Speaker, Pig Iron Theatre Company
Quinn is a founder and co-artistic director of the two-time OBIE Award-winning Pig Iron Theatre Company and has been a leading artistic voice in the company for over 20 years. Quinn has toured around the world with his productions and has taught workshops throughout the U.S. and abroad. In 2016 he was named an Eisenhower Fellow. He has also been awarded a Henry Luce Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, a Fox Foundation Actor Fellowship (one of six awards given out nationally), a USA Knight Fellowship, and an Independence Foundation Fellowship. Quinn regularly teaches leadership sessions for Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education and for the Wharton MBA Leadership Learning program, as well as with University of Pennsylvania’s Chief Learning Officer Program. Additionally, he has taught leadership workshops for Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Credit Suisse, U.S. Trust, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Exelis, FINRA, Danisco, and ADP, among others. He has taught theater courses and workshops at Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Stanford, Swarthmore College, UVA, Georgetown, Yale, Penn, Wesleyan, and American University, among many others. Quinn brings fresh insights and cutting-edge thinking to all of the workshops he offers, including work on Leadership Presence, Collaborative Creativity, The Leader as Storyteller, and experiential modules designed to strengthen teams and to develop leadership capacity.
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