emerging markets summit

University of Chicago, Harper Center

Chicago Booth's largest student-led conference

 

2016 Agenda


 
 

2016 Speaker


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sergio Codonyer, Managing Director, Door to Europe (Former Director of Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company)

Ashoke Dutt, Former Country Head, Citibank India

Joaquim Levy, PhD '92, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer; Former Finance Minister of Brazil

Tom Manning, Board Director, Advisor, Lecturer at University of Chicago Law School

Lutfi N. Zakhour, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton MENA Region View

Tom Speechley, CEO, Abraaj North America at The Abraaj Group

 

GLOBAL ROUNDTABLE SPEAKERS

Graciela Cairoli, '82, Vice President of Capital Markets Argentina

Gilberto Escobedo, '94, Founding Partner of Serficor, a Mexico based Investment Banking advisory firm

Alex Kruzel, MA'11, Manager, Market Strategy Group

Lamia Pardo, VP Global Strategy & Marketing, Pangea Money Transfer

Tandean Rustandy, '07, CEO at PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk

Vis Subash, '03, Vice President, Food Ingredients and Bio-Industrial, at Cargill, Inc.

Lisa G. Thomas, '06, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer at VestedWorld

Heba Zaki, Deputy Consul General of Egypt in Chicago

 

China / South East Asia

Marcus Alves, '16, Vice-President of Revenue Management and Trading Business, Kraft-Heinz Asia Pacific

Hao He, Partner at Wilton Partners & Affiliate Member at CDI Global M&A

Korbsiri Iamsuri, Director, Thailand Board of Investment, New York Office

Tom Mannings, Board Director, Advisor, Lecturer at University of Chicago Law School

Stephen Markscheid, Partner, Wilton Partners

Tandean Rustandy, '07, CEO at PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk

J.R. Smeaton, '08, General Manager, Asia Operations & Global Supply Chain, Interline Brands (a subsidiary of The Home Depot)

Siva Yam, President, US-China Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, US-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce

Yang Gao , '08, President, Founder and CEO of the Meilele Corporation

Jackie Youker, '08, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Harmony Global Group (HGG)

Lu Zhang, Founding Partner, NewGen Venture Partners

Tianyi Joe Zhu, International Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

 

AFRICA

Patrick Asare, Manager, Retail Power Marketing, UGI Energy Services

James Awam Jr., Former Assistant Board Secretary for the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service in Lagos, Nigeria

Tendai Biti, Former Finance Minister of Zimbabwe, Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development

Sergio Codonyer, Managing Director, Door to Europe (Former Director of Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company)

Michael Cook, Director, University Partnership Program for Rockwell Automation

Leslie Davis, Director of Portfolio Management, Equator Capital Partners

Margaret Kuhlow, Vice President, Office of Investment Policy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Isabel Marques de Sa, Chief Investment Officer for Public-Private Partnerships, Transaction Advisory Services, IFC World Bank Group

Shakira Motan, Consul Economic, South African Consulate General

Stephane Sapor, '10, Equity Investment Officer, Africa at responsAbility Investments AG

 

Latin America

Alberto Boix, '83, Executive Director, Tradimax Argentina

Matias Braun, Professor Adolfo Ibáñez Business School (Chile, Peru and United States) and Managing Director of Investment Strategy at Credicorp Capital (Chile, Peru, Colombia, Panamá and United States)

Graciela Cairoli, '82, Vice President of Capital Markets Argentina

Gilberto Escobedo, '94, Founding Partner of Serficor, a Mexico based Investment Banking advisory firm

Nicolas Catoggio, '07, Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group

Ricardo Haneine, '84, Managing Partner at ATKearney, Mexico

Joaquim Levy, PhD '93, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer; Former Finance Minister of Brazil

Alfredo Moreno Charme, '82, Former Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile

Rahier Rahman, '05, CEO and Founder, Pangea

Manuel Sanchez, AM '83, PhD '85, Deputy Governor of Bank of Mexico

 

Middle East / North Africa

 

Olivier Basdevant, Senior Economist, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund

Tyler Cullis, Legal Fellow and Policy Associate at the National Iranian American Council

Marilyn Diamond, Honorary Consul General for Morocco in Chicago

Victor Najjarian, Chairman of Care Group

Reza Marashi, Research Director at the National Iranian American Council

Rezwan Mirza, '99, Head of Corporate Banking, Barclays Middle East

Sami Moughrabie, Managing Partner and Global Head of Corporate Strategy for International Trading and Construction Organisation (ITACO)

Russell Read, AB ’84, MBA ’87, CIO of the Alaska Permanent Fund

Azad Sadri, Founder and CEO of VCN Health

Ramez Shehadi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Booz Allen Hamilton MENA Region

 

South Asia

Paroon Chadha, CEO & Co-Founder, Passageways

Sanjay Kataria, ‘05, Managing Director, Inteva Products

Asif Khan, '03, Co-founder and CEO, Caremerge

Srinivas Krishnan, '04, Regional Managing Director, South Asia at Crown Worldwide Group

Prerna Mukharya, Founder, Outline India

Anuradha Narasimhan, Ex-VP Marketing at Britannia Industries Limited

 

MODERATORS

Rachel Bronson, Executive Director and Publisher of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Marianne Bertrand, Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth

Jonathan Dingel, Assistant Professor of Economics and Kathryn and Grant Swick Scholar, Chicago Booth

Pradeep Chintagunta, Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing, Chicago Booth

Dennis Chookaszian, Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management, Chicago Booth

David W. Elkin, Managing Director, GreenWorld Capital, LLC

Kinda Cheryl Hachem, Associate Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth

Stacey Kole, Deputy Dean for Alumni, Corporate Relations and the Full-time MBA Program and Clinical Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth

Sunil Kumar, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management, Chicago Booth

Phil Levy, Senior Fellow on the Global Economy

Julie Morton, Associate Dean of Career Services and Corporate Relations, Chicago Booth

Luiz Muniz, '90, Managing Director Rothschild and Co., Brazil

Jacopo Ponticelli, Assistant Professor of Finance and Cohen and Keenoy Scholar, Chicago Booth

Pietro Veronesi, Roman Family Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow, Chicago Booth

Christopher B. Yenkey, Assistant Professor of Organizations and Strategy and John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow, Chicago Booth

Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, and Charles M. Harper Faculty Fellow, Chicago Booth

Marvin Zonis, Professor Emeritus, Chicago Booth