Social Enterprise Program Director Ray Horton, Frank R. Lautenberg Professor of Ethics and Corporate Governance

Sustainable Business Strategies
Moderator: Peter Knight
– President, Context America Inc.
Michael Dwork '07 – Founder and CEO, VerTerra
Daniel Mahler – Partner, A.T. Kearney
David Walker – Director of Manufacturing and Logistics, PepsiCo International

Driving Change in U.S. K-12 Education: Ensuring Quality Teachers for All Classrooms
Moderator: Laura Smith
– Executive Director of Human Resources, NYC Department of Education
Karolyn Belcher – Vice President of Human Capital, The New Teacher Project
Tracy Breslin – Director of School Leadership Development, New York City Department of Education
Lindsay Kruse '06 – Director of Leadership Development, Uncommon Schools

Private Equity Investment in GS Telecom of Nigeria: A Case Study
Moderator: Laura B. Resnikoff '76
– Private Equity Program Director, Columbia Business School
Thomas C. Barry – CEO and Founder, Zephyr Management, L.P.

The Frontlines of Social Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Martin Smith
– Founder, StartingBloc and JustMeans
Jeremy Hockenstein
– Founder and CEO, Digital Data Divide
John Katzman – Founder, The Princeton Review and Tutor.com
Danny Kennedy – President and CEO, Sungevity
Rob Wunder – Co-Founder, YummyEarth

Transitions in Capital Market Financing for Microfinance Institutions
Co-sponsored by Microlumbia Fund
Moderator: Jonathan Bays
– Consultant, McKinsey & Company
Jean-Philippe de Schrevel
– Co-Founder and Executive Director, BlueOrchard Finance; Founder and CEO, BlueOrchard Capital
Andrea M. Esposito – Managing Director, Standard & Poor’s
Henry Gonzalez – Vice President of Microfinance Institutions Group, Morgan Stanley
Jonathan J. Morduch – Professor of Public Policy and Economics, New York University

Limited Resources, Unlimited Potential: The Next Generation of Renewable Technologies
Co-sponsored by The Columbia Business School Energy Club
Moderator: Geoffrey Heal,
Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility, Columbia Business School
Rahul Iyer – Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Primafuel
Chris Hunter '07 – Vice President of Carbon Finance, Climate Change Capital
Christopher Huntington – VP of Business Development, SkyFuel Inc.
Susan Nickey – CFO, ACCIONA Energy NA

Jeffrey R. Immelt,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Electric and Recipient of the 2008 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics
Sponsored by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

Earned Quality: Nonprofit Organizations and Earned Income Initiatives
Moderator: Matthew Bishop
– Chief Business Writer/American Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
Charles King – President and CEO, Housing Works, Inc.
George T. McDonald – Founder and President, The Doe Fund, Inc.
Sharon Oster – Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Program of Social Enterprise, Yale School of Management

Transforming Global Health
Co-sponosred by The Columbia Business School Healthcare Industry Association
Moderator: Laura S.L. Herman
Director, FSG Social Impact Advisors
Seth Berkley
– President, CEO and Founder, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Yasmin Halima – Senior Consultant and Vice-President, AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition
Krista Thompson – Global Health Vice President and General Manager, Becton, Dickinson & Company

Private Equity in Emerging Markets: Looking Beyond the Internal Rate of Return
Moderator: Paul E. Tierney, Jr.
– General Partner, Aperture Venture Partners, LLC
Teresa C. Barger – Co-founder and CEO/CIO, Cartica Capital LLC
Thomas R. Gibian – Founding Partner, CEO and Managing Partner, Emerging Capital Partners (ECP)
Cynthia Hostetler – Vice President of Investment Funds, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Brian Trelstad - Cheif Investment Officer, Acumen Fund

Cultivating Effective NGO-Business Partnerships

Moderator: Alan M. Webber – Founder, Fast Company
Kyle Cahill – Director of Corporate Engagement, Environmental Defense Fund
Allison Clements
– Corporate Counsel, Natural Resources Defense Council
Gordon Peterson – Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Timberland

Visit the Social Enterprise Conference Book List for further readings by speakers, as well as books profiling the speakers.

The Social Enterprise Conference 2008 is presented by the Columbia Business School's Social Enterprise Club and the International Development Club with the support of the Social Enterprise Program, Energy Club, Microlumbia Fund, Healthcare Industry Association and Green Business Club, and our generous sponsors.

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