Fireside Chat with Blair LaCorte T’90

Topics: Global Operations Process Management

November 13, 2014 • Tuck School of Business

blairlacorteMr. LaCorte T’90 visited Tuck to chat about the challenges of navigating careers and to share his vast and varied career experience. The event will be immediately following Tuck ‘Tails and is open to the greater Tuck community. Light refreshments will be served.

Blair LaCorte T’90, Global President, Production Resource Group (PRG)
Mr. LaCorte is an accomplished leader and strategist with a long history of leveraging his change management skills to drive operational alignment and growth within companies. Prior to PRG,  he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at XOJET.  Under his leadership, strategic direction and management of global operations, XOJET became one of the fastest growing aviation companies in history.

Prior to XOJET  Mr. LaCorte was an Operating Partner at TPG, a premier Private Equity firm with over $58B in investments globally. At TPG he worked with over 40 companies across Entertainment, Industrial, Logistics, Heavy Asset, Services, Technology and Energy practices.

In the prior 25 years, Blair has held executive positions across numerous Industries in both private and public companies.

Mr. LaCorte graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Dartmouth’s Tuck School.  He is also a distinguished graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program.

Mr. LaCorte has received numerous industry awards, including being named one of the Top Ten Marketers of the Year by Ad Age and Innovator of the Year by NASA. He is currently a Senior Advisor to TPG, an Executive Fellow at Dartmouth’s Tuck School and holds numerous non-profit board positions including the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), Kairos Society, and Graduate Business Foundation (GBF).

Mr. LaCorte is also an executive fellow at the center.

About Production Resource Group
PRG serves a range of markets, including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theatre, television and film. Our company is uniquely qualified to provide the resources and services customers need at any and all sites, efficiently and cost effectively. Our staff offers years of experience serving the specialised needs of each of our markets. For a given market, we can provide a single discipline, such as lighting, audio or video, or we can bundle disciplines for an integrated solution that meets the needs of the entire project.

The world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology, PRG provides integrated services and equipment, including audio, video, lighting, rigging, staging, and scenery and automation systems, for these markets from more than 40 offices in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.


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