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The Graziadio School attracts top business practitioners and thought leaders to discuss not only today's challenges and opportunities, but also how they are revolutionizing how we conduct business. If you were unable to attend or just want to view a Dean's Executive Leadership Series event again, you may watch videos of the lectures and interviews in their entirety below. Links are posted shortly after each event.

2013-14 Series Videos

Russell Goldsmith

Russell Goldsmith is chairman and chief executive officer of City National Bank, America's 24th largest commercial bank with $27.4 billion in assets. He also serves as president and chief executive officer of the bank's publicly-held parent company, City National Corporation.

October 9, 2013 in Malibu, California

Presentation          Question and Answer

Richard Cordova

Richard Cordova is president and chief executive officer of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Cordova assumed his current role in 2006, a year after he became president and chief operating officer. At CHLA, he also serves as a member of the hospital board of trustees.

January 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California


Maria Poveromo

Maria Poveromo is the senior director of social media, analyst relations and public relations at Adobe. She is responsible for driving social media strategy and influencer relations programs across the company.

February 12, 2014 in San Jose, California

Presentation           Question and Answer

Liam Mcgee

Liam McGee is chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Since joining The Hartford in September 2009, McGee has led a restructuring effort to enhance the company's capital strength, financial position and performance.

March 13, 2014 in Malibu, California

Presentation           Question and Answer

Rob Moore

Rob Moore has been Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures since 2008. He oversees the studio’s worldwide marketing, distribution, home entertainment, digital, interactive, television distribution, licensing and business affairs divisions. Moore joined Paramount in 2005 as President of Worldwide Marketing, Distribution and Operations.

March 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

Presentation           Question and Answer

Victor Kao

Victor Kao is general manager of ASUS Technology (Suzhou), the largest subsidiary of Taiwan's ASUSTeK Computer, which is the No. 1 developer of motherboard and VGA display cards in the world. He has engineering and management expertise in industrial control, aerospace and semiconducting.

May 16, 2014 in Shanghai, China