Events

Speaker Series

On November 10th, Kevin Hartman - Head of Analytics - Consumer, Government, & Entertainment Sector Google will deliver a talk to the BABC here in Chicago. Kevin Hartman is a devoted and artistic practitioner of data. He believes data must do more than simply supply insights that motivate creative thought. Rather, data must express insights in ways that are just as creative as the ideas they inspire. As Head Of Analytics for Google's Consumer, Government & Entertainment sector, Kevin and his team partner with major advertisers, creative agencies, and media companies to develop digital solutions that build businesses and brands. His approach mixes science and art to deliver inventive, fact-based strategies that reduce uncertainty and increase effectiveness in the marketing and advertising programs they create.
During Barney’s tenure the company has achieved strategic success in mobile, developing award-winning apps for iOS and Android; launched Orbitz Rewards and ebookers Bonus+, simple and free loyalty programs that offer traveler instant rewards; and built the Orbitz Partner Network into a well-positioned provider of private label travel solutions to partners in the airline, hotel, travel agency and bank loyalty industries.
​Ed Culley joined Dyson as UK Sales Director in 2002 - the same year Dyson launched in the US. After a few years, he was appointed General Manager for Dyson's Airblade hand dryer business in Europe, in which time Dyson Airblade became a market leader.
​After amassing 15 years of business experience, Atul Khosla joined the Chicago Fire Soccer Club in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer reporting into ownership, and immediately set to work elevating the Club's regional and national profile.
​A seasoned professional with more than thirty years of experience at executive levels in both public and private companies, as well as multiple public company directorships. Christie currently serves as Chairman of Hatch Beauty, a personal care branding, product development and manufacturing company. She is also on the board of Luminary Digital, a young e-learning company.
​​Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, with 67 offices and 5,000 employees worldwide. Richard was named president and CEO in September 1996.
​Phupinder Gill was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CME Group in May 2012. In addition to running the firm’s day-to-day operations, he is responsible for implementing strategic initiatives to expand CME Group’s core business and pursue new global growth opportunities in over-the-counter and emerging markets.
Ms. Penrose, 67, has been a Director of Jones Lang LaSalle since May 2002 and has been the Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2005. Ms. Penrose served as an Executive Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group from January 2001 to December 2007.
John F. McDonough joined the Blackhawks in 2007 as President and was named President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2011. Under his guidance, in what Forbes Magazine has called the “The Greatest Sports-Business Turnaround Ever,” the Blackhawks have revitalized the team’s profile and re-energized its fan base.
Join the British American Business Council for a substantive panel discussion regarding the recent UK EU referendum's impact and its affects moving forward. The panel will feature: HM Consul General, Stephen J. Bridges, Stephen N. Potter, president, Northern Trust Asset Management and many others.