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Whitehead Connects with Richard Foster

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Dr. Foster is an Emeritus Director of McKinsey & Company, Inc. and member of the executive committee of the W. M. Keck Foundation, where he is Chairman of the Medical Research Committee. Dr. Foster serves as Chairman of the Presidents’ Circle of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In addition, he serves on the boards of numerous private healthcare and computing companies and is a member of and lecturer for the China Thinkers Bureau. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2008. Dr. Foster is the best-selling author of Innovation: The Attacker's Advantage (1986) and Creative Destruction (2001).

Whitehead Connects is an initiative that brings renowned biology and biotech leaders to Whitehead Institute for an engaging presentation and dynamic networking opportunity for participants. Following the lecture, participants will have the opportunity to meet Whitehead postdoctoral fellows and learn about their latest discoveries.


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