Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Mutual
John E. Schlifske is chairman and chief executive officer of Northwestern Mutual. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees. After joining Northwestern Mutual in 1987 as an investment specialist, Schlifske moved from portfolio manager to senior executive overseeing a variety of the company’s investment operations. He later headed different parts of its business operations. Schlifske is a director on the board of Kohl’s Corporation. In the Greater Milwaukee community, Schlifske is co-chair of Milwaukee Succeeds and serves on the boards of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert and Community Health, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. A Milwaukee-area native, Schlifske received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton College and a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is married to Kim, and they have six children.
In a series of C-suite discussions, private sector leaders will begin to explore the impacts and policy implications of new and emerging technologies across the economy. Leveraging unique university-business partnerships in Data Sciences: Dr. Michael Lovell, President, Marquette University Mr. John E. Schlifske, Chairman and CEO, Northwestern Mutual Funds Capitalizing on new technologies to reimagine the transportation of […]