Asian American Business Roundtable

Summit III

29-30 January 2018

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Conference Center
270 Park Ave 2nd Floor | New York City

 

Watch 2017 Video TICKETS AVAILABLE Summit III Preamble
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.

Co-Chairs

Cid Wilson

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

John Wang

AABDC Founder and President

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

2018 Speakers

Stephen R. Howe, Jr.

U.S. Chairman and Managing Partner, Americas Managing Partner, EY

Timothy F. Ryan

US Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC

Phyllis J. Campbell

Chairman, Pacific Northwest Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Ace Watanasuparp

VP of Residential Lending at Citizens Bank and Co-owner of Spot Dessert Bar

ANGELA N. ROMANS

Senior Vice President of Programming, Say Yes to Education & The Weiss Institute

Anshu Kak

Vice President & Distinguished Engineer (DE) at IBM

Arun Kumar

chief data and marketing technology officer, IPG

Arva Rice

President & CEO of the New York Urban League (NYUL)

Bill Imada

Chairman & Chief Collaboration Officer of IW Group, Inc.

Jonathan Spector

President and Chief Executive Officer , The Conference Board, Inc.

Cid Wilson

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

Danielle Marlene Robinson

Director, Alcohol Policy and Reputation Management at Diageo

Dr. Dario A. Cortes

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances of Berkeley College

David Chun

Chief Executive Officer and Founder Equilar, Inc.

Deborah L. DeHaas

Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer and National Managing Partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness for Deloitte US

Deborah Gillis

President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst

Derek T. Dingle

senior vice president/Chief Content Officer of Black Enterprise

Fernando Serpa

Executive Director, Association of ERGs & Councils

Fran Dillard

Diversity and Inclusion Director Texas Instruments (TI)

GARY JOHNSON

Director of Strategy and Operations, NYC Mayor’s Office of Tech & Innovation

Grace Meng

Congresswoman

Gregory Meeks

Congressman

Jo-Ann Yoo

Executive director of the Asian American Federation

John Wang

AABDC Founder and President

José Calderón

President of the Hispanic Federation

Jyoti Chopra

Chief Diversity Officer & Managing Director, Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability BNY Mellon, New York

Karthick Ramakrishnan

Associate dean of the UC Riverside School

LILI GIL VALLETTA

Co-founder & CEO, Cien+ and Culturintel, Creator of Dreamers Ventures

Linda Akutagawa

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

Marc Stephenson Strachan

Chairman, ADCOLOR, Inc. Senior Marketing & Advertising Industry Executive

Maria Alvarez

Partner Director of Shared Engineering Services in the Artificial Intelligence and Research Division at Microsoft

Maria Escorcia

Vice President, Relationship Manager Southeast Florida, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase

MAY E. SNOWDEN

Consultant of The Conference Board, ThomasLeland Design Labs, FutureWork Institute

Michael J. Garner

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

Michael E. Chen

CEO of Chen & Associates

Nadirah Farah Foley

PHD Candidate in Harvard University

Nellie Borrero

Managing Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, Accenture

Noel Shu

Founder and CEO of Un Joyau Majestueux

Nydia Velazquez

Congresswoman

OiYan Poon

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership in the School of Education at Colorado State University

Pamela Puryear

Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer at Pfizer Inc

Pam Lipp-Hendricks

head of Talent Management and Diversity at JPMorgan Chase

Patsy Doerr

Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion, Thomson Reuters

Ramy Inocencio

Correspondent of Bloomberg Television

Reham Fagiri

Co-Founder & CEO, AptDeco, Morgan Stanley's Innovation Lab

Richard Lui

News Anchor for MSNBC and NBC News

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

Ron Busby, Sr.

President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

Shay Fu

Managing Director, North America at Craft

Dr. Talmesha Richards

Chief Academic and Diversity Officer at STEMconnector®

Xiaotang Huang

Director of Membership and Programs, One To World

Tanzina Vega

Former CNN Reporter

Wendy Toh

Vice President – Client Success, IBM Watson & Cloud Platform

Yvette Donado

Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, ETS

Veronica L. Nelson

Executive Director, Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE)

2018 TICKETS

2 Day All-Access Pass (1/29-1/30)
350.00 USD

GENERAL ADMISSION

Includes access to all sessions, Tech lounge, continental breakfast & lunch, exhibitor room, and cocktail reception

 

 

(Deadline: JAN 26, 2018)

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Day 1 All-Access Pass (1/29/2018)
199.00 USD

DAY 1 ADMISSION

Includes access to all sessions, Tech lounge, continental breakfast & lunch, exhibitor room, and cocktail reception.

