Recordings and Materials: Prior COVID-19 Recovery & Return to Work Roundtables

February 25, 2021: US and Massachusetts Vaccine Distribution

Featuring:

  • Marylou Sudders, Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

  • Christopher Teixeira is a Principal Data Scientist at the MITRE Corporation. He is responsible for providing his expertise in statistics, applied probability, modeling and simulation, and operations research to a variety of challenges that the federal government faces.

  • Stephen Pagliuca, co-chair Bain Capital and co-owner of the Boston Celtics; member of the Massachusetts High Technology Council Executive Committee.

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February 23, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccine Focus- Pfizer

Featuring:

  • Margaret Ruesch, Vice President of Pfizer’s Biotherapeutics Analytical R&D, leads teams of experts in state-of-the-art and innovative modalities for Gene Therapy.
  • Kevin Nepveux, VP Pfizer Global Supply, Launch Excellence. Launch Excellence manages all activities associated with New Products within Pfizer Global Supply including sourcing, technology development, technology transfer, and launch operations.
  • Stephen Pagliuca, co-chair Bain Capital and co-owner of the Boston Celtics; member of the Massachusetts High Technology Council Executive Committee

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February 12, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccines- Johnson & Johnson

Featuring:

  • Dan Barouch, M.D.,Ph.D., director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is an innovator in the field of infectious disease research.
  • Stephen Pagliuca, co-chair Bain Capital and co-owner of the Boston Celtics; member of the Massachusetts High Technology Council Executive Committee

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December 10, 2020: Employer and Higher Education Applications of Testing Strategies in the War on COVID-19

Featuring:

  • Lucy Ayoub, Managing Director, Prime Healthcare Distributors
  • Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and member of the Mass. Higher Education COVID-19 Working Group.
  • Muzammil Mansuri, Ph.D, Venture Partner, F-Prime Capital and Executive Director of Project Beacon (founded by The Broad Institute)
  • Dan Welch, Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Waters Corp.
November 23, 2020: Current Status and Future Impacts of Testing in the War on COVID-19

Featuring:

  • Steve Pagliuca, Co-owner Boston Celtics and Co-chair Bain Capital: Update on Council’s May 2020 COVID-19 Framework & Research; andPanel Discussion on the Role of Testing in the War Against COVID-19 with:
  • Marc Casper, CEO, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Donna Hochberg, Partner, Health Advances
  • David Walt, HHMI Professor, Core Faculty Member-Wyss Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • David Weiss, SVP-Player Matters, National Basketball Association

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July 28, 2020: Elementary & Secondary Education-The Path Forward for Schools, Students & Parents

Featuring:

  • Dr. Jeff Riley, Commissioner- Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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June 26, 2020: Return to the Workplace- Effective Employer Strategies

Featuring:

  • Jennifer Reilly, SVP and Chief Human Resource Officer, MKS Instruments
  • Dan Weintraub, Chief Administrative Officer, Audax Group
  • Atif Zaim, Principal, KPMG

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June 19, 2020: Return to the Workplace- Effective Employer Strategies

Featuring:

  • Ed Mackey, Executive Vice President, Boston Scientific and Mass. High Tech Council Executive Committee Member
  • David Hole, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Mike Plisinski, CEO, Onto Innovation

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June 11, 2020: Return to the Workplace- Effective Employer Strategies

Featuring:

  • Jane Steinmetz, Boston Office Managing Principal, EY and Mass. High Tech Council Executive Committee Member
  • Jill Larsen, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTC
  • Chris Ross, Head of Integrated Supply Chain Operations, MilliporeSigma

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June 4, 2020: Safe on Campus: A Framework for Reopening Colleges and Universities

Featuring:

  • Robert Brown, President, Boston University
  • Paula Johnson, President, Wellesley College
  • Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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May 22, 2020: Return to the Workplace Roadmap Roundtable- Masks, Testing and Tracing for Employers

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May 12, 2020: Legal Considerations: The New Workplace and Workforce in the Wake of COVID-19

Featuring:

  • Mark Barnes, Partner, Ropes and Gray
  • Megan Bisk, Partner, Ropes and Gray
  • Jennifer Fay, Partner, Goodwin
  • Liam O’Connell, Co-managing Partner, Nutter

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May 7, 2020: Economic Competitiveness in the Time of COVID-19

Featuring:

  • Scott Cohn, Creator “America’s Top States for Business” and Special Correspondent, CNBC
  • Colin Moore, Chief Investment Officer, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
  • Timothy Zanni, Global and US Technology Sector Leader, KPMG

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May 1, 2020: A Framework for Restarting the Mass. Economy

Featuring:

  • Steve Pagliuca, Co-Chairman, Bain Capital and Co-Owner of the Boston Celtics
  • Megan Greenfield, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

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April 24, 2020: Higher Education Insights

Featuring:

  • Alison Davis-Blake, President, Bentley University
  • Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • David Luzzi, Sr. Vice Provost & VP, Northeastern University
  • Jacqueline Moloney, Chancellor, UMASS Lowell
  • Ted Rounsaville, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Co.

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April 17, 2020: Cyber Security Implications and Guidance

Featuring:

  • Corey Thomas, Founder and CEO Rapid7
  • Doug Robbins, VP Air Force Portfolio, The MITRE Corporation
  • Chris Wysopal, Founder, CTO & CISO, Veracode

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April 14, 2020: Women In Leadership-Managing Careers in the Work-from Home Reality

Featuring:

  • Mary Ann Freeman, Senior Director of Engineering, MathWorks
  • Jody Gastfriend, LICSW, VP Senior Care, Care.com
  • Kathleen Mitford, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, PTC
  • Cathy Saunders, Head of Client Engagement Center and Early Career Programs, Putnam Investments

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April 10, 2020: Telehealth and Telemedicine

Featuring:

  • Dr. Andy Ellner, CEO, Firefly Health
  • Fay Rotenberg Bush, President, Firefly Health
  • Jennifer St. Thomas, Vice President, AllWays Health Partners
  • Ed Mackey, Executive Vice President, Boston Scientific

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March 31, 2020: Massachusetts Economic Impacts and Response

Featuring:

  • Mike Kennealy, Secretary, Mass. Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

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March 27, 2020: Insights from Mass. General Hospital

Featuring:

  • Dr. Peter Slavin, President, Mass. General Hospital
  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Practicing Infectious Disease Physician, Mass. General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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March 25, 2020: Employer Responses

Featuring:

  • Chris Ross, EVP Operations, MilliporeSigma
  • Eric Snow, SVP Corporate Marketing, PTC
  • Diane Young, VP Employee Benefits, PTC

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March 18, 2020: Employer Responses

Featuring:

  • Ed Mackey: Executive Vice President – Operations, Boston Scientific
  • Jonathan Proffitt: VP Global Workforce Solutions, Kronos
  • Nav Singh: Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.
  • Ed Whalen: Chief Human Resources Officer, Putnam Investments

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