Richard and Sandra Conniff Leaders in Business Ethics Speaker Series
The Lucas College and Graduate School of Business and SJSU Center on Ethics in conjunction with the Richard and Sandi Conniff Leaders in Business Ethics Speaker Series Presents:
Richard M. Levy, Ph.D.
Chairman, Varian Medical Systems
“Good Ethics is Good Business”
The right way to run a business is the ethical way. But doing so is often very challenging
in practice. Dr. Levy will describe a number of dilemmas he has faced in his career
executive, in which he and his team had to figure out how to pursue business objectives -
without compromising their values. Dr. Levy will engage his audience in developing
solutions to these dilemmas that promote both good business and good ethics.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Business Classroom Building 032
(enter from the garden level)
Richard M. Levy has served since 2002 as chairman of the board of Varian Medical Systems, Inc., and was CEO of the company from 1999 to 2006. Headquartered globally in Palo Alto, California, Varian Medical Systems is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. Dr. Levy holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a doctorate in nuclear chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. He has also been an active community leader, serving on the board of the United Way Silicon Valley since 2002 and as chair in 2008-2009. He is currently chair of the advisory board of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.
Because seating is limited, this event REQUIRES PRE-REGISTRATION.
To PRE-register, please go to: http://sjsu.qualtrics.com//SE/?SID=SV_ddrgG9gRgIiycZv
The first 110 people to respond will be accommodated.
Coffee, tea, cold beverages, and light refreshments will be served.
The room will open at 4 pm, the lecture will commence at 4:30 pm.