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UNLV Barrick Lecture Series Welcomes Michael D. Eisner Oct. 1

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Eisner, business and entertainment Leader, will discuss the nature of leadership and success.
Campus News  |  Sep 6, 2013  |  By UNLV Media Relations
Media Contact: Afsha Bawany, Office of Media Relations, (702) 895-5515


Michael D. Eisner, founder and CEO of the Tornante Company and owner and non-executive chairman of the Topps Company, Inc., is the next guest of the UNLV Barrick Lecture Series. Eisner was chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Corporation from 1984 to 2005 and has been a leader in the entertainment and business industry for nearly four decades.


7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

This event is free and open to the public.


Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.


The Barrick Lecture Series presents nationally and internationally known speakers through a generous grant from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick.

Eisner is the co-author of "Working Together: Why Great Partnerships Succeed." The book discusses unconventional wisdom and unexpected insights about the true nature of leadership and success. Using his own successful collaboration with Frank Wells at Disney, Eisner examines some of the most successful business partnerships and what makes them tick.


Tickets are limited to two per person and are available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office off Cottage Grove Avenue at S. Maryland Parkway. UNLV faculty, students and staff can pick up tickets beginning 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11. The general public can pick up tickets beginning 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14. For more information, please call (702) 895-2787.