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2018 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Robin Roberts,  Co-Anchor "Good Morning America"
2018 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor “Good Morning America”

Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts to Headline Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in April

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” will be the keynote speaker at the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in April 2018.

“Agile Leadership: Staying Ahead of the Game” is the theme of the conference from April 17-18 at Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Conn. The event is hosted by Auriemma, the UConn women’s basketball head coach, who has led his team to 11 NCAA Division One national championships. Continue Reading


Wisdom from the Experts

The third Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference was held in October at Mohegan Sun, attracting some of the world's top executives from a vast variety of industries. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
The third Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference was held in October at Mohegan Sun, attracting some of the world’s top executives from a vast variety of industries. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Offers Plethora of Advice for Rising Executives

Transition is one of the most challenging aspects of leadership, but the ability to take charge in times of company turmoil or personal upheaval is the mark of a great leader.

That was the message that some of the world’s top executives, from a vast variety of industries, shared at the third Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in October at Mohegan Sun. Continue Reading


Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Announces Prominent Speakers for October Event

Coach Geno Auriemma talks about "Changing the Game" at the last Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, in 2014. (Steve Slade/UConn)
Coach Geno Auriemma talks about “Changing the Game” at the last Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in 2014. (Steve Slade/UConn)

The Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, one of Connecticut’s premiere events for top executives and emerging business leaders, has announced some of its key speakers for the October 2016 event. They include: Lisa Borders, incoming president of the Women’s Basketball Association; John Ciulla, president of Webster Bank and Webster Financial; Wendy Kahn, the CEO of the Valentino fashion house, and Steven Raab, president of SNY.

The theme of this year’s conference will beContinue Reading


Women’s Basketball Success a Team Effort Off-Court, Too

UConn Today – During the early days of March Madness, which now seem like the distant past, Lucy Gilson was scheduled to meet with a business major who had wedged the half-hour appointment to discuss her independent study into a hectic schedule.



U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey to Headline Auriemma UConn Leadership Conf.

Martin DempseyStorrs, Conn.  – The nation’s highest-ranking military officer will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, Oct. 22 to 23 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey is scheduled to address conference attendees on the first day of the event. Coming on the heels of Geno Auriemma‘s 9th NCAA National Basketball Championship, this conference will focus on Leading for Innovation and Change.Continue Reading


Dates Confirmed, Sponsors Return for Second Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference

Geno Auriemma Leadership ConferenceThe University of Connecticut is pleased to announce the dates for the 2014 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference (http://genoleadership.uconn.edu) – October 22-23. The conference will once again be held at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

“After an extremely successful inaugural conference in 2013, I am very excited to be partnering with the UConn School of Business again to bring leadership insights to business leaders throughout the region,” said UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma.Continue Reading


Leading With Excellence

Leading With Excellence
This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 3, Issue 3 (Summer 2013)

Accomplished and aspiring leaders from all corners of industry gathered in late April to be inspired by some of the nation’s best business minds, as the first participants in the inaugural Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference.

The conference, held April 29 and 30 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center, was sold out to capacity with more than 150 registered attendees.Continue Reading


Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Announced

At a University of Connecticut press conference this morning, Coach Geno Auriemma, School of Business Dean John Elliott, Professor Lucy Gilson, and UConn President Susan Herbst, along with other members of the university community, officially announced a major new leadership initiative: the inaugural Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, presented by Walmart, to be held April 29-30th at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville.Continue Reading