EMI Speakers

5/22/2013

North Korean Threats and the outlook on the Korean Peninsula

Kawon Park, MBA ’13

Kawon Park, MBA ’13
A video conference with Ambassador Thomas Hubbard to discuss “Business Implications of Current Events in Korea”. 
Read More..


4/19/2013

Development in Panama - Ricardo Martinelli, President of the Republic of Panama

Wijaya Sumono, MBA Class of 2013

Wijaya Sumono, MBA Class of 2013
President of the Republic of Panama and the owner of 'Super 99', one of the largest supermarket chains in Panama, Ricardo Martinelli spoke about the 'Development in Panama'. This was a part of the Spring 2013 Colloquium Series.


Read More..


4/10/2013

“Emerging Markets – What Now?” by Cynthia Fryer Steer

Morgan Yi (MBA ’14)

Morgan Yi (MBA ’14)

Head of manager research and investment solutions at BNY Mellon Investment Management Cynthia Fryer Steer identified trends in emerging market investing


Read More..


11/16/2012

OXXO fosters cooperation in key Latin American markets

Nichole Grossman, Program Specialist, EMI

Nichole Grossman, Program Specialist, EMI
Johnson is visited by Eduardo Padilla, CEO of OXXO, who engaged in a frank discussion with students about navigating Latin America.
Read More..


11/16/2012

GE China’s Growth Stems from China's massive infrastructure investment

Vicky Pan, MBA '13 and Andy Yang, MBA '13

Vicky Pan, MBA '13 and Andy Yang, MBA '13
Mark Hutchinson, CEO of GE China, met with Johnson students to discuss the growth opportunity provided by China over the next ten years.
Read More..


5/23/2012

It Ain’t Over ‘Till It’s Over: An International Lesson in Competitive Cooperation

Richard J. Coyle, Executive Director, EMI

Richard J. Coyle, Executive Director, EMI
Jeff Peterson, MBA ’88, VP of Strategic Development of Monsanto Company takes Johnson students through the complicated world of divestitures with an in-depth case study from his own experiences.
Read More..


2/16/2012

Managing Risk in Emerging Markets - Cynthia Steer of BNY Mellon

Lev Perelman, MBA '13

Lev Perelman, MBA '13
Emerging markets investing was once known for uncharted risks, but recent “blow-ups” among euro nations and improved governance among developing countries have upended that maxim. Cynthia Steer, head of Manager Research and Investment Solutions at BNY Mellon Investment Management, told students at Johnson at Cornell University that understanding history, culture, consumer demand and tracking where the middle class is headed are important to successfully invest in emerging markets.
Read More..


2/13/2012

Implications of Russian's Accession to the WTO

Kevin Wang, MBA '13

Kevin Wang, MBA '13
Russia took a big step economically this past December when it joined the World Trade Organization after 18 years of negotiations that will require the nation to cut tariffs and open its economy to a greater competition. Dr. Aleksey Shishayev, who was the lead Russian trade negotiator in the WTO talks, told students at Johnson on Feb. 13 that the nation will focus on its “core competencies” in the energy business and infrastructure technology as it engages trade partners.
Read More..


2/6/2012

Global Consequences from the European Financial Crisis

Nichole Grossman, Program Specialist, EMI

Nichole Grossman, Program Specialist, EMI
Professors at Johnson’s Emerging Markets Institute discussed ramifications of Europe’s financial turmoil, which has several nations at risk of defaulting on sovereign debt. The crisis represents not only a financial problem for member nations, but a political problem as well.
Read More..


Anshuman Kumar, MBA '13

Through the Global Speaker Series, I met the executive vice president of strategy and corporate communications for Samsung Electronics North America.  This was excellent preparation for my internship with Samsung Telecommunications America.

- Anshuman Kumar, MBA ’13