Idea Marketplace

The Idea Marketplace, where leading edge research meets practical application. This is where we harvest big ideas to shape educational programs that are responsive to and, more importantly, can anticipate the changes in business practice.


On the Verge


Frederic Fox Lecture Series

The annual Frederic Fox Lecture Series showcases an emerging and thought provoking topic relevant to business education. Named in memoriam of Robert and Richard Fox’s late father, Frederic Fox, the event offers a premier avenue for innovative, community-driven research while also providing the Fox School of Business an opportunity to engage with local, national, and international business and civic leaders.

The 11th Frederic Fox Lecture Series, was held on April 20th, 2017. It featured Anthony V. ColettaPresident of Facilitated Health Networks and Executive Vice President of Independence Blue Cross as our keynote speaker. Tony Coletta spoke on Disruptive Innovation in Health Care.

Previous speakers included:

Name Organization
Anthony V. Coletta President of Facilitated Health Networks and Executive Vice President of Independence Blue Cross
GERARD “JERRY” SWEENEY Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of the Brandywine Realty Trust
HAL VARIAN Chief Economist, Google
MICHAEL RAYNOR Innovation Expert and Author; Director and Innovation Theme Leader, Deloitte
SARA MANZANO-DIAZ Regional Administrator, Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S. General Services Administration
RICHARD NEGRIN Deputy Mayor for Administration & Coordination and Managing Director
JANE HOLMES HOLLINGSWORTH Co-founder, Director and CEO of NuPathe Inc.
ANDREW MAXWELL Director of Entrepreneurial Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering
THOMAS G. MORR President & CEO, Select Greater Philadelphia
YOUNGJIN YOO Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor, Department of Design & Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University