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Indianapolis Chapter Speaker Series

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:00 PM (EDT)

Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and the Indianapolis Chapter for a discussion presented by local experts in the low vision field. Featuring a special presentation from Chad Foster.
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Barnes & Thornburg LLP

11 S. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Topic: “Blind Ambition: How to Go from Victim to Visionary"

Chad Foster

Chad E. Foster is a motivational keynote speaker, sales/finance leader, and inspirational change agent who works at Red Hat/IBM. He was the first blind executive to graduate from Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development. Despite going blind while attending college in his early twenties, Chad started at Accenture, and has built a career in the technology industry where he has directed financial strategies and decisions resulting in more than $45 billion in contracts. He speaks to corporate audiences and professional athletes to help them develop resilience in the face of uncertainty. He has been featured in Forbes, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA Today, Harvard Lifelong Learning, BuzzFeed, Yahoo, Chief Executive Mag and continues to inspire audiences across the world with his personal story. He lives with his wife and his 2 children in Atlanta, GA. Learn more about Chad and his recently published book “Blind Ambition: How to Go from Victim to Visionary” on his website: