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Bottom Line of Disabilities: Conversation with Barry Morrow

VIDEO April 3, 2019

Speaker / Author

Barry Morrow

Oscar-winning screenwriter of the movie Rain Man

Barry is an Emmy and Academy Award winning writer/producer best known for his original story and screenplay for the 1988 Best Picture Rain Main.  Early film projects related to disabilities, child and elder abuse led Barry to become an advocate for marginalized groups, and he received a lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Social Workers. Several of Morrow's scripts are inspired by real people, especially people with disabilities and extraordinary talents. These include the savant played by Dustin Hoffman in the film Rain Man, inspired by the real savant Kim Peek, and Bill Sackter, ... Read More

V.R. Ferose

Author, autism advocate, and Senior Vice President at Globalization Services, SAP, SEA

Ferose is a Senior Vice President and Head of Globalization Services at SAP SE, based out of Palo Alto. He is responsible for the global reach of SAP Products. He is passionate about making a difference in the world in a meaningful way. He started the industry's leading Autism initiative, "Autism at Work". He gives a guest lecture at Columbia University on the topic of "Personal Leadership". He is the co-author of the bestseller "GIFTED" and "Innovating the World - The Globalization Advantage". He writes regularly on topics from books, leadership and culture and is a regular contributor to India's ... Read More