TuckCenter for Global Business and Government

Special Events

One of the hallmarks of the Tuck experience is the learning that takes place outside the classroom at events and programs that reflect the diverse interests of the Tuck community.

Distinguished Speakers and Guests
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Dick Sweeney, Co-Founder and Current VP of Contract Manufacturing & Quality Assurance of Keurig and Larry Kernan, Angel Investor, Former Chairman of Keurig, visited Tuck in the fall and spring through a collaboration with Governor John Lynch and his CEO Experience class.
“From Idea, to Start Up, to Corporate Success: The Story of Keurig”

Senator Judd Gregg, CGBG Senior Fellow, Governor, NH (1989-1993), U.S. Senator, NH (1993-2011), U.S. Representative NH, 2nd District (1981-1989), visited Tuck in the fall and spring through a collaboration with Governor John Lynch and his CEO Experience class.
“The Future and the Federal Debt“

Fall 2014
Mike Astrue, Former Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Biotech CEO
“From the Public Sector to Biotech and Back: A CEO’s Perspective“

Anthony Lim, President of the Americas, Government of Singapore Investments Corporation (GIC)
“Perspectives from the Government of Singapore Investments Corporation”

Winter 2015
Geoff Dyer, Financial Times, Washington Bureau
“Contest of the Century: the New Era of Competition with China”

Matt Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus at Bloomberg
“Truth in the Age of Twitter”

Spring 2015
Christie Vilsack, Senior Advisor for International Education
“USAID’s Work in Education”

Tom Linebarger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins, visited Tuck in the spring through a collaboration with Curt Welling and his Business and Society class.
“Authentic Leadership, Culture, Values, and High Performance: Reflections from the C Suite”

Francisco Monaldi, Visiting Professor of Energy Policy, Kennedy School of Government, and Roy Family Senior Research Fellow, visited Tuck in the spring through a collaboration with Erin Mansur and the Revers Energy Initiative.
“The Latin American Oil Industry After the Boom: Is Resource Nationalism Fading?"

Support for Club Activities
The CGBG sponsored five breakfast meetings for the Business and Politics Club throughout 2014-15. Each breakfast meeting was filled with students, and at times, special guests were invited. Topics included: Fracking, President Obama and a Republican Congress: The Next Two Years, U.S. Military Spending, Falling Oil Prices, and Why Inequality Matters to MBAs.

CGBG’s Collaboration with Dartmouth
On separate occasions, Michael Morrell, Deputy Director of the CIA, and Dr. Chris King, Dean of US Army Command and Staff College, visited the Rockefeller Center in the fall of 2014. The CGBG was delighted to host a special breakfast for each visit, giving Tuck students the opportunity to meet these impressive leaders.

The Dickey Center was also extremely generous in hosting special coffee chats for Tuck students through the CGBG. Students had the opportunity to meet with Neal S. Wolin, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (2009 – 2013), Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, Former Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, and India’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Asoke Kumar Mukerji.

CGBG’s Collaboration with the Greater Community
Through a newly established relationship with the Hanover School District, the CGBG had the opportunity to host a special coffee and discussion hour with Dr. Philipp Ackermann, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. More of these connections are being planned for 2015-16!

Money For Nothing documentary
In November 2013, the CGBG hosted a free screening for the Dartmouth community of the documentary Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve. The movie featured current and former senior Fed officials, prominent economists, investors, and traders who offered commentary on the future of the world’s most powerful financial institution. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with: Jim Bruce, the writer, producer, and director of Money for Nothing; Kenneth R. French, the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance at Tuck; Peter Fisher, who appears in Money for Nothing, senior fellow at Tuck’s CGBG ; Matthew Slaughter, the faculty director at the CGBG

Executive-Student Meetings
During the fall term of 2013, the CGBG organized a luncheon for students with Stefan Halldorsson T’88, consultant and former CEO of Iceland’s Engineers Pension Fund, and the CGBG worked in partnership with the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship to host an impromptu talk by Michael Ward T’92, managing director, CFO, and COO, Bain Capital.

Business and Politics Club
In collaboration with the student Business and Politics Club, the CGBG sponsored several breakfast sessions during the 2013-2014 academic year that featured discussions on a variety of topics at the intersection of busines, government, and current events.

See our list of current upcoming events here.