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GSB Leadership Institute Lecture Series: Saul Kaplan

November 13, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: FCAS 157
  • Open to the Public

The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business presents Saul Kaplan, founder and chief catalyst of the Business Innovation Factory, in the Leadership Institute Guest Lecture Series. Kaplan will deliver a lecture titled "Leadership and Innovation." A book signing will immediately follow his presentation.

The Business Innovation Factory (BIF) is a real-world laboratory for exploring and testing new business models and social systems. BIF has attracted a global community of more than 5,000 innovators and organizes the internationally renowned BIF Collaborative Innovation Summit.

An expert in collaborative innovation, Mr. Kaplan will share his insights on the requirements for successful leadership as well as how to create and sustain innovation. Mr. Kaplan’s ideas are detailed in his book, “The Business Model Innovation Factory: How to Stay Relevant When the World is Changing.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase following the presentation.

Saul Kaplan shares his innovation musings on Twitter (@skap5), his blog (It’s Saul Connected) and as a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and Bloomberg Business Week. Mr. Kaplan holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute focusing on the strategic management of technology and a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island.