Sam Pitroda, influential policymaker, inventor, and entrepreneur, reflected on his professional journey, culminating in his most recent book, “Redesign the World: A Global Call to Action”
Partha Mohanram, John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing and Director of the India Innovation Institute at the University of Toronto, discussed his India Innovation Journey and shared some thoughts on the role of academics centres in fostering development, peace and prosperity in South Asia.
C. Annique Un, Associate Professor of International Business & Strategy at Northeastern University, analyzed how refugees can contribute to resettlement countries by becoming innovative employees.
During this event, Rania Belkahia, Partner at EQT Ventures and Co-founder of Afrimarket, an e-commerce platform for French-speaking West Africa, discussed her entrepreneurial journey on the continent and the next chapter in her engagement with Africa.
Jack F. Perkowski, Founder and Chairman of JFP Holdings, explored the economic and political issues facing the US and China's bilateral relationship, as well as what it means for businesses in both countries.
Policymakers, CEOs, and experts on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Africa discussed the rapidly growing economies, global partnerships, and technological progress throughout Africa's 54 countries.
The Center for Emerging Markets Distinguished Speaker Series. Spencer Fung shed light upon the future of Global Supply Chain.
Featuring Mohan Subramaniam, Associate Professor at Carroll School of Management in Boston College. This talk presented an overview of Professor Mohan's upcoming book that offers a modern perspective of competitive strategy that is anchored on data and digital ecosystems.
A China Insights Series Event. George Yip will explain what China is doing in seven key stages of the customer journey in retailing and what Western companies can learn, and what they cannot.
George S. Yip, Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College London and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, explained what foreign multinational companies need to do to transform their R&D strategies to keep pace with newly innovative Chinese companies.
Professor Jonathan Greenacre discussed the bridge institutions in Africa and how they provide micro-solar energy, clean drinking water, and other services to remote communities in Africa.
Professor Pedro Mendi discussed the way businesses combine human resources from different departments and how relationship between R&D and employees lead to innovative activities within the firm.
Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, explained the impact of foreign direct investment, the role foreign companies played in China's economic rise and how does the future of international business looks like.
Vivek and Vandana Sharma India Lecture: What Lessons Can We Learn from COVID-19 to Prepare for the Next Pandemic?
Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist of the World Health Organization, discussed the status of the pandemic, what the WHO has done to mitigate its impact, and how to better prepare for the next pandemic.
Nardone Family Seminar: Consumer Citizens: Credit, Crisis, and the Emerging Middle Classes in Mexico, 1970s-2000s
Professor Louise E. Walker presented her research on the political and economic programs, and discuss the history of Mexico's emerging middle classes. This seminar was based on the book she co-authored “Latin America's Middle Class”.