The Executives' Club Of Chicago


September 26 Calendar

Way to Win: Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork

Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: Hilton Chicago 
Speaker:  Debra A. Cafaro, CEO, Ventas
Moderator: Melissa Isaacson, Former Columnist, ESPN

October 12 Calendar

A New World: Geopolitics and Global Business

Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Speaker: Carlos Gutierrez, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group
Moderator: Christopher Begy, CEO and U.S. Country Head , BMO Financial Corp.

October 25 Calendar

Pharma Innovation: Beyond Blockbuster Drugs

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: The Standard Club
Speakers: Jim Robinson, President, Astellas Americas
Ramona Sequeira, President US, Takeda Pharmaceutical
Tim Walbert, Chairman, President and CEO, Horizon Pharma
Moderator: John Flavin, Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Chicago

November 1 Calendar

How A Chicago Entrepreneur Became A Billionaire Investor

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: The Mid-America Club
Speaker: Sam Zell, Chairman, Equity Group Investments
Moderator: Diane Swonk, Founder, DS Economics

November 13 Calendar

Global Leaders Series

Date: November 13, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: University Club of Chicago
Speaker: Tom Fanning, CEO, The Southern Company

November 29 Calendar

Women’s Leadership Series

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: TBD
Speakers: Sylvia Acevedo, President, Girl Scouts USA
Bridget Coughlin, CEO, Shedd Aquarium
Tracey Massey, President, Americas, Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Moderator: Tracey Seward, Managaing Director, Accenture

January 17 Calendar

Annual Economic Outlook

Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Location: Hilton Chicago
Speakers: Diane Swonk, Founder, DS Economics
Dr. Bob Froehlich, Owner, Kane County Cougars
Arthur Laffer, Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates
Moderator: Terry Savage, Financial Author and Nationally Syndicated Columnist

February 1 Calendar

Tech Outlook 2018

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018 
Time: TBD 
Location: TBD
Speakers: Caralynn Collens, CEO, UI Labs
Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871
Moderator: TBD