Reinvention & Resilience: 8th Annual Family Enterprise Conference

Reinvention & Resilience: Virtual Conference

April 1, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

How will companies adapt to a post-pandemic world? Reinvention. How do families thrive generation to generation? Resilience. Those are the keywords for the 8th Annual Family Enterprise Conference. With over a dozen speakers across industries and around the globe, you will learn how to adapt to an ever-changing world; one that is more inter-connected than ever. Intimate networking opportunities will give you a chance to speak to others in family enterprises and build meaningful relationships. Please save the date for a stimulating day of conversation.

Stay tuned for more information on speakers and registration in early 2022!

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9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome
9:10 - 10:00 a.m.

Academic Presentation: Reinvention

Professor Rita McGrathColumbia Business School

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Panel: Navigating the Post-Pandemic World
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break 
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Panel: Family Enterprise in an Inter-Connected World
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel: Young Alumni: Governance from the Ground Up 
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  Virtual Networking Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. 

Keynote Fireside Chat

Jon Sebastiani '12, Founder & CEO of Sonoma Brands 

Moderated by Professor Stephen Zagor, Columbia Business School

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.  Panel: Family Office 
3:00 p.m.  Wrap Up Remarks 

Stay tuned for more information on the agenda, speakers and registration in early 2022!

Did you Know?

Did You Know?

Family enterprises can be public and private, and include many househld names such as:


- Families own at least 80% of the world’s businesses.

- Family enterprises employ the majority of workers globally.

- Family offices actively invest in private equity and venture capital.

- Families fund most of the world’s philanthropy and are at the cutting edge of social enterprise.

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