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Fireside Chat: Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP and President John Fry

Bossone Research Enterprise Center
3120 Market Street
Rm. Mitchell Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business Presents:

A Fireside Chat:
Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP and President John Fry

A View from the Top On -
Jobs / Trends / Leadership / Collaboration / Community

Thursday, November 1, 2012
6 p.m. Discussion
7 p.m. Reception
Mitchell Auditorium
Bossone Research Center
31st and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Students, alumni, professors, and staff from all schools, colleges, and groups are invited to attend this special discussion which will address topics that add value to our professional and daily lives.
A rare opportunity to hear directly from two distinguished leaders who are seizing the day (carpe diem) both now - and throughout their careers - to propel their organizations forward in a rapidly changing economy.

Learn how Drexel, SAP and 1200+ University Alliances Program members are teaming around the world.

Jobs - Competing to jumpstart your career
Trends - Identifying global opportunities in the marketplace including China and beyond
Leadership - Sharing lessons learned and best practices
Collaboration - Connecting engineering, industry, technology, art, and healthcare to drive value
Community - Enabling Corporate Social Responsibility to build relationships

Presenter Bios:
Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP:…

John Fry, President of Drexel University:

Frank Linnehan, Ph.D., interim dean of LeBow College of Business
Dr. Frank Linnehan is the Interim Dean for Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and Professor of Management in LeBow’s Department of Management. Dr. Linnehan received his Ph.D. in Human Resources Administration from Temple University and has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Compensation and Management. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Linnehan worked for seventeen years in both line and Human Resource management in the financial services industry.
Dr. Linnehan’s research interests include school-to-work transitions for high school and college students, adult-youth mentoring, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment and workforce diversity initiatives. He has authored or co-authored papers that have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Group and Organization Management, Applied Psychology: An International Journal, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Management Inquiry, Social Psychology of Education and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Academies, Inc. where he sits on the Executive and Finance committees.

Who should attend?


  • Alumni