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The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Series Archive

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The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Series Archive

    David Ricks

    David Ricks

    Taking the reins in 2017, Dave Ricks is now Chief Executive Officer of Eli Lilly and Company, as well as Chairman of the Board. Working his way up from business development associate, Ricks has been a part of Eli Lilly for 20 years and today plays a large part in the industry by holding positions on several professional and philanthropic boards. With a rich history, Ricks will lead Eli Lilly and Company into its next chapter through new product development, promising research, increased productivity and attracting the top scientific talent from around the world. (May 3, 2018)

    • 51 min
    Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and directs the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. Recognized globally as an expert on US-China relations, his research focuses on democratization in developing countries, economic reform, and governance in China. Pei has published three books, contributes to numerous periodicals, and is a frequent guest commentator on CNN and NPR, just to name a few. (April 13, 2018)

    • 53 min
    Ed Glaser

    Ed Glaser

    Author, and Economist, Ed Glaeser has a passion for cities and economic growth. Growing up in New York, Glaeser had easy access to what soon became his passion. He has published dozens of papers as well as his book Triumph of the City. Glaeser focuses his energy and time on determinants of city growth and the role of cities as centers of idea transmission. Glaeser is also the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University where he teaches microeconomics theory. (March 16, 2018)

    • 48 min
    Jack Philips

    Jack Philips

    A leader in research-focused health care with shared strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, Roche Group is the world's largest independent biotech company. Since 2010, Jack Phillips has served at the helm of Roche Diagnostics North America. Headquartered here in Indianapolis, Roche Diagnostics employs over 4,000 in the Circle City. President and CEO, Jack Phillips, has an extensive background in the biotechnology industry, including holding various senior leadership roles at Ventana Medical Systems, a leading cancer diagnostic company. Guiding through example of Roche's values, Phillips is an active member of the philanthropic community serving on numerous boards. (February 16, 2018)

    • 47 min
    Lynn Good

    Lynn Good

    At Duke Energy, Lynn Good is focusing on embracing new technology and forward-thinking strategies in order to strengthen the company's environmental stewardship. Since beginning these strategies, Duke Energy has become a top -10 US wind power producer. During Good's time spent at Duke she has led the company's community energy business during its initial development of renewable energy products, and has been listed as one of the world's most powerful women by Forbes. Lynn Good is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Duke Energy. (January 17, 2018)

    • 44 min
    Education Today: Panel Discussion

    Education Today: Panel Discussion

    Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers sits down with some of Indiana's local leaders in higher education to discuss the value of higher education in today's 21st Century economy. Join a roundtable conversation with Butler University President James Danko, Marian University President Dan Elsener, and University of Indianapolis President Robert Manuel as they share their insights on the ever-changing role of higher education. (December 12, 2018)

    • 44 min

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