Gary Hoover Lecture Series, The Story of Enterprise

Lessons for Leaders from Business History


Gary Hoover, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at the McCombs School, is unabashedly in love with the history of business. Visit his blog for a taste of why he believes history matters.

He is truly a master storyteller and over the next few months he will be sharing “energized lectures” on a variety of business history topics at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, room 201, on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. The events are free and open to the public. I’ll see you there?

Upcoming Presentations:
5:30PM – complimentary appetizers and cash bar
6:00PM – lecture followed by discussion

Wednesday, December 2
Big Screen
How a handful of immigrants created the movie industry

Wednesday, January 27
Flying High
The creation and development of the modern airline industry by visionary pioneers

Wednesday, February 24
Lessons from Detroit
What every technology leader can learn from the founders of the “Big Three” US automakers

Wednesday, March 31
Ringing Registers
The story of American retailing and its innovators

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
at the corner of MLK and Lavaca Street
Room 201
For directions, please click here!

Please RSVP to or call (512)471.8611

Underground garage parking available off of 20th Street.
$7 garage parking passes sold in Gabriel’s Café at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center after 4PM
For more details about parking, please click here!


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