8:30am - 10:00am

Opening General Session: How to Stay Relevant and Position Yourself for Success

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout Session 9: Go for the Next Level Leadership and Take Your Career to the Next Height

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Assegid Habtewold

Transition & Transformation Strategist

Dr. Assegid (AZ) Habtewold is a transition and transformation strategist at Success Pathways, LLC (www.successpws.com). He has over 20 years of international leadership development experience in both a classroom and a virtual environment serving diverse clients in some government agencies, major corporations, and community organizations in the US and overseas. AZ provides highly engaging keynotes, interactive workshops, and webinars. He is the author of 6 books including ‘Overcoming 1st Timer Syndrome: 11 antidotes to thrive beyond first-time leadership pitfalls’, which became Amazon’s #1 Best Seller within the first week of its release on August 26, 2021. The book garnered the support of thought leaders such as Marshall Goldsmith, Eddie Turner, David Burkus, Sylvia Baffour, and many other learning professionals and educators in the field.

AZ has a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, a Master’s in Computer Science, and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership. Before forming his company in 2010 and becoming a speaker and trainer, he had worked as a researcher for an international research institute in Ethiopia before coming to the US in 2005, software engineer for a multinational manufacturing company in northern Virginia, and corporate trainer for some national seminar companies providing project management, supervision, management, and leadership programs. He has also certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Emotional Intelligence (EQ), and Instructional Systems Design (ISD). He is a member of many professional associations including MPI. For more, check his speaker bio: https://www.espeakers.com/marketplace/profile/26439/assegid-habtewold

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