Upcoming On-Campus Events

Upcoming On-Campus Events

Killingstad Global Insights Series: Thomas Lawton
Title of the talk is "Why Your Company Needs a Chief External Officer"
Apr 29, 2014, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Location: Borelli Classroom

Thomas Lawton is a visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is also professor of strategy and international management and director of the Center for International Management Practice at the Open University Business School in the UK and affiliate professor of strategy and international business at EMLYON Business School in China and France. He is a co-author of the new book Aligning for Advantage (2014 Oxford University Press), which makes the case that to build and sustain corporate success, companies must align, or synchronize business objectives and market positions with political and regulatory activism and social and environmental engagement.

Killingstad Global Insights Series: Vijay Govindarajan
Title of the talk is "Leveraging India: Lessons in Global Leadership"
May 8, 2014, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Location: General Motors Classroom

Vijay Govindarajan is the Coxe Distinguished Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Professor Govindarajan is an expert on strategy and innovation. He was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric, and he is the author of New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller Reverse Innovation. This talk is co-hosted by the student South Asia Business Club, the Tuck Healthcare Initiative, and the Tuck Center for Business and Society.

Killingstad Global Insights Series: Masaaki Shirakawa
The title of the talk is "The Japanese Economy in the Past Two Decades: The Myth, the Reality, and Challenges.”
May 13, 2014, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Location: Georgiopoulos Classroom

Masaaki Shirakawa is a Japanese economist, central banker, and the 30th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), and professor of Aoyama Gakuin University. He joined the Bank of Japan in 1972, and after a short stint as a faculty member at the graduate school of public policy at Kyoto University in 2006, he returned to BOJ as governor in 2008 as served in that role until 2013. Currently, he is a professor at Aoyama Gakuin University. While governor of the Bank of Japan, Shirakawa was named to the world’s most powerful/influential lists compiled by Forbes, Newsweek, and Bloomberg. He is currently a member of the Group of Thirty, a private, nonprofit, international group of very senior representatives of the private and public sectors and academia focused on international economic and financial issues. Shirakawa holds B.A. in Economics from The University of Tokyo in 1972 and M.A. degree in Economics from The University of Chicago in 1977.

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