Program

Saturday, October 11

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

9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:45 a.m.

State of the School Address

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

11:15 a.m.

Concurrent Panels

China’s Next Growth Phase: Promises and Pitfalls

Moderator: Don Sexton, Academic Director, Center for International Business Education and Research and Professor of Marketing and Decisions, Risk, and Operations

Panelists
Jon Christianson ’89, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Jeff Towson ’05 (EMBA), Professor of Investment, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Scott Zheng ’98, Founder and Managing Partner, Buttonwood Capital

 

Media Strategies for Asian Markets: Global vs. Multi-Local

Moderator: Jonathan Knee, Professor of Professional Practice in Business, Faculty Co-Director of the Media Program, Columbia Business School

Panelists
Aliza Knox, Managing Director, Online Sales, APAC Twitter
Todd Miller ’94, CEO, Celestial Tiger Entertainment
Wenning Xing ’04, Managing Director and Cheif Representative, Hearst Corporation

 

Innovation in Energy

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

Panelists
Andrew Affleck, Managing Director, Armstrong Asset Management
Peter Ho ’03 (EMBA), Country Director, China, EcoSecurities Group

12:45 p.m.

Keynote Address Luncheon

Speaker: Michael Pettis ’84, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

Hear insights from Michael Pettis ’84 and recharge at our keynote luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton.

2:15 p.m.

Concurrent Panels

The Revival of Japan in the Global Economy

Moderator: Hugh Patrick, Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus, and Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business

Panelists
Ernest Higa ’76, President and CEO, Higa Industries
Yuzaboro Mogi ’61, Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kikkoman Corporation
Kosuke Motani ’94, Chief Senior Economist, Japan Research Institute

 

Long-term Investing Opportunities in Short-term Markets

Moderator: Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business

Panelists
Mario Gabelli ’67, Chairman and CEO, GAMCO Investors
Frank Tang ’94, CEO and Managing Director, FountainVest Partners

 

Entrepreneurship and Private Equity in Emerging Markets

Moderator: Morten Sorenson, Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business

Panelists
Henry Kravis ’69, Cofounder, Co-chairman, and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company; Co-chair, Board of Overseers, Columbia Business School
Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group
Sigit Prasetya, Managing Partner, Southeast Asia, CVC Capital Partners

3:30 p.m.

Networking Tea

7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner

The evening’s activities will take place at Gardens by the Bay — the cocktail reception will be held at the Silver Leaf overlooking Dragonfly Lake and the gala dinner will be held at the iconic Flower Field Hall.