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Expert Speaker Series

About

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship created the Expert Speaker Series to provide business leaders, non-profit CEOs, and entrepreneurs access to nationally recognized speakers who can share their experiences in launching new ventures and building innovative businesses. These accomplished speakers not only demonstrate genuine passion for entrepreneurship, but will also share practical, valuable insight about surviving in today's aggressive business marketplace.


Upcoming Speaker

To Be Announced.


Previous Speakers

 

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Colin Brown
CEO, JM Family Enterprises
June 2, 2018 | Boca Raton
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Alicia Rainwater
Keynote Speaker, Center for Generational Kinetics
May 4, 2018 | Jacksonville
 

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Greg Vestri
Co-Founder, Vestment Global Services
February 20, 2018 | Tallahassee
 

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Ann McNeill
President/CEO, McNeill Construction
October 13, 2017 | Palm Beach
 

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Marie Johns
Former Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
October 5, 2017 | Tallahassee
 

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Arturo Nunez
Head of Marketing Latin America and Caribbean, Apple, Inc.
May 12, 2017 | Tallahassee
 

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Shawn Pfunder
Editor-In-Chief, GoDaddy.com
May 6, 2017 | Boca Raton
 

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Shoneji Robison
Managing Partner & Co-Owner, Southern Girl Desserts
October 6, 2016 | Tallahassee
 

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Rick Caldwell
CEO/President, RCultures, Inc.
September 23, 2016 | West Palm Beach
 

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Robert Hacker
Consultant, Strategist, Professor, Author, Speaker
June 8, 2016 | Tallahassee
 

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Don Yaeger
New York Times Best-Selling Author
May 25, 2016 | Tallahassee
 

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Robert Yonover
CEO & Founder, SEE/RESCUE® Corporation
April 12, 2016 | Fort Lauderdale
 

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Phyllis Newhouse
CEO & Founder, Xtreme Solutions, Inc.
December 8, 2015 | Fort Lauderdale
 

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Steve Forbes
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media
October 16, 2015 | Tallahassee | Limited to FSU Students
 

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Joe Abraham
Founder, BOSI Global and Author, Entrepreneurial DNA
May 21, 2015 | Tallahassee
 

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Zalmi Duchman
Founder, The Fresh Diet
March 17, 2015 | Forth Lauderdale
 

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Laurie Silvers
Co-Founder, SyFy Channel
October 28, 2014 | Fort Lauderdale
 

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Marie Johns
Former Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
October 24, 2014 | Tallahassee
 

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Phyllis Newhouse
CEO & Co-Founder, Xtreme Solutions, Inc
May 22, 2014 | Tallahassee
 

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Frans Johansson
CEO & Founder, The Medici Group
April 15, 2014 | Fort Lauderdale
 

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Nancy Carter
Senior Vice President, Research Catalyst, Inc.
February 15, 2014 | Tallahassee
 

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Cassius Butts
Region IV Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
September 26, 2013 | Tallahassee
 

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Brad Pierce
President, Restaurant Equipment World
August 10, 2013 | Amelia Island
 

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Ron Busby
Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Black Chamber, Inc.
May 23, 2013 | Tallahassee
 

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Colin Brown
CEO & President, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
September 20, 2012 | Tallahassee
 

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Janet Gurwitch
Founder & Former CEO, Laura Mercier Cosmetics
April 19, 2012 | Tallahassee
 

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Chris Brogan
President/CEO, Human Business Works
October 20, 2011 | Tallahassee
 

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Rami Jabaji
Senior Marketing Manager, PepsiCo
October 20, 2011 | Tallahassee
 

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Dana Williams
Director of Marketing and Communications, Southwest Airlines
August 25, 2011 | Tallahassee
 

 
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