Previous Speakers

Previous Speakers

Past Featured Keynote Speakers

Chambers, John

John Chambers

CEO

Cisco

2013

Cohen, Ben

Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield

Co-Founders

Ben & Jerry’s

2010

Collins, Jim

Jim Collins

Author

2011

Forbes, Steve

Steve Forbes

President & CEO

Forbes

2009

Powell, Colin

Colin Powell

General (Ret.)

United States Army

2013

Welch, Jack

Jack Welch

Former Chairman & CEO

General Electric

2012

Past Title Sponsor Keynote Speakers

Buckner, William

William Buckner

President & CEO

Bayer CropScience

2010

Connelly, Deirdre

Deirdre Connelly

President, North America Pharmaceuticals

GlaxoSmithKline

2013

Davis, Reggie

Reggie Davis

President

RBC Bank

2011

De Lange, Ron

Ron De Lange

Senior Vice President

Oracle

2013

Noel, Marc

Marc Noel

Chairman

The Noel Group

2009

Peterson, Sandra

Sandra E. Peterson

Chairman of the Board of Management

Bayer CropScience

2011

Pike, Tom

Tom Pike

CEO

Quintiles

2013

Redmond, Billie

Billie Redmond

CEO

Coldwell Banker Commercial

2009

Rodriguez, Oscar

Oscar Rodriguez

President & CEO

Extreme Networks

2012

Ryan, John

John Ryan

President

Center for Creative Leadership

2009

Tullman, Glen

Glen Tullman

CEO

Allscripts

2011, 2012

Westlake, Jim

Jim Westlake

CEO

RBC Bank

2010

Wilson, Brad

Brad Wilson

President & CEO

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC

2013

Yates, Lloyd

Lloyd Yates

CEO

Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc.

2009

Past Panel Speakers, Guest Speakers, & Moderators

Allen, Ned

Ned Allen

DIrector

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

2011

Allen, Steve

Steve Allen

Associate Dean, Jenkins Graduate School of Management

N.C. State University

2010

Atkinson, Bill

Bill Atkinson

President & CEO

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

2009

Auslander, Ed

Ed Auslander

President & CEO

LORD Corporation

2013

Belk, H.W. McKay

H.W. McKay Belk

President & Chief Merchandising Officer

Belk, Inc.

2009

Boulding, William

William Boulding

Deputy Dean, Fuqua School of Business

Duke University

2010

Brown, Leah

Leah Brown

President & CEO

A10 Clinical Solutions, Inc.

2011

Carter, Brett

Brett Carter

State President, North Carolina

Duke Energy

2012

Chenard, Michael

Michael Chenard

Director of Environmental Affairs

Lowe's Companies, Inc.

2010

Cheston, Richard

Richard Cheston

Chief Technical Architect

Lenovo

2012

Collins, Keith

Keith Collins

Senior Vice President & CTO

SAS

2011

Cooper, Stephen

Stephen Cooper

Government Affairs Counselor

K & L Gates

2009

Coules, Blake

Blake Coules

Head of the Asset Resolution Group

RBC Bank

2009

Crisco, Keith

Keith Crisco

North Carolina Secretary of Commerce

2009

Davenport, Vern

Vern Davenport

Chairman & CEO

M*Modal, Inc.

2012, 2010

Dean, Jr, James

James W. Dean, Jr.

Dean, Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC-Chapel Hill

2010

Deckelbaum, Rick

Rick Deckelbaum

CEO

RDA Recruiters

2010, 2009

Demby, Cluade

Demby, Claude

CEO

Noel Group, LLC

2011

Drawas, Randy

Randy Drawas

Chief Marketing Officer

Kaspersky Lab Americas

2009

Dzau, Victor

Victor Dzau

President & CEO

Duke University Health System

2011

Ebert, Lewis

Lew Ebert

President & CEO

North Carolina Chamber

2010

Eudy, Ken

Ken Eudy

Founder & CEO

Capstrat

2012

Fagan, Michael

Michael Fagan

CEO

Attends Healthcare Products

2009

Fowler, Neal

Neal Fowler

CEO

Liquidia

2012

Fryland, Paula

Paula Fryland

Regional President

PNC Bank, Eastern Carolinas

2012

Gillings, Dennis

Dennis Gillings

Chairman & CEO

Quintiles Transnational Corp.

