Harvard Business Review to Host Leaders Who Make a Difference 2024 on April 9

HBR’s flagship virtual conference for purpose-driven leaders to feature CEOs of Advocate Health, AMD, e.l.f. Beauty, and Volvo Cars

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvard Business Review will be hosting its fourth annual Leaders Who Make a Difference virtual conference on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

Leaders Who Make a Difference 2024 will convene top CEOs and management thinkers to explore driving positive social change through innovative business and leadership practices. Hosted by HBR’s editors, the all-virtual program will feature live interviews, mini-masterclasses, audience Q&As, and more.

Confirmed speakers include:

Tarang Amin, chairman and CEO, e.l.f. Beauty – Building a Purpose-Driven Brand

Bonnie Hammer, vice chairman, NBCUniversal – Convention-Defying Leadership

Jim Rowan, president and CEO, Volvo Cars – EV Tech Innovation

Lisa Su, chair and CEO, AMD – The Future of AI

Eugene Woods, CEO, Advocate Health – Accessible, Affordable Care
Weslynne Ashton
, professor, Illinois Institute of Technology The Promises, Pitfalls, and Trade-offs of the Circular Economy

Vijay Govindarajan, professor, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and author of Fusion Strategy – Digital Transformation for Strategic Advantage

Herminia Ibarra, professor, London Business School, and author of Working Identity – Transitioning to a More Meaningful Career

Michael Watkins, professor, IMD Business School, and author of The Six Disciplines of Strategic Thinking – The Art of Reframing Problems

Other highlights will include social entrepreneur spotlights, a conference pre-party session and midday music break with DJ and host George 2.0, and workplace yoga with ZaaS founder Maryam Sharifzadeh.

For the agenda and to learn more about ticket options, visit the Leaders Who Make a Difference 2024 event site.

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

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Amy Poftak