Neel Corporate Governance Center

Speaker Series Current Schedule

Paul Sobel

February 1, 2019


Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: HBB 402

Paul J. Sobel, CIA, QIAL, CRMA, was unanimously elected by COSO’s Board of Directors to serve a three-year term as COSO’s Chair beginning Feb. 1, 2018. Sobel is widely recognized as a leading expert on governance, enterprise risk management, compliance, and internal control, and was a key member of the Advisory Council that provided input for the 2017 update to COSO’s ERM Framework, Enterprise Risk Management—Integrating with Strategy and Performance.


Richard Chambers

February 15, 2019


Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: HBB 402

Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, is president and CEO of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the global professional association and standard-setting body for internal auditors. The IIA serves more than 190,000 members in more than 170 countries and territories and is the internal audit profession’s most widely recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications.


Eugene Soltes

April 26, 2019


Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: HBB TBD

Eugene Soltes is the Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School where his research focuses on corporate misconduct and fraud, and how organizations design cultures and compliance systems to confront these challenges. He is the recipient of the Charles M. Williams Award for outstanding teaching and author of the bestselling book Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal. Professor Soltes’ research has been widely cited in the media including in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, NPR, and The Economist and he is regularly invited to speak to regulatory bodies including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the United States Treasury. Prior to joining the faculty of the Harvard Business School, Professor Soltes received his PhD and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his MA in statistics and BA in economics from Harvard University.

April 26, 2019


Time: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: HBB TBD

Eugene Soltes is the Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School where his research focuses on corporate misconduct and fraud, and how organizations design cultures and compliance systems to confront these challenges. He is the recipient of the Charles M. Williams Award for outstanding teaching and author of the bestselling book Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal. Professor Soltes’ research has been widely cited in the media including in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, NPR, and The Economist and he is regularly invited to speak to regulatory bodies including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the United States Treasury. Prior to joining the faculty of the Harvard Business School, Professor Soltes received his PhD and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his MA in statistics and BA in economics from Harvard University.