Jan. 11, 2022

378: Disruptive Innovation - with Dr. John Porter, President of Lindenwood University

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In this episode, President Series #129, YOUR guest is Dr. John Porter, President at Lindenwood University, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, aka, THE Voice of Education, & YOUR special guest co-host is Lisa Honaker, Managing Director of Sales for FedEx Office (Eastern US).

In this incredible episode, John talks about the business of education in a way that we don't hear often.  Coming from a 33-year technology career, John has helped transition Lindenwood to embrace a service culture that is responsive to students, embraces disruptive innovation, and invests in the future.  Hear John talk about Lindenwood GLOBAL, and why he has teamed up with our own Dr. Joe Sallustio to reimagine the future of Lindenwood University.  John also discuss his newly formed merger and acquisition team!  Too many insights to miss in this episode - grap those headphones.

Dr. John R. Porter is Lindenwood University’s 23rd president, a role he assumed in July 1, 2019. Porter worked for 33 years for IBM, the last 15 in senior management, and has also served as a board member in higher education and as an adjunct instructor and visiting professor.

Immediately prior to starting his current role, he served as vice president of services for a premier IBM Business Partner--Gulf Business Machines in Dubai. He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Evangel University, from which he holds a bachelor’s degree. He has an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and has earned a Doctor of Education degree from Johns Hopkins University.

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