2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Opening Keynote: Casey Gerald

Friday, March 11
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Long Center
Dell Hall
701 W Riverside Dr

“So there we were, staring at each other thru misty eyes as we watched our baby, our dream, our idea die before it even had a chance to live. But just before we pulled the plug…we decided to join the long procession of young kids, with crazy ideas who were told by some authority that they couldn’t do what they wanted. We said fuck it. We’ll do it anyway.”

And with that Casey Gerald became the co-founder and CEO of MBAs Across America, a national movement of MBAs and entrepreneurs working together to revitalize America. A native Texan, Gerald received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA in Political Science from Yale College, where he was a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. Named one of the “Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company he has emerged as an influential voice on the awakening that is changing business and society — making purpose the new bottom line in our lives and work.

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Casey Gerald


MBAs Across America

Jeff Salamon

Editor & Writer

Texas Monthly


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