Title: Opportunities in Uncertain Times
Description: Today's graduates are emerging into a world that is changing faster than ever before -- with the shift to emerging markets, fundamental technological change and underlying demographic change creating a more volatile, uncertain and polarised economy in the developed world. To succeed in this new era both businesses and individuals will need to reset their expectations on how to succeed.
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Claey's Lounge, Soda Center, Saint Mary's College
1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556
RSVP: Registration is required
5:30 - 6 p.m. Registration and Networking
6 - 6:15 p.m. Dean's Welcome and Speaker Introduction
6:15 - 6:45 p.m. Presentation
6:45 - 7:15 p.m. Q&A
7:15 - 8 p.m. Closing and Networking
In his 27 years with McKinsey, Dominic Barton has advised clients in a range of industries including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrial. Prior to his current role, Dominic was based in Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009 and led the Korea office from 2000 to 2004. Dominic leads McKinsey’s work on the future of capitalism, long-term value-creation and the role of business leadership in society.
Dominic is an active participant in international fora including Davos, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence, the Asia Business Council and the China Development Forum. He has authored more than 80 articles on the role of business in society, leadership, financial services, Asia, history and the issues and opportunities facing markets worldwide. He is a co-author of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises and China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China. He is a member of the Canadian Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on Public Service, a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, an advisor to the Asia Development Bank, a member of the Advisory Board for the China Development Bank Capital Group and a Board Member of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.