In 1999, DaVita, then known as Total Renal Care, restructured itself to come back from the brink of bankruptcy. Kent Thiry, newly tapped as the organization’s CEO, played a pivotal role in turning the company around.
Nineteen years later, DaVita is a leader in healthcare, focused not only on improved clinical outcomes and holistic care, but also on participating in positive community impact. Read more
It was fitting that energy thought leaders met on International Women’s Day to recognize the contributions that women make to the energy sector and their future. Pink Petro HERWorld Energy Forum is a place for women to discuss key issues and challenges they face within the industry. The forum addressed the energy transition, digital technology, workforce needs and opportunities, and the gender gap. Read more
In the MBA program at the CU Denver Business School, students have opportunities to hear from influential business leaders. As a leading executive at a multi-billion dollar company, Nest CFO Jim Buckley was recently invited to speak about his business career and offer advice.
An unexpected path to CFO
Buckley inadvertently took a windy road to get to where he is today. Read more
With the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) in today’s society, Sai Gundavelli, Founder and CEO of Solix Technologies, said, “It is time to partner with machines and build the future.” Gundavelli was invited by the CU Denver Institute for International Business (IIB) to speak to current graduate and undergraduate students.
Solix Technologies pioneered the concept of enterprise data management, providing the first worldwide infrastructure platform to manage data across all segments. Read more
The information-packed webinar was presented by Sue Wyman, Director of the Business Career Connections (BCC), at the CU Denver Business School and moderated by Amber Morlan (MBA ’14), IT Project Manager at DaVita and BSAN Chair.
With hundreds of applicants fighting for a single position, the need to stand out is undeniable. As a corporate recruiter for over 15 years, Wyman knows exactly the types of resumes that make it out of the pile. Read more
Most, if not all, CEOs spend their free time practicing their golf game so that they can one-up friends and business partners on the weekends. But only one CEO, Joe Assell, can claim that he is the world leader in golf coaching and education.
What started as a career being an assistant golf professional at the Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver slowly evolved into an entrepreneurial business. Read more
Have you ever thought about taking an international assignment with your organization? It may not be as beneficial as you think. Between 20-30 percent of people who take international assignments leave the company within two years of returning back to the US.
David Collings, PhD, Professor of Human Resource Management and Associate Dean for Research at Dublin City University Business School shared how organizations must improve and integrate their talent management strategy with their global mobility strategy. Read more