6th Annual CEO Roundtable: Building Leading Brands and Driving Growth
Come hear these great business stories and enjoy an educational, inspiring, and entertaining evening!
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Each CEO will share their insight into building and growing leading companies through the creation and nurturing of powerful best-selling brands. Come hear their great business stories. Enjoy an educational, inspiring, and entertaining evening!

Each CEO will also conduct a 45-minute Breakout Session and be available for Q&A.

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Our illustrious CEO Panel includes:

Peter Bevacqua
Lizanne Kindler
Chuck Runyon  
David Rose

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The Roundtable will be Moderated by Larry Gulko, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, CIRRUS

Larry Gulko, Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Thought-Leader Larry Gulko is a dynamic marketer, entrepreneur, and visionary who is recognized for launching over 25 brands. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CIRRUS Fitness, a custom branded fitness equipment company that he created with Wheels Up founder and CEO Kenny Dichter. Prior, Larry was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at CYBEX where he developed game-changing global marketing strategies including strategic partnerships with NBC, The Biggest Loser, Greg Norman, The PGA, NHL, and Joslin Diabetes Center. He also founded Gulko & Company, a communications and branding 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 motivational speaker and thought leader.

Thank you to Marc Zablatsky, MBA 1992, and Larry Gulko for creating and organizing the CEO Roundtable. This is the sixth year of the CEO Roundtable; its unique format was developed to promote the sharing and exploration of marketing and brand building best practices.  Past CEOs that have participated in the Roundtable include: Scott Griffith of Zipcar, Bert Jacobs of Life is Good, Mike Sheehan of Hill Holiday, Kenny Dichter of Marquis Jet, Alberto Pearlman of Zumba, Eric Affeldt of ClubCorp, Dolf Berle of Dave and Buster's, Ralph Crowley of Polar and Adirondack Beverages, Diane Hessan of Communispace, Dave Balter of BzzAgent, Mike Setola of Greg Norman Apparel, Smaiyra Million of Millenium Partners Sports Club Management, Howard Brodsky of CCA Global Partners, Joy Bauer of The Today Show and Joy Bauer Ventures, and Jay Margolis of Limited Corporation Apparel Division.



June 17, 2014


5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Check-in, Networking (with invited CEOs) & Light Sandwich Buffet
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.: Moderated Panel Discussion
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.: Breakout Sessions with CEOs (breakout locations TBD)
8:45 - 9:00 p.m.: Wrap-up


Harvard Business School
Aldrich 112
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163


Enter Batten Way or Gordon Road Entrance - see campus map

President's Club Member: Free
HBSAB Member: $30
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HBS Faculty or Staff: $30
Non-member: $60
HBS MBA Student: $15
Non-HBS Student: $30

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Event Information
Tuesday, Jun 17 2014
5:30pm - 9:00pm [ iCal ]
HBS, Aldrich 112
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163

Look Who's Coming:
Guest of Elizabeth Crowley
Guest of Habib Rahman
Carolyn Aker
The Cambridge Institute
Said Ali
Grant Thornton
Gail Alofsin
Newport Harbor Corporation
Gary Ambrosino
Hayden Anderson
Michelle Anderson
Emile Bellott
Clark Bernard
Stuart Berzin
The Sharma Group - Merrill Lynch
Ben Brandes
Grant Thornton
Ben Brandes
Grant Thornton LLP
Jim Bricker
Bulfinch Group
William Buccella
Christopher Buchanan
Jim Bunnell
Jay Campbell
Edwin Carr
Joseph Caruso
Jeffrey Cassidy
Danielle Chaplick
Dee Dee Chen
Rhonda Corey-Myers
Boston Yacht Sales
Elizabeth Crowley
Leo de Nevi
Robert DeNoble
Matt D'Auteuil
Carlos Ferreira
Grant Thornton
Kevin Fisher
Dartmouth Research & Consulting
Federico Foli
Ketan Gajria
The Cambridge Institute
Laurel Gerdine
Neil Goldberg
Alan Gonsenhauser
John Granger
Grant Thornton
Mike Guanci
Janet Gulko
Kimberly Gulko
Harvard University
Jeet Guram
Philip Hails
Denneen & Company
Pete Hannan
Harvard's Radcliffe Institute
Timothy Higginson
Bradlee Howe
Financial Managers
Will Howe
Atlas Watersystems
Christopher Keefe
Nixon Peabody
Chris Kemp
The Sharma Group - Merrill Lynch
Sarah Kline
Janine Lane
Foundation Lane
Kyle LeTellier
Sharon Lewis
Christine Lin
The Cambridge Institute
Brett L'Esperance
Sankaty Advisors
John McCarthy
Barbara McGill
Jesse Menachem
Massachusetts Golf Association
Geoffery Miller
The Cambridge Institute
Smaiyra Million
Millennium Partners Sports Club Man
Tom Mirza
Kenya's World
Tania Naaman
Karen Nevins
Nixon Peabody
Lisa Nickerson
Martin November
John O'Leary
Deborah Pege
Steve Perry
Scott Peterson
James Poage
Suzanne Priebatsch
Habib Rahman
Douglas Rainville
Neptune Advisors, LLC
Robert Ristagno
Jacob Romansky
Denneen & Company
Peter Russell
Samuel Russell
Bryant University
Thomas Sadtler
John Sallay
NextVista Group
Matt Santangelo
Mike Setola
Greg Norman Collection
Qiwei Shi
Alyson Singer
Lawrence Smith
Jeffrey Speller
Laurie Stroll
John Sullivan
Cheryl Twiss
Richard Vancil
James Wakely
Sharon Weber
Frank Wezniak
Richard Williams
Herbert Wirth
Doug Wolf
Wolf Greenfield
Marc Zablatsky
Erin Zalewski
Harvard Kennedy School
Xiao-Wei Zhu
... a total of 106 guests.