Written on May 4, 2011 at 11:31 pm, by Carlos
Thought leader, ethicist and public policy expert
‘The 21st Century leadership we need to avoid being the last generation’ (November 18, 1.30pm)
Associate Professor Rufus Black is the Master of Ormond College and a Principal Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. An ethicist, theologian and management consultant, he writes and works on ethical, public policy and education issues. His education works includes chairing the Board of Teach for Australia and sitting on the Board of the New York based Teach for All. His work on ethics and public policy issues includes teaching for the Melbourne Business School’s Centre for Ethical Leadership and serving as a director of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). He recently led the Accountability and Governance Review of Department of Defense and is currently co-leading the Independent Review of the Australian Intelligence Community. He is a Director of the law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
Before becoming Master of Ormond, Rufus worked at McKinsey & Company for 9 years where he was a partner. He holds degrees in law and politics from the University of Melbourne and degrees in moral theology from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
Written on May 4, 2011 at 10:46 pm, by Carlos
USA,Technology Entrepreneur, Former Young Australian of the Year
‘Super-connected world – marvel or myth?’ (November 16, 6.30 – 9.00pm)
‘The Future is Closer than You Think: A Headset that Reads Your Brainwaves’ (November 18, 1.30pm)
Tan Le is a technology entrepreneur. Tan is Founder and CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company focused on identifying biomarkers in the brain for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG). She is a technology entrepreneur, business executive and sought-after speaker.
Tan was named Young Australian of the Year in 1998 and was voted one of Australia’s 30 Most Successful Women Under 30 in that same year. Tan has been widely featured as a technology entrepreneur and named Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology (2010) and Forbes’ Names You Need to Know (2011). Tan has been honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader since 2009.
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Written on May 3, 2011 at 9:07 pm, by Carlos
Spain, “The Innovation Architect”, works with top multinationals on change
‘The Evolution of Leadership: leading change, creativity and innovation in organizations’ (November 18, 1.30pm)
Dr. Paddy Miller is a Professor based in Barcelona, Spain at IESE Business School, University of Navarra, one of the top schools in Europe. He is also co-author of a new book about to be published The Innovation Architect which focuses on the leadership of innovation in organisation. In the past fifteen months he has appeared at the World Business Forum in New York as well as being a keynote speaker at events like the World Innovation Forum also held in New York and The HR Directors Summit in the UK.
He has taught on many leadership and general management courses on the senior executive programmes at IESE as well as at Harvard Business School, MIT and the Darden School in Virginia. During 2008 he was visiting faculty at Columbia Business School. He has authored and co-authored several other books, most recently Mission Critical Leadership published by McGraw Hill.
Recent in-company assignments have included the World Bank, Abbott Laboratories, Bacardi, Bayer, Boeing, Bosch-Siemens, Bulgari, Ericsson, Henkel AG, Nike, Lufthansa, Thyssen-Krupp, Volkswagen AG, 3i Plc and Visteon Corp.
Presently he has major projects in the US, Asia as well as in Europe.
He is a board member of the Institute of Media and Entertainment in New York and is on the Advisory Board of Vivaldi Partners in New York. In 2001 The American Academy of Management awarded him together with a colleague for their innovative work on globally distributed teams.