Managing Risk: Thriving After Cyber Threats, Natural Disasters and More-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Philadelphia small business owners joined a special program jointly organized by the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center and the Travelers Institute® Small Business – Big Opportunity℠ initiative. This interactive luncheon symposium explored perspectives on decision-making and risk management for today's small business leaders, including:
- Business continuity planning as a competitive advantage
- Strategies for managing cybersecurity risks
- Preparing for and mitigating risks associated with natural disasters
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Keynote Presentation: "Leadership Decision-Making Under Conditions of Risk"
Roch Parayre, Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; Managing Director, Decision Strategies International, Inc.
Moderator: Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Ben Collier, Research Fellow, Risk Management and Decision Process Center, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Michael Echols, Director, Joint Program Management Office, National Protection and Program Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Matthew Gardner, Regional President, AssuredPartners, Inc.
See highlights from this event:
The Travelers Institute visited Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a part of a national series of symposia, called Small Business – Big Opportunity, to help identify solutions to challenges facing small businesses today. This video highlights the event’s top four ideas for small business.