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Tech at Stern: Speaker Series

Learn from award-winning faculty about research that is already shaping theory and practice.

The Fubon Center is proud to host several different Speaker Series, all of which are hosted by Stern Professors and feature distinguished guests: 
  • Our AI in Business Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Foster Provost.
  • Our Digital Leaders Series is hosted by Professor Arun Sundararajan. 
  • Our FinTech Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Kathleen DeRose.
  • Our Innovation Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Melissa Schilling.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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April 20 at 6:00 pm EST: Fintech Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Terrance Odean and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose

Terrance Odean is the Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an advisory editor of the Financial Planning Review, a member of the Journal of Investment Consulting editorial advisory board and of the Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Roundtable, and is a Wall Street Journal Expert Panelist. In 2016, he received the James R. Vertin Award from the CFA Institute.

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PAST EVENTS:

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Innovation Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Jihoon Rim and NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling (Nov 2020)

"Managing Innovation: Lessons learned at Kakao" Jihoon is the former CEO of Kakao, a $20B+ tech company in South Korea. He was hired as CEO when the company was facing a crisis in 2015, making him the youngest CEO of TOP 100 publicly traded companies in Korea. Under his leadership, Kakao, best known for its mobile messenger Kakao Talk, successfully expanded its business into finance, content, mobility: disrupting the market and delivering services praised by users.

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FinTech Speaker Series With Gareth Jones, Managing Partner, Fintech Collective, Benjamin Dyett, Partner, the Deco Group and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose (October 2020)

Fintech Innovation and Competition Today; What’s it like for investors and entrepreneurs? To answer these questions and more the Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Gareth Jones, Managing Partner, Fintech Collective, and Benjamin Dyett, Partner, the Deco Group moderated by Professor Kathleen DeRose.

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FinTech Speaker Series with Kyle Cogger, Senior Product Owner for Expansion of Revolut and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose (Oct 2020)

The Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Kyle Cogger, Senior Product Owner for Expansion of Revolut in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose as they discuss the future of banking and payments.

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AI in Business Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Sinan Aral and NYU Stern Professor Foster Provost (Sept 2020)

The Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Sinan Aral, author of "The Hype Machine", in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Foster Provost. Sinan Aral is the Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and the David Austin Professor of Management at MIT.

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Digital Leaders: "Platform Responsibility and Global Leadership: A Conversation with Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk" (Feb 2020)

The Fubon Center hosted a fireside chat featuring Airbnb Co-Founder Nathan Blecharczyk in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Arun Sundararajan.

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Innovation: "Clean Meat - A Fireside Chat with Paul Shapiro" (Jan 2020)

The Fubon Center hosted a fireside chat between Melissa Schilling and Paul Shapiro, the author of the national bestseller Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World, the CEO of The Better Meat Co., a four-time TEDx speaker, and the host of the Business for Good Podcast.

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Digital Leaders: "Politics, AI and 5G: A Conversation with Huawei CTO Paul Scanlan" (May 2019)

The Fubon Center hosted a fireside chat featuring Huawei CTO Paul Scanlan in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Arun Sundararajan.

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AI in Business: "Machine Learning, Ethics, and Fairness" (April 2019)

The Fubon Center hosted a talk by Dr. Solon Barocas. A fireside chat featuring Dr. Barocas in conversation with Professor Foster Provost followed.

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AI in Business: "Demystifying AI and Machine Learning: What You Need to Know" (April 2019)

The Fubon Center hosted a lecture by Dr. Pedro Domingos, the bestselling author of "The Master Algorithm". A fireside chat featuring Dr. Domingos in conversation with Professor Foster Provost followed.

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