GUEST SPEAKERS ARCHIVES


2017


The Thomas H. Quinn Lecture

Exponential Tech: Innovation & Disruption on the Road Ahead

Peter H. Diamandis
International Pioneer in Innovation
Co-Founder of Singularity University
Fortune’s “The Worlds’s 50 Greatest Leaders”

 

Peter Diamandis

September 8, 2017
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

A pioneer in commercial spaceflight, Diamandis' talk will describe the power of “exponential tech,” a phrase that refers to technology’s potential to bring about revolutionary change to business, health care, education and lifestyles in general on a global basis.  Diamandis cites the large-scale disruptions already brought about by “exponential entrepreneurs” that have created companies such as Uber, Airbnb, SpaceX and Tesla.

The event if free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Thomas H. Quinn Lecture Series.

The Thomas H. Quinn Lecture Series is an annual event hosted by the Mendoza College of Business to honor the Notre Dame alumnus and former member and chairman of Mendoza’s Business Advisory Council. Quinn earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Notre Dame in 1969, and was a football monogram winner and member of the 1966 national championship team. He was a managing partner and member of the Investment Committee and Management Committee of private investment firm The Jordan Company (TJC), as well as the president and chief operating officer of Chicago-based Jordan Industries Inc. Quinn passed away April 29, 2016, at the age of 68. ​The Quinn Lecture is sponsored by Notre Dame alumnus and trustee John W. "Jay" Jordan II, Quinn's college roommate, longtime friend and business partner.

Peter H. Diamandis Biography

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Citizenship in a Global Age

Horst Koehler
former President of the Federal Republic of Germany
Former Managing Director of the IMF
Personal Envoy of the United Nations
Secretary-General for Western Sahara

 

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September 6, 2017
5:30pm

Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study with additional support from the College of Arts and Letters, the Keough School of Global Affairs, the Mendoza College of Business, and Notre Dame Research​.

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2017 Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award

April 25, 2017
4:00pm

Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

The Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business is hosting the 2017 Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award.

The Cahill Lecture, which will be a panel discussion on ethical issues faced by recent business school graduates, will be followed by the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award. Cummins, Inc. (acceptance by Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO of Cummins, Inc.) will be honored with the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award.

Lecture is free and open to the public. 

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Leadership Principles: How to be Successful Every Day

Major General Thomas C. Seamands
Commanding General, U.S. Army Human Resources Command

 

Gen Thomas Seamands

April 19, 2017
6:15pm - 7:30pm

Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Major General Seamands assumed his current assignment as the Commanding General of U.S. Army Human Resources Command in June 2015. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Dayton and was commissioned through the ROTC program into the Adjutant General’s Corps. He is a graduate of the AG Officer Basic Course, AG Officer Advanced Course, and the Army Command and General Staff College. He attained a Master of Science Degree in Management from Webster University, was the Army’s Leadership and Management Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and a Fellow at MIT’s Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest.

Lecture is free and open to the public.

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"Kevin O'Leary of Shark Tank
ABC TV show “Shark Tank” and chairman of O’Shares Investments"

 

 

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Kevin O'Leary of the ABC TV show "Shark Tank" will make a return appearance to the University of Notre Dame to speak at Mendoza College of Business. O'Leary will discuss what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur, and also judge business case pitches by three teams of Notre Dame student entrepreneurs. January 30, 2017
5pm - 6:15pm

Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Sponsored by the Mendoza College of Business, The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship and
The Eugene Clark Distinguished Lecture Series

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2016

"Top Trends in Marketing and Selling to Women"

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by Bridget Brennan, CEO, Female Factor and Author, Why She Buys

April 14, 2016
4pm - 5pm

Mendoza College of Business, Room 161

As society shifts, so does the practice of marketing and selling to women. Attendees will gain a broader perspective on how insights related to women’s consumer behavior can inform smarter decision-making for companies.  

Refreshments Provided

Sponsored by GeNDer Studies Program
Co-Sponsored by Boehnen Fund for Excellence, Eugene B. Clark Distinguished Lecture Series, Mendoza College of Business

Experts invited by departments and centers in the Mendoza College of Business to speak to students, faculty and the public on a broad range of topics.


2016 Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award

March 29, 2016
4-5:30 p.m. 

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

The Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business is hosting the 2016 Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award.

The Cahill Lecture, which will be a panel discussion on ethical issues faced by recent business school graduates, will be followed by the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award. ECOLAB INC., (acceptance by Douglas Baker, Chairman and CEO of ECOLAB INC.) will be honored with the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award.

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2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
The American presidency and the international economy
 

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by Gerard Baker, Editor in Chief, The Wall Street Journal 

March 14, 2016
5 p.m. 

Mendoza College of Business Jordan Auditorium

What impact will the U.S. elections have on the world? Hear Gerry Baker discuss his perspective on issues ranging from politics to the global marketplace.

Baker is a veteran journalist who covered financial and economic issues for the BBC, Financial Times and The Times of London. He also served as moderator for the Republican Primary Debate hosted by Fox Business Network.

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Sponsored by the Eugene Clark Distinguished Lecture Series and the Mendoza College of Business
 


2015

Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and Hesburgh Award

by James Sinegal, Co-founder and former CEO of Costco Wholesale
MARCH 25, 2015

The Cahill Lecture, which will be a panel discussion on ethical issues faced by recent business school graduates, will be followed by the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award. CostCo Wholesale, (acceptance by James D. Sinegal, Co-founder and former CEO of CostCo) will be honored with the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Award.

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2014

Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics and Hesburgh Award

by Christine Ortega, Manager of Community Affairs & Grassroots, Communications & Strategic Outreach
MARCH 24, 2014

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The Theordore M. Hesburgh Award was presented to Southwest Airlines and accepted by Christine Ortega, Manager of Community Affairs & Grassroots, Communications & Strategic Outreach.

The Cahill Lecture featured four Mendoza MBA students discussing ethical issues they have faced early in their business careers.

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