On November 14, 2013, General George W. Casey, Jr. joined us as an exciting and thought-provoking keynote speaker. General George W. Casey, Jr., who is a retired four-star general and chief of staff of the U.S. Army from 2007-2011 drew from his extraordinary experiences and covered topics of organizational leadership, innovation, cultural changes and offered battle-tested lessons that are transferable to effective leadership in business.
Along with General Casey’s keynote, prospective students (especially veterans) were invited to meet with Dean Soumitra Dutta, Johnson MBA candidates and veterans, Army ROTC cadets and leadership, Johnson Leadership Fellows, and other members representing our strong military community here at Johnson.
Preview Day Agenda
8:00-8:30am: Breakfast with current students
8:40-10:00am: Class with current students
10:15-11:00am: Panel with current students
11:00am-12:00pm: Campus tour with current students
12:00-1:30pm: Lunch with current students and General Casey
1:30-2:15pm: Guest speaker
2:15-3:30pm: Guest speaker
3:30-4:15pm: Admissions panel
4:30pm: General Casey addressing Cornell University
5:15pm: Sage Social
More about General Casey
General Casey is one of the most accomplished soldiers in U.S. history and arguably one of the most successful organizational leaders, having led the U.S. Army – with 1.1 million in personnel worldwide and a $200+ billion budget – through one of its greatest periods of transformation.
As Chief of Staff, General Casey is credited with modernizing the U.S. Army for 21st century threats, restoring balance to war-weary troops, and building the Iraqi security institutions, which established the conditions for our country’s long-term success. Prior to this post, General Casey commanded the Multi-National Force, a coalition of more than 30 countries, and successfully guided the Iraq mission through its toughest days.