TEDxCPW Event 2017

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Friday, November 3 2017
Goizueta Main Auditorium at The Coca-Cola Company
1 Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30313
United States
Georgia US

Are you looking for a way to spend a great day, listening to ground-breaking ideas worth spreading, leading edge, fresh, thought-provoking ideas that are unique and inspirational, ideas that contain key messages which speak to you personally and professionally?  If so, make plans to join us as we explore important topics impacting our community.

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H. James Dallas

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James Dallas is an accomplished senior executive who was born in a segregated hospital in Atlanta, raised by a single mother, attended six different elementary and four different high schools and went on to lead growth initiatives at Georgia-Pacific and Medtronic and is on the boards of several others. 

The majority of Mr. Dallas’ career has been focused on bridging the gap between strategy and execution, using IT for competitive advantage, and leadership development. He has been named one of the most powerful black men in corporate America several times in his career by Black Enterprise and Savoy magazines.

Jennifer Hidinger

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In her role as co-founder of Staplehouse Restaurant, Jennifer Hidinger orchestrates the development and execution of all aspects of the restaurant, and is  co- founder and spokesperson for The Giving Kitchen Initiative (TGK), an Atlanta nonprofit organization that supports area restaurant workers facing an unanticipated crisis. TGK was inspired by the overwhelming expression of support from the restaurant industry when Hidinger’s late husband and business partner, chef Ryan Hidinger, was diagnosed with cancer in December 2012. 

Raj Sisodia

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Raj Sisodia, PhD – FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College, and Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Conscious Capitalism Inc.

Raj Sisodia is co-author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business” (2013) and Wall Street Journal bestseller “Everybody Matters” (2015). He was named one of “Ten Outstanding Trailblazers of 2010” by Good Business International, and one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America. 

Sarah E. Ernst

Partner, Alston & Bird, and President, Board of Directors, OnBoard

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As a partner at Alston & Bird, Sarah Ernst specializes in public and private company securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs, and corporate governance, with a focus in the healthcare sector. OnBoard is the leading authority on women in the boardroom and the c-suite of Georgia public companies. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of diversity in corporate leadership, and she also leads Alston & Bird’s Atlanta Women’s Initiative.

Linda Matzigkeit

Chief Administrative Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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As Chief Administrative Office of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Linda Matzigkeit provides executive oversight, vision and support for human resources, legal, compliance, marketing and communications, strategic planning and wellness. Tenacity and accountability are the secret sauce of her personal and professional achievements. A marathon runner with a passion for wellness, Matzigkeit will share her “Iron Woman” philosophy and guidance to TEDxCentennialParkWomen’s participants for how to execute the concept in their own lives.

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D.

Best-Selling Author and Speaker

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Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D. will facilitate an experience called “The Genius of Opposites in Networking.” Based on her research with successful introverted leaders and influencers, Dr. Kahnweiler will show participants how to use practical tools to turn small talk into “substance talk” and build networking relationships that last.

Speakers

H. James Dallas

Jennifer Hidinger

Raj Sisodia

Sarah E. Ernst

Linda Matzigkeit

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D.

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