Faith and Work Summit — TBC Large Group Gathering
Speakers: Ron Johnson, Dave Gibbons, and David Miller
When: Saturday, September 30, 8:30 – 12:30
Where: Jubilee Christian Center, 161 Nortech Parkway, San Jose
Ron Johnson (born October 15, 1959) is the former chief executive officer of J. C. Penney. He was responsible for a major rebrand of J. C. Penney, which later led to company shares declining 51% and his firing in 2013. Previously, he was the senior vice president of retail operations at Apple Inc., where he pioneered the concept of the Apple Retail Stores and the Genius Bar, and the vice president of merchandising for Target Corporation, where he was credited for making the store “hip”. He is currently the head of Enjoy, a startup company.
Dave Gibbons is passionate about catalyzing dreams to reality! He serves as the Founder and CEO of XEALOTS, a global leadership network focused on Misfit Leaders (XEALOTS.ORG). He is the founder and Chief Visionary of NEWSONG Community. He serves as an advisor and spiritual guide to domain leaders from a diversity of organizations for profit and social profit, from legendary artists to professional athletes. He has served on the boards of World Vision and Fuller Seminary. Dave has authored three popular books on leadership, culture, pain and what’s next: Monkey and the Fish; XEALOTS and Small Cloud Rising. Dave is married to Rebecca. They have four children pursuing their dreams.
David W. Miller, Ph.D. is the director at Princeton University of the Faith & Work Initiative, lecturer and professional specialist. David brings an unusual “bilingual” perspective to the academic and business world. Before receiving his Ph.D. in ethics, he spent 16 years in senior executive positions in international business and finance.