King's Global Leadership Programme: Leadership Exchange & Insights Seminar Series Exploring the Characteristics of Resilient Leadership with Dev Pragad, CEO of Newsweek

King’s College London warmly invites Dr Dev Pragad, CEO of Newsweek, to the Global Leadership Programme, as part of the Leadership Exchange & Insights Seminar Series.

The Lecture titled: "Exploring the Characteristics of Resilient Leadership" will take place on Thursday, 10th March 2022 at 6:30- 8.30 PM GMT, Bush House (North) 8th Floor.  (Registration at the in-person venue will begin at 6 pm) 

This event is hosted by the African Leadership Centre, King's College London and will be livestreamed on

Further information about the event can be found here

Opening remarks

Prof Evelyn Welch - Senior Vice-President (Service, People & Planning) at King's College London


Prof Funni Olonisakin - Vice President (Global Engagement) and Professor of Security, Leadership, and Development at King’s College London

About the speaker

Dr. Dev Pragad is a Media and Technology executive, entrepreneur and CEO of Newsweek, one of the world’s most influential and recognised global news publications. Under his leadership, he transformed a failing readership base of a legacy, 90-year-old publication, into a digital powerhouse with 100 million readers in just a few years. 

Shortly after his PhD from King’s College London in 2009, Pragad helped launch several businesses.  

After successfully managing Newsweek's International edition from London in 2014, Pragad became CEO in 2016, and later joint owner in 2018. 

Pragad is an active entrepreneur, mentor and advisor. In addition, he is a participant in the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School. He continues to lead and revitalize Newsweek through the rapidly changing digital media landscape.

To attend please click here and register

Also note, the event will be live-streamed for those joining online here


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