Best Buy President and CEO Hubert Joly will share his expertise transforming companies at the 1st Tuesday speaker series on June 2 at 11:30 a.m. at McNamara Alumni Center. 

Hubert Joly

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Joly heads the country's leading retailer of technology products, services and solutions, with approximately 1,600 Best Buy stores in North America and more than $40 billion in annual revenue.

Since joining Best Buy in September 2012, Joly has led the company’s Renew Blue transformation. As a result, Best Buy has delivered improved domestic comparable sales and profit; taken steps to create a highly engaged, fully mobilized, and highly skilled organization; significantly improved customer satisfaction; delivered an enhanced store with the addition of thousands of shops-in-shop developed in partnership with many of the world’s leading technology companies; and developed richer online and mobile shopping experience.

Joly has served as CEO of Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company. He previously led Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Vivendi Universal Games and Electronic Data Systems’ French business. He serves on the boards of Ralph Lauren Corp., the Retail Industry Leaders Association, and the Minnesota Business Partnership. 

About the Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday Speaker Series

The Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to continue their management education. The series features top-notch executives addressing hot topics in business and leadership. Held on the first Tuesday of every month, the program attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community, and has become an attractive spot for professionals in the metropolitan area to network.