Skip to content

Huntington Briefings

Connect with Pittsburgh's tech sector over breakfast. What better way to start your day?

Upcoming Events

event name name event date(s) dates event url url

Held about 8 times a year since 1984, Breakfast Briefings are a staple in the diets of Pittsburgh professionals. The morning events present visionaries whose work sets the standards for best business practices around the corner and around the world.

If you know a CEO who’s interested in speaking at an upcoming Breakfast Briefing, contact Allison Kaharick

To sponsor an upcoming Breakfast Briefing, contact Ashley Steckel.

P1530814Past Breakfast Briefing Speakers

Our Breakfast Briefing series has featured a tremendous who's who list of world renowned thought and business leaders.

Previous speakers include:

  • Robert S. Wetherbee, President & CEO, ATI 
  • David Burritt, President & CEO, U.S. Steel
  • William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh
  • Chuck Hoover, General Manager, Facebook Reality Labs
  • David Morehouse, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Eric Meyhofer, Head of Advanced Technologies Group, Uber
  • Cynthia Hundorfean, Chief Executive Officer, President, Allegheny Health Network
  • Robert White, MD, FAAFP, Chief Medical Information Officer, Allegheny Health Network
  • Katharine Eagan Kelleman, Chief Executive Officer, Port Authority of Allegheny County
  • Nish Vartanian, President & Chief Executive Officer, MSA - The Safety Company
  • Farnam Jahanian, President and Henry L. Hillman President's Chair, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Richard J. Harshman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI)
  • Jerry MacCleary, Chief Executive Officer, Covestro North America
  • Joel T. Trammell, President and CEO of Black Box Corporation
  • David Bonvenuto, President and CEO of Oberg Industries Inc.
  • Rob Cochran, President & CEO, #1 Cochran Automotive
  • Mark Hurd, CEO, Oracle
  • Dr. Antonis Papadourakis, President and CEO, LANXESS Corporation
  • John S. Stanik, CEO, Ampco-Pittsburgh
  • Ajei Gopal, President & CEO, ANSYS
  • C. Talbot Heppenstall, President, UPMC Enterprises
  • Brian Heery, CEO, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products
  • Kurt Bergman, President and CEO, Michael Baker International
  • Michael McGarry, President and CFO, PPG
  • Ron De Feo, President and CEO, Kennametal
  • Joe Sheetz, President and CEO, Sheetz Inc. 
  • Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan
  • Ellen McLean, President & CEO, Port Authority
  • Steven T. Schlotterbeck, President, EQT Corporation
  • Howard Hanna's Executive Team
  • John Bares, Director, Uber Advanced Technology Center
  • Raymond Betler, President & CEO, Wabtec Corporation
  • Richard Hudic, Executive Director, Allegheny Regional Asset District
  • John W. Paul, CEO & President, Allegheny Health Network 
  • The Heinz Endowments
  • Howard Smith, Lead Recruiter, Google Pittsburgh
  • Chancellor Gallagher, Pitt
  • David Holmberg, Highmark
  • Rob Daley, CEO, 4Moms
  • Leroy Ball, Koppers
  • Mike Archbolf, CEO, GNC
  • Mario Longhi, President and CEO, United States Steel
  • Charles Bunch, Chairman and CEO, PPG Industries
  • Richard Harshman, Chairman, President and CEO, ATI
  • Diane Holder, President and CEO, UPMC Health Plan
  • Dr. Subra Suresh, President, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Patrick Gallagher, Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jeremy Kubica and Kamal Nigam, Co-Directors, Google Pittsburgh
  • David Holmberg, President and CEO, Highmark
  • Flemming Bjoernslev, President and CEO, LANXESS Corp.
  • Kathleen Brandt, President, CSX Transportation
PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Learn how @Creatotech is one of #Pittsburgh's top full stack web design agencies.

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Our Explore the Floor series is back on Thursday, September 1, as we visit @IndSci_Corp brought to you by our sponsors at @bizowie!

Registration is open at

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Learn how @BehaiviorAI is taking advantage of its $10K @comcast RISE award to to use #artificialintelligence to fight drug addiction.

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Get all of the details on the PQI 2022 Event scheduled for the week of Sept. 12, 2022. PQI will cover a wide range of topics in quantum science and engineering

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

On this podcast, learn how he Open Door provides affordable, safe and supportive homes for individuals living with HIV who are not eligible for more traditional housing programs.

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Tune in to TechVibe Radio Sunday (8/14) to learn more about IEEE and its presence in Pittsburgh as we welcome Joe Cioletti and Russ Harrison. You will be amazed at its history and what it's doing now to promote advancement of technology.

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Meet Blue, our Pet of the Week from @HARPSavesLives:

This sweet guy came to HARP when his previous owners didn't have enough time for him. He is looking for a home with no cats that can give him the love he deserves. If you're interested in our boy Blue, contact HARP today!

PGH Tech Council
PGH Tech Council

Tune in to TechVibe Radio Sunday (8/14) at 6 AM on 100.1 FM to learn more about @IEEEorg and its presence in #Pittsburgh as we welcome Joseph Cioletti and Russ Harrison. You will be amazed at its history and what it's doing now to promote advancement of technology.