Owen Forward Summer Leadership Series hosts two events June 23

Owen Forward Summer Leadership Series 

Wednesday, June 23


Fireside Speaker Series, 2–3 p.m. CT 

Join Owen Graduate School of Management Professor Kelly Goldsmith as she hosts a Fireside Speaker Series with bestselling author and former Best Buy Chairman and CEO Hubert Joly to discuss his new book The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism. Joly—an orchestrator of Best Buy’s spectacular turnaround—unveils his personal philosophy to achieving extraordinary outcomes for all stakeholders by putting purpose and people first. 


Women in Leadership, 6–7 p.m. CT 

Join  Kimberly Pace, professor for the practice of communication at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, as she discusses what it takes to land a position in the C-suite. You’ll discover tools to create an executive personal brand in the pre-presence, presence and post-presence. Plus, you’ll learn seven things to things to avoid that can sabotage your career. The event will be co-moderated by Megan Lynch, BA’15, Alumni Association Boston Chapter co-president, and Neema Mehta, MBA’06, global HR business partner at Philips Medical Systems and Owen Alumni Board member. 


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