Lavin Bernick Executive Chats with Kenneth Meyers '94, President & CEO, U.S. Cellular

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Event (General/Other) Business Leadership

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM CDT (GMT-5)

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KGH - 2420A&B

Global Hub - 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

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  • Your registration indicates your interest to attend.
  • Attendees will be selected at random and in accordance with event capacity.
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***Due to the exclusive nature of this event and limited capacity, all confirmed respondents are expected to attend.***

The Lavin Bernick Executive Chats series gives Kellogg students an opportunity to engage with an esteemed executive or civic leader presenting his or her perspectives on leadership. The sessions are meant to be dialogue-driven, and informal, with a limited number of seats available at each session. They provide an intimate forum for in-depth conversations. This session is open to full-time Kellogg students.

Kenneth Meyers is president and chief executive officer of U.S. Cellular, a position he has held since June 2013. He brings almost 30 years of leadership experience in the wireless industry and is focused on growing the business by delivering the best wireless experience for customers.

Previously, Meyers was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of TDS (2007- 2013) and prior thereto he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of U.S. Cellular.  His career with U.S. Cellular began in 1987, and he held several executive leadership roles within the company providing him experiences in marketing, human resources and information resources in addition to his financial role.  Meyers is on the board of directors of both TDS and U.S. Cellular.

Before joining U.S. Cellular, Meyers worked for a start-up manufacturer of advanced materials, and he held several financial and accounting positions with the Marmon Group and Trans Union Corporation. 

Meyers, a certified public accountant, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in Chicago and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He is married and has two adult daughters.

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KGH - 2420A&B

Global Hub - 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208


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Kenneth Meyers

President & CEO

U.S. Cellular