Global Leadership in the Midst of Disruptive Change

John W. Thompson

Chairman, Microsoft

November 6, 2017 11:30 AM    Talk

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Join the UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management and LAWAC in hosting John W. Thompson, chairman of Microsoft Corporation who will discuss leadership in the midst of profound disruptive change. He will discuss his career trajectory of over 40 years and draw on lessons learned during his decade as CEO of internet security company Symantec, where he transformed the company into a leader in security, storage and systems management and his 28-year career with IBM Corporation where he held various senior leadership positions to his current role as a start-up investor and chairman of one of the world’s most valuable companies. Thompson will address issues ranging from AI-driven digital transformation and cybersecurity to managing cultural change and the role of the board. He will also discuss Microsoft’s strength in the cloud, the current global macroeconomic environment and implications for the U.S. technology sector as well as the lack of diversity in the sector.

Bag lunch will be provided. RSVP required.

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