LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, ranked among the nation's premier business schools, announced its 6th Annual Marshall School of Business Leadership Summit to be held on April 11, 2012, from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm, at Los Angeles' newest landmark, the JW Marriot—just steps away from L.A. LIVE.
A new dynamic format will keep interest high as panelists explore this year's topic: Navigating the Landscape of Competition, Complexity, and Change. This year's panel and featured speakers include renowned business executives and academic scholars who are driving change in real time, such as Bumble Bee Foods President and CEO, Christopher D. Lischewski; MTV Cross Media's Executive Vice President, David Gale; and eHealth's Chairman and CEO, Gary Lauer. These corporate visionaries will address how senior leadership and CEOs can leverage new strategies and approaches to leading change within their organizations to effectively compete in today's ever-changing business environment.
"The entrepreneurial blueprint for success is effective leadership," notes Scott L. Gilmore, Chairman, USC Marshall Partners. "Only by understanding heightened competition, increasing complexity, and accelerating change, can you maintain enough focus to offer the best solutions, the most value, and the strategic insight necessary to run a successful business."
The summit's format is designed to foster dialogue among a diverse cross-section of Southern California's CEOs and senior leaders. "The summit offers a unique setting for leaders to make connections and share new ideas in an interactive forum that encourages engagement," according to Gilmore.
The keynote address is accompanied by a networking luncheon with Trojan alumni, faculty, and friends. The closing will feature Paul & Denise Fejtek who will share their exciting story about their Seven Summits quest, and what it takes to train, prepare, and select the right team to help get to the top. A cocktail reception at the summit's close will offer further opportunity to continue the conversation.
About the USC Marshall School of Business Consistently ranked among the nation's premier schools, USC Marshall is internationally recognized for its emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, social responsibility, and path-breaking research. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the world's leading business centers and the U.S. gateway to the Pacific Rim, Marshall offers its 5,500-plus undergraduate and graduate students a unique world view and impressive global experiential opportunities. With an alumni community spanning 90 countries, USC Marshall students join a worldwide community of thought leaders who are redefining the way business works. For more information visit http://www.marshall.usc.edu/
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