YKK President Alex Gregory to Discuss Innovation

Alex Gregory is the Chairman and President of YKK Corporation of America. He will speak at Georgia Tech as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series, discussing YKK's approach to innovation through adaptation.  Please join us for this event on Wednesday, November 7 at 4:30 pm in the Scheller College of Business, or watch the free live webcast.


More about the Speaker

Alex Gregory began his career with YKK America Group in 1973 when he joined YKK Industries – now YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. – as one of its first American employees. At the company’s Macon manufacturing operation, he held positions of increasing responsibilities. First he was manager of the weaving department, then assistant vice president of manufacturing, and later vice president and senior vice president of manufacturing.  Read full bio.


About the Impact Speaker Series

Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership". The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders.

The series is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required.

Event Details


  • Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: LeCraw Auditorium, Scheller College of Business
Fee(s): $0.00

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