2017 Events

#DigitalBanking: The Fintech Challenge and the Future of Banking

October 26, 2017

A lunchtime discussion with Austin Okere, Entrepreneur in Residence, Columbia Business School; Founder CWG Plc; and Member, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Intrapreneurship and Innovation, He discussed the new face of banking:

  • Why fewer graduates want Wall Street jobs
  • Why many musiness schools have already launched courses and degree programs in fintech over the past few years
  • Austin Okere's "Five Forces Model" for analyzing the future of banking

Frontiers of Digital Finance

Monday, October 2 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Columbia Business School's inaugural Frontiers of Digital Finance conference, created in partnership with Biz2Credit, is a mutual learning environment for banks, innovative startups, investors, regulators, and other practitioners to build a deeper foundation for success within digital finance.

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Trade Panel Session: "Protectionism Today"

In partnership with the Program for Economic Research and the Center for Global Economic Governance, this public panel discussion led by University Professor Jagdish Bhagwati offered remarks on trade issues today. Panelists included Chad Bown of the Peterson Institute, Petros C. Mavroidis of Columbia Law School, Phil Levy of the Chicago Council, and Pravin Krishna of Johns Hopkins University.

September 11, 2017

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The Third Kotak Family Distinguished Lecture

Presented by Urjit Ravindra Patel, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

April 24, 2017

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“Advantage India: Breaking News on Business Research”

Featuring Suresh Sundresan, Chase Manhattan Bank Foundation Professor of Financial Institutions; Michael Morris, Chavkin-Chang Professor of Leadership; and Tano Santos, David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School

January 23, 2017

View event video: “Un-Follow the Leader” with Professor Michael Morris
View event video: “Rethinking Infrastructure Financing”
View event video: “How Will the Trump Administration Affect India?”
View event video: “5 Top Tips for Doing Business in India”
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