C.E. Andrews has seen it all – from the demise of Arthur Anderson to the conflicts at Sallie Mae, his business career has been full of challenges. Andrews transformed these difficult situations into learning situations and joined students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to share common myths of the business world and tips for being a successful leader in whom others can place their trust. [VIDEO]
Gary Loveman knows how to handle a packed house. In fact, his business thrives on it. A former associate professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Loveman is now chairman, CEO and president of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. And in his casinos, there are often crowds of 30,000 per night.
Sept. 14, 2010 - CEO @ Smith kicked off its 2010-11 lineup with Mayo Shattuck, president and chief executive officer of Constellation Energy Group. Shattuck took the podium in front of a crowd 300-strong to lecture on the future of energy and the life of a CEO, and to take questions from the audience.
More than 175 people gathered in Frank Auditorium in the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Van Munching Hall on Feb. 22, 2011 to attend a CEO @ Smith session with Pradman Kaul, president and CEO of Hughes Communications, Inc.
“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO @ Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Alan Wilson is in the business of flavor. As president, CEO and chairman of McCormick Co. he represents a company whose goal is to spice up the foods people consume in their everyday lives. After all, McCormick is “bringing passion to flavor.” [VIDEO]
For Albert “Al” Carey, CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, Tuesday night’s CEO @ Smith presentation was more than an opportunity to talk about being the CEO of a major company; it was an opportunity to speak with students at his alma mater and to visit the campus of which he has fond memories. [VIDEO]
Chet Burrell, president and CEO of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, addressed a packed auditorium of about 300 students, faculty, staff and guests for the Smith School’s CEO @ Smith speaker series. [VIDEO]
David Williams may have surprised a room full of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business when he gave them some advice for the future during a speech on Sept. 19, 2012. Quite simply, he told them to use a common tool from their elementary school days: the Venn Diagram. [VIDEO]
When Eric Spiegel visited the Robert H. Smith School of Business to give his CEO @ Smith presentation, he was just as excited as the students were to be there. President and CEO of Siemens Corporation, Spiegel spoke to the crowd of business and engineering students with a palpable passion for his company and enthusiasm for the D.C. region that was evident from the get-go. [VIDEO]