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Events and Speaker Series

An Intellectual Hub

The real-world perspectives, leadership styles and personal philosophies shared by executives with students have an extraordinary impact on students.

Each year, Rotman hosts over 100 public talks by international bestselling authors, top management executives and other influential thought leaders. These events give you unparalleled exposure to some of today's business leaders.

"These events are terrific for networking, and give you exposure to thought leaders across a range of industries."

—Karina Ling, MBA

Speakers to date include:

Dominic Barton
Global Managing Director,
McKinsey & Company

Tim Brown
President and CEO,

Michael Dell
Founder and Chairman,
Dell Inc.

Malcolm Gladwell
New York Times #1 Bestselling Author

Arianna Huffington
President and Editor-in-Chief,
The Huffington Post

David Kelly
Founder, IDEO

A. G. Lafley
Chairman, President and CEO,
Procter & Gamble

Brian Mulroney
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Nandan Nilekani
Former CEO, President and Managing Director,

Irene Rosenfeld

Anne-Marie Slaughter
President and CEO,
New America Foundaation

Richard Saul Wurman
Founder, TED Conferences


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