IPP Summer Leadership Program - Online Edition

2022 | June 21, 22 and 23

In partnership with Bridgewater State University
Registration: Until June 19, 2022

Topic: "Practical Leadership Skills to Accelerate Performance … and improve the world!"

The Summer Leadership Program 2022 | Online Edition, in partnership with Bridgewater State University, takes place via Zoom, during 3 days, and will discuss the topic "Practical Leadership Skills to Accelerate Performance ... and improve the world!". The Program is divided into 3 sessions, of one hour and a half each, and will be held on June 21, 22 and 23, in English and Portuguese.

Languages: English and Portuguese
Duration: 4 and a half hours (1 and a half hours per day)
Schedule: 4 pm to 5:30 pm and 5 pm to 6:30 pm (Cabo Verde time, GMT-1)

Session 1: Creating next generation organizations | Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Kaufman, Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies

Session 2: Entrepreneurship as foundation for social and economic gain | Keynote Speaker: Karen Hamilton, Bridgewater State University | Speaker: Tarek Mouganie, Affinity Africa

Session 3: Innovation and Leadership in Today’s Digital World | Keynote Speaker: John Vicente, Collaborative Systems Integration

Short Bios dos Keynote Speakers:

Jonathan Kaufman is co-founder of Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies (California). In this role, Jonathan collaborates with nonprofits, foundations, and social entrepreneurs all over the world, helping them expand and deepen their impact. He specializes in business and strategic planning, metrics development, community and millennial engagement, and impact assessment for a wide array of Third Plateau’s clients. Jonathan draws on his unique experiences building the capacity of nonprofits in the US and around the world.

Karen Hamilton joined the faculty in the Department of Accounting and Finance in Fall 2017 as an Associate Professor, Finance. She has been a full-time academic for more than 20 years, serving as a professor and in administrative roles at various institutions in Massachusetts and the southeastern United States.

At Bridgewater State University (BSU), Professor Hamilton teaches managerial finance, risk management and insurance, and financial institutions courses. She is also actively involved on campus, serving on the Interdisciplinary Programs Advisory Board as well as on several departmental and college committees. In addition, she continuously seeks out opportunities for Finance students to interact with finance professionals in the Greater Boston region including working with the Boston Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Chapter to match students with internships and job opportunities in the fields of risk management and insurance.

At the end of the Spring 2022 semester, Dr. Hamilton was appointed to a three-year term as the Coordinator for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Her term officially begins in September 2022. As Coordinator she will be helping BSU students and residents in southeastern Massachusetts develop creative and innovative ideas into successful small businesses.

Tarek Mouganie founded Affinity (Ghana) in 2013. Prior to Affinity, he was at GLG Partners where he managed a financials portfolio (with a speciality in emerging markets) before joining the management team to grow the business and merge with Man Group. Prior to GLG, Tarek worked at Deloitte in their private equity advisory team. Tarek started his career as an academic and holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge and an engineering degree from Imperial College London. Tarek is an avid triathlete and the co-founder of the Ghana Triathlon Federation and was the Honorary Consul of Cabo Verde in Ghana.

John Vicente is currently the Sr. Vice President of Collaborative Systems Integration, where he is spearheading the delivery of an open platform of advanced cyber-physical systems (CPS) technologies and services for industrial process control. John also advises emerging CPS/IOT technology companies for investment and acquisition. He was previously the corporate CTO at Stratus Technologies leading Edge Computing technology strategy and architecture. Prior to Stratus, John led Intel’s Industrial IOT CTO Office and was responsible for technology strategy, architecture, and roadmaps for Industrial Edge Computing and IOT technologies. John held senior leadership roles across multiple organizations at Intel for over 25 years. He earned an EE PhD from Columbia University, an MS ECE from USC, and a BS ECE from Northeastern University.
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