Past Leadership Series Speakers

  • Brian Hamilton
    Co-founder and Chairman, Sageworks
    3/22/17
  • John Replogle
    President and CEO, Seventh Generation
    2/15/17
  • Bill Toler (Class of ’81)
    President and CEO, Hostess
    10/26/16
  • Mark Costa
    Chairman and CEO, Eastman Chemical Company
    09/21/16
  • Bill McDermott
    Chief Executive Officer, SAP
    03/02/16
  • Greg Scheu
    President, Americas Region, ABB
    01/27/16
  • Cindy Whitehead
    Co-founder and CEO, Sprout Pharmaceuticals
    11/04/15
  • Mark Templeton
    President and CEO, Citrix
    10/14/15
  • Lynn Good
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
    04/08/15
  • Scott C. Ganeles
    Chief Executive Officer, Ipreo
    01/14/15
  • Kelly S. King
    Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation
    10/22/14
  • James C. Mullen
    Chief Executive Officer, Patheon
    09/10/14
  • Tom Pike
    Chief Executive Officer, Quintiles
    04/02/14
  • Christopher B. Curtis
    President and CEO, Schneider Electric North American Operating Divsion
    11/07/13
  • James H. Speed, Jr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company
    10/03/13
  • Richard Noll
    Chairman and CEO, Hanesbrands
    04/10/13
  • Dennis R. Slagle
    Executive Vice President, Volvo Group Trucks & Sales Marketing
    02/13/13
  • Rick Hendrick
    Owner, Hendrick Motorsports, Chair, Hendrick Automotive Group
    11/07/12
  • Ward Nye
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Martin Marietta Materials
    09/24/12
  • James G. Carlson
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Amerigroup
    04/11/12
  • Stephen F. Angel
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Praxair, Inc.
    03/28/12
  • Samuel R. Allen
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deere & Company
    02/01/12
  • John G. Stumpf
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wells Fargo & Co.
    11/30/11
  • Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA-CREF
    11/02/11
  • Chuck Swoboda
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cree
    09/14/11
  • Kenneth Lowe
    Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President, Scripps Networks Interactive
    04/13/11
  • Fred Morganthall
    President, Harris Teeter
    03/21/11
  • John Veihmeyer
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KPMG
    02/07/11
  • Bob Bruggeworth
    President and Chief Exectutive Officer, RF Micro Devices
    11/15/10
  • Dave Singer
    Chief Exectutive Officer, Lance Corporation
    11/03/10
  • John Mack
    Chairman, Morgan Stanley
    10/13/10
  • Chris Kearney
    Chief Executive Officer, SPX Corporation
    03/29/10
  • Charles Holliday
    Chairman and CEO (retired), DuPont
    03/08/10
  • John J. Brennan
    Chairman Emeritus and Senior Advisor, The Vanguard Group, Inc.
    02/24/10
  • Robert J. Greczyn, Jr.
    President & Chief Executive Officer, BCBSNC
    11/11/09
  • Alexander Cutler
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer , Eaton
    10/19/09
  • Susan Ivey
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Reynolds American Inc.
    09/23/09
  • Dennis Gillings, CEB, PhD
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Quintiles Transnational
    03/19/09
  • Past Lecture – Scott Custer
    Chief Executive Officer, RBC Bank
    02/05/09
  • Jim Whitehurst
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Redhat
    01/13/09
  • William J. Amelio
    Chief Executive Officer & President, Lenovo
    11/19/08
  • Ursula M. Burns
    President, Xerox
    11/10/08
  • J. Frank Harrison
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Coco-Cola Bottling Company
    10/13/08
  • William Johnson
    Chairman, CEO and President, Progress Energy
    04/14/08
  • Sam Palmisano
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IBM
    03/24/08
  • John Allison
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BB&T Corporation
    11/05/07
  • David Swanson
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, R.H. Donnelley
    10/17/07
  • James W. Owens
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Caterpillar
    09/20/07
  • Robert Niblock
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lowe’s Home Improvement
    04/16/07
  • Mike Zafirovski
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Nortel
    03/12/07
  • Bob Reynolds
    Chief Operating Officer, Fidelity
    02/19/07