Applying Knowledge for Global Impact: The Extraordinary Vision of Dr. Tim Killeen, President of The Research Foundation for SUNY
October 14, 2013
Hosted by Kate Ebner
The State of New York has thousands of brilliant minds working to make connections that fuel opportunity and economic revitalization across the state through The Research Foundation (RF) for SUNY. The largest university-connected research foundation in the United States, the RF supports nearly $1 billion in research activity annually in the State University of New York system. Dr. Tim Killeen, President of SUNY’s Research Foundation and SUNY’s Vice Chancellor for Research, has a vision for the Foundation that reaches far beyond campus research labs. Learn how SUNY’s research impacts our world by generating knowledge that solves pressing real world problems and how businesses can grow and thrive as a result of a knowledge-based economic engine. Join Host Kate Ebner and Dr. Killeen as they discuss how SUNY and the RF are incubating big ideas for an even bigger impact. Don’t miss the chance to hear a truly visionary leader think out loud.
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Top leadership coach and change guru Kate Ebner teaches leaders in business, education, government and non-profits how to create compelling and inspiring visions that lead to extraordinary results and outcomes. Each week on “Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life,” Kate introduces you to the amazing visionaries who are shaping our future. She’ll show you how to create your own motivating leadership vision – and how to make it real. Discover the simple, yet powerful steps that add up to a great vision and an extraordinary life. Explore how real visionaries are using vision to drive exceptional results. Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life features guests who open our eyes to new possibilities and whose stories inspire. Tune in and learn how and why to create your own vision. Join Kate for practical tips, wisdom, and knowledge that will take your leadership and your life to a new level.
Top leadership coach Kate Ebner invites people to be visionary. Founder of The Nebo Company, a leadership consultancy based in Washington, D.C., Kate teaches leaders how to use vision as a powerful and practical tool for manifesting the important changes they want to see. Kate works with senior executives and teams at Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, social entrepreneurs and government agencies who are leading significant change, helping them to thrive in their careers and find greater fulfillment and satisfaction in life.
Kate specializes not only in how to create, live and lead from vision, but also how to make it real through effective implementation. She gained more than two decades of firsthand experience in envisioning, leading and implementing major change while serving as a dean at Middlebury College and as senior vice president of an international strategy consulting firm. Her own journey from executive to master coach is a story of vision and personal transformation. As faculty and co-director of Georgetown University's Leadership Coaching program, Kate authored of "Coaching for Leverage,” a chapter in On Becoming a Leadership Coach. Kate Ebner is frequently quoted in publications and speaks at conferences about leadership, vision, and empowerment.