Date: Feb 23, 2021Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feb232021

ALUMNI ONLY – A Conversation with Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (virtual)

Tue, 6:00 PM TO 7:00 PM Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)
Alumni OnlyFinance

Description

On January 19, Goldman Sachs announced its fourth-quarter earnings for 2020, making headlines for its strong financial performance.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced banks to figure out how to do more of their business virtually, and Goldman has earned headlines for that too. In March, when much of the economy was shutting down, its tech and operations teams were shipping thousands of monitors, hard drives, and other pieces of equipment around the world, so that 98 percent of its 38,000 employees could work remotely. The quick turnaround drew praise for its ingenuity, as did Goldman’s Chairman and CEO, David Solomon, whom the crisis proved to be, in the words of the New York Times, “a deft navigator.”

But then, ever since he became CEO in October 2018, Solomon has focused on navigating the 152-year-old bank through the swirling rapids of economic change. After the days of the financial crisis, when Goldman relied heavily on trading for its profits, Solomon has sought to broaden its sources of revenue, for instance by creating its own entirely digital commercial bank, Marcus.

And now that the economy is confronting a new set of challenges, ranging from the stalled vaccine rollout to rising unemployment claims, the HBS Club of NY has invited Solomon to share with us his perspective on what lies ahead.

Solomon will discuss what the global economic prospects are for 2021; how growing investor interest in climate transition and inclusive growth is reshaping the financial industry; and what leading a global bank in the midst of a pandemic has taught him about leadership.

Please join us for what promises to be a wide-ranging and fascinating conversation.

Participants must register by February 22nd to receive details on joining the discussion.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.

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Speaker

David M. Solomon

Chairman & CEO at Goldman Sachs

David is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer and prior to that, he served as Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division from 2006 to 2016. Before that, Solomon was Global Head of the Financing Group, which includes all capital markets and derivative products for the firm’s corporate clients. He joined Goldman Sachs as a Partner in 1999.

Prior to joining the firm, David held leadership roles at Irving Trust Company, Drexel Burnham and Bear Stearns.

David is a member of the Board of Trustees of Hamilton College and serves on the board of The Robin Hood Foundation.

David earned a BA in Political Science from Hamilton College.

Moderator

Sara Eisen

Journalist at CNBC

Sara Eisen is co-anchor of CNBC’s Closing Bell. She is known for her deep expertise in financial markets and the global economy as well as regular news making interviews with some of the most prominent names in the financial world.

She joined CNBC in December 2013 as a correspondent, focusing on the global consumer. Prior to CNBC, Eisen was co-anchor of Bloomberg Surveillance as well as a correspondent for Bloomberg Television. Eisen holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism with a concentration in business reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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Date: Feb 23, 2021Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location

Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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Price

  • 20 / Alumni Non-Members
  • 10 / Member/Member Guest (limit one)
  • Free / Patron Members (please contact programming@hbscny.org)

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Attendees

Kemi Abdul, Richard Adler, Vikash Agrawal, Alexandra Aleskovsky, Julian Allen, Sofya Alterman, Jackson Andrews, Lockie Andrews, Eyal Arad, Lionel Archer, Randolph Austin, Constance Baher, Jessica Balaban, Ayeh Bandeh-Ahmadi, Guy Baron, Cynthia Bates, Bruce Batkin, Francois Baudu, Gadi BenMark Markovitch, Franklin Berger, Lucinda Bhavsar, Susan Bird, Thomas Blum, Stephen Bodurtha, Mariano Bomaggio, Barrett Boston, Paula Brancato, Jason Carini, Dev Chanchani, Richard Chassin, Lu Chen, Nageswar Cherukupalli, Jessica Cohen, Dara Cook, Alison Cowan, Daniel Cunningham, Andrew Dale, Alexander Daniels, Peter Dave, Peter Dave, Jared Davis, Thomas Devine, Mitchell Dong, Marcella Dresdale, Craig Drill, Daniel Elkaim, Daniel Elkaim, William Ettelson, Elizabeth Fairfax Brown, Wanda Felton, Juan-Manuel Fernandez Cortina, Juan Manuel Fernandez, Gregory Ferrero, Louis Foundos, Irwin Friedman, Michael Geoghegan, Christoph Geueke, Udayan Ghose, Chris Giarraputo, Joseph Giarraputo, Rosina Giuliante, Diana Glassman, Gary Gluck, Jon Goldberg, Mark Goldstein, Bethel Gottlieb, Gretchen Grant, Janet Green, Edmund Grossman, Christoph Gueke, Mark Gundersen, Fernando Gutierrez Eddy, Lauren Gutierrez, William Guzick, Mohammed Hafejee , Mary Hainsworth, Robert Hamill, Lorraine Hansen, Lorraine Hariton, Jack Harris, Nancy Havens-Hasty, Adriana Herrera, Michael Hoherchak, Robert Horowitz, Jeffrey Houle, Jeffrey Houle, Zhaoying Huang, Martin Hudak, Charles Imohiosen, Takajiro Ishikawa, Takayuki Ishikawa, Saba Jafri, Henrik Joergensen, John Keefe, Isabel Keller, Stephen Ketchum, Bettina Klein, Aneal Krishnan, Ellen Lazarus, Miyoung Lee, Mike Leer, John Leonard, Sergio Leymarie, Xin Li, Douglas Libby, Evguenia Lindgardt, Melanie Lindsay, David Linn, Susan Liu, Lance Lundberg, Scott Lyon, Michelle Madden, Diane Madfes, Paula Madoff, Darsh Maheshwari, Ira Mandel, Thomas May, Carrie McCabe, Kevin McClendon, Robert McManus, Patron Member, Luis Meza, Christine Miller, Paula Miller, Akiko Mitsui, Joseph Morein, Barrie Moskowitz, Mark Moskowitz, Michael Newberg, Jimmy Ng, Minh-Ha Nguyen, Arndt Nicklisch, Elaine Norkus, Maria Osorio Marin, Michael Pambianchi, Huiwei Pan, Taylor Parkinson, Corey Passarella, Seth Patel, Daina Paulikas, Robert Paulson, Matija Pecotic, Dennis Pemberton, Bernard Peperstraete, David Percelay, Stephen Percoco, Jennie Peterson, Kristina Pi, Andrew Piccolo, Ruchita Poddar, Juan Prajogo, David Priego, Mohamed Punjani, Ilona Rand, Jane Ranzman, Nathan Redmond, Ivan Reidel, Charles Reynolds, Elizabeth Rivera, Shawn Robinson, Paul Rogers, Alex Romano, Steve Rosenfield, Andrew Rosenthal, Marleta Ross, Susan Runne, Oliver Ryan, Patrick Ryan, Masatomo Sakairi, Nicholas Sakellariadis, Joshua Sandbulte, Zay Satchu, Marvin Schildkraut, Florian Schmitz, Samuel Schwab, Ash Shah, