Synopsis: If there was ever any doubt that successful economies depend upon a healthy population, it has likely been erased in the past year. As COVID-19 continues to linger for longer than many of us had hoped, we must remind ourselves that it has been during times of disruption and chaos that we have seen some of the biggest changes in our economy and society.
About the speakers and their talks:
Mara Lederman is Academic Lead for the Creative Destruction Lab’s Partners Program, Site Lead at CDL Toronto, and a Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management. An applied economist, her research focuses on market structure and organizational design.
Topic: Leading the Way to Recovery - Last March, the Creative Destruction Lab redeployed its resources to focus on the global pandemic. The result has been a wide ranging suite of innovations that are leading the way to our economic recovery.
Mark Britnell is the global head of healthcare, government & infrastructure at KPMG International and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Health Council. In January, he joined the Rotman School as an Executive-in-Residence, working closely with the Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy.
Topic: Addressing the Other Healthcare Crisis - One of the world’s foremost health system experts describes the new world of healthcare that is emerging as a result of the global pandemic—as well as a second healthcare crisis that demands our attention, and AI’s role in addressing it.
Janet Krstevski is Managing Director, Talent and Organization, Canada Practice, at Accenture. She is also a member of Accenture Canada’s Executive Leadership Team. With Employee Experience at the centre, Janet partners with her clients to help reimagine possibilities for growth and unleash the potential of people
Topic: Unlocking Employee Potential - Organizations can support employee well-being and foster strong performance by focusing on six key dimensions of work, positioning themselves--and our economy--for a healthier future.
Jay Cone is the author of The Surprising Power of Not Knowing What To Do: Discovering Creativity and Compassion in a Time of Chaos (2021). He is the co-founder of Unstuck Minds, holds a PhD in Organizational Systems and has taught in the Executive MBA program at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Topic: Creativity and Compassion in a Time of Chaos - Have you noticed people are less and less tolerant of those who disagree with them? A leadership expert provides a prescription for tackling closed-mindedness, offers tools for defeating prejudice and explains how to make good decisions in stressful situations.
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