Program

Friday, October 10

The daytime symposium will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.

10:15 a.m.

Concurrent Panels

Global Career Trends: What’s Next?

Moderator: Michael De Lucia ’89, Director, International Advising and Business Development, Career Management Center

Panelists
Mohan Belani, CEO and Cofounder, e27
Natalie Chan, Assistant Director, INSEAD Career Development Centre (Singapore)
Kalpana Denzel, Executive Search and Assessment Consultant, Russell Reynolds Associates
Tim Gibson-Tullberg, Managing Director and Global Head of PWM Practice, Sheffield Hawoth
Michelle Wang, Head of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Human Capital Leadership Institute

 

Social Enterprise in Asia

Moderator: Bruce Usher, Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Program

Panelists
Roy Chen ’91, Chairman and CEO, Grace Financial and Director, ZeShan Foundation
Chull-Young Lee ’73, CEO and Chair, Social Enterprise Network
Laurence Lien, Chairman, Lien Foundation

11:30 a.m.

Networking Lunch

Mingle with alumni and guests during a networking luncheon in the Grand Gallery.

Sponsored by FountainVest Partners

12:45 p.m.

Welcome Remarks and Opening Plenary Session

Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics
Charles Li, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Sponsored by Lulu C. Wang ’83/ Tupelo Capital Management

2:15 p.m.

The Changing Paradigm in Global Markets

Moderator: Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics

Speakers
Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Asset Management and Finance, and Director, Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing
Joseph Stiglitz, Executive Director and Cofounder, Initiative for Policy Dialogue and University Professor, Finance and Economics

Sponsored by Gabelli Funds

4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Panels

The Rise of Consumerism in Asia

Moderator: Bernd Schmitt, Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business, and Faculty Director, Center on Global Brand Leadership

Panelists
Steve Monaghan, Group Innovation Officer, AIA Company Limited
BV Pradeep, Global Vice President, Consumer and Market Insights, Unilever
Nathan Sivagananathan, Chief Growth Officer, MAS Holdings

 

Manufacturing in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Moderator: Medini Singh, Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business, Decisions, Risk, and Operations

Panelists
Wolfgang Bernhard ’88, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Daimler Trucks and Buses
James W. Keyes ’80, CEO, Fresh & Easy, LLC
William Kircher , Vice President, Singapore Overhaul & Repair, and President, UTC Aerospace Singapore

 

Global Real Estate Investments: Asia and Beyond

Moderator: Neng Wang, Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate, The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

Panelists
Olivier de Poulpiquet ’94, Co-CEO and Co-CIO, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing
Kok Huat Goh, Chief Operating Officer, GIC and President, GIC Real Estate Private Limited

5:30 p.m.

The Columbia Experience: Information Session for Prospective Students

Presenter: Amanda B. Carlson ’13 (EMBA), Assistant Dean, Admissions

7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Experience an evening of historic charm at the Alkaff Mansion, a 19th-century colonial hilltop estate with panoramic views.