Duke CE Leadership Series

Welcome to the Duke CE Leadership Series.  Today the pillars of organizational stability are being
continually challenged and.do not fit into neat categories like strategy, technology or finance. Because problems are more complex and continually changing, leadership and context are now more important than ever

We’ve designed this series as a complimentary opportunity for you to explore challenges with experts from Duke CE and our global educator network. Our quarterly episodes will be 45 minutes in length,  presenting you with the opportunity to discover and discuss leadership for what’s next, so you and your organization can be ready.   

Episode 1: Designing Organizations for Digital Disruption

Session Date: April 10, 2018
Session Time: 7:30 – 8:15 AM PT, 10:30 – 11:15 AM ET, 3:30 – 4:15 PM GMT

Technology is rapidly disrupting how we interact and work. As a result, our organizational structures are becoming outdated and need to be more agile to respond to these shifts. Justin Ferrell, an experienced educator and creative practitioner, will explain how we can learn from digital user behavior to design creative organizations  This human-centered approach is the foundation of expert Justin Ferrell’s approach to organizational change.

In this leadership series episode, we offer attendees information and thought-provoking insights on designing organizations for digital disruption:


Justin Ferrell
Creator, collaborator and educator

An experienced teacher, facilitator and creative practitioner, Justin has led innovation sessions for prominent organizations including Colgate-Palmolive, Dow Jones, Facebook, Fidelity Investments, Google, HP, Infosys, Nedbank, NRK, SAP, The Aspen Institute, The New York Times, The United Nations, the U.S. Department of State and the World Economic Forum. He also teaches execu­tives at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and has worked with executive education programs at Aalto Univer­sity in Finland and EGADE Business School in Mexico. The former director of digital, mobile and new product design at The Washington Post, Justin also teaches graduate courses in design thinking and organization design at the Institute of Design at Stanford (“the d.school”).

Ben Walker
Host and Editor in Chief of Dialogue, Duke CE’s Partner Journal

Ben Walker has worked in publishing for over twenty years. He is currently an editor at LID publishing and the primary editor of Dialogue. Dialogue is a global media platform for management and leadership that reaches an audience of more than one million readers around the world. Before joining LID, Ben was an editor at Think Publishing.

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