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Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership".

Experience and Distinctions

The Impact Series will be streaming their events live for learners to participate from around the globe. Also, the recordings will be available for review at Learn It Live, after the session is over.

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Wed Nov 6 2013 at 05:30 pm EDT
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Friday Feb 4, 2011
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Bruce Byington, Executive VP for the America's Region at the Center for Creative Leadership, addresses the Georgia Tech community as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. Learn more about the IMPACT Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Chad Strickland is the Vice President of Associate Resources for Aaron’s, Inc. He will address the Georgia Tech community as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. Learn more about Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Darrell Glasco, a Managing Partner at Social Mission Architects, will address the Georgia Tech community as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. He will discuss "Using Capitalism for a Higher Purpose." Learn more about the IMPACT Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Jill Vialet is the founder and CEO of Playworks, a national nonprofit organization that improves school climate, reduces bullying, and increases student engagement in school through play and physical activity. In this talk, she addresses the Georgia Tech community as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. Learn more about the IMPACT Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Charles W. "Wick" Moorman is the chairman, president, and CEO of Norfolk Southern, one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. In this talk, he will address the Georgia Tech community as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. Learn more about the IMPACT Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Robert Frohwein is the founder and CEO of Kabbage, an organization that delivers working capital to small businesses in less time than it would take for them to receive a loan from a bank. Here, he will speak at Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series, discussing ways of obtaining venture capital. Learn more about the IMPACT Series at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Sarah Miller Caldicott is the CEO of Power Patterns of Innovation and the author of "Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success, from Thomas Edison’s Lab." In this talk, she will discuss innovation lessons from Thomas Edison, and how these lessons can be applied in the digital era. Learn more at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Philip Martens is the CEO of Novelis, the world leader in rolled aluminum products. In this talk, he will address Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. Learn more at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Alexander Rossides is president of the Growth Philanthropy Network. In this talk, he will address Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series, discussing the role of philanthropy in solving social problems. Learn more at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Omar Janjua is the President of Sonic Restaurants. In this talk, he will address Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series, discussing "Strategy & Leadership." Learn more at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
Bill Frerking is Georgia-Pacific's first Chief Sustainability Officer. As such, he is responsible for the company's overall sustainability efforts. He also chairs Georgia-Pacific�s Sustainability Council and represents the company in sustainability discussions with customers and other groups. In this talk, Frerking will address Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series. He will discuss what sustainability is and who decides what constitutes sustainability. Learn more at: http://www.ile.gatech.edu/IMPACT.html
The final round of the Georgia Tech Ideas to Serve Competition. Students will present innovative ideas for solving social and environmental problems and prizes totaling $20,000 will be awarded.
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