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Exploring the Characteristics of Resilient Leadership with Dev Pragad, CEO of Newsweek - 10 March 2022

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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. 

Welcome remarks: Prof Evelyn Welch, Senior Vice President (Service, People & Planning).

Moderator: Prof Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-President (Global Engagement).

Arrival and Registration for the in-person event is from 6pm. Opening remarks will start promptly at 6.30pm. Reception to follow. 

This event is hosted by the African Leadership Centre, School of Global Affairs, and will be livestreamed on For any queries please email

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.

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