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IIT Thought Leaders Seminar videos, 2002

Identifier: 011.11.05

Video tapes of speakers who appeared as part of IIT's 2002 - 2003 Thought Leaders Seminars series. Speakers and dates of lectures are as follows:

1) Sam Zell, introduced by David Fisher. Topic: Entrepreneurship. Oct. 22, 2002, 40 minutes.

2) Sam Pitroda, IIT alumnus (MS, Electrical Engineering, 1966) and chairman of WorldTel, Inc. Pitroda (born ca. 1942). Topic: Biographical background and leadership. Nov. 21, 2002, 60 minutes.


  • Creation: 2002


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Videos

Biographical Note

The IIT Thought Leaders Seminar series, which was initiated in 2001, was sponsored by the university's Ed Kaplan Entrepreneurial Studies Program and the Leadership Academy, housed in IIT's Stuart School of Business. The Seminar sponsored notable Chief Executive Officer level (or equivalent) speakers who delivered lectures on innovation and leadership for IIT students, alumni, faculty, staff, and interested friends of the university. Starting in 2004, two of the four annual series sessions were held in conjunction with the IPRO Day activities on campus.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2002.056, changed from 012.08.05 on 4/23/18.

Related Material

2006.037 Thought Leaders Seminars Collection


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 11/12/2002

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