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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SHOWCASE

2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Rosanna Fugate '08 | International Business & Marketing

Merchandise & Retail Operations | Tesla

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13
SFHB 357
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Rosanna FugateRosanna Fugate leads global merchandising efforts in brick and mortar retail at Tesla.  She is responsible for sales for over 350 locations which contribute $20M in annual revenues.  In 2018, Rosanna doubled merchandise revenues in North America retail locations and oversaw expansion into 15 new locations in China, the Netherlands, Canada and the United States.

Prior to Tesla, Rosanna worked in Samsung’s Global Strategy Group in Seoul, South Korea where she was responsible for projects supporting Samsung’s growth in emerging markets and industries.  She launched her career at MetLife in the Chicago suburbs and New York City and held a number of roles including a position in the Chief of Staff office for the Latin America region in which she managed initiatives related to regional governance, executive travel, communications, and quarterly reporting.

Throughout her career, Rosanna has been passionate about supporting others in their professional development.  At MetLife, she led an affinity group which was recognized for its best practices in employee recruitment and retention.  At Samsung, Rosanna established the first diversity & inclusion training for the Global Strategy Group.

Rosanna received her BS in International Business and Marketing from Illinois State University in 2008 and her MBA from the Harvard Business School in 2016.  While at Illinois State, Rosanna was a member of the International Business Club and held leadership positions within Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.  Rosanna currently resides in Oakland, California.

Business Casual or Casual Attire is recommended.

No registration is needed to attend this event.

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2019-02-07T12:54:06.383-06:00 2019