The Leadership Event You Must Attend

The Thought Leader Summit 2018

Sponsored by the Forbes School of  Business & Technology and its Board of Advisors

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Collaborative Discussion with Thought Leaders to Explore Future Vision Strategies that become the Foundation for Innovation and Growth within a Volatile Environment of Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.

Thought Leader Summit Featured Speakers for 2018

Steve Forbes

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media
Steve Forbes

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

Steve Forbes is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. He writes the “Fact and Comment” editorial columns for each issue of Forbes magazine. He is a four-time recipient of the Crystal Owl Award and has authored several books on economics and leadership. In 1996 and 2000, Mr. Forbes was a candidate for the presidency of the United States.

Rich Karlgaard

Publisher of Forbes Magazine
Rich Karlgaard

Publisher of Forbes Magazine

Rich Karlgaard is the Publisher of Forbes Magazine, and writes a biweekly column, Innovation Rules, known for its witty and honest assessment of technology trends and current business issues. He is a best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and speaker. He’s a regular panelist on cable news’ most popular business show, Forbes on FOX, and is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal’s op-ed page. In 1992, he started Forbes ASAP along with Steve Forbes and George Gilder.

Mark Mills

Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Partner in Cotton Venture Partners
Mark Mills

Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Partner in Cotton Venture Partners

Mr. Mills is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Partner in Cotton Venture Partners, a Digital Oilfield Venture Fund, and is a Faculty Fellow at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University. He writes the Energy Intelligence column for Forbes.com, and co-authored the book, The Bottomless Well, which rose to #1 in Amazon science. Mr. Mills was earlier a technology advisor for Bank of America Securities, a co-author of an energy-tech investment newsletter, served in the White House Science Office under President Reagan, and worked in his early career as a semiconductor development engineer and scientist.

Dr. Olin Oedekoven

President and CEO of Peregrine Academic Services
Dr. Olin Oedekoven

President and CEO of Peregrine Academic Services

Dr. Olin Oedekoven is the President and CEO of Peregrine Academic Services and Peregrine Leadership Institute. He served 33 years in the U.S. Army Reserves and U.S. Army National Guard, retiring in 2011 at the rank of Brigadier General. Dr. Oedekoven founded Peregrine Leadership Institute in 2003 and Peregrine Academic Services in 2009. As a thought-partner in higher education and leadership, his companies provide online education and assessment services used to improve the quality of higher education and leadership services aimed to promote values-based leaders ready to make a difference in the world. He has authored or co-authored five books and several journal articles on leadership and human resource management.

John Tamny

Writes about the Securities Markets, along with Tax, Trade and Monetary Policy
John Tamny

Writes about the Securities Markets, along with Tax, Trade and Monetary Policy

Mr. Tamny frequently writes about the Securities Markets, along with Tax, Trade and Monetary Policy Issues that Impact those Markets for a variety of Publications including the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Financial Times, National Review, and London’s Daily Telegraph. His new book titled "The End of Work: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job", has been released in May 2018. Prior to his present work, Mr. Tamny worked in Private Wealth Management for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.

TLS 2018 Agenda

OCTOBER 23, 2018 The Torey Pines Lodge, San Diego, California

  • 7:30am – 8:00am
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00am – 8:10am
    Welcome Dr. Ray Powers
  • 8:10am – 8:30am
    Summit Introductory Comments – A Strategic Vision
    Mr. Rich Karlgaard (Forbes Publisher, author, commentator, and futurist)
    Speech Topic – “Late Bloomers”
  • 8:30am – 9:45am
    Finance Discussion – Economic Levers that Drive Business Decisions Chair Ms. Brenda Forde, CPA, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, MBA
    Spot Light Speaker – Mr. John Tamny (Editor RealClearMarkets, author, & economic advisor)
    Speech Topic – “The economic promise, peril, and unknowns of Donald Trump’s presidency”   
    Mr. Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief at Forbes Media
    Mr. Robert Daugherty, Executive Dean – Forbes School of Business & Technology
  • 9:45am – 10:05am
    Break/Networking
  • 10:05am – 11:20am
    Leadership Discussion – Chair Ms. Margie Warrell, Author, Speaker, Media Commentator
    Spot Light Speaker –Mr. Bruce Rogers (Founding Managing Director, SITO Institute for Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences)
    Speech Topic – A Beautiful Delusion: The Path To Entrepreneurship
    Dr. Steve Kerr, former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs
    Ms. Roya Mahboob, CEO, Entrepreneur & Businesswoman
  • 11:20am – 12:00pm
    Lunch Break/Networking
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Distinguished Lecturer Series & Key Note Address
    Mr. Steve Forbes (Chairman & Editor-in-Chief at Forbes Media)
    Speech Topic –
    We are on the cusp of a golden era of great prosperity
  • 1:00pm – 2:15pm
    Technology Trends Discussion – Chair Dr. Maja Zelihic, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, Master of Organizational Management
    Spot Light Speaker – Mr. Mark Mills (Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute)
    Speech Topic – “Robophobia”
    Mr. Rich Karlgaard, Publisher at Forbes Magazine
    Ms. Cheryl Oldham, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Dr. Tamar Elkeles, Chief Talent Executive, Atlantic Bridge Capital
    Ds. Karen Ivy, Associate Dean – Innovation & Enterprise @ FSBT
  • 2:15pm – 2:30pm
    Break/Networking
  • 2:30pm – 3:45pm
    Human Capital Work Force Development Discussion – Chair Dr. Katie Thiry, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM) and Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management (BAHRM)
    Spot Light Speaker – Dr. Olin Oedekoven (CEO Peregrine Leadership Institute)
    Speech Topic – “Hiring for Attitude: Finding and Recruiting the ‘Right’ People”
    Dr. Laura Palmer-Noone – Provost Ashford University
    Jayne Johnson – Vice President Enterprise Learning & Development, Alkermes
  • 3:45pm – 4:00pm
    Adjourn – Mr. Robert Daugherty, Executive Dean – Forbes School of Business & Technology
  • 4:00pm –6:00pm
    Reception

Steve Forbes Key Note speeches (2017 and 2018)