Immediately after the presentation, we will move into our Program Committee brainstorming. This session will generate ideas for the Philadelphia Chapter's upcoming monthly events and activities. It is always an interesting discussion and a great opportunity to have input into our programming. This warm, collaborative environment of strategic thinking is a wonderful setting for thought provoking ideas and sincere connections with fellow CEO Trustees.
If you are a CEO and would like to see if you qualify to attend this event, register online.
7:30 - 8:00 AM - Gathering and Coffee8:00 - 9:00 AM - Continental Breakfast and Discussion
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Program Brainstorming
SPEAKER BIO: Jerry Wind, PhD, Lauder Professor Emeritus and Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School, is internationally known for pioneering research on organizational buying behavior, market segmentation, conjoint analysis marketing-driven business strategy and transformation leadership. He consults with major firms around the world, provides expert testimony in intellectual property and antitrust cases, and has lectured in over 50 universities worldwide. He was the founding Director of the Wharton SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management (seicenter.wharton.upenn.edu) and the Wharton Future of Advertising Program (wfoa.wharton.upenn.edu). He founded the Wharton Fellows program (whartonfellows.com) – a global network of CEOs and senior executives who are committed to lifelong learning focused on transformational leadership – and is the co-founder of the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education program (reimagine-education.com).
Upon receiving his doctorate from Stanford University, Professor Wind joined Wharton in 1967. He led the creation of the Wharton Executive MBA Program (1974), the reinvention of the Wharton MBA curriculum (1991-93), and the development of the Wharton globalization strategy (1995-97). He was founding director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute (1984), the Wharton International Forum (1987), and was the founding editor of the Wharton School Publishing (2003). In 1994 he cofounded the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), and is still the Chair of its Academic Council.
Jerry Wind is one of the most cited authors in marketing. He has edited top marketing journals and published over 300 articles, chapters and papers, and 25 books. He received the four major marketing awards: Buck Weaver, Charles Parlin, Converse, and AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator Award. He was one of the 9 original Legends in Marketing, with an 8-volume anthology published by Sage in 2014. He is a 2017 inductee into the Marketing Hall of Fame.
Dr. Wind is an active member of the major marketing and management science professional associations. He is the former Chancellor of the International Academy of Management (IAM). He is a former academic trustee of the Marketing Science Institute and former chairman of the College of Marketing of the Institute of Management Science. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Marketing Accountability Standards Board. He is a member of the boards of the Lauder Institute and Knowledge@Wharton. He is a trustee of The Philadelphia Museum of Art and chairman of its marketing committee and an active advisor to a number of arts and culture organizations. He is a member of the executive committee of SEI and sits on the advisory boards of a number of companies including the Fung Retailing Group, DreamTime Vision and other start-ups.
Immediately after the presentation, we will move into our Philadelphia Program Committee brainstorming. This session will generate ideas for the Philadelphia Chapter's upcoming monthly events and activities. Board Readiness attendees are welcome to stay and participate. It is always an interesting discussion and a great opportunity to have input into programming. This warm, collaborative environment of strategic thinking is a wonderful setting for thought provoking ideas and sincere connections with fellow CEO Trustees.
7:30 - 8:00 AM - Gathering and Coffee8:00 - 9:00 AM - Continental Breakfast and Discussion
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Philadelphia Program Brainstorming
Join us to learn about our many members-only resources and activities, and to meet your fellow CEO Trustees (members).
Additional dates will be scheduled to meet new member needs and schedule constraints.
IMPORTANT: This is a video conference. For full participation, please join via web-based device with video capability. Registration is necessary in order to receive dial-in details.
If you are a CEO and would like to see if you qualify for membership, register online.
Join fellow CEOs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas for a conversation with Bank Economists Marc Giannoni, Pia Orrenius and Mark Wynne. We will hear their remarks about the economic outlook and implications for businesses in the Dallas region, as well as national and international dynamics. Federal Reserve economists are uniquely qualified to share their perspective on a complex and unprecedented environment. There will be plenty of time for discussion in an intimate CEOs only setting.
