECT 2020 THEMES
DAY 2: THE POWER OF INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
EXECCONNECT 2020 THEMES
DAY 3: THE FUTURE OF LEARNING
THE IMPACT AWARDS
The Impact Awards recognize ExecOnline’s corporate partners who have generated exceptional organizational impact through leadership development initiatives. These organizations have gone above and beyond to prioritize the development of their top talent, and have found incredible success as a result. Congratulations to some of the previous years’ winners below, and stay tuned for our 2020 Impact Awards Nominees.
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