Bringing together industry thought leaders and students to discuss and debate today's business challenges, successes, opportunities, and innovations. 

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2018 features:
Mr. Doug Stewart on Thursday, April 5 from 12-1pm
Mr. Ken Cooper on Wednesday, April 11 from 12-12:50pm

Topics for 2017-2018 academic year are:

  • Principled Leadership

  • Diversity & Inclusion

  • Servant Leadership

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Healthcare

  • Economic & Political Challenges

  • Social Responsibility

  • Dates
    • Friday, September 29th: Mr. George Barrett, Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health

    • Friday, October 27th: Mr. Chris Connor, retired Executive Chairman of Sherwin-Williams

    • Thursday, March 1st: Ms. Claire Coder, Founder and CEO of Aunt Flow

    • Thursday, April 5th: Mr. Doug Stewart, Executive Director of Max and Marjorie Fisher Foundation

    • Wednesday, April 11th: Mr. Ken Cooper, Bloomberg's Global Head of Human Resources

  • Registration

    Registration for Doug Stewart, Executive Director, Max and Marjorie Fisher Foundation on Thursday, April 5 from Noon-1pm:
    >>Graduate students registration here
    >>Undergraduate students register here
    >>All others, register here

    Registration for Ken Cooper, Global Head of Human Resources for Bloomberg on Wednesday, April 11 from 12-12:50pm.
    >>Graduate students, register here
    >>Undergraduate students, registration forthcoming
    >>All others, contact the Leadership Initiative at to request a seat

    A note on registration priority: Fisher College of Business graduate students will be given first priority for registration, honors undergraduates to follow, and then the broader Ohio State University community.

  • Questions?

    Please contact Sarah Mangia, or (614) 292-7029, in the Leadership Initiative for more information.