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Leadership Crises In Silicon Valley: A Way Forward
Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education; Markkula Center for Applied Ethics ; Co-sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
May 11, 2015 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Silicon Valley life presents significant challenges to individual and organizational leadership. In this working lunch, Kirk Hanson, Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and Ann Skeet, Director of Leadership Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University will reflect on the ten most significant challenges facing Silicon Valley leaders today and consider how resources within the Ignatian tradition might provide an innovative, transformative way forward.
Co-sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Ann Skeet is the Director of Leadership Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, a new position that directs the Center's work in business ethics and a future program in nonprofit ethics. Skeet has served as CEO of American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley for 8 years and previously as Vice President Marketing for the San Jose Mercury News. Skeet has also served as President of Notre Dame High School of San Jose and as a board member of the Catholic Community Foundation of Silicon Valley. Other community service includes serving as board co-chair or chair of the United Way of Silicon Valley, the Children's Musical Theater of San Jose, the Santa Clara County Partnership for School Readiness, and the Harvard Business School Assn. of Northern California, and as a board member of the Children's Discovery Museum and the Nonprofit Development Center. She is a graduate of Bucknell University and the Harvard Business School.
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