The morning will also include breakfast and an optional private tour of the cash area at Federal Reserve Bank.
SCHEDULE:7:30 - 8:00 am - Gathering and Coffee
8:00 - 9:00 am - Program and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 am - Optional Tour
Marc P. Giannoni is senior vice president and director of research. He joined the Dallas Fed in September 2017. Giannoni previously was research economist and assistant vice president in the macroeconomic and monetary studies function of the New York Fed. He is a native of Switzerland and began his career as an economist with the Swiss National Bank in Zurich in 1992.
He joined the New York Fed as an economist in 2000 before leaving to begin an academic career at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 2002. Giannoni rejoined the New York Fed in 2011 while continuing as an adjunct professor of finance and economics at Columbia. He holds BA and MA degrees in economics from the University of Geneva in Switzerland and MA and PhD degrees in economics from Princeton University.
Pia Orrenius is a labor economist working on regional economic growth and demographic change. She manages the regional and microeconomics group in the Dallas Fed Research Department, is executive editor of the quarterly publication Southwest Economy and co-edited Ten Gallon Economy: Sizing up Economic Growth in Texas (2015, Palgrave MacMillan). Her academic research focuses on the labor market impacts of immigration, unauthorized immigration and U.S. immigration policy. She is coauthor of the book Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization (2010, AEI Press).
Orrenius is affiliated with several academic institutions. She is research fellow at the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University and at the IZA Institute of Labor in Bonn, Germany, as well as adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Orrenius is also adjunct professor at Baylor University (Dallas campus), where she teaches in the executive MBA program. Orrenius was senior economist on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President, Washington D.C., in 2004–05, where she advised the Bush administration on labor, health and immigration issues. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and bachelor degrees in economics and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign.
Mark Wynne is a vice president, associate director of Research and director of the Bank’s Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In the latter role, Wynne is responsible for developing and leading the Bank’s research program on globalization and understanding its implications for the conduct of U.S. monetary policy.
Since joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 1989, he has had a variety of responsibilities, including briefing the Bank’s president on national and international economic conditions prior to meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee, providing updates on key economic issues to the Bank’s board of directors and conducting research on the effects of fiscal policy, understanding business cycles, inflation measurement and the workings of monetary unions, among other topics. His research has appeared in many of the leading peer-reviewed academic journals and Federal Reserve publications.
Wynne has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level at University College Dublin, the University of Rochester and Southern Methodist University and has also served as a faculty member for the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Most of his professional career has been at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, but Wynne also spent time at the European Monetary Institute and European Central Bank during the formative years of European Economic and Monetary Union, where he worked on issues related to the strategy of monetary policy under EMU. He has also been an occasional consultant to the ECB and International Monetary Fund. He earned first-class-honors BA and MA degrees from the National University of Ireland–University College, Dublin, and holds MA and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Rochester.
If you have questions, the event coordinator is Marissa Rotilie
The most excellent adventures of a Wharton MBA in the legal marijuana business:
The emerging legal marijuana business is attracting money and attention. But what's it like to invest and manage in this industry? After 30 years on Wall Street, Robert Birnbaum founded and ran one of the initial four licensed medical marijuana producers in Connecticut. Join Robert as he describes the progression from “How hard could this be? It’s a weed!”, to facing surprising challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities, until finally a successful company emerged. It's a business like no other.
Join fellow CEOs and members of Wharton's MBA Entrepreneurship and Cannabis Business Clubs to explore this timely topic. We will share a Jimmy John's sandwich lunch with students and delve into the emerging marijuana business.
12:00 - 12:30 pm - Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Presentation
Collaborative Environment of Authentic Leaders and Generous SpiritsUnforgettable Exchanges . . . Breakthrough Insights . . . New and Strengthening Relationships