Events

2020

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Juan Ramon Alaix, CEO, Zoetis 
January 2020

Practitioners in Class: Alessandro Carlucci, Chairman of the Board, Business for Social Responsibility
January 2020 

Practitioners in Class: Jia Chen, Product Leader, Blockchain for Healthcare & Life Sciences, Innovations & Solution Incubation, IBM
January 2020 

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Hubert Joly, Executive Chairman, Best Buy 
February 2020

Practitioners in Class: Daniel Ramot, Co-founder, CEO, Via
February 2020

Practitioners in Class: Ghassan Abou-Alfa, Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Faculty, Weill Medical College, Cornell University
April 2020 

Practitioners in Class: Tim Knoll, COO, FreshDirect
April 2020 

Practitioners in Class: Sam Palmisano, Chairman, Center for Global Enterprise
April 2020

Supply Chain Innovation Network - Virtual Meeting: Building a Resilient Supply Chain in the Face of Disease and Disruption
April 2020

Leading Through Crisis Webinar: Purposeful Leadership
Hubert Joly, Executive Chairman, Best Buy 
Costis Maglaras, Dean, Columbia Business School 
May 2020

Leading Through Crisis Webinar: Agility, Resilience and Collaboration in Times of Crisis
Beth Ford, President and CEO, Land O'Lakes 
Doug Baker, Chairman and CEO, Ecolab
Moderated by Angela Quintero, Director, The Deming Center 
May 2020 

Practitioners in Class: Bob Phillips, Director, Pricing Research, Amazon
May 2020 

Supply Chain Innovation Network - Virtual Meeting: Building a Resilient Supply Chain in the Face of Disease and Disruption
May 2020

Practitioners in Class: Alberto Verme, Global Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citi, United Kingdom
June 2020 

2019

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Juan Ramon Alaix, CEO, Zoetis 
January, 2019 

Site Visit: FreshDirect, NYC 
Guest Speaker: David McInerney, co-founder & CEO, FreshDirect
January, 2019 

Supply Chain Innovation Network:  Building the Supply Chain of the Future
February 1, 2019 

Practitioners in Class: Kristin Peck, EVP and Group President, US Operations, Business Development & Strategy, Zoetis
February, 2019 

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Douglas Baker, Chairman & CEO, Ecolab
February, 2019 

Deming Discussion: Terry Lundgren, Retired Chairman & CEO, Macy's, Inc. 
April, 2019 

The Sergio Marchionne Forum: Digital Transformation 
May 7, 2019 

Site Visit: Shouldice Hernia Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Discussion with Dr. E.B. Shouldice, Board Chair and President and John Hughes, Managing Director
July 2019  

Site Visit: Amazon Fulfillment Center 
July and August 2019 

Retail Radicals: Thriving in a Digital Economy
August, 2019 

Student Study Tour: FreshDirect 
August 2019 

Supply Chain Innovation Network: Mastering the Ever-Evolving Supply Chain 
September 27, 2019 

Deming Dinner: Women in Leadership with Lynne Greene, Former Group President, Clinique, Origins, Ojon, Aveda & Darphin, The Estée Lauder Companies

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 22, 2019 

Practitioners in Class: Scott Henderson, Executive Officer in Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, NYPD
November 2019 

Deming Discussion: Terry Lundgren, retired chairman & CEO, Macy’s Inc.
November 2019 

Practitioners in Class: Tim Steiner, OBE, CEO, Ocado  
December 2019, London

Practitioners in Class: Melinda Roylett, General Manager UK and Ireland, Uber
December 2019, London 

2018

Practitioners in Class: James Rhee, CEO, Ashley Stewart 
January, 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Alessandro Delfino, Partner, McKinsey & Company 
February, 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Grace Puma, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, PepsiCo 
February, 2018 

Site Visit: Amazon Fulfillment Center, Carteret, NJ 
February, March 2018 

Site Visit: FreshDirect, NYC 
March, 2018

Deming Forum: Driving Excellence in Operations, Innovation & Leadership 
May 1, 2018 

Faculty Site Visit: Ocado, UK 
May, 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Jessica Flugge, Vice President, Global Quality, Marriott International 
June, 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Tony Gascon, GM, MR Value Stream Operations, GE Healthcare 
June, 2018 

Retail Radicals Forum
August 2, 2018 

Faculty/PhD Brown Bag Lunch with Tim Steiner, Founder & CEO, Ocado 
October, 2018 

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 23, 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Luis Pagani, President & CEO, Grupo Arcor 
December 2018 

Practitioners in Class: Francisco Carrau, CEO, Bodegas Carrau 
December, 2018 

2017

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: David Cote, Chairman and CEO, Honeywell
February 6, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Philippe Cochet, Chief Productivity Officer, GE
February 13, 2017

Deming Forum: Disruptive Innovation
May 2, 2017

Faculty Study Tour: Zoetis, Kalamazoo, MI
May 17-18, 2017

Faculty and PhD Seminar: Daniel Ramot, co-founder & CEO, Via
June 9, 2017

Deming Forum: Summer Retail School
August 2, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Tim Steiner, CEO, Ocado
August 14, 2017

Practitioners in Class: James Keyes, CEO, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets; Chairman, Wild Oats LLC
August 15, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Alessandro Carlucci, Chairman, Business for Social Responsibility; Former CEO, Natura Cosmeticos
August 16, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Matteo Del Vecchio, CEO, Carolee LLC
August 17, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Karen Gray, Fmr. Vice President of Retail and Global Development, Eileen Fisher
August 17, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Lynne Greene, Fmr. Group President, Clinique, Origins,
Ojon, Aveda & Darphin, 
The Estée Lauder Companies
August 17, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Richard Jaffe, Investor & Consultant to Retailers
August 17, 2017

