Since 2002, the Albers School of Business and Economics has organized the Albers Executive Speaker Series, live panels featuring top business leaders from the Puget Sound Area. Guests talk about a topic of their choice and respond to questions from a panel and the audience. 

The event is free and open to the public. All panels will be taking place at Pigott Auditorium, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The 2023-24 season features the following speakers:

Tuesday, October 17th, 2023
Ketul Patel, CEO, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
'Reimagining Healthcare: Leading Through Changing Times'
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Wednesday, January 24th, 2024
Preston Feight, CEO, PACCAR

Thursday, February 8th, 2024
Sean Tresvant, CEO, Taco Bell

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024
Barry Posner, leadership scholar and author, The Leadership Challenge

Thursday, April 25th, 2024
Krish Srinivasan, CEO, PCC Community Markets

"The Albers Executive Speaker Series is a signature event for the school, gathering the country's best and brightest leaders to share their wisdom and insights with our students," said Joe Phillips, Dean of the Albers School of Business and Economics. "The Speaker Series is yet another way Albers is committed to build student connections with the Seattle business community."