Wharton Women: Catalysts, Susan Lucas-Conwell WG83, Thu 2/24, 530pm-630pm PST - Wharton Club of Southern California

Date and Time
Thursday, February 24, 2022
5:30pm— 6:30pm
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Sheila Bangalore


The Wharton Club of Southern California invites all members and non-members to this continuing series.  Catalysts represent leaders across different industries that continually drive change to enhance their business and community.  Wharton Women proudly sponsors this new virtual series designed to create and foster collisions through rich discussion.


When:  Wednesday, February 24, 5:30-6:30pm PST

Where:  Online event (Zoom link will be sent to registered participants in advance of the event)

Cost:  Paid Members, Free; Non-Members, $10


About The Speaker:

Susan Lucas-Conwell WG83

With 20+ years of international leadership, Board and advisory experience, Susan Lucas-Conwell WG83 is recognized for inspiring leadership, strategic thinking and a successful track record in translating innovation into growth.  Most recently Executive Vice President of CSIRO US, she opened the Silicon Valley innovation center and managed North America for Australia’s national science organization.  An NACD Fellow, she has extensive Board, advisory experience (Sparrho, Women in Sports Technology, Growth Resources Inc., Tiatros).

Previously, Susan developed a deep expertise in corporate innovation/venture at Global 1000's (Siemens TTB , Sapphire Ventures) and is on the Advisory Board of the Global Corporate Venture & Innovation Summit.  As Global CEO and Board Director at Great Place to Work Institute, she re-invented the business model to increase annual revenues by 30%.  Her extensive start-up expertise as founder and advisor has enriched the strategic thinking and value-add she brings regarding external innovation. After an MBA at The Wharton School, she acquired strong consumer goods marketing experience in the US and France.

Public recognition includes The “Innovator Spotlight Award” (Frost & Sullivan), Watermark "Women who Made their Mark" and frequent speaking roles such as TedX.


About the Host:

Sheila Bangalore WG21

As a chief legal and strategy officer with a Wharton Finance MBA, Sheila Bangalore honed her legal/compliance, corporate strategy and governance experience over 20 years in senior roles across multinational, highly regulated, technology (B2B/C) and retail businesses, including Zappos, Bally Technologies, Aristocrat Gaming and MP Materials. Sheila’s results-oriented focus, collaborative style and ability to develop and lead high-performing, diverse teams enable growth and transformation.


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