The BostonSpeaksSeries is a panel breakfast series for the entrepreneurial and business community. First Friday, every month.

Learn, network and get inspired every month as we invite some of the most exciting changemakers, entrepreneurs, and top thought leaders in Boston to discuss tricks-of-the-trade, their communication and leadership secrets and the success principles they've gained along the way!


TAKEAWAYS:

  • How to be an effective leader

  • The importance of having good leadership skills

  • Build relationships and network with panelists, business professionals and entrepreneurs from Boston

  • Q/A with panelists

The BostonSpeaksSeries is a panel breakfast series for the entrepreneurial and business community. First Friday, every month. 

AGENDA:

8:00-8:15 AM: Breakfast, Networking, Chit-Chats

8:15-8:20 AM: Introductions/Announcements

8:20-8:45 AM: Activity & Games

8:45-9:45 AM: Panel Discussion

9:45-10:00 AM: Closing, Shout-outs, Networking

***A Link To Tune-In Virtually Will Also Be Provided The Day Before***

Panelists:

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JIM LOPATA, VP OF COACHING SUPER VISION, ACEUP

James Lopata, MTS, PCC, VP of Coaching Super Vision at Ace-Up, is an executive, entrepreneurial, and team leadership coach. He’s helped elevate the performance of executives at Capital One, IBM, Sanofi, Tesla, GE Healthcare, Facebook, and many startups, including LovePop. His 25-plus years of corporate experience include roles as an executive on Wall Street (Citibank, Bear Stearns), in digital consulting (Razorfish), and in the entertainment industry (Grammy member). He is a motivational speaker, an author (“The Secret to Career Happiness” & coming soon: “The Secret To Entrepreneurial Success” ), and award-winning writer (Forbes.com, NYTimes, Boston Globe). He’s an official business coach for the City of Boston, a judge and mentor for MassChallenge, and serves as Board President of the Massachusetts LGBT Chamber of Commerce. He holds degrees from Miami University (Ohio) and Harvard University.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jameslopata/

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EVE BRIDBURG, FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GRUBSTREET

Under Eve’s leadership, GrubStreet has grown into a national literary powerhouse known for artistic excellence, working to democratize the publishing pipeline and program innovation. An active partner to the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, Eve was the driving force behind establishing the country’s first Literary Cultural District in downtown Boston. Her work has been recognized by Boston Magazine, who named her one of Boston’s 50 most powerful women and by BostInno Magazine who gave her their 2014 Arts and Entertainment Award for driving innovation in Boston. Having graduated from its inaugural class, Eve remains active with the National Arts Strategies Chief Executive Program, a consortium of 200 of the world’s top cultural leaders, which addresses the critical issues that face the arts and cultural sector worldwide. Eve has presented on the future of publishing, what it takes to build a literary arts center, and the intersection of arts and civics at numerous local and national conferences. Her essays and op-eds on publishing, the role of creative writing centers and the importance of the narrative arts have appeared in The Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Cognoscenti, Writer's Digest and TinHouse. Eve serves on the Advisory Board of The Loop Lab, a new Cambridge-based nonprofit dedicated to decreasing youth violence and drug abuse by increasing job opportunities. Eve worked as a literary agent at The Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary Agency for five happy years where she developed, edited, and sold a wide variety of books to major publishers. Before starting GrubStreet, she attended Boston University’s Writing program on a teaching fellowship, farmed in Oregon, and ran an international bookstore in Prague.

Twitter - @evebridburg

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GEORGE BAKER, EXECUTIVE COACH-SPEAKER-LEADERSHIP ADVISOR

George helps people grow high functioning teams by providing a deep dive into how they lead and develop unique options and actions to drive them to the results they are looking for.

With more than 25 years of municipal fire department and emergency medical services leadership coupled with internationally accredited executive coach training, he brings his clients a blend of straightforward honest thinking, humor, and understanding.

George and his team at innerOvation provide the most efficient, effective and affordable Leadership and Team Development that companies are looking for right now.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-baker-8852a410

Your Host:

KIT PANG, FOUNDER OF BOSTONSPEAKS

Kit Pang is a Communication Expert TEDxInbound and Keynote speaker, and the founder of BostonSpeaks. He is on a mission to help individuals become exceptional speakers and communicators. He started this monthly breakfast series in order to build a community where entrepreneurs, business professionals, workaholics and individuals could come together to get motivated, learn the latest tips and discover new insights. @kitpangx www.bostonspeaks.com

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