Voices of Experience Speaker Series

Learn from business leaders.

The Voices of Experience speaker series at the Daniels College of Business brings CEOs and significant leaders into our community to share the lessons learned from their triumphs, mistakes and decisions as they navigated through their leadership careers. Join us to hear experienced top-level leaders share first-hand stories of motivation, loyalty, values-based leadership, turnaround strategies and more.

2015 Video Playlist


2015 Speakers Included

  • Doug Jackson, CEO of Project C.U.R.E.
  • C-Suite Panel, Level 3 Communications

2014 Video Playlist


2014 Speakers Included

  • Kip Tindell, CEO of The Container Store
  • Julie Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein
  • Dan Caruso, CEO of Zayo Group
  • Walter Bettinger, CEO of Charles Schwab
  • Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America

2013 Video Playlist


2013 Speakers Included

  • John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods
  • Maxine Clark, CEO of Build-A-Bear
  • Lee McIntire, Chairman and CEO of CH2M Hill
  • Rob Katz, Chairman and CEO of Vail Resorts
  • Gary Kelly, Chairman, President and CEO of Southwest Airlines
  • Joe Ellis, President of the Denver Broncos
  • Tom Kelley, Partner at IDEO

2012 Video Playlist


2012 Speakers Included

  • Michael Long, CEO of Arrow Electronics
  • Stewart Stockdale, EVP and President of Global Consumer Financial Services, The Western Union Company

2011 Video Playlist


2011 Speakers Included

  • Carol Tomé, CFO of The Home Depot
  • Kent Thiry, CEO of DaVita
  • Kevin Reddy, Chairman & CEO of Noodles & Co.
  • John McCarvel, CEO of Crocs, Inc.
  • Richard Davis, CEO of US Bank and Joe Saunders, CEO of VISA
  • Sally Jewell, President and CEO of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)

2010 Video Playlist


2010 Speakers Included

  • Andy Taylor, CEO of Enterprise Holdings
  • Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
  • Ret. General Charles Krulak
  • Steven Chipman, CEO of Grant Thornton
  • Patricia Gabow, MD, CEO of Denver Health and Donna Lynne, DrPH, President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Colorado Region
  • Peter Swinburn, President and CEO Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • Barbara O’Brien, Colorado Lt. Governor


Voices of Experience is made possible by these generous sponsors.



Financial Contributors

Thank you to our financial contributors.

Edward & Stephanie Harvey

Les & Jean Pedicord

Solveig Tschudi Lawrence


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