Kilts Center Events

Kilts Center events and programs inform and prepare students for career opportunities and long-term success. All enrolled students receive email invitations to these events.

Date Information  
Apr  12, 2016 Marketing Day Forum View Details »
Mar  29, 2016 Stephenie Landry Amazon Speaker event View Details »
Jan  06, 2016 Case Interview Session View Details »


This annual series of events each fall quarter provides MBA students with the opportunity to learn from prominent alumni how Booth's brand of marketing and the Kilts Center prepares students to achieve success in a variety of career paths. 


An exclusive marketing case competition in the Fall for Full-Time and Evening MBA students interested in marketing, general management, and consulting.


Hear from leading industry experts about current marketing topics and the latest industry practices. Speakers have included:

  • Ted Buell, ’07, head of industry-telecom at Google Inc., on innovations in search and digital marketing
  • Ann Mukherjee, AB ’87, MBA ’94, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Frito-Lay North America, on the continuous reinvention of marketing
  • Frank Piotrowski, senior vice president of measurement science at the Nielsen Company, on how consumer data drives insights


A spring event that offers students a unique opportunity to connect in a small-group setting with CEOs, CMOs, and other senior executives and discuss current marketing issues. Speakers have included:

  • Deanie Elsner, ’92, former CMO, Kraft Foods
  • Robert Mariano, ’87, Chairman and CEO, Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Daniel Eckert, ’05, Vice President, WalMart US
  • Kari Alldredge, '90, Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company

Nielsen Data Student Seminar

This annual Kilts Center event offers students an opportunity to learn more about the Nielsen data.