Omar Shaikh, president of SURG Restaurant Group, will speak on "Strategic Entrepreneurship: Recipe for Success" for the 2019 MBA Industry Leader Seminar series.

Sponsored by the Batterman School of Business MBA program, the Industry Leaders Seminar brings industry experts to campus to speak on a variety of business leadership topics. Experts share real-world examples and case studies to support their insights.


This event is free and open to CUW community and the public. Reservations are appreciated. Click on the button to the right to RSVP.


All seminars will take place in the Pharmacy Building Lecture Hall (Room 008).


Networking | 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lecture | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Q&A | 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


September 5 - Omar Shaikh | "Strategic Entrepreneurship: Recipe for Success"

September 17 - Mark Meisner | "The Kwik Trip Mission"

September 23 - Kim Marotta | "Leaving a Positive Beer Print"

October 9 - Austin Ramirez | "An Unexpected Journey: Waukesha to the White House and Back Again"

November 5 - JoAnne Anton | "Trusting Transition"

November 13 - Michael Barber | "Global Health: A Noninvasive Peek Inside Wisconsin"