The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

The Robert Day School Distinguished Speaker Series Lunch with a Leader


Spring 2009

Gregg Ireland ’72 - Friday, January 30, 2009
Gregg Ireland ’72 - Friday, January 30, 2009

Gregg Ireland ’72 is a Senior Vice President of Capital World Investors, a division of Capital Research and Management Company (The Capital Group), the investment adviser for the American Funds. With over $900 billion in assets under management, The American Funds is one of the three largest mutual fund managers in the world. Mr. Ireland has been with Capital for 36 years and is a Portfolio Counselor for several funds. He is a member of the FEI Board of Advisors and completed his MBA at Harvard Business School in 1979.

Fernando Fabre - Thursday, February 5, 2009
Fernando Fabre - Thursday, February 5, 2009

Fernando Fabre is the Managing Director of Endeavor Mexico and professor of Entrepreneurship at Anahuac University. He has been appointed by the Partnership for Prosperity Program in conjunction with the Mexican government to develop guidelines to build an entrepreneurial culture in Mexico.

Peter Kraus P’11 - Monday, March 2, 2009
Peter Kraus P’11 - Monday, March 2, 2009

Peter Krause P’11 is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AllianceBernstein, a firm he joined in December 2008. Previously, he was executive vice-president at Merrill&Lynch, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s business strategy and investments, global growth plans and opportunities. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Kraus was co-head of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division for 7½ years. In addition to his role as co-head of the Investment Management Division, Mr. Kraus was a member of the firm’s management committee as head of firm-wide strategy and chairman of the Strategy Committee.

Tom Linebarger ’86 - Monday, March 9, 2009
Tom Linebarger ’86 - Monday, March 9, 2009

Tom Linebarger ’86 is the President and COO of Cummins Inc., a global power leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Mr. Linebarger received a BA in economics from CMC, a BS in engineering from Stanford, an MBA from Stanford, and an MS in engineering from Stanford.

Jonathan Rosenberg '83 - Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Jonathan Rosenberg '83 - Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Jonathan Rosenberg ’83 is a Senior Vice President for Product Management and Marketing at Google. In this role, Mr. Rosenberg oversees the design, creation and improvement of all of Google’s products, from consumer offerings to publisher and business services. Mr. Rosenberg holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree with honors in economics from Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.