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Innovating Through Crisis
June 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
History has shown us that times of great challenge can also be breeding grounds for innovation and new opportunities. Join this interactive session with esteemed Harvard Professor, Lynda Applegate, as she shares her current research focusing on the innovation taking place before, during, and after COVID-19. Come prepared to lean in and engage as there will be interactive components to this session that we hope will help you innovate in new ways during this unprecedented time.
About the Speaker
Lynda M. Applegate is the Baker Foundation Professor at HBS and also serves as the Chair of the Advisory Committee for Harvard University’s Masters’ of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies degrees in finance and management. Lynda also continues to play a leading role in developing the HBS Executive Education Programs for entrepreneurs and business owners. In addition to serving as the head of the Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Lynda has held a variety of leadership positions at HBS, including serving as the Co-Chair of the MBA program, Chair of Field-Based Learning and as a founding member of the HBS Technology Board. She has also held a number of Harvard University leadership positions, including serving as the Co-Chair of the Harvard Policy Group on Networked Government Services and on the Harvard University Provost’s Technology Advisory Board. Prior to joining the HBS faculty, Lynda was on the faculty of the University of Michigan, University of Washington, and the University of Arizona. In addition to her academic positions, Lynda also held a variety of leadership positions in the health care industry.
This event is open to everyone!