Creative Approaches to Global Health Problems

Moderator: Professor Scott Gallin - Adjunct Professor, Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Patricia Duquette - Director of Women's Health and Global HIV/AIDS Initiative, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation

John Larkin - Senior Associate, Booz Allen

Peter Salama - Chief of Immunization and Child Survival, UNICEF

Kate Taylor - Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative


Multinationals and Corruption

Moderator: Ray Fisman - Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

David Nummy - Managing Director, Fiscal Accountability, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Jenik Radon - Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Frank Vogl - President, Vogl Communications

Nonprofit Boards - Succession Planning: Attracting and Retaining Executive Leaders

Moderator: Ray Horton - Director, Social Enterprise Program, Columbia Business School

Reemah Sen - Senior Manager, Organizational Development, Robin Hood

Susan Epstein - Director of Jobs & Economic Security, Robin Hood

Ivy Gamble Cobb - Executive Director, The Family Center

Linda Holt - Board Chair of Yorkville Common Pantry

Revisiting Corporate Social Responsibility: Are Companies Really Doing Well by Doing Good?

Moderator: Michele Kahane ’86 - Special Projects Director, The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College

Pam Flaherty - Senior Vice President, Global Community Relations, Citigroup Inc.

Wade Hughes - Director, Public Strategy, Primary Products Growth, Alcoa

Chris Deri - Executive Vice President and Director of Global CSR Practice, Edelman


Renewable Energy

Moderator: Neil Suslak - Managing Director, Braemar Energy Ventures

Eron Bloomgarden - Country Director, USA, EcoSecurities

Mark Huang - Senior Vice President, Technology Finance Group, General Electric Commercial Finance

Joseph Littmann, Jr. - Project Manager, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Clint Wilder - Contributing Editor, Clean Edge

The Role of Private Equity in Emerging Market Development

Moderator: David Beim - Professor, Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Thomas Barry - President and CEO, Zephyr Management

Peter Tropper - Principal Funds Analyst, Private Equity Department, International Finance Corporation

Bert van der Vaart - President and CEO, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF)

Yasmina Zaidman
- Portfolio Manager, Acumen Fund

The Impact of Private Equity on Education

Moderator: Jonah Rockoff - Assistant Professor, Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Peter Bennett - Chairman and CEO, Liberty Partners

Sara Gubins - Vice President, Merrill Lynch

Andy Kaplan
- General Partner, Quad Partners

Barbara Kurshan
- Executive Director of Curriki, The Global Education and Learning Community


Real Estate Investment and the Future of American Cities

Moderator: Chris Mayer - Director, The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Josh Gelfman '06 - NYC Economic Development Corporation

Ahkilah Johnson - Associate, Cherokee Investments Partners

Carrie Van Syckel
- Goldman Sachs, Urban Investment Group

Henry Waller '05 - Project Manager, Toll Brothers City Living

Local Initiatives for Economic Empowerment

Moderator: Cathy Clark - Director, RISE and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School

Cindy Lamy - Metrics Manager, Robin Hood Foundation

Norah McVeigh - VP Financial Services, Nonprofit Finance Fund

Arva Rice - Executive Director and CEO, Project Enterprise

Bottom of the Pyramid: Merging Competitive Strategy with Social Mission

Moderator: Murray Low - Director, Eugene M. Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School

Diana Yousef - Head of Knowledge Development and Research, Growing Sustainable Business Initiative, Bureau for Resources and Strategic Partnerships, United Nations Development Program

Erik Simanis - Bottom Of the Pyramid Learning Lab, Johnson School at Cornell University

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