The Changing Face of Global Business: Prospects and Challenges for the Next 100 Years


In today’s rapidly changing business environment, multinational companies must be agile, resilient, flexible, and adaptable. The digitization of the global economy, for example, is transforming core business practices everywhere—from supply chain management to ever-evolving consumer preference behaviors and experiences to retraining and recruiting top talent. How are companies meeting these formidable changes that challenge today’s fundamental business models? What might the next century of global business look like?

Robert M. Bakish ’89, President and CEO, Viacom International Media Networks
Fred Hu, Founding Partner, Primavera Capital Group
Ann Kaplan ’77, Partner, Circle Wealth Management
Surya N. Mohapatra, Ph.D., Executive-in-Residence, Columbia Business School
Moderator: Wei Jiang, Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise; Director of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School

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