Engaging Leaders: Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Talk about access.

Through the unparalleled array of speakers and conferences at Columbia Business School, you will learn from leaders who are shaping the business landscape. Consider that:

  • Among our adjunct faculty members are influential practitioners who share their wealth of experience in the classroom.
  • Esteemed leaders visit campus to speak, mentor, and network with students.
  • Columbia boasts a prime location — to business, nonprofit, and governmental communities, as well as to fast-growing entrepreneurial spheres of influence.

Here’s a sample of speakers who have appeared on campus:

  • Warren Buffett ‘51
  • Arianna Huffington
  • Bill Gates
  • Diane von Furstenberg
  • Henry Paulson
  • James Gorman ‘87
  • Barbara Corcoran
  • Ron Gonen ‘04
  • Henry Kissinger
  • Vikram Pandit ‘80
  • Gail McGovern ’87
  • Jamie Dimon
  • Andrea Jung
  • Ratan Tata
  • Carlos Brito
  • Sallie Krawcheck‘92

Many of the above-mentioned leaders spoke at a speaker series, such as the Silfen Leadership Series, the Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum, the Sir Gordon Wu Distinguished Speaker Forum, and the Montrone Seminar Series on Ethics. The School also plays host to several annual conferences led by student clubs. These, too, attract well-known guest speakers, participants, and alumni from across industries and around the world.