Date and Time:
Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
Join Dean Dave Pyke for an exclusive chat with accomplished business leader, J.D. Power, to discuss current business trends and career advice in topics such as business ethics, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
J.D. Power has spent half a century as a pioneer in studying consumer opinions, with 40 of those years as founder of what has become one of the most prestigious marketing information companies in the world: J.D. Power and Associates. The company counts among its clients virtually every automotive manufacturer in the world, in addition to global clients in many other industries.
With corporate headquarters in Westlake Village, California, J.D. Power and Associates has domestic offices throughout the United States, and international offices in Beijing, Bangkok, Munich, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto. The company’s reputation as a premier resource for customer satisfaction data and consultancies has led to research and projects in a variety of industries, including automotive, financial services, telecommunications (cable, cellular, local and long distance telephone), travel, home builder, utilities and healthcare.
J.D. sold the company to The McGraw-Hill Companies in 2005 and retired from it in 2009.