Speakers

Each year, dozens of global leaders and decision makers visit campus to share insights and engage with students and faculty.

Yale SOM Speakers Series

Leaders Forum Global CEOs and heads of organizations.
Convening Yale Scholars from across the university.
R. Peter Straus ’44 Lecture Series Prominent individuals are invited to address topics that relate to the press and public responsibility.

Center and Program Speakers Series

Colloquium in Advanced Management A visiting speakers series for Master of Advanced Management students.
Colloquium on Asset Management  Presented by the International Center for Finance.
Colloquium on Business and Society  A visiting speaker series that connects SOM students and others at Yale with practitioners in all sectors and regions.
Colloquium on Customer Insights Presented by the Center for Customer Insights.
Colloquium in Healthcare Leadership  A visiting speakers series for MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare students.
GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership Presented by the Center for Business and the Environment.
Program on Nonprofit Organizations (PONPO) Seminar Series Presented by PONPO, a joint effort of the Program on Social Enterprise and the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.


2013-14 Visiting Speakers

Some of the speakers scheduled to visit campus in the 2013-14 academic year include:

  • James Gorman, Chairman & CEO, Morgan Stanley
  • Klaus Kleinfeld, Chairman & CEO, Alcoa
  • Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman & CEO, Mondelez International
  • Jose E. Almeida, Chairman, President, and CEO, Covidien

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Past Speakers

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Discusses the Globalization of Technology

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Discusses the Globalization of Technology

As developing nations get greater access to the internet, businesses will experience new challenges and opportunities, Schmidt told an SOM audience.

Tim Brown Discusses IDEO's View of a Changing World

Tim Brown Discusses IDEO's View of a Changing World

As the president and CEO of IDEO, the global design consultancy, Brown's job is to help organizations innovate in a fast-changing word.

Journalist Margaret Warner YC '71 Shares Her Global Perspective

Journalist Margaret Warner YC '71 Shares Her Global Perspective

Warner discussed the challenges of navigating different countries and cultures, and said that preparation is the key to getting the most out of an international visit.