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The Right Stuff: Managing Your Career Through Disruptive Times
What strategies can you use to navigate through your career, especially in times of disruption? Join Professor Carter Cast for insights into the traits of high performing managers and a discussion about career progress in trying times.

May 28, 2020 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Carter Cast
Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship @Kellogg School of Management
Carter started his career in marketing management at PepsiCo, working for the company's international food service division. He then moved to the Frito-Lay division, where he led the development of Tostitos Scoops! and the Tostitos salsas and dips product line. Upon leaving PepsiCo, Carter joined Electronic Arts, where he served as vice president of product marketing and marketing communications, launching products in the EA Sports franchise as well as The Sims. He left Electronic Arts to become the founding chief marketing officer of Blue Nile, which became the leading seller of diamonds and fine jewelry on the internet. Carter later went to Walmart, where he became the CEO of Walmart.com, leading the division to become the third-highest volume retailer behind Amazon and eBay. In 2011, Carter joined the faculty of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches entrepreneurship and leadership.
Holly Raider
Managing Director of Executive Education and a Clinical Professor of Management @Kellogg School of Management
Holly Raider is the Managing Director of Executive Education and a Clinical Professor of Management. Holly's expertise is in the art and science of leadership. She is responsible for the strategic direction of faculty and curriculum in Executive Education, faculty recruitment and development, program innovation, and continuous improvement to assure exceptional educational programs for executives. She leads strategic global learning partnerships with corporations, government, and healthcare systems, and she provides stewardship for Kellogg's learning exchange with the US ARMY. For fifteen years she has served on nonprofit boards. Holly has published research on career development, economic transactions, and technology management. She holds a B.A. from Barnard College and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Her most recent piece is "How Introverts can Learn to Love Networking,” is available online in Kellogg's Insight magazine.