Yale School of Management

Center for Customer Insights

Advancing the frontiers of consumer understanding

Speaker Series

Colloquium on Marketing Leadership

Top executives speak to students on business, marketing and policy topics. Recently featured were speakers from: AMC, Interbrand, NBC Universal, Nielsen, American Express, Google, IBM, MTV and Procter & Gamble.

2017: Jeff Larson ‘99, former CMO of Stew Leonard’s
2016: Emily Culp, CMO of Keds
2016: Tom Ascheim ‘90, President of Freeform
2016: Mitch Barns, CEO of Nielsen
2016: Linda Kaplan Thaler, former chair of Publicis Kaplan Thaler
2016: Ian Stewart, VP of Global Brand Marketing at Converse
2015: Eric Breissinger, VP of North American Family Care at Procter & Gamble
2015: Jon Cummings ‘85, Director at McKinsey and Company
2015: Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York
2015: Christine Barton, Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group
2015: John Frascotti, President of Hasbro
2014: Vikram Nangia, EVP of Customer Service Network Engineering, American Express
2014: Ross Martin, EVP Scratch/Viacom Media Networks
2014: John Pepper, Jr. YC '60, Retired Chairman and CEO, The Procter & Gamble Company
2014: Linda Schupack '92, EVP of Marketing at AMC Networks
2014: Josh Feldmeth, CEO Interbrand New York, San Francisco, & Toronto
2013: Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York
2013: Dan Ciporin '86, General Partner, Canaan Partners
2012David N. Levenson, former President, Wealth Management, The Hartford

Colloquium on the Behavioral Science of Philanthropy

2016: Irene Pritzker, President of the IDP Foundation
2016: Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale University
2016: Max Shron, founder of Polynumeral
2015: Chris Frangione, Vice President of Prize Development at XPRIZE

Sustainability Marketing Colloquia 

2014: Multi-National Corporations Marketing at the BOP: Scaling Social Impact
2014: Why Caesars Bets on Green
2014: Fat Tire, Slim Footprint: Crafting Sustainable Beers and Brands
2013: Nudging Big Buyers Towards Greener Products
2013: "Don't buy this!" Building Patagonia’s Aspirational Brand
2013: Johnson & Johnson: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands