The Seaver Speaker Series
The Seaver Speaker Series is an opportunity to have an insightful conversation with our Seaver family, and explore ideas with some of Pepperdine's brightest minds. With this series we will share stories, make connections, and help to build a brighter future. The Seaver Speaker Series was created in a partnership with the Seaver and George Pepperdine College Alumni Relations Office and the Seaver Career Center.
Upcoming Speakers | Anthony Kennada ('08) | July 9, 2020
Alumnus Anthony Kennada ('08) marketing expert, and currently the CMO of Front - the leading customer communications platform that transforms work into impact, joins the series on July 9, 2020.
Anthony Kennada ('08) : CMO of Front
A self-described business-to-consumer marketer trapped in a business-to-business marketer's body, Kennada's impressive resume includes: CMO of Front, and the founding CMO of Gainsight. He has previously worked at Box, LiveOffice and Symantec. Kennada also serves as an active investor, advisor, and board member to enterprise software startups around the globe.
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Quinn Taber ('14) : Founder and CEO of Immerse
Alumnus Quinn Taber ('14) is the Founder and CEO of Immerse, one of the fastest growing virtual reality companies in Los Angeles.Learn about how he has used his passion for creativity and expertise in economics to transform the way we think about business.
Shelby Jones Jolviet ('15) and Will Lawson ('16) : Netflix Talent Coordinators
The Talent Team at Netflix is responsible for identifying, attracting and developing Netflix's team of stunning colleagues. Hear from the experts about what it takes to find and hire the amazing people who make Netflix great!
Sylvia Franson ('87): Vice President of West Coast Network and Digital Ad Sales, NBCUniversal
Seaver Alumna and Women in Leadership honoree Sylvia Franson ('87) is the Vice President of West Coast Network and Digital Ad Sales for NBCUniversal. Franson is a leader in her field, with a wealth of entertainment and digital ad sales knowledge. A longtime supporter of Pepperdine, she is also a Pepperdine Mom!
Stefan Holt ('09) : WNBC-TV New York News Anchor and Reporter
Since graduating from Pepperdine, Holt's journey has taken him to two of the country's top television markets, working as an anchor and reporter. He credits his time with Pepperdine NewsWaves for providing him with the skills required to be a successful reporter.