Worldwide Welcome Weeks events are finally here! Join fellow alumni to welcome the Class of 2016, connect with your local network and access lifelong learning opportunities. We officially kick off WWW this Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland with Dr. Heinrich Lammer '89, Partner & COO of Blackwell Capital at the world famous Maison du Sport International. A selection of events follows:
London | October 6
Playing to Your Strengths: How to Be Successful in Challenging Times
After taking over as CEO of Virgin Atlantic in early 2013, Craig Kreeger ‘85 committed to returning the airline to profit within two years. That goal successfully achieved, Craig will discuss how he and his team are now managing challenging economic times within the airline industry.
San Diego, CA | October 10
Behind-the-Scenes at Callaway Golf
Adjunct Associate Professor of Marketing Andres Terech will join Harry Arnett, SVP, Marketing and Brand Management at Callaway Golf, to discuss the strategic role of social media at global sports goods company Callaway Golf and beyond.
Beverly Hills, CA | October 19
A Conversation with Vanessa Morrison, President, 20th Century Fox Animation
Vanessa Morrison will share her career journey, insights on leadership, and discuss how she is positioning Fox Animation for future success in a conversation with Professor of Marketing Sanjay Sood at the Gibson Brands Showroom.
New York City, NY| October 24
Impact of Media on the Presidential Election
Colby Smith ’11, VP of ABC News Digital, will explore the influence that digital media has generated on the election cycle and how the presidential candidates are leveraging technology in their campaigns.
San Francisco, CA | October 25
A Peek into Yelp: The Business
Yelp is providing businesses the opportunity to drive increased awareness, enable transactions and facilitate quotes. Rahul Hampole ’10, Product Lead for Yelp’s national and multi-location businesses, will discuss Yelp’s evolving business and where its investing to sustain growth.
Chicago, IL | October 28
Behind-the-Scenes at The Chicago Opera Theater
Doug Clayton '16, General Manager of The Chicago Opera Theater, is giving alumni a sneak peek of a performance from the forthcoming opera Henry Purcell's The Fairy Queen, plus an inside look at operations and production.
Sherman Oaks, CA | November 3
Payscout and the Future of Global Ecommerce & VR
Imagine shopping in a high-end boutique from the comfort of your own home. Explore this reality at Payscout's headquarters with an interactive demo of a real VR shopping experience and a discussion with CEO & Founder Cleveland Brown (B.A. '97).
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