Frederick H. Waddell ’79, president and CEO of Northern Trust, will present the keynote address to Kellogg’s 2014 graduating Executive MBA classes during their December convocation ceremony.
Waddell was named president and CEO in 2008 after more than 30 years and numerous leadership positions at Northern Trust. In addition to his position at Northern Trust, Waddell serves as an advisor for numerous organizations. Waddell is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chairman of The Commercial Club of Chicago and is on the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Northern Trust is one of the world’s leading asset management, asset servicing, fund administration, fiduciary and banking services firms. This Chicago-based institution has been in business for 124 years and has $6 trillion in assets under custody and $924 billion in assets under management.
Read more about Waddell and his plans to keep Northern Trust at the forefront of the finance industry.
The 2014 Kellogg Executive MBA convocation will be held on December 13, 2014, at Alice Millar Chapel on the Evanston Campus.
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For Lisa Rometty, global franchise head, Fluid Systems at Baxter International, leadership isn’t just a part of her job. It is her job.
“My personal brand is to lead people for a living,” said Rometty.
With over 20 years of management experience at General Electric and Baxter, Rometty has made a name for herself by reinvigorating teams and meeting difficult objectives.
At a lecture to EMBA students on Sept. 19 on the Evanston campus, Rometty explained some of the methodologies that led to her success. Continue Reading
James B. Rosseau Sr. EMP 98 is Fortune 100 executive and a hip-hop artist. He is an author and media owner, a team builder and a strategist.
He is a mentor and a teacher.
There are a lot of ways to describe Rosseau, who is president of LegalShield Business Solutions and a co-owner of Christian Media Properties (HolyCulture.net). Perhaps the best way to describe him, though, is a man who has created a meaningful life by following his passion.
His recent book, Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire up Your Passion, Ignite Your Career, and Create an Amazing Life, is a straightforward guide for readers who want to discover their passions and make it a reality.
Rosseau sat down to discuss his professional experience, his career lessons and his book. Continue Reading
Njideka Harry ’12, president & CEO of Youth for Technology Foundation, has realized her childhood dreams. Growing up in Nigeria, she hoped that one day she could move to the US to go to school, and eventually, have a successful career.
Now, her not-for-profit Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) helps women and children in developing countries like Nigeria, so they, like Harry, can improve their community as adults. YTF introduces the benefit of information and communication technologies while expanding their access to economic opportunities through education, employment and entrepreneurship. YTF’s unique approach gives students the technology and problem-solving skills they need to innovate locally. The foundation now operates in Cameroon, Colombia, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and the United States.
So how did YTF become so successful? Continue Reading