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Marketing Leaders live (MLlive) – David Curley of Miller Electric

Tuesday, February 6 | 12:30pm 1:30pm

Welcome to Marketing Leaders Live (MLlive)! 🎙️

Students, are you eager to dive into the exciting realm of marketing?

Ready to hear from the pros who’ve been there, done that?

Beth a speaker during Marketing Leaders live in Fall 2023
Alumni & Friends, are you curious to hear about the career paths of your peers?

Want the inside scoop on what it’s like at a certain company or specific role?

Look no further than MLlive.

MLlive is a unique opportunity for students to connect with industry professionals and gain invaluable knowledge about the dynamic world of marketing.

Join us for an inspiring and informative event where marketing leaders share their insights and experiences.

MLlive is open to everyone!

BBAs, MBAs, MSBAs, Alumni, Industry Friends, Board Members, Students from outside the School of Business, PhDs, Faculty, Staff. Everyone is invited to meet these great marketing leaders!


This spring MLlive will take place virtually with guest joining us from all over the country.

Join the 🎉Watch Party 🎉in the Marketing Leadership Institute’s Networking Lounge (3350 Grainger Hall) for beverages, snacks, and first priority for the Q&A.

If you’d prefer to join virtually, use this Qualtrics survey to receive the zoom link.

The Speakers

This week meet David Curley of Miller Electric, formerly of Kimberly Clark

David Curley is a 2014 WSB Alum currently working at Miller Electric, a welding manufacturer in Appleton, WI. He is currently a Business Development Manager in Infrastructure & Ship for the Industrial Equipment Division. He is responsible for developing and driving the growth strategy for XMT 350/450/650, CST-282, & ArcReach® 8/12/16 product lines totaling over $90MM in sales.   

Previously, he had 5 years of experience in the automotive industry working at Nissan North America and 8 years of experience working at Kimberly Clark. Before joining Miller, David was the brand manager for Depend where he led the business to 1% and 7% growth during the pandemic. He also led cross-functional teams to develop new packaging, claims, and various commercial programs for that brand. 

In his free time, David is a huge sports fan and likes to root for the Chicago Bears and LA Lakers. He also likes to read business books to enhance his skills. Furthermore, and most importantly, David enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife have a 2yr. old son named Donovan and a new baby girl named Evelyn born in December 2023.

Spring 2024 Lineup

Feb 6

David Curley of Miller Electric

Feb 13

Abigail Gahart of the Chicago Bulls

Feb 27

Adam Litzenberger of TikTok

Mar 5

Terence Thomas of Visa

Mar 12

Shaun Kane of CVS

Mar 19

Tracy Dion of P&G

Apr 2

Sergio Trujillo of NatureSweet

Apr 9

Ty Vaughn of Kraft Heinz

More about MLlive:

Our esteemed speakers, hailing from diverse backgrounds and sectors, will discuss their journeys, challenges they’ve faced, tips and tricks, and how they’ve achieved remarkable success in their careers. Want to know how they cracked a viral campaign or how they stay ahead of the curve? MLlive is your chance to find out!

Whether you’re a marketing enthusiast or just starting to explore the field, don’t miss this chance to gain valuable insights from the best in the business. As well as build meaningful connections with these marketing leaders and your undergraduate and graduate student peers.

Join us at MLlive and unlock the doors to a world of possibilities in marketing!