Jackson Leadership Lecture Series

First Thursday
Jackson Leadership Lecture Series

Featuring keynote speeches on leadership topics

7:30a.m. – First Thursday of every month

The Jackson Leadership Lecture Series features key executives in the business community speaking on a range of leadership topics.  It is a breakfast lecture series held the first Thursday of every month for alumni, friends and students of Dunwoody College of Technology.

Each program features a 20 minute keynote speech by a leader in the business community, followed by a 10 minute Q&A session.  A light breakfast is provided. Registration for the Jackson Lecture Series is free to students (though pre-registration is required) and the program is $20 for other guests.

The Jackson Lecture Series educates Dunwoody students, alumni and friends on leadership development and provides a networking opportunity for attendees.

The Lecture Series is named in honor of C. Charles Jackson, former Dunwoody College of Technology Board of Trustee member, leader in the Twin Cities business community and philanthropist.  Through the C. Charles Jackson Foundation initial support for the lecture series became possible.

April 6 – 7:30 a.m.
Commissioner Charles A. Zelle
Minnesota Department of Transportation


MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle will share leadership lessons learned from managing a government agency that oversees everything from public transit and highways to ports and aeronautics.

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  • 7:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
  • 7:30 a.m. Leadership Lecture
  • 8:00 a.m. Q&A Session
  • 8:30 a.m. Program Concludes

Registration (RSVP requested):