Thursday, March 21, 2013
A Fireside Chat with Bill Campbell, Chairman of the Board, Intuit, Inc.
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series
Thursday, March 21, 2013 | 5:30 pm, McConomy Auditorium, University Center
Join us for a fireside chat with Bill Campbell, a Homestead native who is widely known as “The Coach of Silicon Valley” for the legendary roles he has played coaching many of the region’s most high impact entrepreneurs.
Bill Campbell assumed his role as chairman of the board of directors in August 1998. He previously served as Intuit’s president and CEO from 1994 to 1998 and as CEO from 1999 to 2000. During Campbell’s tenure, Intuit solidified its position as the clear leader in tax, personal finance and small business accounting software. For the three years prior to joining Intuit, Campbell was the president and CEO of GO Corp., a pen-based computing software company. Previously, he founded and served as president and CEO of Claris Corp., which was purchased by Apple Computer Inc. in 1990. Before starting Claris, Campbell was Apple’s executive vice president, group executive of the United States.
Before entering the technology industry, Campbell was the head football coach at Columbia University for six years, and has been chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees since 2005. He is also a director of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. In August 1997, he was appointed to the board of directors at Apple. Campbell holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree from Columbia University.
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series provides a forum for the Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon University community and their entrepreneurial network partners in Pittsburgh to discuss issues central to entrepreneurial leadership. 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.