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Quiksilver CEO Bob McKnight and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh to Deliver Keynote Addresses at 2010 Annual Business Growth Conference
Business Wire (press release) - IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Harvard Business School Association of Orange County (HBSAOC) and USC Marshall School of Business Alumni Association today announced the keynote speaker line-up—including Bob McKnight, chairman of the board, CEO and president of Quiksilver, and Tony Hsieh, CEO and president of Zappos—at the upcoming Business Growth Conference. The annual conference—co-hosted by two powerhouse alumni associations in Southern California—Harvard Business School and the USC Marshall School of Business—unites business and industry influencers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and economic visionaries to match talent and business concepts with money and other resources. The all-day event takes place May 6, 2010 at the
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Celebrities : Bob McKnight, Tony Hsieh
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Posted 4/12/2010 12:04:19 AM | Permalink
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How Bob McKnight Created a $2.5 Billion Boardshort Empire

The year was 1976. Six years earlier, Torquay surfer Alan Green had created a line of scalloped boardshorts under the moniker Quiksilver as an offshoot of Rip ...

Photos from the Fête de Bayonne Golf and Festival, In Memory of Pierre Agnes

Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend the big event Boardriders put on earlier this month to kick off the rebooting of the former Quiksilver Foundation, which has ...


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7 surf icons honored at the Surfing Walk of Fame highlight the sport’s past and future  OCRegister

For several of the surf icons on the stage in Huntington Beach, it all started as a simple love story. An early passion for the saltwater sport. They had no idea ...

The wild ride of Quiksilver’s Bob McKnight  OCRegister

Bob McKnight admits to an obsession: checking out other men's shorts. He wants to see if the shorts on the dude next to him happen to be Quiksilver. It's the ...

SHAAC: What an Amazing Night!

The Ohana Gala honoring Women Making Waves at The Ranch was an amazing night. In conjunction with our Gala, our current exhibit focuses on these 4 ...

Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnes remembered at Huntington Beach paddle-out  OCRegister

Pierre Agnes was many things: quiet, passionate, caring, humble, savvy and smart, a warrior with intensity in his eyes, a waterman who loved the sea. “It took a ...

Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnes Is Still Missing at Sea  Fortune

Pierre Agnes, CEO of Boardriders, the parent company of surfwear brand Quiksilver, is still missing more than 24 hours after his boat washed up in a town not far ...

Quiksilver Gets a New Name After Bankruptcy  Apparel News

With new owners running the show at Quiksilver Inc., it only seemed appropriate for a name change to go along with a revamped business model for the ...

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