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Associate Deans Session: The Future of Innovation Ecosystems in a Post-Pandemic World, sponsored by MIT REAP

University stakeholder strategies for supporting resilience and competitive advantage

MIT REAP is pleased to present an invitation only* fireside chat with Phil Budden, MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer and MIT REAP co-faculty, examining the seismic pandemic-induced shifts in innovation ecosystems and the resulting increase in capital investment, stakeholder connection, competitive advantage, sustainability, and productivity. The fireside chat will be followed by a MIT REAP stakeholder panel, featuring former participants who will share actionable strategies for how universities can help harness surprising new opportunities to support vibrant, resilient innovation ecosystems. The chat and panel will be moderated by Stuart Krusell, Senior Director of MIT Sloan Global Programs.

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Fireside Chat Speakers

  • Phil Budden

    Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management
    MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Stu Krusell

    Senior Director, Global Programs Senior Lecturer, Behavioral and Policy Sciences Global Programs
    MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT REAP Panelists

  • Vince Edwards

    Empire Builders
  • Eva Panetti

    Assistant Professor in Management
    University of Naples Parthenope
  • Dr. Amina Sambo-Magaji

    Former National Coordinator
    Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE)


  • 11:15AM-11:45AM – Fireside chat with Phil Budden, moderated by Stuart Krusell
  • 11:45AM – 12:30PM – MIT REAP Stakeholder panel, moderated by Stuart Krusell

Date & Time

Tuesday, 16 November, 2021

  • 11:15AM – Washington D.C.
  • 4:15PM – London
  • 5:15PM – Geneva
  • 6:15PM – Cape Town
  • 9:45PM – Mumbai
  • 12:15AM – Singapore

This event is invitation only. If you would like to request an invitation, please email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org.