Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series featuring Robert Isom

Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series featuring Robert Isom


The Miami Herbert Business School's Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series brings students, alumni and other members of the UM community together with top business leaders throughout the year.


Robert Isom

Robert Isom
President of American Airlines

Robert Isom is president of American Airlines Group and American Airlines, its principal subsidiary company. In this role, he oversees American’s operations, planning, marketing, sales, alliances and pricing.

Robert previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at American after holding those same positions at US Airways. Prior to joining US Airways, he served as chief restructuring officer for GMAC, LLC. and as senior vice president – Ground Operations and Airport Customer Service, vice president – International and vice president – Finance for Northwest Airlines.

Between 1995 and 2000, Robert was with America West Airlines and held executive roles in Revenue Management, Operations and Finance. He started his career at The Procter & Gamble Company.

Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.

Storer Auditorium
Miami Herbert Business School
5250 University Drive, Coral Gables, Florida

Space is limited. Valet parking available for $10 or
self-park and pay via Pay-by-Phone.

The Miami Herbert Business School’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series is made possible through the generosity of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

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