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Center for the Future of Management

DHL Initiative on Globalization
Speaker Series

Welcoming leading thinkers from industry and academia for cutting-edge conversations about globalization and its implications for business and public policy.

Past Events

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November 1 - The Global Challenge of Feeding the World with Dave MacLennan, Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Cargill

Dave MacLennan, Cargill Board Chair and CEO, joins University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Prof. Myles Shaver for a virtual “fireside chat” on the state of the global food system and the roles Cargill plays as a global industry leader.
***A recording of this event is available.***

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October 25 - Virtual Fireside Chat + Q&A with Mike Parra

DHL Express Americas CEO Mike Parra joins NYU Stern's Steven Altman for a virtual "fireside chat" on Global Leadership and the Future of International Logistics. Specific topics discussed will range from career and leadership insights to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, geopolitical tensions, sustainability imperatives, and emerging technologies on the global logistics industry. Parra will also take questions from our audience during the final part of the session.

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April 13 - Paypal CEO Dan Schulman in conversation with NYU Stern Dean Raghu Sundaram (Joint Event with Fintech Initiative, Fubon Center for Technology, Business & Innovation)

Dan Schulman is focused on democratizing and transforming financial services and e-commerce to improve the financial health of billions of people, families and businesses around the world. With extensive experience in payments and mobile technology, he is leading PayPal to reimagine how people move and manage money, and how merchants and consumers interact and transact.
***A recording of this event is available.***

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February 15 - Virtual Fireside Chat + Q&A with Dean Caroline Freund

Caroline Freund, Dean of the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, joins Steven Altman, Director of NYU Stern's DHL Initiative on Globalization, for a virtual "fireside chat" on Covid-19 and the Future of Global Trade. Dr. Freund will shed light on the growth of global value chains and how Covid-19 is affecting international trade.
***A recording of this event is available.***

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November 4 - Virtual Fireside Chat + Q&A with Prof. Diana C. Mutz

University of Pennsylvania Prof. Diana C. Mutz joins NYU Stern's Steven Altman for a virtual "fireside chat" to share insights from her new book "Winners and Losers: The Psychology of Foreign Trade."
***A recording of this event is available.***

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April 15 - Virtual Fireside Chat with Wharton Prof. Mauro F. Guillén

Prof. Mauro F. Guillén joined NYU Stern Prof. Sinziana Dorobantu to share insights and answer questions from his new book "2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything". Prof. Guillén's research agenda addresses both how companies internationalize and how globalization affects patterns of organization and the diffusion of innovations and crises.
***A recording of this event is available.***

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March 4 - Virtual Fireside Chat + Q&A with John Pearson

DHL Express CEO John Pearson joins NYU Stern Dean Raghu Sundaram in a "fireside chat" to inaugurate the DHL Initiative on Globalization Speaker Series. Pearson will share insights and lessons from his 35 years in the logistics industry and his rise to the top of the world's most global express logistics business.
***A recording of this event is available.***

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