Jack and Suzy Welch speak in spring author series

Retired General Electric Company CEO Jack Welch and his wife and co-author, Suzy, spoke at Dominican University of California on May 14 at the Institute for Leadership Studies’ Spring Author Series, presented in partnership with Book Passage.

They appeared in conversation with Steve Bennett, who served key management roles at GE for 23 years.

Jack, who was chief executive officer at GE from 1981-2001, and Suzy, a journalist and author, discussed their book, The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career.

For more information or to purchase the book, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling 415.927.0960 extension 1.

In their new book, Jack and Suzy Welch explain not only how to succeed but also to have fun in business today. During Jack’s tenure, GE became the world’s most valuable corporation and was voted the most admired company in the world by Fortune magazine. In 2014, CNBC named Jack one of the Top 10 “Rebels, Icons and Leaders” of the past 25 years.

Suzy is a television commentator, business journalist, and author of the bestselling book, 10-10-10: A Life Transforming Idea. The former editor of Harvard Business Review, Suzy attended Harvard University and Harvard Business School.

The speaker series, a cooperative effort between Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies and Book Passage, features many of the country's leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, entertainment, academia, and literature. The series has entertained and educated thousands of Marin County and San Francisco Bay Area residents.

All events are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.

The Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2015 Spring Author Series is sponsored by Private Ocean, the oldest and largest privately-held wealth management firm in Marin County. Private Ocean’s commitment to community service has been a driving force behind its support of the lecture series, now in its 12th year.

April 28, 2015