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Return to the classroom for a series of panels presented by Chicago Booth research centers and discuss the latest groundbreaking work and initiatives by affiliated faculty, alumni, and students.

The breakout sessions are concurrent and will take place between 2:30 and 4 p.m. at Gleacher Center.

A Capitalism for the People

Lecturer: Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and David G. Booth Faculty Fellow

A Discussion of US Corporate Tax Policy: Problems, Strategies to Navigate Existing Policies, and Suggestions for Future Changes in Policy

Sponsor: Accounting Research Center
Moderator: Merle Erickson, Professor of Accounting
Panelists: Rod K. Donnelly, Partner, Morgan Lewis; David P. Lewis, Vice President - Global Taxes, Chief Tax Executive, and Assistant Treasurer, Eli Lilly and Company; Jeff Maydew, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, LLC

A View from the Top: Experiences of Alumni CEOs

Moderator: Michael J. Gibbs, Clinical Professor of Economics
Panelists: Michael Angus, '09 (XP-78), President and CEO, Cummins Western Canada; Rajeev Gautam, '03 (XP-72), President and CEO, UOP - A Honeywell Company; Brandon Moore, '10 (XP-79), CEO, RealtyTrac

Booth Social Entrepreneurs

Sponsor: Social Enterprise Initiative
Moderator: Robert H. Gertner, Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance
Panelists: Eric Weinheimer, '94, President and CEO, The Cara Program

Entrepreneurs Who Matter: Identifying and Building High-Growth Ventures

Sponsor: Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Steven Neil Kaplan, Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance
Panelists: Scott Griffith, '90, Chairman and Chief Executive, Zipcar; Bryan Johnson, '07 (XP-76), Founder & Chairman, Braintree; Dhiraj Rajaram, '03, Founder and CEO, Mu Sigma

Gaining Shopper Insights to Make Better Decisions Using Syndicated CPG and Retail Data

Sponsor: James M. Kilts Center for Marketing
Moderator: Erik Hurst, V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics and John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow
Panelists: Howard Brandeisky, '85, Vice President, Global Marketing, Innovation & Customer Solutions, John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.; L. Dick Buell, '78, Former Chairman and CEO, Catalina Marketing Corporation; James Dodge, '93, VP, Managing Director, The Nielsen Company; Robert A. Mariano, '87 (XP-56), Chairman and CEO, Roundy‚Äôs Supermarkets, Inc.

Leadership Derailment: Do You Know Your Risks?

Sponsor: Leadership Development
Lecturers: Jeffrey Anderson, '87, Associate Dean for Leadership Development; Ruth Reiner, Director of Effective Leadership


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