Tag Archives: Distinguished Speaker

The Business of Sports

Are you a sports enthusiast? If so, you would have LOVED the recent panel on The Business of Sports. Fuqua worked side-by-side with Wasserman Media Group (an international sports marketing company) to put on this special event that showcased an array … Continue reading

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Champions of Change

Classmate’s Graduation Speech Focused on our Transformation into Leaders As Juliana Taylor approached the podium at graduation, we all waited with intense anticipation. We had the opportunity to select a class speaker for our commencement ceremony, and we believed Juliana … Continue reading

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Business in Africa Symposium

I recently attended the first symposium held by the newly formed MBA Business in Africa Club. The club’s focus is to prepare those with an interest in Africa for the business opportunities that exist there. The symposium,  called Innovation in … Continue reading

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Bringing March Madness to the Web

Turner Broadcasting was on campus the other week – and I know it has been said before, but it bears repeating – Fuqua attracts the most amazing speakers! Three “Turner Talks” were scheduled throughout the day. The first was a … Continue reading

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Former Infosys Chairman & CEO Talks Leadership

I love the guest speakers that Fuqua brings in. Recently, the former Chairman and CEO of Infosys, Narayana Murthy came to the school to discuss lessons in leadership as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series and the Duke India Business … Continue reading

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BB&T CEO Teaches Values-based Leadership

We recently welcomed John A. Allison, former Chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, to campus. Hearing a speaker of Mr. Allison’s caliber is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Aspiring to build a career in financial services, I thought Allison’s views on leadership … Continue reading

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Dinner with P&G Executives!?!

Procter & Gamble is the world’s leading consumer packaged good (CPG) company and also one of the best places to start a marketing career in consumer goods. As a member of the MMS Marketing Club, I was offered an opportunity … Continue reading

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A Business Leader’s Philosophy

Former Bank President & CEO Shares Thoughts on Success John Allison, former president and Chief Executive Officer of BB&T Bank, came to speak to the MMS class this past Monday. Mr. Allison shared his thoughts and philosophy on business, and … Continue reading

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The Business of Sports

When the MMS program first started in July, many students thought there would be a wide divide between MBAs and MMSers. That prediction has proven to be outlandishly wrong. For example, on Wednesday, November 9, the MBA Media, Entertainment and … Continue reading

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Speaking with a Top Business Exec

CEO of Rio Tinto has Intimate Discussion with Students As mentioned in “Impressed by Speakers at Fuqua,” I really enjoy meeting with executives who come to campus. Today, we had a special speaker. Tom Albanese is the CEO of Rio … Continue reading

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