6th Annual CEO Roundtable: Building Leading Brands and Driving Growth
We invite you to attend our 6th Annual CEO event. You'll hear straight talk and great brand stories ...and enjoy an educational, inspiring, and entertaining evening!


Each CEO will share their insight into building and growing leading companies through the creation of bold and disruptive business strategies designed to enhance brand equity and build best-selling brands. In addition to our panel discussion, each CEO will conduct a 45-minute Breakout Session for a casual chat and Q&A.

Our illustrious CEO Panel includes:
Herve Humler
Lizanne Kindler
Chuck Runyon  
David Rose

The Ritz-Carlton
Hotel Co.
 Talbots  Anytime Fitness
 Ditto Labs

Larry Gulko The Roundtable will be Moderated by Larry Gulko, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, TechnoHome

Larry Gulko is a dynamic marketer, entrepreneur and visionary who is recognized for launching over 25 brands. He is the Founder & CEO of TechnoHome, a new luxury/lifestyle consumer fitness brand he founded with Wheels Up founder and CEO Kenny Dichter. Prior, Larry was the Chief Strategy Officer at CIRRUS Fitness, a custom branded fitness equipment company he created with Dichter. Larry was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at CYBEX where he developed game-changing global marketing strategies and strategic partnerships with NBC, The Biggest Loser, Greg Norman, The PGA, and the NHL. For 17 years he was president of Gulko & Company, a communications and brand consultancy agency. Larry created a Branding & Loyalty venue in association with the Disney Institute, has been a regular guest on NECN-TV Business Day and is a sought-after thought leader and motivational speaker. 

Thank you to Marc Zablatsky, MBA 1992, and Larry Gulko for creating and organizing the CEO Roundtable. This is the 7th year of the CEO Roundtable. Its unique format was developed to promote the sharing and exploration of strategic marketing ideas, enhancing brand equity, and brand building best practices.  

Past CEOs that have participated in the Roundtable include: Herve Humler of Ritz-Carlton, Lizanne Kindler of Talbots, Kenny Dichter of Marquis Jet, Alberto Pearlman of Zumba, Eric Affeldt of ClubCorp, Bert Jacobs of Life is Good, Mike Sheehan of Hill Holiday, Mike Setola of Greg Norman Apparel,  Joy Bauer of The Today Show and Nourish Snacks, Dolf Berle of Dave and Buster's, Scott Griffith of Zipcar, Ralph Crowley of Polar and Adirondack Beverages, Torrence Boone of Digitas, Diane Hessan of Communispace, Dave Balter of BzzAgent, Smaiyra Million of Millenium Partners Sports Club Management, Howard Brodsky of CCA Global Partners, Jay Margolis of Limited Corporation Apparel Division, David Rose of Ditto Labs, Chuck Runyon of Anytime Fitness.



June 17, 2014 


5:30 - 6:30 pm: Check-in, Social Hour and Sandwich Buffet
6:30 - 8:45 pm: Discussion and Breakout Sessions


HBS, Aldrick 112



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Non-member: $60
HBS MBA Student: $15
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Event Information
Tuesday, Apr 1 2014
5:30pm - 8:45pm [ iCal ]

