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]
The fall CEO @ Smith speaker series came to an end last night with a presentation from Goodwill Industries International CEO Jim Gibbons about what it is like to run a social enterprise. [VIDEO]
Mike Kahn said he’s never seen an organization so concerned and caring toward its students as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and knew he wanted to be a part of that. He was happy to share some of the wisdom he’s gleaned from his years in the aerospace and defense industry with business and engineering students as the first speaker in the spring line-up of the CEO @ Smith speaker series, Feb. 5, 2013.
Ninja innovation can foster individual and company success, and ultimately, a robust national economy. [VIDEO]