Stimulating Economic Growth: America vs Europe
Friday 20th JuneConference
Venue: Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street - New York, New York 10016
Dress code: business attire
Cocktail and Gala Dinner
Venue: Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street - New York, New York 10023
Dress code: business attire
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BAA New York Steering Committee Representative
"Bocconi Alumni: why a global network matters"
"State of the School address"
Moderator: Alessandra Casella
Professor of Economics Columbia University
Senior Director, Head of Financial Services Industry
Member of the Management Committee World Economic Forum USA
Senior Director, Head of Financial Services Industry
Member of the Management Committee World Economic Forum USA
Moderator: Fabrizio Saccomanni
Managing Director Goldman Sachs
US Editor Il Sole 24 Ore
He has published and edited several books. His two most recent books are The Future of Europe: Reform or Decline, published by MIT Press, and Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference, published by Oxford University Press. He has been a Co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics for eight years and Associate Editor of many academic journals. He has published columns in many leading newspapers around the world and has visited several institutions including MIT, Tel Aviv University, University of Stockholm, The World Bank, and the IMF.
His work has covered a variety of topics: political business cycles, the political economy of fiscal policy and budget deficits, the process of European integration, stabilization policies in high inflation countries, the determination of the size of countries, currency unions, the political economic determinants of redistributive policies, differences in the welfare state in the US and Europe and, more generally, differences in the economic system in the US and Europe, the effect of alternative electoral systems on economic policies, and the determination of the choice of different electoral systems.
Marco joined GE in January 2011 after a long experience in the financial sector, where he was most recently Chief Economist at Unicredit, and previously Chief Economist for the Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Deutsche Bank in London. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he spent six years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, where he split his time between emerging markets and advanced economies, and was involved in both regular country consultations and program loan negotiations.
Marco holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University and a BA in Economics from the University of Bologna.
Before joining the World Economic Forum, Giancarlo spent several years in the banking sector in Vienna, London, Luxembourg and Geneva with international banking groups. His professional experience in the public/multilaterals sector includes the United Nations, the European Parliament and Istat, the Italian Institute of Statistics. In 1993 Giancarlo earned a Degree in Economics and Business Management from Università Commerciale L. Bocconi, Milan, with top grade, major in finance and a thesis in public administration.
In 1995 he was awarded the CEMS Master’s degree – host school: Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna. In 2010 he received the Global Master of Arts from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford MA with a thesis on European foreign policy. In 2006-2008 he served as Senior Fellow at the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government of the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge MA, working on a dissertation on social mobility in Europe. Giancarlo is member of the International Advisory Board of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Honorary Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association.
He was a founding member of the steering board of the association Italia Futura and of the association iMille for political reform in Italy. Giancarlo speaks five languages, he has taught Italian literature and culture at the Université du Canton de Genève, Geneva and served in the Italian AirForce at the Base Operative Centre of Milan. He is a member of the University Club of New York City.
Prior to J.P. Morgan, Ms. Carli spent over 15 years in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Europe and in the US, with roles in M&A, the Financial Institution Group, the Executive Office and the Infrastructure and Sovereign sector.
Ms. Carli, over her 22 years in Investment Banking in Europe and in the US, has executed a variety of M&A transactions and capital raisings for clients across sectors, including banks, insurance, asset managers, exchanges, corporates, infrastructure funds, private equities and private families.
Ms Carli received an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Degree in Economics from Universita’ Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
Ms. Carli serves on the MIT Sloan North America Executive Board and the MIT Sloan Finance Group Advisory Board. Ms. Carli was previously a board member of Junior Achievement-Young Enterprise.
Ms. Carli resides in NYC with her husband.
She received her PhD in Economics from MIT in 1989, taught at UC Berkeley before moving to Columbia in 1993, and held the position of Directeur d’ Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Sciences Sociales (EHESS) (Paris and Marseilles) from 1996 to 2010. Her main research interests are political economy, public economics, and international economics.
Casella has been the recipient of numerous fellowships: she has been a Guggenheim fellow, a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, a Russell Sage fellow and a Straus fellow at the NYU Law School. Her articles have appeared in the main economic journals—American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies—and her book "Storable Votes. Protecting the Minority Voice" was published by Oxford University Press in 2012. Casella is a member of the Scientific Board of the AXA Research Fund.
He has served these institutions on a wide variety of issues including corporate strategy, line-of-business strategy, operational performance improvement, and organization effectiveness. Mr. Daruvala leads McKinsey’s Risk Management Practice in the Americas, and prior to that, led the Banking and Securities Practice in the Americas.
