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April 5, 2016 at 9:00 PM EDT
Klarman Hall Auditorium
On Whistleblowing, Greed & Business Ethics
Mark Whitacre received his Ph.D from Cornell in Nutritional Biochemistry and is the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in US history. He is responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990s. Mark Whitacre is a Marketplace Ambassador for Christian Business Men’s Committee, an organization that has impacted his life greatly the past two decades. Since December of 2006, he has been the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Science Officer at Cypress Systems, Inc. His undercover work with the FBI during the ADM scandal was the inspiration for the major motion picture, “The Informant,” starring Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre. Drawing from his unique history, Mark provides one-of-a-kind insight into corporate ethics, corporate greed, and the warning signs of a flawed corporate leadership.
Drawing from his unique history, Mark provides one-of-a-kind insight into corporate ethics, corporate greed, and the warning signs of a flawed corporate leadership. Come out to hear Mark’s story. Mark will also share his personal story and Christian faith journey.
**This event is co-sponsored by Johnson Christian Fellowship.
For more information about Mark Whitacre, visit his website here.
The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy-crime film staring Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre. Watch the trailer-