The Pitt Business monthly webinar series designed to provide alumni the opportunity to participate in professional development opportunities and best business practices utilizing our expert faculty and alumni.

Strategic Planning in the Era of Pandemics, Climate Change, and the Kurzweil Singularity

Moderator: Arjang Assad, the Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh

Presenter: John C. Camillus, The Donald R. Beall Professor of Strategic Management, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm EST.

What’s your perspective on your money? Looking at the long-term life of your money

Moderator: Diane Denis, Terrence Laughlin Chair in Finance, Professor of Business Administration

Bud Kahn, Chief Advisory Officer & Managing Principal, Wealth Management Strategies, Inc.
Aaron Kahn, Wealth Management Advisor & VP of Planning, Wealth Management Strategies, Inc.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST.

PAA Presents: The Entrepreneurial Creator- Mindsets and Skillsets

Moderator: Sharon Alvarez, Entrepreneurial Studies at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh


Joe Constanty (A&S ’02), Director of International, NIU Technologies
Jess Edelstein (A&S ‘11), Shark Tank alum and Forbes 30 under 30: Retail and Commerce honoree
Michael Halperin (KGSB ’98), Founder, FreeBridge
Jeb Hurley (KGSB ’83), Co-Founder & CEO, Xmetryx
Gilson Torii (KGSB ’16), Co-Founder & Operations, nugget.ai

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 EST


Portfolio Risk: What They Don't Teach You in School

Moderator: Kathy Foody-Malus (MBA ’83), Executive-In-Residence, Pitt Business, University of Pittsburgh

Lindsey Bell (BSBA ’04), Chief Investment Strategist, Ally Financial
Abhishek S. Mehta (BSBA ‘05), Founder & Principal, Blue Lotus Investments
Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 7:00pm EST

PAA Presents: Global Data Security – Is your data safe?

Moderator: Dr. Adam Lee

Associate Dean for Academic Programs, School of Computing and Information
Professor, Department of Computer Science
Affiliate Scholar, Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security


David Egts  Katz’ 98, Computer Science ’96, UPJ ’91
Chief Technologist & Director, Office of the Chief Technologist, North America Public Sector Red Hat
Lisa Schreiber Computer Science
Chief Customer Success Officer (CCSO) at Forcepoint

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST