Ford Lecture Series Speakers
October 2, 2003
Mr. Albert B. Ratner, Co-Chairman
Forest City Enterprises Inc.
Lecture: “Making a Difference in Business”
October 14, 2004
Samuel Zell, Founder & Chairman
Equity Group Investments, L.L.C.
Lecture: “Seeing Around Corners: An Entrepreneur’s View”
October 20, 2005
Mr. Stanley Gold, President & Chief Executive Officer
Shamrock Holdings, Inc.
Lecture: “Lessons in Business, Governance and Life”
October 12, 2006
Dr. Peter Linneman, Principal of Linneman Associates,
Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Finance & Public Policy
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture: “What is the secret of creating value? Musings of a real estate guru”
September 27, 2007
Ms. Darla Moore, Vice President
Lecture: “How did I get here? An Amazing Journey from Lake City, South Carolina.”
September 25, 2008
Mr. Robert C. Larson
Managing Director of Lazard Alternative Investments LLC and Chairman & Managing Principal of Lazard Real Estate Partners
Lecture: “How to Do Business: A View from Main Street to Wall Street”
October 1, 2009
Mr. J. Ronald Terwilliger, Chairman
Trammell Crow Residential
Lecture: “The American Dream – From public schools to HBS: a journey from workforce housing to wealth – with a mission to give back”
October 7, 2010
Ms. Lizanne Galbreath, Managing Director
Galbreath & Company
Lecture: “From Columbus to New York City … Life is a Journey”
October 6, 2011
Mr. Chaim Katzman, Chairman
Lecture: “Global Lessons from a Global Life and Career”
October 8, 2012
Admiral Thomas C. Lynch, Managing Director
Lecture: “Ship, Shipmate, Self”
October 3, 2013
Mr. John A Luke, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Lecture: “Leadership and Economic Prosperity”
October 1, 2014
Ms. Rachel Lavine, MBA, CPA, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Atrium European Real Estate
Lecture: “A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste”
October 1, 2015
Ms. Jolanta Bott, Executive Vice President, Operations & Human Resources
Paramount Group, Inc.
Lecture: “A Trip Around the World of Business and Life”
September 29, 2016
Jeremy Bloom, CEO, Integrate Founder
Wish Of A Lifetime
Lecture: "Fueled by Failure"
September 28, 2017
Dr. Lucille G. Ford
Dr. Peter Linneman
Lecture: " Inspiration, Hope and Love"
September 25, 2018
Founding Partner, Bloomberg Beta
Lecture: " Some Insights From My Exciting Journey So Far"
September 26, 2019
Lecture: "Adversity & Endeavor-Pathway to a Lucky Life"
Corporate Governance Consultant