Monday, March 2
Opening General Session Keynote Address
Baby Boomer Lynne Lancaster is one of today's foremost cultural translators. An expert on the generations, she is co-founder of BridgeWorks, a company that advises leaders, managers, and employees on how to conduct business more successfully by bridging generation gaps at work and in the marketplace. Lynne's keynote speeches and workshops have enlightened and entertained high level audiences from many of America's best companies, including 3M, American Express, Best Buy, Cisco, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Disney, Intel, Lockheed Martin, and Wells Fargo, as well as from numerous public sector and nonprofit organizations.
Lynne is the co-author of the best-selling business book When Generations Collide: Who They are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work (Harper-Collins). A consistent favorite among CEOs, the book spent time on several best-seller lists and is one of only two titles published by HarperCollins in 2003 that has sold more copies each year since publication. Her other book, The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation is Rocking the Workplace (HarperBusiness), co-authored with business partner David Stillman, has garnered a gold medal from the Axiom business book awards.
BridgeWorks has been dedicated solely to the study of generational differences since its inception in 1998 and has worked with clients varying from the AARP to MTV and 30 Fortune 100 companies in between.
Lynne is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in English Literature. Lynne has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, and recently shared the speaking platform with former president, George H.W. Bush.
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