Institute Speaker Series
The Institute Speaker Series exists to inform, enlighten and raise awareness about issues that matter to regional, national and global business. This series features prominent speakers who share their insights and experiences with an audience of students and faculty as well as with the regional business community. All speakers and topics address facets of global business, including branding, geographic expansion, working in developed or developing regions, and buying and selling in a worldwide economy.
By presenting examples of both success and failure, audiences gain awareness of the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the global marketplace.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Indianapolis: Noon (EST)
For ticket information: dial 812-488-1013
Evansville: 7:00 p.m. (DST)
The Victory Theatre
Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.
Dubbed "Mr. Creativity" by The Economist, John calls himself an innovation activist. He is chair of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation, whose i20 group is an association of 30 national chief innovation officers. He also holds an MD from Yale Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a Tony-nominated producer. John was producer of the Broadway play Golden Child and production executive on Sex, Lies, and Videotape. A jazz pianist at heart, he spent the summer of 1969 playing keyboards for rock legend Frank Zappa.