12th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Indiana University South Bend’s Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2014. This is the 12th year that the school has hosted these outstanding presentations on the many facets of entrepreneurship.
The 11 lectures showcase many of the area’s premier business organizations and their leaders. The Entrepreneur Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Lake City Bank. All lectures are THURSDAY evenings in the Education and Arts Building, Lecture Hall, Room 1011, beginning September 4 and continuing through November 13. The Education and Arts Building is located on Esther Street, where parking lots are available, on the IU South Bend campus.
The focus of the lecture series this year will be on the role of creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship. This series is part of the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics’ MBA program and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship.
9.4 Finding the Innovator in You!
Perry Watson III, President - Lexus of Mishawaka
9.11 Changing the Limits of Possible
David Tobey, PhD, Visting Professor - IU South Bend
9.18 Is Innovation More Than a Buzzword?
Amish Shah, President - Kem Krest
9.25 Aging Trends and Home Health Care
J.P. Hoyer, Owner & President - Home Instead Senior Care
10.2 The Role of Innovation and Creativity in Business Failure and Turnaround
Dennis Kebrdle, Managing Partner - Chikol
10.9 Partnering for Success Through Innovation
Rich Carlton, President & COO - Data Realty & Tracy Graham, Managing Principal - Graham Allen Partners
10.16 Creativity and Innovation: Eating for the Next 100 Years
Rob Bartels Jr., President & CEO - Martin’s Super Markets
10.23 Creating a Culture for Innovation
Larry Davis, President - Daman Products
10.30 The Road to Analytics Innovation at Con-way Freight
Matt Wildrick, Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics - Con-way Freight
11.6 Business Model vs. Product Innovation
James T. Crines, EVP Finance, CFO - Zimmer Corporation
11.13 Becoming Bankable
Mike Kubacki, Executive Chairman - Lake City Bank