He has contributed to numerous publications such as The Economist, Banking Strategies and the American Banker, and is a frequent speaker at industry forums such as SIFMA. Mr. Daruvala serves on the Board of McKinsey & Company. He is also a member of the Board of the McKinsey Investments Office, which oversees the Firm’s pension plan and other partner investments. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a member of the Board of the New York Philharmonic. Mr. Daruvala holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
1995 to March 1998, Mr. Festa worked as Sales Director Italy of Mattel Toys, Head of the sales department of 45 agents, key accounts and area managers. From Sept. 94 to Dec. 95 has been Sales Director Italy Head of the sales department of Pepsi Cola Italy while before he worked in the same company (May ’88 to April ’93) as Trade Marketing Manager/Franchise manager Italy .
For three years (Sept. ‘85-May ’88) he has been Senior Product Manager Italy of Colgate Palmolive.
From 2008 Professor of Luxury Management Contract professor at LUISS University teaching Luxury managment in the International Business course of the Economic Faculty. From 2009 teaches at the ALMA Business School of Bologna University, marketing of luxury goods.
Mr. Goodman joined Credit Suisse in November 2000 when they acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette ("DLJ") where he was Global Head of Leveraged Finance. Mr. Goodman joined DLJ in February of 1988 as the founder of the High Yield Capital Markets Group. Prior to joining DLJ, Mr. Goodman worked in the high yield business at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Goodman is on the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center, the Central Park Conservancy and the American Jewish Committee.
He also serves on the Investment Committee of the Lafayette College endowment. Mr. Goodman received Institutional Investor’s 2012 Money Manager of The Year Award. He also received the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from Euromoney Magazine for his career achievements in the global capital markets. He graduated from Lafayette College and the Harvard Business School.
In Confindustria (Confederation of Italian Industry), from 2004 to June 2009 he was Chairman of Asstel-Assotelecomunicazioni, the trade association representing the telecommunications companies, and remains a member of its Executive Board. He is also a member of the Executive Board of Confindustria and of Confindustria Digitale, and in Assolombarda (Lombardy entrepreneurs association) he is Vice President for Universities, Innovation and Human Resources.
He is currently also Board Member and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of ENI SpA, Board Member and member of the Control and Risks Committee of Salini-Impregilo SpA, Board Member of the Italian Institute of Technology, based in Genoa, Board Member and member of the Audit Committee of FinecoBank SpA, Chairman of Milan’s Bocconi University Alumni Association, Board Member of the Civita Foundation based in Rome and member of the Executive Board of Assonime (the Association of joint stock companies incorporated in Italy).
Jeremy has been building movements since the age of 8 when, as a child activist in his native Australia, he ran media campaigns and lobbied leaders on issues like children's rights and nuclear non-proliferation.
In 2004, Jeremy dropped out of Oxford to co-found a campaign group in the U.S. presidential elections that used crowd-funding to help a group of women whose loved ones were in Iraq hire a private jet to follow Vice-President Dick Cheney on his campaign stops, in what became known as the "Chasing Cheney" tour.
The following year he co-founded GetUp, an Australian political organization and internationally recognized social movement phenomenon that today has more members than all of Australia's political parties combined. In 2007, Jeremy co-founded Avaaz, the world’s largest online citizens’ movement, now with more than 34 million members.
In 2011, Jeremy received the Ford Foundation's 75th Anniversary Visionary Award for his work as a movement pioneer and the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. In 2012, Fast Company ranked him 11th on their annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. The World e-Government Forum has named him as one of the top ten people who is changing the world of politics and the internet, and the Guardian named him one of the ten most influential voices on sustainability in the US.
Prior to J.P. Morgan, he was Senior International Economist at Morgan Stanley.Mr. Kasman started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the International Research Department.
He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.
Prior to Old Lane, Brian was Risk Manager of Institutional Securities at Morgan Stanley, a member of Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities Division Management Group, Co-Chairman of the Capital Commitment Committee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Morgan Stanley Foundation.
From October 1998 to December 1999, Brian was seconded to Long-Term Capital Management, and appointed Chief Operating Officer for the Fixed Income Division upon his return. Brian has a BA in economics from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Previously, Monica was Head of the Publishing and Information Services sector and the Theatrical Exhibition sector, within the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group, having broad coverage responsibility for many media clients. Monica is also Co-Head of the Firmwide’s Women Network and has served in leadership roles in the firm’s recruiting, training and mentoring programs. Monica joined Goldman Sachs in 1998. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Monica worked at Merrill Lynch International in London in the Mergers & Acquisitions group and at McKinsey & Company in New York. Monica serves on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, the Board of Trustees of Horace Mann School and the Board of Directors of Good Shepherd Services.
Born in Chieti (Italy) in 1952, he has dual Canadian and Italian citizenship. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Philosophy from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, as well as a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor (Canada).
