C-Suite Series

Series begins February 7th, 2017

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Join fellow C-Suite professionals each quarter for presentations and panel discussions on trends and topics relative to today’s business leaders. These C-Suite retreats are meaningful opportunities to network, compare and critique strategies, and come away with a research-based action plan for tackling your organization’s most pressing challenges.


Session 1: Diversity & Inclusion: Breaking Bias

February 7, 2017, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Clemson Downtown: ONE building

This exciting program will be led by Josh Davis, Director of Research at NeuroLeadership Institute and Author of Two Awesome Hours. Explore the underpinning biology of bias, and utilize a game-changing framework that mitigates bias by removing it from the process, not people.

The keynote presentation will be followed with an interactive panel discussion led by Josh Davis. Learn from various local thought leaders in the D&I space about current initiatives underway and how they are measuring the effectiveness of D&I programs.

Following the program will be an exclusive networking event on the beautiful 5th floor terrace of the One building with hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails.


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Josh Davis

Director of Research, NeuroLeadership Institute

Dr. Josh Davis is the Director of Research and Lead Professor for the NeuroLeadership Institute. He guides the Institute’s work in translating basic science research for business and leadership use, and drives strategy for new research content. He lectures frequently both for the NeuroLeadership Institute classes, and at conferences and organizational events worldwide.

He received his bachelor’s from Brown University, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. His career began in engineering, from which he transitioned to academic teaching and research about the mind and brain. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation, and has taught at New York University, Columbia University, and Barnard College.

His written work on management and productivity has appeared in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Fast Company, Huffington Post, strategy+business, Training + Development, People & Strategy, the NeuroLeadership Journal (which he co-edits), Psychology Today, and others. He is the author of the book Two Awesome Hours: Sciencebased Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done.


Panelists

Josh Davis

Josh Davis

NeuroLeadership Institute
Director of Research

Lee Gill

Lee Gill

Clemson University
Chief Diversity Officer

Haven Cockerham

Haven Cockerham

Cockerham & Associates
President & CEO

Ric Ransom

Ric Ransom

Greenville Memorial Hospital
Senior Administrator

Herb Johnson

Herb Johnson

Michelin North America
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Gail DePriest

Gail DePriest

Clemson MBA
Director of Executive Leadership Development and Corporate Relations


Event Sponsors

Ockerham & Associates
Ogletree Deakins

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Sessions

Price: $100 (Space is limited.) Sessions are from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM at the Clemson One building. Cost includes a networking event with refreshments and hors d’ oeuvres.

  • Session 1: Feb. 7, 2017
  • Session 2: TBD

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