Lecture: Information in the 21st Century

Date: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad, 105 S.State St.

A highlight of the 2014 UMSI homecoming weekend will be a talk by Larry Mondry, former CEO and COO of CompUSA. Mr Mondry will also receive the school's first Honorary Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni and the Entrepreneurial and Innovation Alumni Awards will also be presented prior to the talk.

Speaker biography:

Lawrence N. Mondry has been the Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Brands, a manufacturer/distributor of consumer electronics products since February, 2014. Mr Mondry was the Chief Executive Officer of Flexi Compras Corporation, a rent-to-own retailer, from May 2012 to February, 2014. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of CSK Auto Corporation (CSK), a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, from August 2007 to July 2008. Prior to his appointment at CSK, Mr. Mondry served as the Chief Executive Officer of CompUSA Inc. from November 2003 to May 2006. He joined CompUSA in 1990. Mr. Mondry is the Chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee and Governance Committee at Micron, where he has served on the Board of Directors since 2005.

Originally from southeast Michigan, Mr. Mondry holds a BA from Boston University.