Look Who's Coming:
Guest of Christine Sawicki
Guest of Elizabeth Crowley
Guest of Habib Rahman
Lauren Abda
Carolyn Aker
The Cambridge Institute
Said Ali
Grant Thornton LLP
Gail Alofsin
Newport Harbor Corporation
John Alofsin
Sam Alofsin
Gary Ambrosino
Hayden Anderson
Michelle Anderson
Alan Bell
Emile Bellott
Giuliana Berchicci
Clark Bernard
Stuart Berzin
The Sharma Group - Merrill Lynch
Charles Billard
Jeffrey Bodenstab
Anthony Bordon
Eric Bornhofft
M'Lissa Brennan
Jim Bricker
Bulfinch Group
Joanne Brine
Rakuten Loyalty
William Buccella
Christopher Buchanan
Jay Campbell
Noe Carmichael
Edwin Carr
Joseph Caruso
Jeffrey Cassidy
Danielle Chaplick
Dee Dee Chen
Jerr Colella
MKS Instruments
Rhonda Corey-Myers
Boston Yacht Sales
Jennifer Craig
Elizabeth Crowley
Charles Cuneo
James Farm Creative
Howard Davidson
sitecues Ai Squared
Leo de Nevi
Robert DeNoble
John Dowd
Dean Drummond
Grant Thornton LLP
Matt D'Auteuil
Mason Fackert III
Johnny Fayad
Carlos Ferreira
Grant Thornton LLP
Kevin Fisher
Dartmouth Research & Consulting
Christine Foley
Sue Fritz
Susan Fritz
Renee Fry
Ketan Gajria
The Cambridge Institute
Rafael Garrido
Laurel Gerdine
joan goldberg
Wells Fargo Insurance
Marc Goldberg
Neil Goldberg
Alan Gonsenhauser
Paul Gossett
Shaws and Star Markets
John Granger
Grant Thornton LLP
Mike Guanci
Janet Gulko
Jeff Gulko
Shaws/Star Market
Kimberly Gulko
Harvard University
Jeet Guram
Philip Hails
Denneen & Company
Pete Hannan
Harvard's Radcliffe Institute
David Hartman
Rich Hennessey
Timothy Higginson
Sarah Hillstrom
Dock & Harbor
Bradlee Howe
Financial Managers
Will Howe
Atlas Watersystems
John Ippolito
MKS Instruments
Ajit Jhangiani
Dr. Michael Kaminer
Amit Kanodia
Lincoln Ventures
Christopher Keefe
Nixon Peabody
Chris Kemp
The Sharma Group - Merrill Lynch
Emily Keneally
Tim Kirwan
Sarah Kline
Steven Koinis
Maine Pointe LLC
Janine Lane
Foundation Lane
Rich Lange
James Leach
John Lee
MKS Instruments
Mitchell Leiman
Constant Contact
Kyle LeTellier
Sharon Lewis
Christina Licursi
Christine Lin
The Cambridge Institute
Gerard Lorden
Edward Lynch
USA Today Sports Media Group
Brett L'Esperance
Sankaty Advisors
Donna Mac
DMacVoice & Media
Chris MacKenzie
Miles Macleod
Daniel Maki
Walter Maki
Vincent Marcaccio
Alyssa McCarthy
Bridgewater State University
John McCarthy
Gina McCreadie
Nixon Peabody LLP
Barbara McGill
Mike McKenna
James Farm Creative
Bruce McKinnon
Jim McManus
Hinckley Yacht
Geoffery Miller
The Cambridge Institute
Smaiyra Million
Millennium Partners Sports Club Man
Tom Mirza
Kenya's World
Janine Mudge
Stop & Shop
Ryan Mudge
David Mullen
Tania Naaman
Karen Nevins
Nixon Peabody
Lisa Nickerson
Martin November
John O'Leary
Mike Paciello
Deborah Pege
Steve Perry
Scott Peterson
Leo Phillips
Dock & Harbor
Stephen Pittman
James Poage
Jennifer Poage
Suzanne Priebatsch
Habib Rahman
Douglas Rainville
Neptune Advisors, LLC
Robert Ristagno
Scott Robb
Grant Thornton LLP
Olivia Roberts
Ashlee Robertson
Jacob Romansky
Denneen & Company
Marty Rowland
Peter Russell
Samuel Russell
Bryant University
Thomas Sadtler
John Sallay
NextVista Group
Matt Santangelo
Christine Sawicki
Stephen Schwartz
Alexandra Schweitzer
Stephanie Seixas-Mikelus
Arun Sethuraman
Antonio Sgro
A.S. Advisory, Corp.
Qiwei Shi
Prakash Shukla
Larry Siff
Andrew Silver
Alyson Singer
Lawrence Smith
Jeffrey Speller
Katie Spencer
New Balance
Art Stewart
Maine Pointe
Roger Strang
Laurie Stroll
John Sullivan
Carolyn Tillo
Schneider Associates
Amal Ting
Salma Ting
Cheryl Twiss
Noriaki Utsunomiya
Lorri Veidenheimer
Kathleen Wahlbin
Interactive Accessibility
James Wakely
Alexis Walkenstein
Schneider Associates
Charlene Wang
Sharon Weber
Frank Wezniak
Richard Williams
Herbert Wirth
Doug Wolf
Wolf Greenfield
Anna Xia
Marc Zablatsky
Erin Zalewski
Harvard Kennedy School
Xiao-Wei Zhu
... a total of 186 guests.