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.

Recent Submissions

  • Neil Asks Program 

    Brock, John; Gellerstedt, Larry; Moddelmog, Hala (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-12)
    Neil Asks is a special IMPACT lecture that extends the legacy of L. Neil Williams Jr., an Atlanta-based leader in the fields of law, education and the arts. The program seeks to honor his example of asking important ...
  • On Economics, Justice, and Leadership in a Troubled World 

    Braverman, Avishay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-29)
  • Professor in the Zoo: Designing the Future for Wildlife in Human Care 

    Maple, Terry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-08)
  • The Empathetic Entrepreneur 

    Paris, Chad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-01)
  • Mark Rountree: Georgia Tech Deputy Athletic Director 

    Rountree, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-22)
  • Overlooked and Underutilized: Turning Good Intentions Into Action 

    Cranman, Jay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-15)
    The city of Atlanta faces tough problems at the same time as most traditional institutions, governments, business, nonprofits and schools are having to do more with less. This is creating a growing demand for engaging ...
  • Paedia Mixon 

    Mixon, Paedia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-08)
    Paedia’s vision for a comprehensive service model that guides a refugee’s journey—from arrival in the U.S. through swear-in as a U.S. citizen—captured the attention of the local and national philanthropic community and ...
  • The Impact of Diversity in the Marketplace 

    Kayongo, Derreck (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-01)
    Although Kayongo was born in Uganda, he lived as a refugee in Kenya after the president of Uganda seized power in a military coup before his family was able to settle in the United States. Shaped by these experiences, he ...
  • King of Pops - What We've Learned 

    Carse, Steven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-26)
    Since the company’s founding in 2010, King of Pop's popsicles can be found at virtually any local festival, sold out of their signature pushcart and umbrella. The company was born out of a vision by Steven Carse. After ...
  • Chart Your Course 

    Voskuil, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-19)
    Like the line on a ship used to hoist the sails, the nautical term, Halyard, also accurately depicts the progress Voskuil and Halyard Health are making in the medical technology field. Formerly part of Kimberly-Clark, ...
  • Innovation in the B2B Markets 

    Light, Scott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-12)
  • The Relativity of Risk 

    Vetter, Moira (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-26)
    Moira Vetter started working in her father’s pharmacy at age seven, but began her “real” career 28 years ago in technology and healthcare before moving into the agency world. She LOVES entrepreneurs and has helped more ...
  • Effective Leadership in the Age of Disruption 

    Smith, Gary (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-05)
  • Leadership Lessons 

    Falk, Tom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-19)
    Did you know that a quarter of the world's population uses Kimberly- Clark products daily? Join us next Monday to learn more about Tom Falk, the architect behind the company's Global Business Plan, which is positioning ...
  • The CEO as Urban Statesman 

    Williams, Sam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-07)
  • Right About Now 

    Finley, Teresa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-14)
  • Reconnecting the Soul of our Business …and Going Digital too 

    Levin, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-08-31)
    McGraw-Hill Education is undergoing a profound cultural and digital transformation in order to fulfill its vision to unlock the full potential of each learner. At a fundamental level, the company is changing from being ...
  • The Arena 

    Myers, Dan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-16)
  • DREAM BIG: An Innovation Culture 

    Mussallem, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-28)
  • Doing the Right Thing is Good for Business 

    Davis, Julia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-03-09)

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