January 9, 2017

Top business leaders to speak during Krannert Executive Forum

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Business executives and leading entrepreneurs will be featured January through April for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.

The forum is designed to give Krannert students an opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss topics facing business and management. The students have a chance to maximize the interaction through the visiting business professionals. The Executive Forum is a management class featuring a diverse group of business leaders.

Forum sessions are set for 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Fridays, beginning Jan. 20 in Krannert Auditorium. The talks are open to the public, as space permits, and are free of charge.

Speakers include:

Jan. 20: Brad Strock, chief information officer, PayPal (San Jose, California.)

Jan. 27: Abby Dekkers, finance manager, L’Oreal (New York City)

Feb. 3: Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer, Land O’Lakes (St. Paul, Minnesota)

Feb. 10: Todd Wetzel, director of Convocations and Lectures at Purdue University, (West Lafayette, Indiana)

Feb. 17: Jarrett Jones, vice president JSF LiftSystem for Rolls-Royce Corp. (Indianapolis)

Feb. 24: John Annakin, chief revenue officer for CloudOne (Fishers, Indiana)

March 3: Chris Denari, television announcer for Pacers Sports & Entertainment (Indianapolis)

March 10: Candice Hall, director of finance, Angie’s List (Indianapolis)

March 24: Byron Young, global director of planning at Mad Engine (San Diego)

March 31: Dwana Franklin-Davis, vice president and senior business leader, MasterCard (New York City)

April 7: Carol Curran, president and chief executive officer for Phoenix Data Corp. (Indianapolis)

April 14: Karen Burns, executive vice president for the Indianapolis Zoo (Indianapolis)

April 21: Caroline Ballard, digital media director for Starcom MediaVest Group (Chicago)

More information on individual speakers can be found here

Contact: Tim Newton, 765-496-7271, tnewton@purdue.edu 

Writer: Howard Hewitt, 765-494-9541, hhewitt@purdue.edu

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