Carnegie Mellon University

Previous W.L. Mellon Speakers

For more than a decade, the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series has provided an opportunity for students to interact with global leaders, CEOs and management experts.

Dave Cotteleer
Vice President and CIO, Harley-Davidson Inc.

Donald J. Heberle
CEO, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Darryl Britt
Founder and President, Apprio

Debra A. Cafaro
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Ventas Inc.

Deepak Ahuja
CFO (retired), Tesla Motors

David Morehouse
CEO, President, Pittsburgh Penguins

Susan Packard
Co-Founder, Scripps Networks Interactive

David L. Porges
Chairman and CEO, EQT Corporation

Rajinder P. Singh
President, CEO, BankUnited

David Farr
Chairman, CEO, Emerson

Ursula Burns
Chairman, CEO, Xerox Corporation

Ted Craver
Chairman, president, CEO, Edison International

Karen Larrimer
Executive vice president, CCO, PNC Financial Services Group

Bennet Omalu, M.D.
Chief medical examiner, San Joaquin County, California

Manoj P. Singh
Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Erroll B. Davis Jr.
Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools (retired)

Edward Stack
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dick's Sporting Goods

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart
Chairman, Hermes Equity Ownership Services

Per G.H. Lofberg
Executive Vice President, CVS Health

Alan Mulally
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Company

William D. Green
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Accenture

David S. Simmons, BS '86
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC

Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA-CREF

Brigadier General Gina M. Grosso, BS '86
Director of Force Management Policy, U.S. Air Force

Harvey Golub
Chairman, Miller Buckfire; Retired Chairman and CEO, American Express Company

Eric L. Butler, MSIA ’86
Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Union Pacific Corporation

Paul R. Fonteyne, MSIA ’87
U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation

James E. Rohr
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the PNC Financial Services Group

Amy Villeneuve
President and Chief Operating Officer, Kiva Systems

Nick Akins
President and Chief Executive Officer, American Electric Power

De Lyle Bloomquist, MSIA ’88
President, Global Chemical Business, Tata Chemicals Limited

Ann Marie Petach, MSIA ’84
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, BlackRock

Patricia Little, MSIA ’84
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kelly Services Inc.

Bob McDonald
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, P&G

Punit Renjen
Chairman of the Board, Deloitte LLP

Jeffrey Housenbold, BS ’91
President and Chief Executive Officer 

William M. Lambert, MSIA ’90
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mine Safety Appliances Company

William C. Weldon
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Murry S. Gerber
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Executive Committee, EQT Corporation

William L. Meaney, MSIA ’86
Chief Executive Officer, the Zuellig Group

Candace S. Matthews, CIT '81
Chief Marketing Officer, Amway

Richard A. Noll, MSIA '85
Chief Executive Officer, Hanesbrands

Ray J. Lane
Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Oracle Corporation

Brian L. Roberts
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Corporation

Dina Dublon
Former Chief Financial Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Board of Directors Microsoft, Accenture and Pepsi

Gregory S. Babe
President and Chief Executive Officer, Bayer Corporation & Bayer Material Science LLC

Francisco B. D’Souza
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr.
Former Vice-Chairman Booz Allen Hamilton
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun-Times Media Group Inc.

Christopher E. Kubasik
Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation

David S. Shapira
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Giant Eagle Inc.

Susan P. McGallaz
President and Chief Merchandising Officer, American Eagle Outfitters

Alexander M. Cutler
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eaton Corporation

John P. Surma
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Steel Corporation

S. Gopalakrishnan
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Limited

William E. Strickland
Chief Executive Officer, Manchester Bidwell Corporation

George B. Bennett
Executive Chairman, Health Dialog Services Corporation

Lewis Hay III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FPL Group Inc.

David A. Tepper
President and Founder, Appaloosa Management

Fred Festa
President and Chief Executive Officer, W.R. Grace & Co.

Ronald P. O’Hanley
President and Chief Executive Officer, BNY Mellon Asset Management

Jeffrey R. Immelt
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, General Electric

Charles D. Johnston
President and Chief Executive Officer, Smith Barney, Citi Global Wealth Management

David C. Moran
Executive Vice President, President & Chief Executive Officer, Heinz North America

David A. Tepper
President and Founder, Appaloosa Management

Charles E. Bunch
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PPG Industries Inc.

Derica W. Rice
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eli Lilly and Company