Leadership Summit for 5th Gen Range Rover Brings Together Top Minds

Land Rover brought together a host of highly accomplished entrepreneurs, athletes, business and entertainment pioneers to shine a light on the evolving nature of Modern Leadership in our society, at the first-ever Range Rover Leadership Summit at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles yesterday. The Summit convened as part of the debut of the new 5th Generation Range Rover and the vehicle being featured at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Wyclef Jean at the Range Rover Leadership Summit Hero
Wyclef Jean at the Range Rover Leadership Summit Hero

Musical artist Wyclef Jean participated in the Leadership Journeys panel discussion before performing some of his greatest hits including “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Sweetest Girl” to kick off the unveiling of the New Range Rover at the Summit to an audience of over 800 guests. An entrepreneur himself, Wyclef launched Sodo Mood Lab, the first-ever Black-owned Source Music Library, powered by composers of color. To celebrate the launch of the New Range Rover, Wyclef created a bespoke remix of his new track, “We Celebrate Life,” which made its world premiere at The Range Rover Leadership Summit.

The Range Rover Leadership Summit was created as a celebration of the evolving nature of modern leadership with a slate of engaging discussions, Q&A’s and keynote talks with some of today’s most respected thought-leaders across various industries, including world-renowned athlete, Lindsey Vonn; Chairman & CEO, IFF, Andreas Fibig; Founder & CEO, The Agency, Mauricio Umansky; VP of YouTube Marketing, Angela Courtin, and many more.

Range Rover Leadership Summit Programming & Participants

­­Leadership In Athletics
Host: Christian Murphy, Head of Enthusiast Brands, A+E Networks
– Lindsey Vonn, World-Renowned Athlete
– Gabby Reece, Beach Volleyball World Champion
– Amber English, Olympic Champion Skeet Shooter

Entrepreneurial Leaders
Host: Christian Murphy, Head of Enthusiast Brands, A+E Networks
– Mauricio Umansky, Founder & CEO, The Agency
– Kareem “Biggs” Burke, Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder and Entrepreneur

Modern Leadership: Sustainability
Host: Warren Webster, CEO, Atlas Obscura
– Andreas Fibig, Chairman & CEO, IFF
– Kathy Smits, SVP of Global Tourism, Los Angeles Tourism Board
– Kim Alter, Chef/Owner Nightbird Restaurant

Leadership Under Pressure
Host: Otto Bell, Chief Creative Officer for CNN
Panelist: Joanne Nowlin, CEO, Red Cross LA County

High-Performance Leadership
– Keynote Speaker: Nora Tobin, CEO of Nora’s Naturals Coffee and Executive Performance Coach

Visionary Leadership
– Otto Bell video interview with Sir Richard Branson

Digital Culture: Change Leadership
Host: Otto Bell, Chief Creative Officer for CNN
– Steve Beres, SVP of Streaming & Technology, HBO
– Lennard Hoornik, Chief Commercial Officer, Jaguar Land Rover
– Angela Courtin, VP of YouTube Marketing, Google
– Quynh Mai, Founder & CEO, Moving Image & Content

Leadership Journeys
Introduced by Joe Eberhardt, President & CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America
– Wyclef Jean, Musical Artist
– Thasunda Brown Duckett, President & CEO, TIA

Soundtracks: Final Thoughts On Leadership by Jon Acuff

It was a very proud moment to bring together customers and some of the most inspiring thought-leaders today to talk about the evolving nature of modern leadership in celebration of the most compelling, elegant and capable SUV on the market, the New Range Rover. We’re also thrilled to be back in Los Angeles as its one of the top Range Rover sales markets in the world, and home to some of our most loyal and passionate customers, who were the inspiration for the Range Rover Leadership Summit.

Joe Eberhardt, President & CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America

Range Rover is the original luxury SUV and has led by example for 50 years, combining serene comfort and composure with incredible capability. The New Range Rover is the most desirable yet, mixing breathtaking modernity and aesthetic grace with technological sophistication and seamless connectivity.

The New Range Rover is available to order now, priced from $104,000 in the U.S, with deliveries starting from spring 2022. The starting price shown is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes $1,350 destination and delivery, tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Retailer price, terms, and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for details.

Note: Press release courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover North America.