Corporate Roundtable

Corporate Roundtable

Corporate Roundtable

Shared Industry Expertise

UD Corporate Roundtable is offered by the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business in conjunction with the Office of Corporate Relations & Partnerships. Through these discussions, we will focus on industry-specific topics with experts in their field as we dive deeper into enterprise, community, and excellence.

Past Discussion:

Aviation Cybersecurity at Southwest Airlines

October 13, 2021 at 12:15 PM CST

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About the Session

Join us as we hear from Michael Simmons, Managing Director & CISO of Southwest Airlines on "Aviation Cybersecurity at Southwest Airlines".  In this discussion, Michael will provide an overview of the cybersecurity program at Southwest Airlines and how the entire aviation ecosystem is taken into account to address cybersecurity threats and risks. This virtual event will include Q&A and interactive discussion with Dr. Sandra Blanke, Director of Cybersecurity for the Gupta College of Business.

Opportunity! If you are a UD student or Alumni interested in a position with Southwest Airlines, be sure to email your resume to by or before October 11th. Resumes will be shared with corporate recruiters following the event. If you need assistance with resume writing or review, contact

Past UD Corporate Roundtable Speakers:

  Speaker Name Topic Event Information
John Colias  Dr. John Colias
Affiliate Assistant Professor & Director of Business Analytics
Value Based Pricing with Machine Learning September 9, 2021
Shafquat Rabbee Shafquat Rabbee
Vice President and Head of Analytics
Santander Consumers USA
Business Analytics July 22, 2021
John Kaisersatt John Kaisserat
Attorney at FBFK and Adjunct Professor at the Gupta College of Business
Ethics Leadership July 28, 2021
Saba Beyene Saba Beyene
Managing Director of People Operations & Analytics
American Airlines
Business Analytics June 30, 2021

Interested in being a part of Corporate Roundtable? Contact: 

COB Dean

Phone: 972-721-5276