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Huntington Briefings

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

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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
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Copies are still available! Get your hands on the Western PA Compensation and Benefits Survey Results today! Access trends & practices related to cash compensation, benefit programs, & other HR policies applicable to 110+ jobs at companies w/in Western PA.

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We’re kicking off the new and improved @Huntington_Bank CEO Series with two stellar #Pittsburgh leaders in June!
• Thursday, June 2: Roy Harvey, CEO of @Alcoa
• Wednesday, June 15: Josh Burris, CEO of @GNCLiveWell

Register for both events at

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RT @FortyX80: If you have a middle school student interested in #computerscience, sign them up for CS Explorers this summer offered by #STE…

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Have you wondered what it takes to write a compelling ATHENA nomination?

2 upcoming ATHENA Nomination Tips Info Sessions:

Session 1–May 18–4:00PM-5:00PM Zoom

Session 2–May 23–11:00AM–12:00pm Zoom


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In the next episode of the Allegheny Health Network/Highmark Health Care Reinvented Podcast Series, hear from Ian Blunt, VP of Analytics at Highmark, about his team’s work to provide powerful and actionable insights into health care.

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It is finally prime time to get all of your gardening done for the season. You gotta check out PittMoss to help your flowers and vegetables grow bigger while also helping the environment.

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THIS WEDNESDAY: CMO Insights with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products (MEPPI), Duquesne Light, Perlora, & Vorteq Coil! Register to learn all about marketing trends, technology, & strategy!

Learn more at

#technology #marketingtrends #pittsburgh

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TechVibe Radio recaps the Highmark/AHN #HealthCareReinvented podcast on alcohol use disorder.