Former Editor of Harvard Business Review to Keynote at TAPPICon 2021

Karen Dillon, former editor of Harvard Business Review (HBR) magazine and a New York Times best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker at TAPPICon 2021. During her presentation, “The Prosperity Paradox: How to Create Prosperity Through Innovation,” Dillon reveals what type of product or service constitutes a market-creating innovation, and how businesses and development organizations can help create the conditions under which true growth and prosperity will flourish. Plan on attending her keynote on Monday, April 26 and leave with actionable strategies for developing such innovations.

Having long chronicled the successes and failures of businesses and their leaders, Dillon has worked with some of the greatest minds in academia to help them crystallize and communicate the newest groundbreaking ideas. An acclaimed writer and speaker, she helps organizations come to terms with the problems they face and offers proven methods of how to reinvent themselves in a changing world.

Dillon also previously served as deputy editor of Inc magazine and was editor and publisher of the critically-acclaimed American Lawyer magazine and London-based Legal Business. A graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she was named by Ashoka as one of the world's most influential and inspiring women. She is currently a contributing editor to Harvard Business Review and Editorial Director at BanyanGlobal Family Business Advisors. Learn more.

TAPPICon 2021

TAPPICon 2021, April 25-28 in Atlanta, GA, brings together six key industry segments into one interactive event. This global conference focuses on critical areas impacting paper, tissue, nonwovens, maintenance/reliability, recycling, and women in industry. The Conference offers attendees the unique opportunity to experience a comprehensive technical program, multiple networking events and expanded exhibits – at one time, in one location, in a safe environment.

“The health and safety of our speakers, attendees and exhibitors is the number one priority for TAPPI. We are currently creating comprehensive protocols, and working with the venue, to ensure all necessary steps are taken to safely provide for each attendee’s well-being,” indicated Tyler Mast, TAPPI Division Manager.

Registration is opening soon. For questions about TAPPICon 2021, please visit or contact Tyler Mast at [email protected] or 770-209-7345.