The Blackwell Inn and Conference Center
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210

Tuesday - Sept 27
Pre-Conference Panel│4:30pm

Navigating Disruption without Gender Diversity? Think Again.

Disruption and gender diversity are two of the biggest topics facing business leaders today. Both issues are critical to the future of every industry. And they are closely connected.  Come at 4:30pm to join the discussion about the importance of gender diverse leadership in risk. Fisher students will also be in attendance, giving you the chance to meet some of our risk students.

Gordon Bethune - Keynote Speaker, September 27
The Ultimate Turnaround: From Worst to First

Gordon BethuneIn the airline industry, few names inspire as much awe, admiration, and accolades as Gordon Bethune, former CEO and Chair of Continental Airlines. Bethune spearheaded one of the most dramatic corporate turnarounds in United States history. When he joined the troubled carrier as president and COO in 1994, Continental consistently ranked last in every measurable performance metric. He became CEO nine months later and was elected chairman of the board of directors in 1996. When he finished working his magic at Continental, the airline stood at the top of the heap, ranked by Fortune magazine as the No. 1 “Most Admired Global Airline.” He retired in 2004. 

Randall S. Kroszner - Keynote Speaker, September 28
Key Economic Risks: Are Policy Makers and Marketers Ready?

Randall KrosznerProfessor Randall Kroszner is a heavy hitter when it comes to governance and U.S. financial markets.  He has been teaching Economics at the University of Chicago since 1990 and served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2009, where he played key roles on both the Supervision and Regulation of Banking Institutions committee and the Consumer and Community Affairs committee. He represented the Federal Reserve Board on the Financial Stability Forum, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and the Central Bank Governors of the American Continent and was a director of NeighborWorks America. A frequent commentator in the international media, Dr. Krozner provides advice to financial institutions, government organizations, and central banks throughout the world. 

Cameron Mitchell - Keynote Speaker, September 28
A Serial Entrepreneur's Guide to Risk

Cameron MitchellCameron Mitchell is president and founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants which celebrates 23 years in business this year.  In 2008, Mitchell navigated the sale of two of his most popular concepts – Mitchell’s/Columbus Fish Market and Mitchell’s Steakhouse - to Ruth’s Hospitality group for $92 million. While remaining independent and privately held, the company now operates 26 units with 12 other concepts in 11 states, enjoys a highly successful catering division - Cameron Mitchell Premier Events, and manages the growth and development of the 25 unit Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Taverns.  With an entrepreneur’s energy, vision and passion, Mitchell’s sights are set on the development of new restaurant concepts and the expansion of the Ocean Prime, Rusty Bucket, and other concepts in his portfolio.

David Gebler - Keynote Speaker, September 28
Is Your Culture a Risk Factor?

David Gebler

Named as one of America’s top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior, David Gebler is an innovator of new approaches that integrate culture, ethics, values and performance. With over 20 years’ experience advising global organizations on how to reduce people-based risks while improving productivity and corporate reputation, David is a pioneer in values-based assessment and training, utilizing creative elements such as Scott Adams’ DILBERT characters in developing groundbreaking training such as “The Ethics Challenge” produced for Lockheed-Martin in 1996.  A frequent speaker and panelist and commenter on national media, David’s latest book, The 3 Power Values: How Commitment, Integrity and Transparency Clear the Roadblocks to Performance was published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley in 2012.

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