Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) Speaker Series

Throughout the year, GLEMBA students and alumni have the opportunity to gain insight from the business, economic, and technology leaders who are transforming our industries with their agile mindset and applied techniques. Experience firsthand how successful executives will be changing the way we do business globally.

Previous Speakers

2014


Mike Delehant
Vice President Strategic Planning, Southwest Airlines

Topic:
Acquisition of Air Trans and the Decision to Move into the Caribbean Market

Date:
Spring 2014


Chris Wellborn
President and COO, Mohawk Industries, Inc.

Topic:
Strategy and Acquisitions

Date:
Spring 2014
2013


Dr. Da-Hsuan Feng
Senior Vice President of Global Strategy, Planning and Evaluation, 
National Tsing Hua University

Topic:
Roles and Responsibilities of Asian universities in a New Global Academic-Business Paradigm

Date:
Spring 2013


Thomas M. Dowling
Chief Administrative Officer, Goldman Sachs Bank USA and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Realty Management Division

Topic:
Goldman Sachs Culture and Business

Date:
Spring 2013


Andy Shenkler
Executive Vice President Operations and Business Strategy, Sony DADC New Media Solutions

Topic:
Media & Entertainment, Supporting a Rapidly Evolving Business Model

Date:
Fall 2013


Sam Gilliland
Former CEO and Chairman, Board Member, Sabre Holdings

Topic:
What To Do To Get To The C–Suite and What You Need To Know Once You Are There

Date:
Fall 2013
2012


Allison Cerra
Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs, Alcatel-Lucent in the Americas Region

Topic:
Identity Shift

Date:
Spring 2012


Roger D. Linquist
Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

Topic:
David and Goliath

Date:
Spring 2012


John Scully
President & CEO, Sycamore Networks Inc.

Topic:
What to Pack on Your First Overseas Sales Trip

Date:
Fall 2012


Dr. Daniel Liao
Director General, Taipei Economic and
Cultural Office in Houston

Topic:
Taiwan Update

Date:
Fall 2012
2011


Gary C. Thomas
President and Executive Director, DART

Topic:
The Business of Transit

Date:
Spring 2011


David C. Rader
Former EVP/CFO, Frito-Lay
Principal, Miriam Consulting LLC

Topic:
Today’s Business Opportunity and Issues and the Need for Leadership

Date:
Spring 2011


Sam Gilliland
Chairman and CEO, Sabre Holdings

Topic:
Growing Up to Be Global

Date:
Spring 2011


Michael E. McGrath
Executive Chairman
, Chief Executive Officer, 
President, Thomas Group, Inc.

Topic:
The Decisive Corporation in Today’s Global Business Environment

Date:
Fall 2011


Tony Stewart
Chief Strategy Officer, Tang Energy Group

Topic:
China’s Challenge for U.S. Renewable Energy

Date:
Fall 2011
2010


Trem Smith
President and CEO, 
Hillwood International Energy

Topic:
Globalization: A Businessman’s Perspective

Date:
Spring 2010


Raj G. Asava
Vice President of Strategy, Dell Services

Topic:
Organizational Agility and Strategic Planning

Date:
Fall 2010

For a complete listing of previous speakers, please contact Sue Heiler.



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