David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

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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 and alumni. 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.

Our upcoming installment will feature Paul Dali '67 (Business Administration) who is former General Manager at Apple and current Chairman of Holon Solutions, a healthcare technology company. Please join us on March 11, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 in the USU - Northridge Center. RSVP by clicking here.

 

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

Previous Speakers

Fall 2019

Bruce Gersh '91, President of People, People En Español and Entertainment Weekly

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Spring 2019

Michael Kramer '90, CEO & Founding Partner of Ducera Partners

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Fall 2018

Michael Grillo '71, Executive Producer

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Spring 2018

Steve Rabuchin '85, 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