Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series

Throughout the year, titans of the business world are invited to share their journey and offer insights to students looking to innovate and make change in their chosen field.


Kevin Plank


Founder, CEO & Chairman
Under Armour


Monday, April 23, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Korn Convocation Hall

Please join Dean Judy Olian in welcoming Kevin A. Plank, 2017 John Wooden Global Leadership Award recipient. Plank, 2017 John Wooden Global Leadership Award recipient. 

Plank, who delivered UCLA Anderson's EMBA Class of 2010 commencement address, founded Under Armour in 1996. As a former member of the University of Maryland football team, he was tired of having to change his sweat-soaked cotton T-shirts over and over again during two-a-days. He set out to develop a next-generation shirt that would remain drier and lighter, creating a high-performance answer to the sweat-drenched cotton dilemma. He has built Under Armour into a leading innovative performance apparel, footwear and equipment company - outfitting athletes around the world.

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This event is by invitation only, subject to UCLA Anderson affiliation. Preregistration is required.



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