David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

  • CSUN leaders and alumni meet with special guest speaker Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis (third from left) before the Nazarian College’s event with VICA, “Extraordinary Women in Leadership,” on Nov. 19, 2019. Pictured L-R: Wendy Greuel, executive in residence fo

    Don’t Just ‘Lean In’ — Link Arms

  • CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and Nazarian College dean Chandra Subramaniam join the panelists and speakers of the 2nd Annual Workforce of the Future Symposium onstage on Nov. 20 at The Soraya. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

    Workforce of the Future: How Will Tech Affect Jobs?

  • CSUN Receives $3M from NASA to Study AI

    CSUN Receives $3M from NASA to Study AI

  • The nFlux team, including four CSUN alumni and co-founders, celebrates their placement in the Amazon Alexa Accelerator.

    Incubator Team Wins Spot in Amazon Alexa Accelerator

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    Financial Planning Program Ranked Top 10 in Nation

  • Mktg Prof Receives NSF Grant to Explore the Acquisition of Technology in California Schools

    Marketing Professor Receives $230k NSF Grant

Distinguished Speaker Series

Created by a gift from the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, the Distinguished Speaker Series was created to allow the Nazarian College to bring high-level speakers to campus to inspire our students. Past speakers have included Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of HUD in the Clinton Administration; Jane Wurwand, founder of Dermalogica, the largest professional skincare brand in the world; Steve Rabuchin, Vice President for Amazon Alexa Voice Services and Alexa Skills; Michael Grillo, award-winning film producer; Michael Kramer, CEO and founding partner of Ducera Partners; and Bruce Gersh, President of People, People En Español and Entertainment Weekly. Rabuchin, Grillo Kramer, and Gersh are alumni of the Nazarian College.

(Fall 2019 - Featuring Bruce Gersh, moderated by JD Heyman, Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment Weekly) 

Previous Speakers

Fall 2019

Bruce Gersh, President of People, People En Español and Entertainment Weekly

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Spring 2019

Michael Kramer, CEO & Founding Partner of Ducera Partners

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Fall 2018

Michael Grillo, Executive Producer

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Spring 2018

Steve Rabuchin, VP of Amazon Alexa

Fall 2017

Jane Wurwand, Founder of Dermalogica

Spring 2017

Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Clinton Administration