All are invited to the next MBA Open Lecture on Thursday, August 8th with Professor Mario Leone.

obrázek Professor Mario Leone, the newly appointed Director the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Business Ethics from Chapman University, will deliver a presentation on the growing importance of data analysis in shaping business strategy and delivering shareholder value.

About the lecturer: Mr. Leone currently holds Board level positions at several California based digital and science technology companies while also working with private equities on the business assessment of new investment opportunities. He earned his lengthy business experience through progressively more demanding senior and executive roles at some of the world’s largest multi-national firms: Union Carbide, Polimeri Europa, Dow Chemical, FIAT, Federal Mogul and Ingram Micro. 

About the lecture: Mr. Leone instills a passion for delivering business results and articulates the importance of integrating technology and analytics in all facets of business strategy from customer facing, to supply chain, manufacturing and warehouse management. He will describe how best of breed, traditional and new age digital platforms, solutions and services can be integrated to provided high value business information solutions that maximize customer relations, improve product quality and accelerate supply chain execution opportunities. The dialogue and Q&A will focus on:

  • Leveraging digital channels to open new markets and business opportunities
  • Unlocking new profit potential through automation and business process re-design
  • Stimulating business innovation through new technology partnerships

Through real world transformational examples “lived” he will engage students in critical new thinking and encourage strategic insight to be better than the giants at addressing problems and more agile than local competitors in delivering value.

The Digital world requires new age managers to have a sound understanding of technology as a lever to drive successful business strategies to achieve sustainable profitable growth.

The MBA Open lecture will take place at Anglo-American University, Letenská 5 in room 2.07. Light refreshments will be provided. Please register via Facebook or e-mail We look forward to seeing you all.