Carnegie Mellon University

Tepper Alumni Webinar Series

The Tepper Alumni Webinar Series keeps our alumni up-to-date on current business trends and developments through virtual learning.

Upcoming Webinar

Tepper Alumni Investment Outlook 2021 Panel

Moderated by Brent Glover, Associate Professor of Finance

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
1:30-2:30 p.m. EST


Past Webinars

Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Big Tech and the Call for Antitrust Regulation

Dec. 16, 2020

Moderated by Tim Derdenger, Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy 

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Virtual Roundtable Discussion on COVID-19’s Impact on the Retail Industry

Dec. 3, 2020

Moderated by Dokyun Lee, Assistant Professor of Business Analytics

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Advancing Your Career in Uncertain Times

Nov. 18, 2020

Julie Thornton, Tepper Executive Alumni Career Coach

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Mike Smith

COVID-19 Leads to Power Shifts in the Entertainment Industry: First Hamilton, Now Mulan

Oct.13, 2020

Michael D. Smith
J. Erik Jonsson Professor of Information Technology and Marketing, H. John Heinz III College with joint appointment at the Tepper School

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Denise Rousseau 

Brandy Aven 

Swetha Arbuckle 

Insights on Societal Behavior During and After the Pandemic

Sept. 23, 2020

Denise M. Rousseau, H. J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy

Brandy L. Aven, Associate Professor of Organizational Theory, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship

Moderator Swetha Arbuckle (MBA 2009, MS/HC 2009), Senior HR Leader, AWS

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Laura Maxwell

How to Manage and Be Managed Virtually: An Empathetic Approach

July 23, 2020

Laura Maxwell
Leadership Coach, Accelerate Leadership Center

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Chris Telmer

Tepper Virtual Alumni Panel on Reopening the U.S. Economy

July 15, 2020

Moderated by Associate Professor of Financial Economics Chris Telmer

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Julie Thornton

Career Transition During COVID-19: Ask Our Tepper Executive Alumni Coach

June 23, 2020

Julie Thornton
Tepper Executive Alumni Career Coach

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Laurence Ales

How Will COVID-19 Impact the Global Economy

June 16, 2020

Laurence Ales
Associate Professor of Economics

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Sridhar Tayur

Sustainability: A Business Imperative

May 21, 2020 

Alan Andrew Scheller-Wolf
Richard M. Cyert Professor of Operations Management; Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research

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Amesh Adalja

Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 12, 2020

Amesh Adalja MD, FIDSA
Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security

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Sridhar Tayur

Quantum Computing and Quantum-Inspired Algorithms with Applications

April 29, 2020

Sridhar R. Tayur
Ford Distinguished Research Chair;
University Professor of Operations Management

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Tepper Alumni Panel: Managing Your Career Goals During a Time of Crisis

April 28, 2020

Cyanne Demchak (MBA 2009), Chief Innovation Officer at Cigna Medical Group
Viji Doraiswamy (MBA 2010), Director, Integrated Marketing, Procurement Solutions at SAP Ariba
Pinki Mishra (MBA 2008), Strategy, M&A, Innovation
Joshua Swartz (MBA 2009), Partner at Kearney
John Xin (MBA 2008), Co-Founder & CEO at Lunewave Inc.

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Dean Bob Dammon

Tepper Alumni Open Forum

April 15, 2020

Robert M. Dammon
Dean and Professor of Financial Economics


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Willem Van Hoeve

Optimization in the Age of Big Data

March 24, 2020

Willem-Jan van Hoeve 
Carnegie Bosch Professor of Operations Research;
Program Head, Master of Science in Business Analytics


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More Webinars from Past Years

Mentorship vs. Sponsorship: Insights for Leaders on Advancing Talent in Their Organizations

Dec. 10, 2019 

Rosalind Chow
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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The Future of Autonomous Vehicles is Running Through Pittsburgh

Oct. 17, 2019

Robert T. Monroe 
Teaching Professor of Business Technologies

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How To Adapt and Integrate Entrepreneurial Best Practices Into Established Companies

Sept. 17, 2019

Sean Ammirati
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and the Co-Founder and Director of the Carnegie Mellon Corporate Startup Lab 

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AI for Social Good: Humans in the loop for Machine Learning

April 17, 2019

Sunder Kekre
Vasantrao Dempo Professor of Operations Management

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Transactive Memory and Team Performance

March 21, 2019

Linda Argote
David M. Kirr and Barbara A. Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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Machine Learning: The Hope and the Hype 

Feb. 26, 2019

Zachary Lipton
Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Machine Learning

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Trade Wars: Understanding the Implications for the U.S. Economy

Nov. 8, 2018

Professor Laurence Ales 
Associate Professor of Economics

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Boosting Growth by Accounting for the Environment

Oct.11, 2018

Nicholas Z. Muller
Associate Professor of Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy; Lester and Judith Lave Development Chair in Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy

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Moral Character in the Workplace: How to Identify the Ethical Employee

Sept. 11, 2018

Taya R. Cohen
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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How the Franchise Industry is Responding to Changing Demographics

Aug. 21, 2018

Christopher Cynkar
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and the Macroeconomy

May 30, 2018

Sevin Yeltekin 
Professor of Economics; Senior Associate Dean, Education

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Will Robots Take Our Jobs? An Ethical Framework for the Future of Workplace Automation

April 25, 2018

Tae Wan Kim 
Associate Professor of Business Ethics

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To Give or Not to Give: The Psychology of Philanthropy

March 28, 2018

Christopher Y. Olivola 
Assistant Professor of Marketing; BP Junior Faculty Chair AY 2018-2019

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The Future of U.S. Electric Power

Feb. 21, 2018

Jerome Apt 
Professor and Co-Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center

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Beyond Collaboration: An Inside Look at the Tepper Quad

Dec. 6, 2017

Bryan Routledge 
Associate Professor of Finance

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How Much is an Image Worth?

Nov. 6, 2017

Param V. Singh
Carnegie Bosch Associate Professor of Business Technologies

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Leveraging Your Network

Oct. 12, 2017

Brandy Aven 
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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How Corporations Use Social Media to Engage, Interact, and Build Online Communities

June 6, 2017

Ari Lightman 
Distinguished Service Professor, Digital Media, and Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

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Celebrity Marketing: Nike Saw Green from Tiger Woods' Endorsement

May 11, 2017

Tim Derdenger 
Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy

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Sports Scheduling Meets Business Analytics

March 28, 2017

Michael Trick 
Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research; Dean, Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

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Acting Tools for Effective Leadership

Feb. 16, 2017

Geoffrey Hitch 
Associate Teaching Professor of Acting and Business Communications

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Building Smart Teams

Jan. 27, 2017

Anita Woolley 
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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An Update on the Tepper School

Dec. 14, 2016

Robert M. Dammon 
Dean, Tepper School of Business

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Launching of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Nov. 8, 2016

Dave Mawhinney 
Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship; Executive Director of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship; Executive Director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship and Capitalism in the 21st Century

Sept. 20, 2016

Sridhar Tayur 
Ford Distinguished Research Chair; Professor of Operations Management

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How to be a Star Performer

June 8, 2016

Robert Kelley 
Distinguished Service Professor of Management

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Leveraging Team Conflict for Success

May 12, 2016

Laurie Weingart
Carnegie Mellon University; Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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