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Roger Martin, Dean, Rotman School of Management and Author, The Design of Business

The Wharton Club of Northern California's New Affinity Group "Design means Business" event series invites you and a guest to join us for a Thought Leader Lecture at Wharton | San Francisco on Thursday, September 30th at 6:00 pm.

DESIGN MEANS BUSINESS: Roger Martin, Dean, Rotman School Of management And Author, The Design Of Business
Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Open new paths to innovation by changing the way you think. Roger will share his perspectives on how leading companies use design thinking to push knowledge through stages in ways that produce breakthrough innovations and competitive advantage.

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Date: Thursday, October 14th, 2010
Time: 5:30-6:00pm Registration/Networking; 6:00-7:00pm Lecture, Q&A; 7:00-8:00pm; Book signing & Post event networking
Wharton School, 101 Howard Street, #500, San Francisco, CA 94105
WCNC members and accompanied guests: $20 per person. Non-member alumni and other guests: $40 per person. Registrations after 4:00pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 are an extra $10 per ticket. Cancellations after Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the discretion of the WCNC. No charge for Wharton Club Gold Ticket Members (but remember as always to register via the above 'Register Online' link.)

Roger Martin
Roger Martin has served as dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto since 1998. He was formerly a director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts were he served for two years as co-head of the firm. Martin continues to serve as a senior advisor to CEOs of some of the worldʼs leading companies. His research interests lie inthe areas of global competitiveness, integrative thinking,business design, and corporate citizenship. He is author of The Responsibility Virus (Basic Books, 2002), The Opposable Mind (Harvard Business Press, 2007), The Design of Business (Harvard Business Press, 2009) and many articles in leading business publications, including Harvard Business Review, Business Week, Barronʼs, Financial Times, The Washington Post, and Fast Company. In 2007, BusinessWeek named Martin one of the ten most influential business professors in the world. In 2009, he was ranked by Forbesʼ and the Times of Londonʼs as one of the top 50 management thinkers in the world.

About Wharton Club of Northern California's new affinity Group: "Design means Business"
Design means Business is a new affinity group with the Wharton Club of Northern California founded by Wharton Alumni. Our mission is to advance and inspire design throughout the business world. Design means Business is in partnership with the SF Bay Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). For more information on Design means Business, please contact:
Geoff Morrissett, WGʼ07 (geoffrey.morrissett.wg07@wharton.upenn.edu);
Martin Dragomirecky,WGʼ07 (martin.dragomirecky.wg07@wharton.upenn.edu) or Wayne Pan, WGʼ07 (waynep@wharton.upenn.edu).

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