Guest Speakers & Conferences
The NIU College of Business hosts more than 100 business executives each semester. They generously give their time and energy to serve as classroom guest lecturers, sharing their insights on business and life with NIU business students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Additionally, throughout the year, the college sponsors conferences, workshops, and special college-wide events that include industry experts who serve as keynote speakers. Current and most recent events include:
Leading Change and Innovation -- NIU President Baker and Prominent Executives Lead Panel Discussion
February 13, 2014, NIU Naperville -- NIU President Douglas Baker leads a panel discussion on the human side of change and innovation. Joining NIU President Baker on the panel are: Tom Simon, Senior Vice President of Talent Management, U.S. Foods; Audrey Southard, Senior Vice President of Business Process Reengineering, Follett Corporation, and; Janet Viane, Vice President of Marketing Operations, Sears Holdings Corporation. This event launches the newly created NIU Center for Human Capital & Leadership, which also sponsors this panel discussion. The "Leading Change and Innovation" event is open to all NIU alumni, students, and friends. RSVPs are required due to limited space.
Datuk Noripah Kamso -- Author, Alumnus, Advisor, Former CEO