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Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series Presents President Patrick Goddard
Start Date: 12/3/2019Start Time: 9:45 AM
End Date: 12/3/2019End Time: 10:45 AM
Event Description:

Miami Dade College (MDC) will host a new edition of the popular Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series with Brightline Trains' President Patrick Goddard, Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 9:45a.m., at MDC's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Patrick Goddard is president of Brightline Trains, soon to be Virgin Trains USA, the first privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail system in over 100 years, connecting the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and, as of 2022, Orlando. As president, he is responsible for the company's development and construction, and bringing this innovative system to market. Goddard comes from the hospitality industry, having worked in hotel development and operations for Hilton Hotels, Loews Hotels and Rosewood Hotels. Prior to joining Brightline in 2016, he was president and chief operating officer at Trust Hospitality, an international hotel management company.

The Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series provides students with first-hand knowledge of best business practices and leadership by inviting top, renowned executives to share their experiences and discuss new trends in their respective industries. Past speakers include Carlo Enrico, Mastercard's President for Latin America and the Caribbean; Jeffrey Kratz, General Manager, Latin America, Canada and Caribbean Regions, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services; Odilon Almeida, President of Western Union Global Money Transfer; Jordi Botifoll, Cisco's President for Latin America and Senior Vice President for the Americas; Claudio Muruzabal, President for SAP Latin America and the Caribbean; Josh Leibowitz, Chief Strategy Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc, and Senior Vice President of Cunard North America; Craig D'Souza, Head of Global Investigation and Intelligence at Facebook; César Cernuda, President of Microsoft Latin America and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation; Eduardo Coello, Regional President of Visa for Latin America and the Caribbean; Donna Hrinak, Vice President of Boeing International and President of Boeing Latin America; Dr. Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer at IBM Corporation; and Laxman Narasimhan, President for PepsiCo Latin America.

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Location Information:
The Idea Center  (View Map)
315 N.E Second Ave.
Miami, FL
Contact Information:
Name: Isabel Artime
Phone: 305-237-3960
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