September 16, 2016

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Jack Brennan
Chairman, Board of Trustees, University of Notre Dame

Jack Brennan is the Lead Director of General Electric Company and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Brennan is chairman emeritus of Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment companies. 


September 23, 2016

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Mike McGavick
CEO, XL Group, PLC

Since 2008, Mike McGavick has served as chief executive officer of XL Group plc, the parent company of the XL Catlin insurance and reinsurance companies. 


October 14, 2016

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Hamid Moghadam
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Prologis

Hamid Moghadam is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Prologis. Mr. Moghadam co-founded the company's predecessor, AMB Property Corporation, in 1983 and led the company through its initial public offering in 1997 as well as its merger with ProLogis in 2011. 


October 28, 2016

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William C. Cobb
President and Chief Executive Officer, H&R Block, Inc.

William C. Cobb was named President and Chief Executive Officer of H&R Block, Inc. in May 2011. He has been a member of the company’s Board of Directors since August 2010.


November 4, 2016

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Victor Dodig
President & CEO, CIBC 

Victor Dodig is the President and CEO of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America’s largest financial services institutions.

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November 11, 2016

Paul Idzik
Former CEO, E*Trade

Paul T. Idzik was the Chief Executive Officer since January 2013 and a member of the Board of Directors for E*Trade.

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December 2, 2016

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Mark Mendola
Vice Chairman and US Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mark Mendola is the Vice Chairman and US Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mark is responsible for the US Advisory, Assurance, and Tax practices, and delivering the full power of the firm to our clients across the geographies and industries.

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Boardroom Insights Schedule

Lectures are held on selected Fridays from:

  • 10:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
  • Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business

"Boardroom Insights" is listed as BAUG 30209 or MBGR 60220, and is open to all Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students and employees.

There are no prerequisites to enroll.

No examinations or graded assignments. Students must attend all the lectures in order to receive credit for the course; no unexcused absences. There are no required textbook purchases for this course. From time to time, we will distribute selected reprints, journal articles or web page references. You are to read each of these in preparation for the talk to be given by the next speaker in the series. See your academic advisor or your department chair for additional details.

The public and media are welcomed.


Jean Meade
Phone: (574) 631-3277