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‘Leadership the Amazon Way’ is next topic of OSU’s Executive Management Briefings in OKC

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

John Rossman, author of "The Amazon Way" and the former director of enterprise services at, will be the featured speaker as part of the 2016-17 Executive Management Briefings Feb. 16. in Oklahoma City.

Rossman’s luncheon presentation, Leadership the Amazon Way,is scheduled from 12-1:30 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum as part of the Executive Management Briefings, presented annually by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business along with corporate sponsors.

John Rossman

Rossman is currently the managing director with Alvarez & Marsal. Through his work experience, he has become an expert on digital disruption and assisting his clients in building and executing new business models.

The Executive Management Briefings speaker series is coordinated by OSU’s Center for Executive and Professional Development. The program brings in distinguished business leaders, authors and policymakers to speak to the Oklahoma City community.

Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO of Hewlett Packard and 2016 presidential candidate, was the first speaker in the 2016-17 Executive Management Briefings in November.

Dr. Kyu Rhee, chief health officer of IBM, will be the third and final speaker in the 2016-17 Executive Management Briefings. He will give his luncheon presentation, “Health Transformation in the Cognitive Era,” from 12-1:30 p.m. on March 29 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

Registration for Rossman’s and Rhee’s presentations is $85 each. To register, go to For more information about the Executive Management Briefings, or to learn how you can participate as a sponsor, contact Courtney Garrison, Program Manager, Center for Executive and Professional Development at or call 405-744-4055.

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