Orange County Waves: Leading in the Digital Age | Pepperdine University

Orange County Waves: Leading in the Digital Age 

Leading in the Digital Age

Thursday, November 9, 2017 • 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Pepperdine Irvine Campus
18111 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

The Orange County Waves invite you to the Pepperdine Irvine Campus for and panel discussion on the complexities of leadership in the digital age. The discussion will feature panelists, each speaking on behalf of specific fields. Representing the business world, higher education, and the non-profit sector, each panelist will offer in-depth insight on today's digital landscape.

Join Pepperdine alumni, friends, and students for thought-provoking conversation and light hors d'oeuvres at this one-of-a-kind event.

Due to the nature of this event, no refunds will be issued.

Featured Panelists

Tod A. Burnett (Ed.D. '05)

Dr. Tod A. Burnett is a visionary and performance-driven leader with a distinguished career in the higher education, government, business, and non-profit sectors. Dr. Burnett is executive vice chancellor at Brandman University where he oversees advancement and special projects that expand strategic partnerships benefiting the university and enhancing student success.


Ron Levy

Ron Levy is the co-founder and COO of The Crypto Company Inc., the first and only publically traded company offering a portfolio of digital assets, technologies, and consulting services to the blockchain and cryptocurrency markets. He also serves as the COO at Redwood Fund, LP. Ron has owned and operated businesses for over 20 years, and has raised more than $100M for various projects.


Lene Martin (Ed.D. '16, Ph.D. '18)

As the founder and president of Coastline Consultancy Inc., Dr. Martin works with top organizations such as Lockheed Martin Corp. and Amgen Inc. to design communication, culture, and philanthropic strategies within cyber security and blockchain technology spaces. Dr. Martin is also a published author and speaker on corporate social responsibility and leadership competencies (i.e., Digital Intelligence and Nordic Intelligence).


Stephanie McCormick (MA '95)

McCormick has a nonprofit career spanning nearly 40 years in Ohio, Indiana and Orange County California. Her life's work has been dedicated to the sustainability and growth of the nonprofit community and the people it serves. She spent 15-years as a United Way professional and uniquely understands the critical needs of the nonprofit community. 


Lisa Perrine (MBA '92, Ed.D. '13)

As CEO of Cibola Systems, Lisa Perrine leads a multidisciplinary group designing strategies, technologies and environments that enable high performing teams. Lisa and her colleagues focus on the human elements of communication: the interplay between workplace culture and communication, how people experience media, and how individuals interact with technology.