• The Darden Leadership Speaker Series features the world’s thought leaders sharing their stories, expertise and advice with Darden students, faculty and staff.

    We invite you to attend any of these speaker events; all are open to the public. For more detailed information, please check the calendar. In addition, if you would like to recommend a candidate for the Leadership Speaker Series, please contact Elizabeth Eckert.

    Spring 2015 Speakers

    22 January
    David Williams
    Chair & Chief Executive Officer, Merkle Inc

    2 February
    Henry Engelhardt, CEO, Admiral Group Plc

    10 February
    Jonathan D. Mariner, Chief Investment Officer, Major League Baseball

    17 February - Cancelled due to inclement weather
    Carol Sawdye, CFO, PwC

    7 April
    James Beriker, President & CEO, Simply Hired

    15 April
    Saundra Pelletier, CEO of Evofem Inc. and Woman Care Global

    *Please note all speakers will present at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

    Past Speakers

    Watch videos of past Darden Leadership Speakers.