Dean's Executive Leadership Series
Former Senior Executive
Historical Art Collector
The Kinsey Collection
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
About Bernard Kinsey
Bernard Kinsey, former Xerox executive and former Chief Operating Officer and Co-chairman of Rebuild Los Angeles (RLA), now serves as President and founder of management consulting firm KBK Enterprises, Inc. in addition to overseeing The Kinsey Collection. He is a recognized expert and leader in the field of urban revitalization and market development, and as the leader of KBK Enterprises, provides advice and counsel to senior-level executives in the public and private sectors, addressing areas of communication, change management, business process re-engineering and problem solving real issues. Read more about Bernard Kinsey.
Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Administration
ABC Entertainment Group
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
About Jana Winograde
Jana Winograde was named Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Administration, ABC Entertainment Group, in June 2009. In this capacity she oversees the general business related to the development and acquisition of all primetime, daytime and late-night programming, marketing and ABC.com, including overseeing all deals and agreements related thereto. Additionally, Ms. Winograde provides business oversight of the development and production of network, cable and syndicated programming and the licensing of such programming to distributors and exhibitors. She also oversees the business elements of the music department, which sets music policy and handles music licensing and administration. Read more about Jana Winograde.
Thursday, January 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
About Ed Wedbush
Edward W. Wedbush is founder and President of Wedbush Securities. In 1955, Mr. Wedbush and a childhood friend founded Wedbush Securities with first year revenues of $659. The growth of the company is an American entrepreneurial success story.
Mr. Wedbush currently holds membership positions on the Regional Firms Committee of SIFMA and Board of Trustees for University of Cincinnati Foundation. In 2004, Mr. Wedbush was recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award from the University of Cincinnati, and in 2006, was awarded Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year for Greater Los Angeles. Read more about Ed Wedbush.
Gary D. Burnison
Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
About Gary D. Burnison
Gary D. Burnison is Chief Executive Officer of Korn/Ferry International, as well as a member of the firm's Board of Directors.
Under his strategy, Mr. Burnison spearheads the firm's transformation as a diversified human capital organization. He brings hands-on experience to his current position, having served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Korn/Ferry from 2003-2007. Mr. Burnison joined Korn/Ferry as Chief Financial Officer in 2002. Read more about Gary Burnison.
President - Southern California Division
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
The first 100 attendees to check in at the event will receive a copy of Built to Serve, a New York Times bestseller by Dan Sanders.
About Dan Sanders
Dan Sanders is a seasoned executive in the food industry and supermarket sector. As a Supervalu division president, Mr. Sanders led Albertsons in Southern California and Las Vegas and ACME Markets in Pennsylvania during business transformations that ultimately resulted in the sale of both companies to private equity investors.
Prior to serving in the publically traded arena, Mr. Sanders was the chief executive officer of United Supermarkets, an award-winning, family-owned retailer based in Texas. His business career started in the entrepreneurial environment, working alongside his mentor, Galen Walters, at Adplex, a highly regarded marketing company specializing in advertising production and business consultative services for high-profile corporate, retail, and entertainment organizations. Read more about Dan Sanders.
President & CEO
San Francisco 49ers
Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m.Pepperdine University - Santa Clara Campus
Silicon Valley Center at Techmart
5201 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
About Jed York
As Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Forty Niners, Ltd., Jed York oversees all aspects of the organization. York is in his third year in the position and has made bold decisions to return the team to its winning tradition and ultimately the Super Bowl. York recognizes and shares the ongoing passion of the team's faithful fans. York has been the driving force behind the effort to construct a new stadium. In 2011, his leadership produced what some are calling extraordinary results to get "shovels in the ground" for the new stadium in Santa Clara. The 49ers secured an $850 million construction loan and $200 million in NFL support. With all the financing in place, the 49ers broke ground on a new stadium on April 19, 2012. The stadium will quickly be recognized as the world's premium outdoor sports and entertainment venue. Read more about Jed York.
Sony Corporation of America
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 5:00 p.m.
This event is sold out. We are regrettably unable to accommodate walk-ins at this event.
Parking: Guests will enter the Sony Lot using the Culver Gate entrance and park in the Culver parking structure. Reception will be in the Harry Cohn building. Presentation will be held in Holden Theater. Please bring a photo ID to present at the gate.
About Michael Lynton
Michael Lynton is CEO of Sony Corporation of America, overseeing Sony's entertainment businesses, including Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Lynton is also Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and manages the studio's overall global operations, which include motion picture, television and digital content production and distribution, home entertainment acquisition and distribution, operation of studio facilities, and the development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. By focusing on digital transformation, worldwide growth, content diversity and financial discipline, Lynton has led the studio through an era of innovation and success, putting Sony Pictures on the cutting edge of an industry experiencing rapid technological and global change. Read more about Michael Lynton.