2012 Roundtable Retreat
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  To advance the alliance between UC Irvine and Orange County business leaders through collaboration, exchange of knowledge, and impactful social and professional engagment.


  Established in 1986, the University of California, Irvine Chief Executive Roundtable has become a gateway to mutually beneficial cooperation and knowledge transfer between the business community and the university.


  The Roundtable is comprised of approximately 70 Orange County business leaders who are primarily their company’s top decision-maker.

Member Benefits

  Through special programs and peer-to-peer networking, business leaders gain direct access to UC Irvine’s leadership, the intellectual capital of its faculty and students, and its research. Correspondingly, the university’s leadership and its students benefit from liaisons with businesses that can expand learning, accelerate research, and build pipelines to the marketplace.

Throughout the year, Roundtable members enjoy a variety of services, educational programs, volunteer opportunities, and social events to which member spouses/partners are invited. These include:
  • Symposia on leading-edge research, such as the recent forum on stem cells
  • Nights of the Roundtable private dinner parties, hosted in members’ and UC Irvine liaisons' homes
  • Carte blanche access to Deans' leadership councils
  • Sports activities
  • Complimentary campus parking
  • Library privileges
  • UC Irvine Medical Center doctor referrals
  • VIP invitations to UC Irvine arts and athletics events
  • Annual retreat