Mr. Marchionne is a barrister, solicitor and chartered accountant. He began his professional career in Canada. From 1983 to 1985, he worked for Deloitte & Touche. From 1985 to 1988, at the Lawson Mardon Group of Toronto. From 1989 to 1990, he served as Executive Vice President of Glenex Industries.
From 1990 to 1992, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Acklands Ltd. From 1992 to 1994, also in Toronto, he held the position of Vice President of Legal and Corporate Development and CFO of the Lawson Group. From 1994 to 2000, he covered various positions of increasing responsibility at Algroup, headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland), until becoming its CEO. He then went on to head the Lonza Group Ltd first as CEO (2000-2001) and then as Chairman (2002). In February 2002, he became CEO of the SGS Group of Geneva. In March 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the company, a position which he continues to hold. He was nonexecutive Vice Chairman and Senior Independent Director of UBS from 2008 until April 2010.
Mr. Marchionne has been a member of the Board of Fiat S.p.A. since May 2003 and was appointed CEO in June 2004. He became CEO of Chrysler Group LLC in June 2009, as well as Chairman in September 2011. In May 2010, he joined the board of directors of Exor S.p.A. He is also Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V., the company resulting from the mergers of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V. which has been operational since September 2013.
He is a member of the Board of Philip Morris International Inc. and of the Board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics as well as Chairman of the Italian Branch of the Council for the United States and Italy.
Prior to joining PGA in April 2011, Martinez spent three years as Managing Director of Piaggio Spain where, among other achievements, he merged the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi brands under the Piaggio Group’s umbrella, and revitalized market share in challenging market conditions.
Martinez took four years away from the Piaggio Group between 2004 and 2008 as the General Manager of Ferrari and Maserati S.p.A. for Spain and Portugal, where he built up the new subsidiary and orchestrated the successful revival of the Spanish Ferrari Owners Club.
Prior to Ferrari and Maserati, as part of Piaggio Group Italy, he held a similar position as Head of International Business for Derbi worldwide, that included responsibility for developing the Italian, U.S. and U.K. subsidiaries, and various export markets.
Before joining Derbi at the end of 2002, Martinez held the position of Sales Director at Piaggio Spain for four years where his commercial and marketing initiatives achieved sales of 45,000 motorcycles. Martinez also served over three years at the Piaggio Group’s world headquarters in Italy. While in the position of Overseas Manager, he created new markets for the Commercial Light Vehicles Division in Latin America. As Brand Manager, he managed the strategic marketing and brand product platforms for overseas markets. Prior to his tenure in Italy, Martinez spent one year in Argentina creating a joint-venture for Piaggio, developing the network, and launching and commercializing new products.
Martinez graduated with dual degrees in Pharmacy and Business Administration from the University of Alcala de Henares and Madrid Business School. He received his MBA from ESDEN in Madrid, Spain. He currently resides close to New York City where he enjoys family life with his wife and three children.
He served for ten years as a member of the European Commission, in charge of the Internal Market, Financial Services and Tax Policy (1995-1999), then of Competition (1999-2004).He is the author of the report to the President of the European Commission on A New Strategy for the Single Market (May 2010).His publications focus mainly on monetary and financial economics, public finance, competition policy, and the economic and political dimensions of European integration.
Born in Varese, Italy, in 1943, he graduated from Bocconi University and pursued graduate studies at Yale University. Prior to joining the European Commission, he had been Professor of Economics and Rector at Bocconi.
Prior to that, he held various positions in state and federal government, as counsel for Nelson Rockefeller and as a senior White House aide under President Gerald Ford. Mr. Parsons received his undergraduate education at the University of Hawaii and his legal training at Union University’s Albany Law School. In 2008, Mr. Parsons served as a member of then President-Elect Barack Obama’s Economic Transition Team.
More recently, he served as a member of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and also served as the Chairman of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New NY Education Reform Commission. His other civic and non-profit commitments include Chairman Emeritus of the Partnership for New York City; Chairman of the Apollo Theater Foundation and of the Jazz Foundation of America. He also serves on the boards of Teach for America and the Rockefeller Foundation. Mr. Parsons is a member of the boards of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Lazard Frères and Company.
Member: Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Market Monitoring Group, Institute of International Finance. Member, Board of Advisers: Wharton Financial Institutions Center; Partnership for New York City; Kravis Leadership Institute. Member, Board of Trustees: Claremont McKenna College; Paul Taylor Dance Company.
In addition to contributing to several publications and research projects in economics, he has published a book on the Iran-Contra affair and, in 1996, he published “Il Modello Americano, Egemonia e Consenso nell’Era della Globalizzazione”, on the political and economic revolution in America in the ‘80s and ‘90s, which received a national award for non-fiction. This year he contributed an essay for the book “Guerra e Politica” on the consequences of the September 11 attack.
