Asian American Business Roundtable

Summit II

11-13 January 2017
Las Vegas
Watch Video 2017 SUMMIT REPORT
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 New Majority Summit

“New Majority” embraces the Asian,  African American, Latino and Native American communities. The Summit seeks to harness the strengths and encourage strategic partnerships as the ethnic communities gradually grow into a demographic majority in the United States.

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)

Nellie Borrero

Managing Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, Accenture

Michael J. Garner

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

Solomon D. Trujillo

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

Rudy Pamintuan

Managing Director of Sherman Worldwide

Frank H. Wu

Chair of Committee of 100

José Calderón

President of the Hispanic Federation

Chiqui Cartagena

Senior Vice President, Political and Advocacy Group Univision Communications Inc.

Therese Bechet Blake

Head of Diversity, Corporate Groups, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

John Wang

AABDC Founder and President

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

Thomas Phelps IV

Vice President of Corporate Strategy & CIO of Laserfiche

Karen Blackwell

Manager for Supplier Diversity and Development of Nestlé

Jon Ralston

Editor of The Nevada Independent

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

Jason Ma

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

PAMELA G. CARLTON

President of Springboard-Partners in Cross Cultural Leadership

Ti-Hua Chang

Correspondent with CBS Evening News

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

Srinivas D. Reddy

Sr. Vice President, Head of Full Service Investments, Prudential Retirement

Guillermo Diaz, Jr.

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cisco Information Technology

Ankit Brahmkshatri

Manager of Supplier Diversity at The Walt Disney Company

John Nahm

Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Strong Ventures

Deanna Archuleta

Owner at Archuleta and Associates

KRISHNA R. PATEL

General Counsel & Justice Initiative Director of Grace Farms Foundation

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

Clayton Banks

Co-Founder of Silicon Harlem

Andrea Guendelman

Co-founder and CEO of BeVisible.soy

Nanxi Liu

Co-Founder and CEO of Enplug

Michelle Kan

associate director, knowledge organization at The Conference Board

Roman Leal

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Leap Global Innovation

Tim Hwang

CEO of FiscalNote

Tickets

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

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

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2 Day All-Access Pass
495.00 USD

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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
John Wang

Keynote Speech

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
Richard Lui

Lunch / Dialogue on Election

Political Journalists View: what a Trump Administration means for business and policy in “New Majority” community The big question: what will 2017 bring in government and the economy? A common answer...
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Jon Ralston
Richard Lui

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

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...
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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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Karen Blackwell
Clint W. Grimes
Bill Imada
Ankit Brahmkshatri

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.
John Nahm
Clayton Banks
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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Chiqui Cartagena
Joyce Chang
Thomas Phelps IV
Srinivas D. Reddy
Michael Chen

Casino Night / Entertainment

Come learn how to master the blackjack, craps, generic roulette, and texas holdem from the experts! Please fill the RSVP form by clicking here: http://goo.gl/zg797v Please meet at Registration Table at...
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Session C Keynote -New Majority Women Corporate Leadership and Development

The rise of the New Majority is prompting a huge change in how businesses are identifying diverse leadership. To prepare for a new inclusive model of doing business, corporations are...
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Nellie Borrero

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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Robin L. Washington
Abby C. Fiorella
PAMELA G. CARLTON
Helen Loh
Deanna Archuleta

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
Andrea Guendelman
Nanxi Liu
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? How do they access and gain exposure to senior leaders and key decision makers and how...
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Mandell L. Crawley
Therese Bechet Blake
Michael Chen
Lorna Randlett

Panel E1: Post Election: Impact and Responses from the New Majority

Rudy Pamintuan
Frank H. Wu
Wallace Ford
Deanna Archuleta
KRISHNA R. PATEL

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
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