Join your fellow Booth alums at a meet-n-greet with Chicago Booth Professor Art Middlebrooks from the Kilts Center


Lido Bottle Works
3408 Via Oporto #103
Newport Beach, California

Driving Directions:

Lido Marina Village

Event Details

The OC Booth Alumni group is delighted to welcome a special guest, Professor Art Middlebrooks back from Chicago after his Winter Quarter teaching in Hyde Park. Prof. Middlebrooks will be driving down from Manhattan Beach for this event. We've reserved space at Lido Bootle Works in Newport Beach. The space is enough for a mid-sized group so we're asking for a prepaid RSVP for this gathering.


$5 registration fee. Self-pay for brunch/drinks


Register Online

Deadline: 7/12/2024

Speaker Profiles

Professor Art Middlebrooks (Speaker)

Art Middlebrooks leads Business Development for Research Data at the Kilts Center for Marketing, and is an educator and management consultant specializing in innovation, services marketing, and branding. Middlebrooks focuses on helping service companies grow profitably through new product and service development, branding, and effective marketing strategies. He has worked with companies from a broad range of industries, including mobile apps, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, energy, financial services, telecommunications, and information technology. He is a former senior director of marketing and product development for DigitalWork Inc., partner with Kuczmarski Innovation, manager in the Strategic Services division of Accenture, and systems analyst at American Management Systems. Middlebrooks is the coauthor of two books, Innovating the Corporation and Market Leadership Strategies for Service Companies. He has published other works in PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Management Review, Sales and Marketing Management, and Marketing News. He teaches innovation and services marketing. "I find that students learn best by doing, so I've structured both the in-class and out-of-class work to enable students to apply the various tools that I teach," Middlebrooks says. "I include the use of team projects and software in my courses so that students can learn how state-of-the-art innovation methods are being applied by leading companies, enabling deeper learning. He earned an MBA in marketing and finance from Chicago Booth in 1988 and a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics from Duke University in 1984. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa honor societies.


Aashish Chaturvedi, '19