The University of Redlands' Business department invites guest speakers, many of whom are U of R graduates, who are able to offer unique advice and experiences to undergraduate students and faculty. The following is an example of recent speakers.
Aland Failde, Marketing Product Manager for Activision Blizzard, UR B.S. Business Administration 2004, M.B.A. Harvard University 2010, speaks to business Capstone students.
Activision Blizzard is a French owned, U.S. based software, graphics, and gaming company that has created blockbuster games including World of Warcraft and Guitar Hero, propelling it to world leadership in this highly competitive industry.
Jim Reinhardt, founder of Pathway Capital and a graduate of the University of Redlands, addresses a senior Business Capstone about business policy and strategy.
Jim Reinhardt is one of the founders of Pathway Capital. He graduated from the University of Redlands with a B.S. in Business Management, in 1982. Since the founding of Pathway Capital, Mr. Reinhardt has assisted clients with over 300 private equity limited partnerships, which represent over $50 billion in capital commitments. His firm currently manages in excess of $30 billion dollars.
Kevin Knight, President of Nordstrom's credit division and U of R graduate '77, speaks to a small group of senior business students during a luncheon following his Capstone presentation.