Alumni & Engagement

Alumni Guest Speaker Opportunities

Listed below are specific guest speaking opportunities which will allow LeBow Alumni to engage with our current students. If you are interested in signing up for any of the opportunities listed below, please email Cassandra Brown at

Course: ORGB320: Leadership: Theory and Practice
Professor: Lauren D’Innocenzo, PhD,
Description: The class is on leadership and we are looking for someone to speak about their leadership journey, thoughts on leadership, experiences that have influenced their leadership style/approach, why and how leadership is important in their work/career field. The guest speaker will give a short introduction/comments (5-10 minutes) and then will open up to student questions.

  • Monday, April 6; 10 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 8; 10 – 11:50 a.m.

Course: Technology Strategy
Professor: VK Narayanan, PhD,
Description: Seeking a senior executive, preferably from the finance sector to discuss the emerging opportunities and threats in AI.

  • Tuesday, May 5 or 12, afternoon

Course: Innovation Management
Professor: VK Narayanan, PhD,
Description: Seeking a speaker who is in charge of product development, either in software or pharm.

  • A Tuesday, either in April or until mid-May, evening

Course: STAT 335: Experimental Design
Professor: Bruce McCullough, PhD
Description: A speaker who conducts experiments as part of his/her job.

  • A Monday or Wednesday, April 6 – May 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Course: ECON203: Survey of Economic Policy
Professor: Chris Laincz, PhD
Description: Seeking alumni with a BS in Economics or with an Econ concentration to discuss the Econ major and careers with an Econ degree.

  • Wednesday, April 29, 8 – 10 a.m. and then 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Courses: Service Management Undergraduate Level, Service Management Graduate Level, Operations Management Graduate Level
Professor: Fariborz Partovi, PhD
Description: Seeking 3 speakers who can speak about any topic relating to service management.

  • Service Management Undergraduate Level: Any Monday or Wednesday, weeks of April 6 – week of May 11; 10 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Service Management Graduate Level: Any Monday, April 6 – May 11; 6 – 8:50 p.m.
  • Operations Management Graduate Level: Any Wednesday, April 8 – May 13; 6 – 8:50 p.m.

Courses: ACCT110: Accounting for Professionals, Non-business Majors and ACCT120: Accounting for Entrepreneurs
Professor: Mary Copeland
Description: Seeking 3 speakers, non-accountants, who can articulate how the knowledge of accounting helped in the course of their careers.

  • ACCT110: Accounting for Professionals: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 – 11 a.m. and 4 – 5 p.m., April 7 – May 28
  • ACCT120: Accounting for Entrepreneurs: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 – 1 p.m., April 7 – May 28