University of Michigan Ross School of Business

2016 Speakers & Facilitators

Positive Business Leaders

  • Sean Ansett, Managing Partner, At Stake Advisors Ltd.
  • Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance, London Business School
  • David Griswold, President and Founder, Sustainable Harvest, a Portland, Oregon based Benefit Corporation (B Corp)
  • Fred Keller, Founder and Chairman, Cascade Engineering Family of Companies
  • Paloma Lopez, Global Sustainability Director, Kellogg Company
  • Hank Mercier, Chief Optimist (aka Vice President of Sales), People Against Dirty, PBC
  • Jim Miller, Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Google
  • Mark Miller, President and CEO, Cascade Engineering Family of Companies
  • Rebecca J. Rosen, Senior Editor, The Atlantic
  • Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, and Corporate Responsibility Leader, PwC; President, PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • Vincent Stanley, Director of Patagonia Philosophy, Patagonia
  • Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder and CEO, WeSpire
  • Vic Strecher, Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Medicine; Founder and President, JOOL Health, Inc.
  • Joshua-Marc Tanenbaum, Senior Advisor, Tau Investment Management
  • Jeana Wirtenberg, President and CEO, Transitioning to Green
  • Monica Worline, Research Scientist, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education (CCARE), Stanford University; Affiliate Faculty, Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan

Faculty Workshop Leaders

Additional Michigan Ross Speakers

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