Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This Month’s Topic will be: Leadership: Innate or Acquired?
5:30 p.m. Doors Open
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Al Bolea
8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dessert/Adjourn
Why do some people emerge as leaders and others don't? What is the core ingredient to becoming a great leader? These two questions will be explored and answered in this insightful expose' about leadership.
About the Keynote Speaker:
Mr. Al Bolea is the founder and architect of the Applied Leadership Seminars. He is the former CEO/GM of Dubai Petroleum and a retired BP executive. His industry career spans 40 years, including assignments in the US, UK and Middle East. One-third of his career was in the coal mining industry with the balance in the upstream oil and gas sectors. He has worked at nearly every level within industry: chairman, president, CEO, business unit leader, strategist, operator, financial analyst, planner, and hourly worker. He holds degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University, and INSEAD, Paris. He’s been an intermittent leadership expert for the U.S. Department of Energy and an in-resident CEO at the University of Houston. He’s currently the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership at the University of Alaska, guest leadership lecturer at the University of Houston, and board director of the Alaska Gas Pipeline Corporation.