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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. Lectures are open to all.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Mark CubanMark Cuban
Mark Cuban Companies

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Kalpesh KapadiaKalpesh Kapadia
CEO and Co-founder
Deserve

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Meredith GrelliMeredith Meyer Grelli
Co-Founder and Co-Owner
Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider & Mead


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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Co-founder and CEO
Unbabel 


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Leslie RobertsonLeslie Robertson
Vice President, Software Development
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Ophir Tanz

Ophir Tanz
CEO
GumGum

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Raji Sankar

Raji Sankar
Co-CEO, Wholesome International
Co-Founder, Choolaah Indian BBQ
Franchisee, Five Guys Burgers and Fries


Friday, January 18, 2019

Homaira Akbari

W.L. Mellon Speaker: 
Dr. Homaira Akbari
President and CEO
AKnowledge Partners LLC

 

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sanjay Patel

Sanjay Patel
Founder and CEO
GuestBook

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Rob Cochran

Rob Cochran
President and CEO
#1 Cochran

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Vishwas Prabhakara

Vishwas Prabhakara
General Manager
Yelp Reservations


November 1, 2016

Adam Gross

Adam Gross
Chief Executive Officer
Heroku

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October 4, 2016

Deepak Ahuja

W.L. Mellon Speaker Series:
Deepak Ahuja
Chief Financial Officer, Retired
Tesla Motors


September 22, 2016

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Susan Gregg Koger
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
ModCloth

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September 2, 2016

Boris Sofman and Hanns Teppeiner, Co-Founders of AnkiBoris Sofman & Hanns Tappeiner
Co-founders

Anki

April 19, 2016

Lane Bess

Lane M. Bess
Board of Directors
ZeroFOX


April 13, 2016

David Hersh (DC 1989, TPR 1993)
Peter Pezaris (S 1992)
Michael Gersh (TPR 1990)
Founders of
Commissioner.com, Multiply.com and Glip, Inc.

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February 26, 2016

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Eric Vishria
General Partner
Benchmark


January 21, 2016

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Matthew Humphrey
Co-founder & CEO
LendingHome

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October 22, 2015

 

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Glen de Vries
Co-founder & President
Medidata Solutions

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October 7, 2015

Javier Soltero

       Javier Soltero
       CEO/Co-founder
       Acompli, Inc. (acquired by Microsoft)

      

October 8, 2014

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Monte Zweben
Co-founder & CEO
Splice Machine

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January 23, 2014

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Matt Rogers
Founder & VP of Engineering
Nest Labs


September 12, 2013

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Lila Ibrahim
Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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March 21, 2013

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Bill Campbell
Chairman of the Board, Intuit
Board Member, Apple


February 26, 2016

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Bill Seibel
Founder & CEO
Mobiquity


February 8, 2013

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Raj Kapoor
Founder & Managing Partner, cofounder.co
Venture Partner, Mayfield Fund


October 4, 2012

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Brian Frezza
Co-founder & Co-CEO
Emerald Therapeutics