CEO@Smith

CEO@Smith: Indra Nooyi, Pepsico

Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said March 25, 2015, during CEO@Smith at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer -- David going out to battle against Goliath,” Nooyi told a packed auditorium of about 400 faculty, staff and students. “I say 'no'. I think that view of entrepreneurship is incomplete.”

KPMG Chairman and CEO John Veihmeyer dispenses invaluable advice for students at CEO@Smith

Oct. 4, 2010 – The Robert H. Smith School of Business’ CEO@Smith speaker series hosted its second CEO of the academic year to a full crowd at Van Munching Hall on the University of Maryland’s campus. John Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of Big Four public accounting firm KPMG LLP, began his presentation by saying, “I wouldn’t give this job up for anything.”

CEO@Smith: Jim Parker

Former CEO of Southwest Airlines Helped put the “Friendly” in Friendly Skies

On Feb. 24, 2010, CEO@Smith, a new speaker series designed to put students and top executives in an interactive lecture environment, kicked off the spring semester with Jim Parker, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines.

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