David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

  • Bookstein Hall

    Alumna Heather J. Briggs Creates Endowed Scholarship

  • Wells Fargo Continues to Support Financial Education at CSUN VITA Clinic

    VITA Tax Program Hits 50 Year Anniversary

  • Jane Wurwand

    Wurwand Foundation Donates to Consulting Program

  • Federal Reserve Bank

    Alum Appointed to Economic Advisory Council

  • MBA students working together

    Free Business Consulting Services

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; Bruce Gersh, President of People, People En Español and Entertainment Weekly; and Paul Dali, former GM of Apple. Rabuchin, Grillo, Kramer, Gersh and Dali are alumni of the Nazarian College.

 

(Most Recent Installment - Fall 2020) 

Previous Speakers

Fall 2020

Bruce Gersh, Louis Santor, Wendy & David Knoller

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Spring 2020

Paul Dali '67, Former GM, Apple

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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, 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