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.”
In the largest CEO@Smith event to date, Wes Bush, CEO and president of Northrop Grumman, discussed developing critical technologies of the defense industry and developing great employees and leaders that make those technologies happen.
March 25, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
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Barry Salzberg is the global Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). He assumed this position on 1 June 2011. As DTTL CEO, Salzberg leads and manages the Executive committee and sets the strategic direction of the Deloitte global network.
Smith Promotes Leadership with Corporate Partners
You might not think of yourself as a leader, but BB&T CEO Kelly King insists you are. “The question is: Are you going to be a good leader or a bad leader?”
Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium was packed with students, faculty, staff, and dozens of alumni who are currently working at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to hear SAIC’s CEO Walter P. Havenstein on Nov. 3, 2010, for the CEO@Smith Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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.”
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.
Dick Cass, President of the Baltimore Ravens, has one of the most difficult jobs in football: running the organization. At the CEO @ Smith event on Tuesday, Nov. 30, Cass spoke to more than 300 eager Smith School students and friends about the issues he deals with on any given Monday.
Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium was packed with students, faculty, staff, and dozens of alumni who are currently working at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to hear SAIC’s CEO Walter P. Havenstein on Nov. 3, 2010, for the CEO @ Smith Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.