Saturday, March 31, 2018
Low Library | Columbia University
Registration, Breakfast & Headshots
Free Headshots Provided by Jopwell
Welcome & Introduction
Rodney Williams, CEO & President of Belvedere
Panel Breakout: "Financial Inclusion in Today's Society"
Panel Break: "Social Enterprise for Black Advancement"
Moderated by John Watson CBS '13, Investment Banking Vice President at Morgan Stanley Session Speakers Kim Lew, Chief Investment Officer of the Carnegie Corporation
Lawrence C. Manson, Jr. CBS '85, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of NexTier Companies, LLC
Ann Mathews, Managing Director - Equity Derivative Sales at Goldman Sachs Verdun Perry, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Strategic Partners at Blackstone
Moderated by Donnel Baird CBS '13, Founder & CEO of BlocPower Session Speakers Kelly Burton, CEO of Founders of Color
Bill Bynum, Founder & CEO of Hope Credit Union Connie Evans, President & CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity
Roy Swan, Director of Mission Investments at Ford Foundation
Networking Lunch with Corporate Sponsors
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., President & CEO of TIAA
Panel Breakout: "Tech*nically Black"
Panel Breakout: "Telling, Owning, and Monetizing Our Story"
Moderated by Janaye Ingram, Director of National Partnerships at AirBnB
Session Speakers Julia Collins, Co-Founder & President of Zume Pizza
Peter Boyce II, Partner at General Catalyst & Founder of Rough Draft Ventures Nancy Douyon, User Experience Lead at Uber
Ryan Williams, Founder and CEO of Cadre
Moderated by Sam French, Head of Strategy & Business Development at A24 Session Speakers George Alexander CBS, Principal at Galex Media Group LLC Peggy Byrd, Senior Vice President of Multicultural Strategy and Sales at iHeart Media
Michelle Ebanks, President of Essence Communications Inc. Ryan Leslie, Grammy Nominated Recording Artist, Multi-platinum Music Producer, and Technology Entrepreneur Elliott Wilson, Editorial Director at Tidal
Lightning Talk Breakout: "The Business of Music"
Lightning Talk Breakout: "Black Brand Ownership in the Digital Age "
Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO Translation and United Masters in conversation with Andre Harrell , Vice Chairman of Revolt TV & Media
Moderated by Clay Irving CBS '08, Business Development Vice President at Live Nation
Esi Eggleston Bracey, EVP and COO of Unilever Personal Care North America in conversation with Richelieu Dennis, Founder & CEO of Sundial Brands Moderated by Danielle Moten CBS '10, Marketing Consultant at Coty Inc.
Jerri DeVard, Chief Customer Officer of Office Depot
11:00 pm–4:00 am
Solomon & Kuff