2016 Theme: Authentic Leadership requires one to apply themselves in a way that fits their personality and strengths. One person's leadership is different than another's. Authentic Leadership is not a one-size-fits-all discipline - it’s your unique way of making the mark!
For the sixth consecutive year, the global community of graduates of the HBS PLD program, the Harvard Business School's Executive MBA alternative, will gather for the Global HBS PLD Summit.
You will enjoy inspiring lectures from HBS faculty and industry speakers, exchange ideas in breakout sessions, reunite with your classmates and network with new members of our growing, dynamic and global community. The experience does not have to stop there, many PLDers will plan post-Summit weekend activities.
This year, the Global HBS PLD Summit will follow the HBS Global Alumni Leadership Summit hosted by the school on August 24-26, 2016 for AMP, GMP and PLD alumni.
Ben Cherington is a lecturer in the graduate sports management program at Columbia University. He served as General Manager of the Boston Red Sox (2011-2015) and lead the team to a World Series victory and was named Major League Baseball’s Executive of the Year by both The Sporting News and the Boston Chapter of the BBWAA. Read More.
Linda Duncombe is the Managing Director, Global Head of Growth and Chief Marketing Officer for Citi FinTech, where she oversees all facets of the Global Consumer Bank’s efforts to drive transformation in the rapidly evolving and interconnected digital and mobile space. Read More.
A recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and listed as one of the most influential creative people by The Creativity 50’s, Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic, inspirational innovation. As a career producer and filmmaker and now founder and CEO of Not Impossible, Ebeling harvests the power of technology and story to change the world. Read More.
Lisa Hughes is the Portfolio Director for the HBS PLD program, the HBS Executive MBA alternative. Prior to joining HBS, Lisa was the General Manager of Teleco Network Services, one of Inc. Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing Companies. She was a real estate development executive prior to that. Read More.
Todd Pedersen is the CEO and founder of Vivint Inc. He founded the company because he saw an opportunity to sell high-quality products using a personal approach. Todd sold a portion of the business to Blackstone group for 2B+, received an investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital and is shaking up stale markets with the launch of Vivint Solar. Read More.
Professor Snook's research and consulting activities have been in the areas of leadership, leader development, change management, organizational systems and failure, and culture. He co-authored a book that explores the role of "common sense" in leadership, "Practical Intelligence in Everyday Life" and co-edited "The Handbook for Teaching Leadership Read More.
Professor Soltes's research and consulting activities have been in the areas of finance, corporate accountability and while collar crime. He has been learning how leaders can sometimes go badly wrong and how to prevent this. Eugene's book Why They Do It Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal will be released on Oct 11, 2016. Read More.
Michele Trogni is Executive Vice President of Consolidated Markets and Solutions for IHS Markit, a global provider of financial information services. Michele had over 25 years of experience in banking, most recently acting as group Chief Information Officer for UBS and, prior to that, as head of UBS Investment Bank Operations. Read More.
Celebrating the accomplishments of PLDers
The PLD community has evolved, in recent years, to become a close knit integrated community and network. A vibrant and highly engaged support network has evolved that crosses sessions and geographies. The objective of this initiative is to harness the power of the network and raise awareness of the accomplishments of the leader PLDer by showcasing their work at the PLD Summit and other community forums.
The PLD community, alumni, students and affiliated faculty are invited to submit their book or a published work for the newly launched PLD Book Spotlight. This spotlight focuses on books and published works by PLDers and affiliated faculty that are relevant and meaningful for the community’s development.
by Hilton Hotel Boston Cambridge
400 Soldiers Field RD
Logan International Airport, MA
» Depart from Logan International Airport, MA (0.3 mi.)
» Take ramp left for I-90 W / Mass Pike / Massachusetts Tpke / Ted Williams Tunnel toward Boston / Williams Tunnel / Mass Pike (6.4 mi.)
» At exit 20, take ramp right for Cambridge St toward Somerville / Cambridge (0.5 mi.)
» Turn right onto Soldiers Field Rd (0.0 mi.)
» Arrive at Soldiers Field Rd on the right (0.0 mi.)
Distance from Hotel: 7.2 mi.
Travel Time: 11 min.
From the Airport is aprox. $40.00. Due to hackney laws, hotel shuttle cannot stop at the airport.
For recommendations on a private shuttle please contact the concierge at 617-562-4104