Southern Glazer’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series Returns to Miami Business School

September 23, 2019

Southern Glazer’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series returns to Miami Business School with a lineup of globally recognized business leaders. Keith Williams, CEO of UL (formerly Underwriters Laboratories), kicked off the 2019-2020 academic year with a presentation on what it takes to run one of the world’s leading product testing and standards settings organizations.

The series continues with the following speaker events:

  • October 3, 2019 - Rajeev Venkayya, President, Vaccine Business Unit of Takeda
  • October 24, 2019 - Carlos Rodriguez, Chief Executive Officer and President of ADP
  • November 12, 2019 - Women on Boards, Betsy Atkins, CEO of Baja Corporation and Lisa A. Hook, Former President and CEO of Neustar
  • December 13, 2019 - Robert J. Shiller, Yale Economist and Nobel Prize Winner
  • January 15, 2020 - Morris Saffer, Founder of American Retail Advertising and Marketing Association
  • January 28, 2020 - Steven N. Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • February 12, 2020 - Mahesh Madhavan, Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi
  • February 19, 2020 - Ken Chenault, Chairman & Managing Director of General Catalyst, former Chairman and CEO of American Express
  • March 24, 2019 - Ajay Banga President and Chief Executive Officer of Mastercard
  • April 9, 2020 – Robert Isom, President of American Airlines
  • April 15, 2020 - Patricia F. Russo, Chairman of Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • April 30, 2020 - Sam Chamberlain, Chief Operating Officer of Five Guys

Southern Glazer’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series brings students, alumni and other members of the UM community together with top business leaders throughout the year.

For event registration and additional information, click here. Miami Business School’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series is made possible through the generosity of Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits.

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