Future Forward: Family Enterprise Conference

NEW DATE! FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | FACULTY HOUSE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

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The future is coming fast!  And it’s bringing new ways to own, govern and run companies, investments, and social enterprise.  It will be driven by entrepreneurs combining profit motives with social impact. Family office investors leading private equity and venture capital investing. And relationships that redefine “family.”  Family enterprise is at the heart of it all - generating 90% of the world's GDP, employing 70% of global workers and funding 95% of philanthropy. What do you need to know? How will you make impact the future?

Join keynote Daria Illy, Coffee Culture Director of illycaffè and member of illycaffè's Board of Directors, to discuss family office, changing family roles, responsibility for stakeholders and more!

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8:00-9:00 a.m.            Registration & Networking Breakfast


9:00-9:15 a.m.            Welcome Remarks

Patricia Angus,  Adjunct Professor and Managing Director, Family Business Program


9:15-9:45 a.m.            Looking to the Future: Ownership, Sustainability and Stakeholders   

Steen Thomsen, Professor and founding chairman of the Center for Corporate Governance, Copenhagen Business School


9:45-10:30 a.m.           Change Agents: Leading Family and Business in New Ways


10:30-11:00 a.m.          Break


11:00-12:00 p.m.          KEYNOTE: CULTURE AND EDUCATION

Daria Illy, Coffee Culture Director of illycaffè and member of illycaffè's Board of Directors


12:00-1:00 p.m.           Lunch


1:00-1:45 p.m.            Future Forward: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead


1:45-2:30 p.m.            Expanding the Lens: Stakeholders and the Community


2:30-2:45 p.m.            Break


2:45-3:45 p.m.            New Models: Family Offices and Wealth Management 


3:45-4:00 p.m.            Closing Remarks


4:00-5:00 p.m.            Reception


Patricia Angus, Adjunct Professor of Management, Managing Director, Family Business Program and Faculty Director, Enterprising Families
ARZOO Bhusri '16, Partner, Minerva Management
Alice Chen '05, President, Tawa Supermarkets
CLARE CHIU '16, VP Development, Warwick Hotels AND RESORTS
 
Christine Garton MPA '19, Senior Advisor, Moxie Foundation
Joe Gilston, Owner / President, Elias Sports Bureau
Carlos Imery '08, Director, IG3 Real Estate
DARIA ILLY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND COFFEE CULTURE DIRECTOR, ILLY COFFEE
SHERRY LEE '18
Brett Martin, Managing Partner, Charge Ventures
Pierre Mordacq '07, Partner, Atlanvest
Ken Natori, President, The Natori Company
Hande Oney '20, Current Student, Columbia Business School
Matheus Penido '18, COO, Melissa Shoes
Eduardo Rossi '00, Partner, Peninsula
Sara Silver '01, Independent Journalist
Steen Thomsen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Professor of Enterprise Foundations and founding chairman of the Center for Corporate Governance, Copenhagen Business School
MARIANNE YOUNG, former CEO, MARKET STREET TRUST COMPANY
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Did you Know?

Did You Know?

Family enterprises can be public and private, and include many househld names such as:

    

- Families own at least 80% of the world’s businesses.

- Family Businesses employ the majority of workers globally.

- Family Offices actively invest in private equity and venture capital.

- Families fund most of the world’s philanthropy and are at the cutting edge of social enterprise.

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