Harvard Business Review Announces Final Lineup for 2022 HBR Live: Leaders Who Make a Difference

The one-day virtual conference on April 7 will feature interviews with global CEOs and expert-led mini-masterclasses

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvard Business Review has announced the final speaker lineup and agenda for its HBR Live: Leaders Who Make a Difference conference, to be held virtually on April 7, 2022.

The daylong event will convene top CEOs and experts to discuss how to drive social impact and business growth in a new era of work.

Speakers and sessions will include:

Stéphane Bancel, CEO, Moderna – Building a Business Around Scientific Innovation

Marc Benioff, chair and co-CEO, Salesforce – How Business Can Be a Platform for Change

Ken Burns, filmmaker, Florentine Films – Essential Lessons in Innovation and Collaboration

Mark Cuban, entrepreneur, Mark Cuban Companies – Deploying Technology for Good

Judith McKenna, president and CEO, Walmart International – Global Teamwork During Challenging Times

Tsedal Neeley, professor, Harvard Business School, and co-author of The Digital Mindset – Thriving in the Hybrid Era

Gorick Ng, career adviser, Harvard College, and author of The Unspoken Rules – Understanding Privilege: Who Gets Ahead at Work and Why

Indra Nooyi, former chairman and CEO, PepsiCo – How to Lead a Purpose-Driven Transformation

Meghan O’Sullivan, professor, Harvard Kennedy School – Energy, the Climate, and Geopolitical Risk

Daniel Pink, author, The Power of Regret – Harnessing Regrets to Make Positive Change

Maryam Sharifzadeh, CEO and founder, Zen as a Service (ZaaS) – Office Yoga for Leaders

James D. White, former chair and CEO, Jamba Juice, and author of Anti-Racist Leadership – Anti-Racist Leadership

Other highlights include a special performance by acclaimed violinist Ezinma and a Young Leaders Spotlight.

Visit HBR Live for the complete list of speakers.

The contributing sponsors of HBR Live are Daggerwing Group, NICE, and Panasonic.

Media who would like to cover the event should contact Amy Poftak at apoftak@hbr.org.

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Amy Poftak