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12th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series

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 IIIPerry Watson III, President - Lexus of Mishawaka

9.11 Changing the Limits of Possible

David TobeyDavid Tobey, PhD, Visting Professor - IU South Bend

9.18 Is Innovation More Than a Buzzword?

Amish ShahAmish Shah, President - Kem Krest

9.25 Aging Trends and Home Health Care

J.P. HoyerJ.P. Hoyer, Owner & President - Home Instead Senior Care

10.2 The Role of Innovation and Creativity in Business Failure and Turnaround

Dennis KebrdleDennis Kebrdle, Managing Partner - Chikol

10.9 Partnering for Success Through Innovation

Rich CarltonRich 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.Rob Bartels Jr., President & CEO - Martin’s Super Markets

10.23 Creating a Culture for Innovation

Larry DavisLarry Davis, President - Daman Products

10.30 The Road to Analytics Innovation at Con-way Freight

Matt WildrickMatt Wildrick, Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics - Con-way Freight

11.6 Business Model vs. Product Innovation

James T. CrinesJames T. Crines, EVP Finance, CFO - Zimmer Corporation

11.13 Becoming Bankable

Mike KubackiMike Kubacki, Executive Chairman - Lake City Bank