He has interviewed Ronald Reagan, George Bush Sr. and George W. Bush at the White House as well as the Secretaries-General of the UN Javier Perez de Cuellar and Kofi Annan.
He was a war correspondent during the entire Gulf conflict in 1991, which he followed from Saudi Arabia, and was part of the first contingent of journalists entering liberated Kuwait City. He follows the leading international top management and the most important missions abroad by US Presidents, traveling as a member of White House Press Corp. In 1982 he founded a Media Service company incorporated in New York, EMC Inc, which provides journalism services in real time, produces a monthly digital publication on the fashion and luxury sector in America and focused research for diversified clients particularly in the media sector. For almost 20 years, EMC has represented the economics part of the ANSA agency in the United States and today represents the Ap Biscom agency. He founded and publishes Review Italy, the only periodical entirely in English on Italian economic and political affairs.
Every day he leads the program America 24, which discusses American economic, financial and political issues. He has participated in American television programs on PBS, NewsHour and Charlie Rose on several occasions to discuss the Italian economic and financial situation to a large American audience. He actively collaborates with Radio 24 and 24 TV in the 24 Ore group, and he has participated in the production of several RAI and other Italian broadcasting television programs.
Mario Calvo-Platero has lived in New York since 1978, where he resides with his wife and three children. He is a member of various associations, including the Institute for International and Strategic Studies (IISS) in London and the New York Financial Writers Association.
Several years of design experimentation led to what would become her iconic 18K gold collection, and in 1999 IPPOLITA, the brand, was born.Ippolita’s dedication to craftsmanship means that every piece of her jewelry is made by hand. The New York-based brand is known for its fresh and colorful aesthetic and diverse use of materials, including multi-faceted stones set in gold, silver, and rose gold, IPPOLITA’s unique designs have a strong following among celebrities and style makers worldwide and are featured regularly in premier publications.
The collection can be found in fine department stores and luxury jewelry boutiques worldwide, its flagship boutiques in New York City and the Middle East, and on the company’s website, www.ippolita.com.
Former Minister of Economy and Finance in the Government led by the Hon. Enrico Letta (from 28 April 2013 to 23 February 2014), Mr. Saccomanni’s entire career was spent at the Bank of Italy, where he started in 1967 at the Banking Supervision Division. From 1970 to 1975 he worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF - Washington) as an Economist; afterwards he came back to Bank of Italy and became Head of International Division of the Research Department (1975-1983) and Head of Foreign Department and Managing Director for International Affairs until 2003.
He has also been Member of the Directorate (Governing Board) and Senior Deputy Governor (Director General) (from 2 October 2006 to 27 April 2013) at the Bank of Italy. Previously, he has been for three years Vice President for Risk Management at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD - London) and he has also been Member of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements (from 2 October 2006 to 27 April 2013); Insurance Supervisory Authority (IVASS) - President and member of the Governing Board (from 1 January 2013 to 27 April 2013).
He has held visiting positions at the Research and Statistics Department of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, and at the Salomon Brothers Center, Stern School of Business (NYU), New York. At the beginning of his career, he has been a financial analyst at The Chase Manhattan Bank in London. Professor Sironi research interests include Financial Risk Management and International Banking Supervision.
He has published and edited many books and papers in international refereed journals on these subjects.
Saturday 21st June
Guided tour of the "Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe" exhibit
Venue: Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street) New York, NY 10128-0173
Venue: Le Cirque, One Beacon Court 151 E 58th St New York, NY 10022 (between 3rd Avenue and Lexington)
"Italian Futurism": the exhibition examines the historical sweep of the movement from its inception with F. T. Marinetti’s Futurist manifesto in 1909 through its demise at the end of World War II. Presenting over 300 works executed between 1909 and 1944, the chronological exhibition encompasses not only painting and sculpture, but also architecture, design, ceramics, fashion, film, photography, advertising, free-form poetry, publications, music, theater, and performance. The tour will be held in English.
- 10:00am Registration
- 10:15am Guided tour
- 12:30pm Brunch at Le Cirque
The admission ticket will be valid for the entire day and therefore not only for the duration of the guided tour.
Anyone who would like to visit the other exhibits in the museum may therefore do so on their own, during the opening hours of the museum.
The fees specified refer to participation in the complete event, including the Gala Dinner, the guided tour and the Saturday Lunch.
Alumni under 30: $ 125
Alumni over 30: $ 250
Alumni over 30 (Gala Dinner only): $ 200
Partner: $ 250
Partner (Gala Dinner only): $ 200
Non Bocconi Alumni: $ 250