Leaders & Legends Speaker Series

Classroom to Global Enterprise

Thursday, October 1, 6-8 p.m.

Free for UD Students & Alumni
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About Satish Gupta, MBA 81

"In business, competition is good, and the common metric of winning is making a profit. However, a balance between fair competition and profit must be reached to make our world a better place.”

Satish Gupta founded SB International Inc. in 1981 and has led the organization for over 30 years. He has transformed it from an exporter of ferrous and nonferrous raw materials to a global supplier of prime steel and metal products in the domestic and international markets and one of the largest international product suppliers and processors of pipe and tubing for oil and gas drilling activities.

He has been recognized for multiple business and entrepreneurship awards in the Dallas community. Gupta holds a degree in economics from Loyola College in Chennai, India, and an MBA in international trade and management from the University of Dallas. He serves as a trustee of the Southwestern Medical Foundation in Dallas. Gupta founded the Gupta Agarwal Charitable Foundation to support education, public health, medical research and the promotion of diversity and cultural awareness. He has been a key supporter of the Primary Care Clinic of North Texas and the Greater Dallas Arya Samaj (GDAS) Cancer Clinic.

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2017

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2018

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President
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Craig Dunn
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Doug Johnson
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2019

Speaker Name Topic
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Sean D. Murphy
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