Site Visit: FreshDirect, NYC 
August 2017

Site Visit: Macy's Logistics and Operations, NJ / Macy's, Inc., NYC 
August, 2017 

Site Visit: The NY Times Production Plant 
August, 2017 

Special Event: Artificial Intelligence for Kids with Professor Hod Lipson, Columbia Engineering
September 11, 2017

Guest Speaker: James Rhee, CEO, Ashley Stewart
September 14, 2017

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 12, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Kristin Peck, EVP & President, US Operations, Zoetis
November 17, 2017

Practitioners in Class: Scott Henderson, Deputy Inspector, New York Police Department 
November, 2017 

Practitioners in Class: Mauro Fenzi, CEO, Comau 
December, 2017 

Practitioners in Class: Tim Steiner, OBE, Founder & CEO, Ocado 
December, 2017

2016

Faculty Study Tour: Pittsburgh
Uber Advanced Technologies Center, GE Center for Additive Technology Advancement, Arconic
November 30-December 1, 2016

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 25, 2016

Deming Forum: Stifel Summer School
August 9, 2016

Practitioners in Class: Kristin Peck, Executive VP & 
President, US Operations, 
Zoetis
June 2, 2016

Practitioners in Class: Paul O’Neill, 72nd Secretary of the US Treasury
May 3, 2016

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Sam Palmisano, Former President & CEO, IBM
May 3, 2016

Deming Forum: Data Analytics - Driving Decisions and Leadership
May 3, 2016

Practitioners in Class: Mary Christine Doherty and Scott Henderson, NYPD
April, 2016

Faculty Study Tour: India
March 3-12, 2016

Practitioners in Class: Keith Sherin, Chairman and CEO, GE Capital; Vice Chairman, GE
February 23, 2016

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Toby Cosgrove, MD, President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic
February 22, 2016

Practitioners in Class: Alessandro Carlucci, Chairman, BSR & Former CEO, Natura Cosmeticos
January, 2016

2015

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Stef Wertheimer, Founder, ISCAR Ltd., Deming Cup Winner 2014
October, 2015

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 27, 2015

Faculty Study Tour: La Coruna, Spain - Inditex: Zara and Zara Home
October, 2015

IDB/Columbia present Node I+I: Regional Integration and Social Inclusion
September 25-26, 2015

Columbia en el Campo: Cambio Climatico
September 9, 2015

Columbia en el Campo: Economia de los Commodities
September 1-3, 2015

Columbia en el Campo: Globalizacion
August 26, 2015

Deming Forum: Stifel Summer School
August 11, 2016

Deming Forum: Implementing Winning Strategies
May 19, 2015

Practitioners in Class: Frederic Mazzella, Founder and CEO, Bla Bla Car
February, 2015

2014

Faculty Study Tour: Wisconsin
November 17, 2014

Practitioners in Class: David Bozeman, Senior Vice President, Caterpillar
November, 2014

Practitioners in Class: Tom Groos, CEO City Light Capital
November, 2014

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 28, 2014

Round Table Discussion on the Role of Quality Manufacturing in Realizing the Potencial of Biosimilars.
August 11, 2014

Practitioners in Class: Rob Amen, Fmr. Chairman and CEO, International Flavors and Fragrances, Executive in Residence, CBS
August, 2014

Deming Forum: Stifel Summer School
August 6, 2014

Advisory Board Meeting
July 15, 2014

Practitioners in Class. Guest speaker: Scott Wharton, Managing Director Global CPO, Citibank.
June 10, 2014

Practitioners in Class. Guest speaker: Kristin Peck, EVP and Group President, Zoetis.
March 5, 2014

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Paolo Rocca, Chairman and CEO, Tenaris S.A.
February 11, 2014

2013

Deming Cup Winners Lecture: Terry Lundgren, Chairman, President and CEO, Macy's, Inc.
November 14, 2013

Deming Cup Award Ceremony
October 29, 2013

Conference in Healthcare
September 23, 2013

Deming Forum: Stifel Summer School
August 6, 2013

Faculty Study Tour: Detroit
May 29-31, 2013

ECLA Advisory Board Meeting
May 6, 2013

Young Alumni in Retail Network: Inaugural Breakfast & Discussion
April 23, 2013

Advisory Board Meeting
April 4, 2013

2012

Sergio Marchionne's Lecture
November 8, 2012

Deming Cup 2012
October 23, 2012

Deming Forum: Stifel Summer School
August 7, 2012

2011

Deming Cup 2011
November 2, 2011
Columbia University, New York, NY

Distinguished Seminar Series
Guest: Brent C. James
November 1, 2011
Columbia University, New York, NY

Mentoring Breakfast with Tom Cole
August 31, 2011
Columbia University, New York, NY

August 2, 2011
Deming Forum
Columbia University, New York, NY

2010-05

October 18, 2010
Deming Cup
Columbia University, New York, NY

August 4, 2010
Deming Forum
Columbia University, New York, NY

August 12, 2009
Deming Forum
Columbia University, New york, NY

June 5-6, 2006
6th Annual
INFORMS Revenue Management Conference
Columbia University, New York, NY

May 5, 2006
6th Retail Research Conference
Outsourcing and Supply Chain Management
Columbia University, New York

May 5, 2006
Deming Forum Meeting
Made Elsewhere: The Promises and Perils of an Extended Enterprise
Columbia University, New York, NY

June 16-17, 2005
5th Annual
INFORMS Revenue Management Conference
MIT, Cambridge, MA