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.”
Students, faculty and staff crammed into Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2011 with one goal in mind: Listening to Ted Leonsis speak about what it is like to own several Washington-based sports teams, including the Washington Capitals and the Washington Wizards.
The 2010 to 2011 season of the CEO @ Smith Speaker Series came to a close on April 12, 2011, as Baltimore native David Rubenstein spoke to an audience of more than 250 students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Passersby may have thought that a rock star or presidential candidate was en route to Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.
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.