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Asian American Business Roundtable

Summit II

11-13 January 2017
Las Vegas
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INSPIRING SPEAKERS
GAME CHANGING IDEAS
ASIAN AMERICANS
TAKING RISKS AND CHANGING THE GAME

Who is AABR?

A forum where highly successful, as well as high potential Asian American professionals, can collaborate to increase their capacity to exert influence in their respective industries.

What Does AABR Do?

It brings together outstanding senior Asian American business executives, to generate ideas and provide counsel on business and leadership issues of broad social and economic interest.

AABR’s Inaugural Summit

“Taking Risks and Changing the Game” will bring together exceptional Asian American professionals to discuss new idea development and innovation.

2017 Speakers

Mehmood Khan

Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global R&D, PepsiCo

Bernard J. Tyson

Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Cid Wilson

President & CEO of Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)

Dnika J. Travis

Vice President, Research, Catalyst

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

Linda Akutagawa

President and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)

Lisa Garcia Quiroz

President of the Time Warner Foundation and Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer of Time Warner Inc.

Michael J. Garner

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

Lamont Robinson

Vice President of Supplier Diversity at Nielsen

Frank H. Wu

Chair of Committee of 100

José Calderón

President of the Hispanic Federation

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Mandell L. Crawley

Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer of Morgan Stanley

Ron Busby, Sr.

President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. BLACK CHAMBERS, INC.

Robin L. Washington

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Joyce Chang

Global Head of Research J.P. Morgan

Rogelio Sáenz

Dean of the College of Public Policy, University of Texas at San Antonio

Karthick Ramakrishnan

Associate dean of the UC Riverside School

Roberto Ruiz

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Insights of Univision Communications Inc.

Valerie Irick-Rainford

Deputy Head of Diversity, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Karen Blackwell

Manager for Supplier Diversity and Development of Nestlé

Abby C. Fiorella

General Auditor of MasterCard

Wallace Ford

Chair of the Public Administration Department of Medgar Evers College

Clint W. Grimes

Executive Director Global Sourcing & Supplier Diversity of Time Warner, Inc

Bill Imada

Chairman & Chief Collaboration Officer of IW Group, Inc.

Richard Lui

News Anchor for MSNBC and NBC News

Ramy Inocencio

Correspondent of Bloomberg Television

PAMELA G. CARLTON

President of Springboard-Partners in Cross Cultural Leadership

Ti-Hua Chang

Correspondent with CBS Evening News

Solomon D. Trujillo

Chairman of Trujillo Group, LLC and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC)

Dr. Dario A. Cortes

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances of Berkeley College

Helen Loh

Senior Vice President, Content & Digital Marketing of Charles Schwab

Frank Carbajal

President of EsTiempo

Chieh Huang

CEO of Boxed

Guillermo Diaz, Jr.

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cisco Information Technology

Shakti V. Jauhar

SVP of Global HR Operations and Shared Services, PepsiCo

Michael Chen

CEO of Chen & Associates

Kamesh Nagarajan

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Lorna Randlett

Founder and Co-Chair of the Leaders Forum

Fred S. Teng

President of the America China Public Affairs Institute

Nanxi Liu

Co-Founder and CEO of Enplug

Michelle Kan

associate director, knowledge organization at The Conference Board

Nicole Castillo

Co-founder of BeVisible

Roman Leal

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Leap Global Innovation

Tim Hwang

CEO of FiscalNote

Jason Ma

Founder, CEO & Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ, Inc. & Author of Young Leaders 3.0

Tickets

1 Day All-Access Pass (1/12)
197.50 USD

EARLY BIRD

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

(Deadline: November 30, 2016)

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1 Day All-Access Pass (1/13)
197.50 USD

EARLY BIRD

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

(Deadline: November 30, 2016)

Book Now
2 Day All-Access Pass
395.00 USD

EARLY BIRD 

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, exhibitor hall, and 2 cocktail receptions

(Deadline: November 30, 2016)

Book Now
1 Day All-Access Pass (1/12)
247.50 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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1 Day All-Access Pass (1/13)
247.50 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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2 Day All-Access Pass
495.00 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, exhibitor hall, and 2 cocktail receptions

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2017 Program

Day 1
11 Jan 2017
Day 2
12 Jan 2017
Day 3
13 Jan 2017

2017 Registration

On-site guests will be able to check-in early to receive conference materials.  

