This series provides students with an unprecedented opportunity to hear directly from experienced leaders about how they achieved their leadership positions, the everyday and life-changing choices they’ve made, and their relationships in leading people.
2013-2014 Speaker Series
Currently a principal with PricewaterhouseCooper's Advisory Services FS/Insurance practice, Paul Frank has over 20 years of experience in operational and technology strategy development, complex program management and advising chief information officers on issues related to running IT as a business. His experience spans across key insurance segments, including commercial, personal, life and disability on the carrier side, as well as the commercial brokerage space. From 2000 to 2010, he was a partner at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants. His expertise is in operational strategy, technology strategy, IT finance and planning, IT portfolio analysis, IT benchmarking, IT chargeback, program management, and vendor management.
Carol Jackson has over 15 years of experience in chemicals, coatings and specialty steel industries and most recently served as vice president of the bar, wire, and strip business units of Carpenter Technology Corporation. In this role, she oversaw P&L for over $700 million in sales of specialty metal products to customers in the aerospace, automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and energy markets. A licensed attorney with a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, she also earned a Tepper MBA in 1998.
John McCue is a principal at Deloitte LLP with over 24 years of diverse energy and utility industry consulting experience. He is the U.S. Energy and Resources industry leader, as well as the U.S. Power and Utilities sector leader, and is a vice chairman of Deloitte LLP. McCue has deep experience in the energy and utility industries, spanning the electric, gas, water and exploration and production industry segments. Prior to Deloitte, he spent four years as a petroleum and reservoir engineer with Amoco Production Company. McCue has an MBA from the Tepper School and a BS in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon.
Board of directors member and CEO 2010 of NBTY, Jeffrey Nagel also served in a variety of leadership positions at General Electric (GE) where in 2006, he was made a GE corporate officer and appointed as vice president and general manager of GE Oil and Gas Global services. His resume includes top and middle executive leadership positions established throughout his professional career.
Executive vice president in State Street’s investment services division, Gunjan Kedia oversees client services, product management, operations, financial management and strategy functions for State Street’s industry-leading mutual fund servicing business. Prior to joining State Street in 2008, she was the executive vice president for global product management at BNY Mellon and also served as executive director of Investment Manager Solutions, where she led sales and client relationships in the region of the Americas. She was a partner with McKinsey & Co. and an associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Harsh Manglik is past chairman and geography managing director for Accenture, India. He was responsible for all Accenture activities in India and the strategic direction, growth and development of the company’s business there. He has 30 plus years of global business and consulting experience across a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, telecommunications and IT services. Before rejoining Accenture in 2006, Manglik was a worldwide vice president at Symantec Corp. and served in leadership roles at IBM.