A Fireside Chat Between Presidents: Leadership and Development in a Time of Disruption

This event requires pre-registration to reserve your spot. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to check in. If you have not arrived 10 minutes prior to the start of the event, you may lose your place and will put on the wait list. If you did not pre-register, there’s a possibility for admittance if seats are available.

How will disruptive technologies impact career development and career longevity? How can careers best be developed for tomorrow’s workforce and which leadership skills will be most important to companies in the next 5, 10, 20 years? Drexel University President John Fry and SAP North America President DJ Paoni discuss the importance of career development in a time when disruptive technologies are changing industry at a rapid pace, as well as the leadership skills needed to accommodate these changes. This fireside chat will delve into lessons in leadership – building a culture of innovation; navigating one’s career; the power of relationships and networking – building personal reputation, brand and trust; staying relevant in the age of digital disruption – capitalizing on new opportunities; facing challenges and handling pitfalls.

Preregistration is required.

John Fry
DJ Paoni
Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 17, 2019 6:00 pm
  • End Date
    October 17, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Venue
    • Gerri C. Lebow Hall – Grand Meeting Room
  • Address
    3220 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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