2009

Goodmon, Jim

Jim Goodmon

President & CEO

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.

2009

Goodnight, Jim

Jim Goodnight

CEO

SAS

2013, 2009

Gozzo, Frank

Frank Gozzo

Chairman and CEO

Noverant, Inc.

2009

Greczyn, Robert

Robert Greczyn

CEO

BCBS of North Carolina

2009

Greenberg, Robert

Robert Greenberg

NC Senior State Executive

IBM

2009

Hamon, Nick

Nick Hamon

VP, Product Development & Sustainable Development

Bayer Environmental Science

2010

Haynes, Victoria

Victoria Haynes

President & CEO

RTI International

2010

Holding, Frank

Frank Holding Jr.

President & CEO

First Citizens Bank

2009

Ingram, Robert

Robert Ingram

Vice Chairman

GlaxoSmithKline

2009

James, Duncan

Duncan James

CEO

M*Modal, Inc.

2013

Johnson, Curt

Curt Johnson

President

Carolina Railhawks

2012

Kinahan, Brian

Brian Kinahan

CEO

Summit Performance Systems

2012, 2010, 2009

Marshall, Cynthia

Cynthia Marshall

President

AT&T North Carolina

2010

Marshall, Elaine

Elaine Marshall

Secretary of State

State of North Carolina

2010

McArthur, John

John McArthur

Executive Vice President

Progress Energy

2010

McNeel, Rick

Rick McNeel

President & CEO

LORD Corporation

2010

Miller, David

David Miller

President

DuPont Electronics & Communications

2010

Miller, Lane

Lane Miller

Vice President, Global Technology

LORD Corporation

2011

Munday, Mark L.

Mark L. Munday

President & CEO

Elster Solutions

2011

Muzyka, Doug

Dr. Doug Muzyka

Chief Science & Technology Officer

DuPont

2011

Newton, Paul

Paul Newton

State President, North Carolina

Duke Energy

2013

Pearce, Douglas

Douglas Pearce

Professor

North Carolina State University Department of Economics

2012

Peters, Arian

Arian Peters

Sustainability Manager

Novozymes North America

2010

Petrangeli, Al

Al Petrangeli

CEO, Southeast Region

Balfour Beatty Construction

2011

Redmond, Billie

Billie Redmond

Founder & Chair

Coldwell Banker Commercial Trademark Properties

2010

Reinemund, Steve

Steve Reinemund

Dean

Wake Forest University School of Business

2010

Scott, Garland

Garland Scott

CEO, Trademark Properties

United Healthcare of North and South Carolina

2011

Sutter, Suzanne

Suzanne Sutter

CEO

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern NC

2009

Teal, Eric

Eric Teal

Chief Investment Officer

First Citizens Bank

2009

Trask, Tallman

Tallman Trask III

Executive Vice President

Duke University

2010

Tullman, Glen

Glen Tullman

CEO

Allscripts

2009

Vlahos, Nick

Nick Vlahos

General Manager

Burt's Bees

2011

Weiss, Ira

Ira Weiss

Dean

North Carolina State University College of Management

2009

Westerhold, Carl

Carl Westerhold

VP of Service Operations & Customer Solutions Group

Siemens Healthcare

2010

Wilson, Brad

Brad Wilson

President & CEO

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC

2012, 2011

Yeates, Bill

Bill Yeates

Executive Vice President, Conservation Solutions

SENSUS

2010

Past Founders & Hosts

Adams, Diane

Diane Adams

Chief People Officer

Qlik

2012, 2013

Deckelbaum, Rick

Rick Deckelbaum

CEO

RDA Recruiters

2013, 2012, 2011

Kinahan, Brian

Brian Kinahan

Partner

Newport Board Group

2013 - 2009

Redmond, Billie

Billie Redmond

CEO

Coldwell Banker Commercial Trademark Properties

2011, 2012, 2013

Featured Non-Profit

Make a Wish Foundation