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The 2014 Simon NYC Conference

The Global Marketplace: Rising to the Challenges of Regulation, Disruption, and International Competition

Simon’s fifth annual New York City Conference was held on May 8 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, bringing together leading policy makers, industry leaders, academics, and national media to discuss pathways to success for companies today in the face of increasing global competition and innovation.

Conference attendees heard from leading voices in business, media and higher education. Among confirmed speakers are:

  • Executive of the Year Award Recipient Rob Sands, President and CEO of Constellation Brands
  • Sallie Krawcheck, One of the Most Respected Voices on Wall Street and Owner of 85 Broads
  • John Stossel, host Stossel on the Fox Business Network
  • Rich Handler '83, CEO Leucadia and Chairman, CEO Jefferies LLC
  • M&T Bank Chairman Bob Wilmers and M&T CFO Rene Jones ’92S (MBA)
  • Zachary Karabell, Economic Analyst, Political Historian, and Award-Winning Author
  • Stephen Zide '83, Managing Director at Bain Capital; Daniel Ng '89S (MBA), Deputy Chief Executive Officer of China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Ltd.; Michael Cirami, CFA, '03S (MBA), VP, Co-Director and Portfolio Manager, Global Income Group at Eaton Vance
  • Professor Michael C. Jensen '01S (LLD), former LaClare Professor of Finance and Business Administration at the Simon Business School and Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, Harvard Business School

News of the New York City Conference has appeared in several print and online outlets including Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, Fox Business, Reuters, The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal, among several others. “The Simon School’s major annual conference in New York City helps Simon live its vision of articulating the role entrepreneurship and markets play in creating value and bettering society,” says Dean Mark Zupan. “This conference is a wonderful way to epitomize that.”

May 8 - Grand Hyatt Hotel

See more photos on Flickr from the New York City Conference 2014