The Executives' Club Of Chicago


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 Pharmaceuticals
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

Unexpected Outcomes: How to Survive a Crisis

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

November 29 Calendar

Tales from the Top: Breaking Barriers in STEM

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

January 17 Calendar

Annual Economic Outlook

Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. 
Location: Hilton Chicago
Speakers: Dr. Bob Froehlich, Owner, Kane County Cougars
Arthur Laffer, Economist 
Diane Swonk, Founder, DS Economics 
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