Swartz Leadership Series-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series provides a forum for the Carnegie Mellon University community and its entrepreneurial network partners in Pittsburgh to discuss issues central to entrepreneurial leadership. The series brings to campus entrepreneurial thought leaders from centers around the country to exchange views on leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation in today’s competitive, global economy. Speakers include successful entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators who are focused on emerging and growing market sectors that are important for competitiveness in the global economy. All lectures are open to Carnegie Mellon faculty, students, staff and select guests.


2015-2016 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Speakers:

David Hersh

Peter Pezaris

Michael Gersh

David Hersh (DC 1989, TPR 1993)
Peter Pezaris (S 1992)
Michael Gersh (TPR 1990)

Founders of Commissioner.com, Multiply.com and Glip, Inc.

April 13, 2016
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Eric Vishria
Eric Vishria
General Partner
Benchmark
February 26, 2016
Matthew Humphrey
Matthew Humphrey
Co-founder & CEO
LendingHome
January 21, 2016
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Glen de Vries
Glen de Vries
Co-founder & President
Medidata Solutions
October 22, 2015
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2014-2015 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Speakers:

Monte Zweben
Monte Zweben
Co-founder and CEO
Splice Machine
October 8, 2014
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2013-2014 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Speakers:

Matt Rogers
Matt Rogers
Founder and VP of Engineering
Nest Labs
January 23, 2014
Lila Ibrahim
Lila Ibrahim
Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
September 12, 2013
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2012-2013 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Speakers:

Bill Campbell
Bill Campbell
Chairman of the Board, Intuit
Board Member, Apple
March 21, 2013
 
Bill Seibel
Bill Seibel
Founder & CEO
Mobiquity
February 26, 2013
Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor
Founder and Managing Partner, cofounder.co
Venture Partner, Mayfield Fund
February 8, 2013
 
Brian Frezza
Brian Frezza
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Emerald Therapeutics
October 4, 2012