New Conference Will Feature Mark Benioff, Reid Hoffman, Amy Cuddy, Gen. Stanley McCrystal And Others

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2015 – The New York Times announces today a new addition to its portfolio of conferences, the “New Work Summit,” which will bring together a world-class array of experts – CEOs, neurologists, data scientists, psychologists and others – to share and assess cutting-edge research on how best to inspire, manage and lead in today’s fast-changing global environment.

The event will be held February 29-March 1, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay in Half Moon Bay, California.

The Times’s New Work Summit is designed for top business executives charged with assembling the strongest teams possible and driving maximum growth and innovation. Leadership decisions are now being driven by data in unprecedented ways, and at this unique conference, attendees will explore the new frontiers of this data and apply it to their own company’s challenges.

Highly collaborative working sessions led by research pioneers will be complemented by on-stage sessions with successful CEOs who are distinguished by their approaches to growth.

The New Work Summit will be hosted by senior editors from The New York Times whose expertise and analysis will provide a springboard for rigorous discussions, including:

  • Adam Bryant, New York Times “Corner Office” columnist, Science deputy editor and New York Times best-selling author of “The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed”
  • Charles Duhigg, New York Times senior editor of conferences and live journalism, Pulitzer Prize-winner and New York Times best-selling author of “The Power of Habit”
  • Jenna Wortham, New York Times Magazine staff writer, and technology reporter and columnist

Conference speakers include:

  • Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce
  • Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack
  • Susan Cain, co-founder, Quiet Revolution LLC; author, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”
  • Amy Cuddy, social psychologist and professor, Harvard Business School
  • Chris Fussell, chief growth officer, McChrystal Group LLC
  • Adam Grant, PhD, professor, Wharton School of Business; author, “Originals” and “Give and Take”
  • Reid Hoffman, co-founder and executive chairman, LinkedIn; partner, Greylock Partners
  • Joichi Ito, director, MIT Media Lab
  • Ellen Kullman, retired chair and CEO, DuPont
  • Stanley A. McChrystal, partner, McChrystal Group LLC; retired four-star general
  • Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Corporation
  • Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, Home Box Office, Inc.

For more information please download the official press release published by NYT.