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Aug 16, 2023 2023-08 Accountancy Alumni Business Administration Faculty Finance Student

PODCAST: Gies Chief Disruption Officer Robert Brunner

Robert Brunner is an astrophysicist with one of the coolest job titles in the world: Associate Dean for Innovation and Chief Disruption Officer at Gies College of Business. With a penchant for forward-thinking and for futuristic technologies like artificial intelligence, Chat GPT and blockchain, Robert is helping lead the College and its students into the unknown. It's a side of higher education that few other business schools even recognize, much less adopt.



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June 2, 2023 – Gies professor and travel expert
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Mar. 30, 2023 – Gies alumna and CTS Impact Founder
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Dec.19, 2022 – Poets&Quants Founder
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Dec. 2, 2022 – Dean Emeritus
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Oct. 31, 2022 – Undergraduate admissions at Gies with
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Sept. 14, 2022 – Executive Associate Dean
Brooke Elliott on online education, gender barriers, and more
July 11, 2022 – iVenture Director
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May 26, 2022 – Gies professor
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May 4, 2022 – Secret Service agent turned iMBA student
Lucy Chang Evans
March 28, 2022 – Accounting professor
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Feb. 18, 2022 – Former Olympian
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Feb. 8, 2022 – SAA Executive Director
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Nov. 19, 2021 – Marketing professor 
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Oct. 21, 2021 – Super Bowl champion 
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Sept. 8, 2021 – Dean 
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Aug. 24, 2021 – Athletic Director 
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