- Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
About Allison Karl O'Kelly Allison Karl O'Kelly Founder and CEO, Mom Corps Allison Karl O'Kelly is the founder of Mom Corps and an award-winning entrepreneur. Mom Corps is a WBENC certified professional talent acquisition and career development firm. Since founding the company in 2005, O'Kelly…
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Advancing the Startup to Scaleup Movement: David Butler David Butler, Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Coca-Cola Company, will talk about breakthrough innovation and how Coke is building an entrepreneurial culture and capability—advancing the startup to scaleup movement.
- Friday, April 11, 2014 at 10:15am – 11:45am
The presenter will be Pat O'Brien of The University of Waterloo. The title of her paper is "Principles, Rules, Bright LInes and Transaction Structuring: A Cross-Regime Study of Lessees."
- Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Ed Baker. Ed Baker has been publisher of Atlanta Business Chronicle for 27 years, one of the country's largest business journals with over 166,000 readers weekly. In addition to his local responsibilities, Baker is chief strategic officer of American City Business Journals, the parent company…
- Friday, April 4, 2014 at 10:15am – 11:45am
The presenter will be Alex Edwards of The University of Toronto. The title of his paper is "Earnings Lockout and Inbound Merger and Acquisition Activity."
- Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:45pm
The Management Information Systems Workshop Speaker Series brings prominent IS academics from all over the Southeast to the University of Georgia to present their research. Presentations include academic work on topics such as organizational data analytics, social networking, and energy informatics.
Terry Leadership Speaker Series: Julio Ramirez, Founder, JEM Global Consulting and Former EVP, Global Operations, Burger King Corp.
- Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:10am – 11:00am
Ramirez is one of the most knowledgeable executives in the quick-service restaurant industry with an expansive career at the Burger King Corporation--spanning 26 years under five different owners--he has introduced the Burger King brand to 10 countries.
- Monday, March 24, 2014 at 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Michael Thompson. Michael Thompson is the Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and Portfolio Manager of a New York based hedge fund with over $3 billion under management, BHR Capital Partners. At BHR Capital Partners, Michael is responsible for all portfolio construction, security selection, risk management activities,…
- Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:15am – 11:45am
The J.M. Tull School of Accounting will be having a workshop on March 21 in Sanford 314 from 10:15-11:45. The presenter will be Ted Goodman of Perdue University. The title of his paper is "Financial Reporting Quality, Investment Horizon, and Institutional Investor Strategies." If you would like a copy of his…
- Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
About Pete Van Wieren Pete Van Wieren Former Broadcaster, Atlanta Braves Radio Network Former sports broadcaster Pete Van Wieren called Atlanta Braves games for 33 years, from 1976–2008. A 10-time winner of the Georgia Sportscaster of the Year Award, Van Wieren worked in Binghamton, NY, Toledo, Ohio, and Norfolk, VA, before arriving…
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:00pm – 6:30pm
On Wednesday, March 19, the first Chief Operating Officer and founding board member for WebMD, Michael Heekin, will be on campus to discuss his entrepreneurial experiences and the evolution of WebMD. The event will take place at the GBBC/Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (111 Riverbend Road) from 4:00PM-6:30PM. Registration will…
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
- Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Tired of the Status Quo? Nicki Salcedo, Author of All Beautiful Things, shares her journey to being published and how you can harness the power of words to accomplish your dreams. Salcedo is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in English and Creative Writing and currently works in…
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:30am – 9:30am
Join Interim Dean Charles Knapp for the state forecast and Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo, for the local perspective. Program Schedule Networking and breakfast 7:30 am - 8:30 am Presentation and question and answer session 8:30 am - 9:15 am
- Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:10am – 11:00am
Boland Jones is founder, chairman and CEO of PGi or Premiere Global Services Inc., a worldwide provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions. Jones started his first business at age 16, paving driveways with a friend. In the mid 80s, he started his first company, American Network Exchange, which he sold…