Tue, 24 April 2012
Journal Sentinel Editor and Sr. Vice President Marty Kaiser, who is leading the company's digital initiatives, gave a presentation on how the Journal Sentinel has moved from a publishing company to a media company to adjust to changing habits of media consumers. The presentation also included one of the first public looks at the Journal Sentinel's iPad App, which will be available to consumers in early May.
Direct download: Rotary_4.24.12_-_Marty_Kaiser_-_Transitioning_from_Publishing_to_Media.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT
Tue, 17 April 2012
Ellen Gilligan, President and CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, provides an overview of Milwaukee Succeeds – the new broad-based community partnership of educators, business leaders, government entities, non-profits, parents, and other civic and community leaders. They have joined forces to focus on success for all children, in all schools, throughout the City of Milwaukee. This exciting and unique data-driven collaboration will help to ensure sustainable success for our children from cradle to career, and is based on models in other cities that have improved educational outcomes in both public and private school systems.
Direct download: Rotary_4.17.12_-_Ellen_Gilligan_-_Milwaukee_Succeeds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT
Tue, 10 April 2012
Government Accountability Board Director and General Counsel Kevin Kennedy will be front and center during what promises to be an historic election year in Wisconsin. Kennedy and the G.A.B. staff oversee Wisconsin’s campaign finance, elections, ethics, and lobbying laws. At Rotary, he discussed the recall election for the Governor and several state Senators, as well as the voter ID law.
Direct download: Rotary_4.10.12_-_Kevin_Kennedy_-_Government_Accountibility_Board.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT
Tue, 3 April 2012
In response to his recent opinion letter in the Journal Sentinel about the failure of Milwaukee leadership to address the real issues facing the City of Milwaukee, the Rotary Club of Milwaukee asked John Byrnes to speak about his views of how and where we have missed out, what opportunities we have before us now, and his suggestions for a framework of transformational change that may surprise you.
Direct download: Rotary_4.3.12_-_John_Byrnes_-_Milwaukee_Leadership.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT