Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series at Kennesaw State
Technology entrepreneur Jeffrey D. Hoffman and Jack Guynn‚ president and CEO of the Federal…
Georgia (Jan 16, 2001) — Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series at Kennesaw State
Technology entrepreneur Jeffrey D. Hoffman and Jack Guynn‚ president and CEO of the
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta‚ are scheduled to participate in the Tetley Distinguished
Leader Lecture Series at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State
University. William Hudnut‚ a fellow at the Urban Land Institute‚ also will speak.
The Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series brings CEOs and business leaders to campus from across the country. The lectures are free and open to the public. All three lectures will take place at 2:00 p.m. in Room 151 of the Burruss Building on the KSU campus.
Jeffrey D. Hoffman‚ technology entrepreneur Tuesday‚ January 23‚ 2001
Hoffman is a recognized entrepreneur and innovator in the Internet and software development industries‚ as well as an accomplished international speaker on business and technology. Hoffman has served as a vice president at Worldspan and CEO of Priceline.com's consumer−to−consumer business‚ as well as Priceline's parent company Walker Digital. Hoffman is now CEO and president of Total Media Inc.‚ an entertainment company with holdings in the film‚ marketing and interactive media industries. Hoffman also serves as the CEO of NUAJ Entertainment‚ an artist and music management company‚ and as chairman of eMphasis Inc.‚ an online entertainment marketing company.
Jack Guynn‚ president and CEO‚ Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Tuesday‚ February 13‚ 2001
Guynn became the 13th president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in 1996. He is responsible for all bank activities including monetary policy and services. He is involved in many professional groups‚ including the treasury department's joint task force on the impact of electronic money on consumers. In addition‚ he is chairman of the board of the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta.
William Hudnut‚ fellow‚ Urban Land Institute Wednesday‚ April 4‚ 2001 (rescheduled from December)
William H. Hudnut III is one of the nation's eminent authorities on cities and a leader in smart growth strategies. Hudnut is the senior resident fellow at the Urban Land Institute where he is energizing ULI's mission to promote the responsible use of land and enhance the total environment. Hudnut‚ a former congressman and mayor of Indianapolis‚ is outspoken and often critical of Atlanta's rapid growth.
"For 11 years The Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series has remained a critical vehicle for introducing our students to leading thinkers and implementers from across the country‚" said Coles College Dean Tim Mescon.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.