1st Tuesday featuring Brian Cornell, Target Corp. Board Chairman and CEO
McNamara Alumni Center
Minneapolis, MN
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1st Tuesday featuring Brian Cornell, Target Corp. Board Chairman and CEO
Brian Cornell is board chairman and CEO of Target Corp. He is responsible for Targets global business, including nearly 1,800 U.S. stores and Target.com, more than 341,000 team members and millions of guests. Cornell leads the retailers executive leadership team in accelerating Targets performance, advancing its digital evolution, and delivering on its Expect More. Pay Less. promise to guests.

Cornell joined Target in August 2014 after more than 30 years in escalating leadership positions at leading retail and global consumer product companies, including three CEO roles and more than two decades doing business in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. His past experience includes time as both a vendor partner and a competitor to Target, and he brings insights from those roles to the company today.

Cornell has served on the board of directors for Yum! Brands since September 2015 and is a past director of Polaris Industries, Inc. He also serves on the board for UCLAs Anderson School of Management Board of Visitors, providing strategic guidance to the dean in advancing the schools mission, as well as the boards of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Smithsonians National Museum of African American History and Culture. Cornell joined the board of Catalyst in January 2016.

Cornell earned a bachelors degree at UCLA in 1981 and attended Anderson School of Management.


If space allows, walk-up registration will be available day-of for $39, and we will accept cash or check only. Refund cancellations are required by Friday, April 28.

Lunch by D'Amico is included in the registration fee. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:50 a.m.

By purchasing a ticket for 1st Tuesday, you will be added to our email distribution list and will receive promotional emails from the Carlson School about upcoming 1st Tuesday events.


McNamara Alumni Center (View)
200 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States



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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



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