Batten Institute

Batten Institute - Batten Presents

Batten Presents

A virtual speaker series hosted by the Batten Institute, Batten Presents features industry leaders, experts and entrepreneurs who discuss their career paths, present-day roles, and perspectives on business.

All current Darden students are invited to attend each session, which includes an interview and live Q&A. Select sessions are available to UVA alumni.

Previous Speakers

Andy Forch
Co-Founder, Huckberry

Nathan Tan,
Partner, DOM Food Group

Gary Erickson
Co-Founder, CLIF Bar

Amanda Richardson
CEO, CoderPad

Alex Wu
VP of Strategy, Marketing & Communications,

Heather Freeland
Head of Marketing, Lyft

Jonathan Becher
President, San Jose Sharks

Professor Saras Sarasvathy (three-part series)
UVA Darden