Welcome

Mehmood Khan

Session A Keynote: Igniting the Power of the New Majority

In the coming years, American society will undergo significant changes.  For those with vision, these changes will yield opportunities never before available. To leverage these opportunities, we will need new...
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Bernard J. Tyson

Panel A1: New Majority’s social identity, political power, and economic purchasing power

Corporate diversity strategies no longer focus on counting the numbers of people from underrepresented populations who join employee ranks.  They now recognize the positive correlation of a diverse workforce with...
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Ron Busby, Sr.
Rogelio Sáenz
Karthick Ramakrishnan
Wallace Ford
Ti-Hua Chang

Panel A2: How 3 Ethnic Groups build Sustainable Partnerships for future collaboration

Building sustainable partnerships with others requires new skills, such as the ability to see others beyond our own cultural perspective, and to understand the value of cooperation over competition. It...
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Michael J. Garner
José Calderón
Dr. Dario A. Cortes
Kamesh Nagarajan
Fred S. Teng

Lunch/Keynote Speech

Andrew J.C. Cherng
Ramy Inocencio

Session B Keynote – Corporate Social Responsibility: A Change Agent for Empowering the New Majority

Social responsibility is a key component of major corporate business and operating strategies. This session will discuss how these important outreach alliances play a critical role in strengthening the social...
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Session Presentation: INCLUSION + INNOVATION

Building a diverse workforce is one thing; cultivating an inclusive culture that actively encourages people to express their unique perspectives—that is, an organization where “diversity of thought” consistently sparks innovation—is far more...
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Michelle Kan

Panel B1: Reenergizing Supplier Diversity

Programs have emerged over the years to ensure that diverse businesses are a part of the mainstream of US corporations and part of the nation’s free enterprise system.  Yet many New Majority businesses still...
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Michael J. Garner
Lamont Robinson
Karen Blackwell
Clint W. Grimes
Bill Imada

Panel B2: Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity

Tech incubators are an innovative path through which African Americans, Hispanic, female and other New Majority entrepreneurs and professionals can gain a secure foothold in the new economy. Graduates of...
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Frank Carbajal
Guillermo Diaz, Jr.
Roman Leal

Panel B3: Strategic Outreach and Marketing Programs to Support and Empower the New Majority

A number of major corporations have launched innovative programs committed to reaching out and developing long-term relationships with the New Majority and the nonprofit organizations that serve those communities. Panelists...
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Mandell L. Crawley
Joyce Chang
Roberto Ruiz

Casino Night / Entertainment

Come learn how to master the blackjack, prostate craps, generic roulette, and texas holdem from the experts! Please fill the RSVP form by clicking here. Please meet at Registration Table at...
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Session C Keynote -New Majority Corporate Leadership and Development

The rise of the New Majority has informed a huge change in how businesses are identifying and diverse leadership.  To prepare for a new inclusive model of doing corporations are...
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Lisa Garcia Quiroz

Panel C1: New Majority Women in Executive Leadership

What does it take for women to lead successful organizations?  Whether you are a founder or an executive of an innovative enterprise, you are likely to encounter special challenges –...
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Helen Loh
Robin L. Washington
Abby C. Fiorella
PAMELA G. CARLTON

Panel C2: New Majority Advocacy in Corporations

One of the ways to leverage the power of the New Majority is through advocacy to bring attention to unaddressed needs, and to create new opportunities.  The panelists will discuss...
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Cid Wilson
Dnika J. Travis
Ronald C. Parker
Linda Akutagawa

Lunch/Keynote speech

The New Mainstream Economy: Driving our Economy’s Growth Today and Accelerating for Tomorrow
Solomon D. Trujillo

Panel D1: Empowering and Influencing the Multicultural Millennial

Much has been written and spoken about the millennials: their work ethic, attitudes toward family, politics and expectations. This panel convenes a multicultural group of young entrepreneurs who represent the...
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Chieh Huang
Nanxi Liu
Nicole Castillo
Tim Hwang
Jason Ma

Panel D2: Grooming High-Performing Professionals

How do New Majority communities identify and develop high-performing professionals for senior leadership positions  What leadership and development skills are needed, how to access and gain exposure to senior leaders...
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Valerie Irick-Rainford
Shakti V. Jauhar
Michael Chen
Lorna Randlett

Summing up the Summit: Connect, Collaborate, Contribute

Unpack the full 2 days of information, ideas, comments, feedback into action points to take back to your corporation, team, business, school, and workplace. Join a facilitated, interactive discussion that...
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Accommodations

The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
Book By December 18, 2016 to get a special group rate of $169++ per night
+877 385-3885

Sponsors

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