• Chancellor Emeritus Michael Drake joins thousands of new freshman at the 2011 New Student Convocation, where anteater pride is high.

    Photo Credit: Daniel Anderson

  • UC Irvine's Chief Executive Roundtable is at the heart of the dynamic partnership between the university and the community.

  • Roundtable members enjoy exclusive access to events featuring leading thinkers in business, technology, and innovation.

    Photo Credit: Laurel Hungerford

  • Each year, Roundtable members join the chancellor and other members the Anteater Bike Club for an annual ride.

    Photo Credit: Jacqueline Chu

Message from the Chair

For more than 25 years the UC Irvine Chief Executive Roundtable has served as a national model in fostering close connections among Orange County’s business leaders and in advancing collaborations between one of the world’s most important research universities and the business community that has developed around it.  The dynamism and vitality of Orange County’s globally competitive companies, combined with the research insights and cutting-edge technology developed at UC Irvine, creates an innovative and fast-moving environment that drives our region forward.

Kimberly Sentovich
Chair, Chief Executive Roundtable
Senior Vice President, Pacific Division
Walmart Stores, Inc.

New Member Update

Michael A. Colglazier, a 25-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company, serves as president of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.  Colglazier oversees a workforce of 26,000 cast members at the 500-acre resort, which includes the world-famous Disneyland Park, the newly expanded Disney California Adventure Park, the classic Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, the Paradise Pier Hotel and Downtown Disney. Prior to his current role, he most recently served as vice president of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park as well as vice president on the Global Development team for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts where he was responsible for identifying new global growth and business opportunities for the Parks and Resorts segment.