 

 

(Deadline: JAN 26, 2018)

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Day 2 All-Access Pass (1/30/2018)
199.00 USD

DAY 2 ADMISSION

Includes access to all sessions, Tech lounge, continental breakfast & lunch, exhibitor room, and cocktail reception.

 

 

(Deadline: JAN 26, 2018)

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2018 Program

Day 1
29 Jan 2018
Day 2
30 Jan 2018

Breakfast

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

Welcoming Remarks

Welcoming Remarks Appreciations History and Overview of the Conference
John Wang

keynote Speech

Phyllis J. Campbell

The New Majority Alliance and the new business model

Defining the term “New Majority” – what it means, demographic changes, implications for the current majority. How and why the New Majority Alliance was formed, who the key participants are,...
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Cid Wilson
John Wang
Nellie Borrero
Ronald C. Parker
Michael E. Chen

New Majority Alliance + CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion: How the New Majority will contribute to and collaborate with CEO-led initiatives

Panelists will share business perspective on the importance and timeliness of the New Majority Alliance. They will address overlapping interests in promoting practices that support multicultural workforces that are an...
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Cid Wilson
David Chun
Deborah L. DeHaas
Ronald C. Parker

Evolving the “I” in the D&I: Reimagining Inclusion

Is it time for a new approach to historic diversity & inclusion corporate programs? Some businesses like Deloitte are shifting to the Inclusion aspect, and trying an innovative approach by adding inclusion...
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Deborah L. DeHaas
Pamela Puryear
Yvette Donado
Fernando Serpa
Fran Dillard
MAY E. SNOWDEN

Briefing on Political shifts: What the New Majority needs to know

Members of 3 political caucuses will speak about the political landscape, economic development and job creation, as well as challenges to EEO and Affirmative Action. Moderator: Sapna Parikh  Panelists: Congresswoman...
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Gregory Meeks
Nydia Velazquez
Grace Meng
Sapna Parikh - Master of Ceremonies

Keynote

Carla Harris

Journalism and the Media – Keeping the Spotlight on Gender and Racial Representation

The Fourth Estate faces intense scrutiny amid heightened political tensions, vigilance over “fake news” and the proliferation of unofficial news creators from the general public, politicians and celebrities. As priorities...
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Derek T. Dingle
Tanzina Vega
Richard Lui
Ramy Inocencio

Millennial Perspectives on Identity – Intersectionality and Convergence

Millennials, the new generation joining the workforce, are redefining diversity.  They resist demographic pigeonholes and instead highlight their multiple identities as well as their commonalities as global citizens. How does...
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Xiaotang Huang
Ace Watanasuparp
GARY JOHNSON
Noel Shu
Reham Fagiri

Breakfast & Registration Continues

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

Keynote

Jonathan Spector

Academic Admission Wars: Diversity, Quotas, Merit and How New Majority Communities Can Stand Together

Getting into elite universities has become a new battlefield, as white applicants sue institutions that they say are discriminating against a majority group, while some Asian students say they are...
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ANGELA N. ROMANS
Dr. Dario A. Cortes
Karthick Ramakrishnan
Nadirah Farah Foley
OiYan Poon

Gender Gaps: Women, minority women in particular, are under-represented in the tech industry and are facing significant barriers

Can the New Majority Alliance change this equation? What are some practical steps that companies can and have taken to increase the representation of women and women of color in...
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Veronica L. Nelson
Anshu Kak
Deborah Gillis
Maria Alvarez
Dr. Talmesha Richards
Wendy Toh

Keynote

Timothy F. Ryan

Revolution and Evolution: What Advertisers, Marketers and Communicators Need to Know to Address The New Majority

What Advertisers, Marketers and Communicators Need to Know to Address The New Majority The fluidity of change and the democratization of content have placed many consumers in the drivers’ seats...
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Marc Stephenson Strachan
LILI GIL VALLETTA
Arun Kumar
Shay Fu
Chiqui Cartagena
Bill Imada

New Majority and Communities

Role of New Majority groups in steering investment, funding and development back into the communities, for economic development. Virtuous circles that will help expand the market for businesses which will...
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Jo-Ann Yoo
Arva Rice
Danielle Marlene Robinson
José Calderón
Maria Escorcia
Ron Busby, Sr.

Forging Ahead – Proactive Approaches to Recruitment, Professional Development and Civic Involvement

Despite public rhetoric and legal challenges to the contrary, businesses and corporations cannot afford to close their doors to diverse talent and innovative ideas. These tend to emerge from unconventional...
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Patsy Doerr
Pam Lipp-Hendricks
Jyoti Chopra
Linda Akutagawa
Michael J. Garner

Accommodations

Rooms are being held at the InterContinental New York Barclay, until January 5th, 2018 for the nights of Sunday, January 28, Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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