Harvard Business Review to Host ‘Leaders Who Make a Difference’ Virtual Conference Next Week

The May 23 event will feature Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky, and Accenture CEO Julie Sweet, among other speakers

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvard Business Review will be hosting its third annual virtual HBR Live: Leaders Who Make a Difference conference next Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

The daylong program—filled with CEO interviews, expert-led mini-masterclasses, and more—will explore responsible AI, talent management, inclusive capitalism, DEI, and other top-of-mind topics. Participants will come away equipped with proven strategies to drive positive change in their own organizations.

Speakers and sessions will include:

Revathi Advaithi, CEO, Flex – Managing a Global, Next-Gen Manufacturing Workforce

Brian Cornell, chair and CEO, Target – Creating a Culture of Care Around Team and Community

Amy Edmondson, professor, Harvard Business School – Psychological Safety

Seth Godin, blogger, entrepreneur, and bestselling author – The Path to Significant Work

Mo Ibrahim, founder, Celtel; founder and chair, Mo Ibrahim Foundation – Cultivating Inclusive Capitalism in Africa

Juan Luciano, chair, president, and CEO, ADM – Feeding and Decarbonizing the Planet with Sustainable Agriculture

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google and Alphabet – Bold But Responsible AI Innovation

Ryan Roslansky, CEO, LinkedIn – How the Best Employers Are Adapting to a New Era of Work

Julie Sweet, chair and CEO, Accenture – Managing Talent in the Age of Disruption

Zeynep Ton, professor, MIT Sloan School of Management – Good Jobs Strategy

Ella F. Washington, professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University – The DEI Journey

Sarah Myers West, managing director, AI Now Institute – Ethical AI

For the agenda and complete list of confirmed speakers, visit HBR Live: Leaders Who Make a Difference.

The lead sponsor of ‘Leaders Who Make a Difference’ is SAS.

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

About Harvard Business Review

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Amy Poftak