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About the Sands Leadership Lecture Series

Funded by Richard Sands, Executive Vice Chair of Constellation Brands and member of the Simon Advisory Council, the intent of the Sands Leadership Lecture Series is to advance the science and teaching of leadership at Simon. By stimulating thought, we seek to build the Simon School’s reputation as a business school that teaches people how to think about real-world problems in creative, penetrating, and impactful ways.

 

Sands Leadership Lecture History

2019

Speaker: Dr. Steve Robbins - diversity and inclusion, thought leader and innovator

2018

Speaker: Desiree Rogers, CEO with Experience in Marketing, Re-Branding & Consumer Connection Chair, Choose Chicago; Former CEO, Fashion Fair Cosmetics and Johnson Publishing; Former White House Social Secretary & Special Assistant to President Obama

2017

Speaker: George Bodenheimer, ESPN and cable industry pioneer

2016

Speaker: Jim Stengel, former Global Marketing Officer at Procter & Gamble  

2014

Speaker: Michael C. Jensen, former Simon Business School professor, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School

2013

Speaker: Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani

2012

Speaker: Susan Cain, author of QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

2011

Speaker: Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

2010

Speaker: Roselinde Torres, partner and managing director of the New York office for The Boston Consulting Group

Fall 2009

Speaker: Sydney Finkelstein, Steven Roth Professor of Management at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Spring 2009

Speaker: Robert Eckert, Chairman of the Board and, at the time of his talk, Chief Executive Officer of Mattel Inc. (2000-2011)

2008

Speaker: Marshall Goldsmith, NYT bestselling author, faculty member in executive education at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business

2007

Speaker: Michael C. Jensen, former Simon Business School professor, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School

Archive

Watch the videos - Jim Stengel - 300 x 167

2016: Jim Stengel, President/CEO of The Jim Stengel Company and former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, shares his insights on global marketing and creating a growth culture through leadership.

Watch the videos: Jim Stengel

Sands Lecture Series 2014 - Professor Michael Jensen and Werner Erhard - video thumbnail

2014: Professor Michael Jensen and Werner Erhard, two extraordinary thinkers, engage in a conversation that explores groundbreaking access to being a leader and to the effective exercise of leadership as one's natural self-expression.

Watch the video: Professor Michael Jensen and Werner Erhard