Leadership in Action

2023 AESC Global Conference - New York

April 25, 2023
New York City
Leadership in Action
April 25, 2023
08:00 to 18:00

We live in a time of near-constant disruption. Leaders who can act decisively, build adaptable and resilient organizations, and navigate current and future shocks are well-positioned to thrive during the inevitable groundswells to come. Join us in NY to expand your knowledge, learn from experts and turn your leadership into action.

Gain actionable, practical insights from experts and elevate your client impact.


  • April 24 - *Assessment Master Class led by Hogan | Boutique and Independent Firm Forum | Networking Drinks Reception
  • April 25 - Conference

*Separate registration is required for the Assessment Master Class. Conference & Master Class packages can be purchased here. 

Venue: Convene

Who Should Attend:

  • AESC Members | Executive Search & Leadership Consulting Professionals
  • Board Directors, C-level Executives, Talent Acquisition, Venture Capitalists and Private Equity

We'll explore

  • Empowering Fearless Leadership
  • The Rising Threat of Cyber Risk in the Profession
  • State of the Profession
  • Using Storytelling to Communicate Value to your clients and candidates
  • Building Your Influence in the C-Suite
  • Navigating the Economic Storm
  • And much more!


CYBER RISK: The Rising Threat and Your Best Defense

Learn from experts who will talk about the impact of cyber risk on the profession of executive search and leadership consulting, identify the threats and discuss how to strengthen our defenses.

The State of the Profession

Karen Greenbaum, AESC CEO presents the highly anticipated report on growth trends and sentiment from the AESC Member Outlook Survey, the only research of its kind on the executive search and leadership consulting profession.

Empowering Fearless Leadership

What are the behaviors, habits and attitudes that undermine the leadership trajectory of women and underrepresented people to this day, and what can you do about it? Lakisha Ann Woods is a respected CEO, best-selling author of Never Get Their Coffee: Empowering Fearless Leadership and global thought leader who uses data, anecdotes, and powerful case studies to empower fearless leadership.

Building Your Influence in the C-Suite [Breakout Session]

Learn practical tools and proven approaches to amplify your personal strengths. Leverage Parker’s “Triangle of Truth” to earn trust, credibility, and influence with C-Suite leaders. Mel Parker is a successful CEO, turnaround executive, author, West Point graduate, U. S. Army Ranger and internationally recognized leader who has led multiple high-performing teams for some of the world’s biggest brands.

Navigating the Economic Storm [Breakout Session]

Understand how economic waves affect your business and how organizational resilience can position you to reset and endure. Deploying long-term versus short-term thinking and leveraging their C-Suite Outlook©, Dana Peterson, Chief Economist at The Conference Board focuses on the issues that matter to you and your clients.

Storytelling Workshop—Don't Lose the Headline! [Breakout Session]

Do you know how to make the first sentence count? Can you capture and hold the attention of a prospect? A candidate? Can you adeptly communicate your value to clients? In this interactive workshop learn how to communicate succinctly and effectively through a fireside chat and storytelling exercises with journalist, best-selling author, producer and adjunct professor at NYU’s Arthur J. Carter Journalism Institute, Nina Burleigh.



237 Park Avenue, New York, NY
The Westin New York Grand Central
212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

AESC Room Block
Start Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
End Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023
Last Day to Book: Monday, March 20, 2023
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Thank you to our AESC Partners