Program

Our cocktail reception begins at 6pm, followed by dinner and program at 7pm.

Our après-dinner panel, moderated by award-winning broadcast journalist Jane Clayson Johnson, will share inspirational stories of how Disruptive Innovation has impacted their work. Clayton Christensen will be joined by A. Marc Harrison, a leader in the movement to transform healthcare in the U.S., Dr. Paul J. LeBlanc, head of the second largest online higher education program in the country and a proponent of competency-based degree programs, and Javier Lozano, one of MIT's top 10 innovators under 35 and a leader in providing accessible preventative and supportive diabetes care to underserved Mexicans.

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A. MARC HARRISON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE

Marc Harrison has served as President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare since 2016, leading the Utah-based not-for-profit's quest to transform healthcare across the country by ensuring better health and high quality care at more affordable costs. A specialist in pediatric critical care, Dr. Harrison held leadership positions at Cleveland Clinic prior to joining Intermountain. [Learn More]

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DR. PAUL J. LEBLANC
PRESIDENT, SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Under the 13 years of Paul LeBlanc's direction, SNHU has grown from 2500 students to over 80,000, is the second largest non-profit provider of online higher education in the country, and the first to have a full competency-based degree program untethered to the credit hour or classes approved by a regional accreditor and the US Department of Education. [Learn More]

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JAVIER LOZANO, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, CLINICAS DEL AZUCAR

Born and raised in Mexico by a mother with Type-II diabetes, Javier Lozano saw first-hand the marked inequality in access to healthcare. In 2010 he founded Clinicas del Azucar, a chain of low-cost diabetes management clinics that provide accessible preventative and supportive care to the underserved Mexicans. A recipient of the MIT TR35, Javier has been recognized as one of the top 10 innovators under 35. [Learn More]

OTHER Highlights

You'll also be introduced to our upcoming books: Who You Know (Education), and The Prosperity Paradox (Global Prosperity).

 Releasing August 14, 2018

Releasing August 14, 2018

 Releasing January 15, 2019

Releasing January 15, 2019

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT

During cocktail hour and dinner you will be serenaded by jazz pianist Joe Reid and his trio. Joe Reid studied with James Williams and has played in master classes with Dizzy Gillespie, Betty Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Nat Adderly, Herb Pomeroy, Ricky Ford, Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi and Sarah Vaughn. He has performed at Ryles, Westin Hotel, 1369 Club, Club Casablanca, Zeitgeist Gallery, Green Street Grill, Le Zygomates, Natick Center for the Arts, WGBH, WBUR and WHRB, etc, and has worked in solo, duet, trio and big band settings. 

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