emerging markets summit

University of Chicago, Harper Center

Chicago Booth's largest student-led conference


2015 Agenda


2015 Speaker



Aditi Avasthi, '10, CEO Embibe

Joel Backaler, Author, China Goes West and Managing Director, Frontier Strategy Group

Arun Bansal, Managing Director, Senior Insurance Sector Coverage, Markets Solutions at Citigroup

Jose Mauro Barros, Senior HR Manager, B2W Digital

Stephen Markscheid, Partner, DealGlobe

Kandaswamy Bharathan, Executive Director, Kavithalayaa Productions & Senior Visiting Faculty, IIM Ahmedabad

Richard Bialek, Chief Executive Officer, Global Technology Partners

Hassanatu Blake, Co-Founding Director, Focal Point Global

Alexandre Castanheira, '03, Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

Luke Chernosky, Founder and Managing Partner, Chernosky Capital LLC

Chad Cleaver, Co-Portfolio Manager, Driehaus Capital Management

Michael Cook, Director, University Partnership Program for Rockwell Automation

Alvaro Correa, CEO, Pacifico Seguros

Thomas Debass, Deputy Special Representative for Global Partnerships, U.S. Department of State

Marcos Delorenzo, Executive Marketing Manager, Europe and Eurasia, BRF

Erik Webb Dempsey, '03, CFO, Mohammad Al-Houkail Trading & Contr. Co. Ltd.

Maryam Garba, CEO, Maryam Garba LLC

David Halligan, Chief Executive Officer, Goldwind USA

Ricardo Haneine, Managing Partner, A.T. Kearney Mexico

John W. Robinson Jr., Founder and CEO, Mandarin Communications Group

James Awam Jr. Business Analyst, Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue and Author of "Heirs of a Heritage"

Neil Khot, Founder and President, Rely Services

Damien Ma, Fellow, The Paulson Institute

Donnadelliah Maluleke, Trade Commissioner, South African Consulate Chicago

Tom Manning, Board Director, Advisor, Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago

Alfonso Martin, '10, Vice President, Barclays

Eric Mboma, '08, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Bank Group DRC

Stephen Ozoigbo, CEO, African Technology Foundation

Ricardo Rivera, Deputy CFO, America Movil

Rajiv Sahney, Founding and Managing Partner, New Vernon Capital, LLC

Suresh Samuel, Associate Director in Structured Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Eduardo Sanchez, '05, Vice President, Head of Consulting South America, MasterCard

Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Consul General of India, Chicago

Thelma Tajirian, Senior Banking Consultant in MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise)