Andy Shaindlin: Balancing Creativity with Leadership: The Challenge of Social Media


Andy Shaindlin, the Associate Vice President for Advancement at Carnegie Mellon University & Founder of Alumni Futures, talks about involvement in social media from the organization leader’s perspective. His high-level, big picture planning ideas explore the challenges that Presidents and Heads of School face when using social media.


As Andy explores the opportunities and obstacles that organizations might encounter, he examines crucial characteristics in leadership roles. His big ideas demonstrate how team leaders can model dynamic experimentation and risk-taking, while also providing the security of reliable, predictable guidance.

Madeline Riley

Madeline Riley was the Director of Publications at Stratton Mountain School, a ski and snowboard academy in southern Vermont. When she's not using social media, she's often doing something active, whether it be yoga, biking, and/or running.