Interior Science Building Windows

Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics


Speaker Series

Friday, February 7, 2014  Noon – Dave Power

Founder of J.D. Power & Associates. Legendary founder of the world’s most successful Global Marketing Research company. As the voice of the customer, J.D. Power provides companies with actionable insights and solutions by leveraging its unique customer satisfaction benchmarks. The firm began in auto related projects and now covers hundreds of product areas: cars, trucks, insurance, financial services and a vast variety of consumer products.

Friday, March 7, 2014  Noon – Jason Spievak

CEO of Invoca. One of the founding group that started Invoca (formerly RingRevenue)
in 2008 with support from leading venture capitalists (Upfront Ventures and Rincon
Venture Partners). Invoca is now a multi-million-dollar public company that provides
enterprise inbound call marketing solutions. Their cloud-based platform delivers complete
campaign management, clear attribution, practical analytics and mobile optimization
tools to one easy-to-use solution for marketers.

Friday, May 2, 2014  Noon – Joe Schroeder

President/CEO of Ventura County Credit Union. A graduate of the CSU (BA in Communications
and MBA from Cal Poly Pomona), he leads the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura
County – with six offices, 60,000 members and over $600 million in assets. He currently
serves as Vice Chair of the Board of FOOD Share, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger
in Ventura County. In 2013, the California and Nevada Credit Union League recognized his
two decades of leadership with its Unsung Hero Award.


All events will be held in Malibu Hall 100. The events are free of charge and include a free lunch.