Leading with AI: Shaping a Human-Centric Future

December 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM | New York City

An exclusive invitation

Join global leaders as we explore how to shape a more resilient future

We're excited to invite you to the Duke Corporate Education Leadership Insights Event, Leading with AI: Shaping a Human-Centric Future. At this in-person only event, you’ll:

  • Discuss how AI will integrate into our businesses and daily lives
  • Explore pathways toward an AI future that prioritizes humanity
  • Connect with industry experts, leading thinkers and influential executives

Don’t miss this impactful and educational experience where leaders gather to create meaningful dialogue!

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Sharmla Chetty
Chief Executive Officer
Duke Corporate Education

Sharmla Chetty bio

Michael Fraccaro
Chief People Officer

Michael Fraccaro bio

Bill Boulding
Dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor of Business Administration
Duke Fuqua School of Business

Bill Boulding bio

Francine Katsoudas
EVP and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer
Francine Katsoudas bio
Raj Seshadri
President of Data & Services
Raj Seshadri bio
Alan Murray
Chief Executive Officer
Fortune Media

Alan Murray bio

Shelie Gustafson
Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer
Shelie Gustafson bio
Andrew Reiskind
Chief Data Officer
Andrew Reiskind bio
JoAnn Stonier
Fellow of Data & AI
JoAnn Stonier bio
Antwan Lofton
Vice President of Human Resources
Duke University & Duke Health System
Antwan Loftin bio
Saša Pekeč
Professor of Decision Sciences
Duke Fuqua School of Business
Saša Pekeč bio
Vishal Patel
President of Global Markets
Duke Corporate Education
Vishal Patel bio
Julia Alexander
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Julia Alexander bio
Ryan McManus
Founder and CEO
Ryan McManus bio
David Welsh
Regional Managing Director, North America
Duke Corporate Education
David Welsh bio
Richard Freishtat
Associate Dean for Executive Education
Duke Fuqua School of Business
Richard Freishtat bio
Thomas Solecki
Head of Strategy and Analytics for Engineering
BNY Mellon
Thomas Solecki bio
Scott Snyder
Chief Digital Officer
Scott Snyder bio


9:00 – 9:10
Welcome & Introduction

Human-centric AI is a leadership imperative in the current landscape. Join us for discussions about the way AI will integrate into our organizations and our lives.

Sharmla Chetty
Sharmla Chetty
Chief Executive Officer, Duke Corporate Education
Michael Fraccaro
Michael Fraccaro
Chief People Officer, Mastercard
9:10 – 9:25
Humanity in an AI World

Now more than ever the world needs business leaders who can pull people with different perspectives together by creating common purpose. Dean Bill Boulding speaks about the traits required in this type of leadership, including DQ—decency quotient—first coined by a former Mastercard leader.   

Bill Boulding
Bill Boulding
Dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor, Duke Fuqua School of Business
9:25 – 9:55
Fireside Chat on the Promise and Peril of AI 

Generative AI features alone are projected to add up to $4.4 trillion to the global economy annually. Companies need to consider not only the value of AI to their organizations, but also how AI will disrupt their workforce.  

Sharmla Chetty
Facilitator: Sharmla Chetty
Chief Executive Officer, Duke Corporate Education
Reiskind, Andrew
Andrew Reiskind
Chief Data Officer, Mastercard
Fran Katsoudas
Francine Katsoudas
EVP and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer, Cisco
9:55 – 10:25
Eye on AI: Capitalizing on Opportunities, Managing Risks and Navigating Accountability

Learn how utilizing AI can profoundly improve performance of any organization, and the novel issues that leaders should be considering when incorporating AI into their and organizational decision-making.

Pekec Sasa
Saša Pekeč
Professor of Decision Sciences, Duke Fuqua School of Business 
10:25 – 10:40
Networking Break 
10:40 – 11:20
PANEL: Generative AI-Shaping the Future of Work and New Skills

Generative AI will be reshaping work as we know it, and it’s clear that we are just getting started. Executive thought leaders discuss the skills and mindsets needed for the future.

11:20 – 11:55
PANEL: The Human Connection and Ethical Considerations in AI

Learning and development leaders and AI experts examine charting the path forward for the future workforce with AI. 

11:55 – 12:40
PANEL: Human-Centric Principle – The Role of Leaders in an AI-Driven World

Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune Media and author of “Tomorrow’s Capitalist,” moderates a discussion with leaders on how AI will reshape business and the world at large. What does the future of AI and the workforce look like? And how should businesses be preparing for this next shift? 

David Welsh
Regional Managing Director, North America, Duke Corporate Education
1:00 – 1:45
Lunch & Innovation Demo


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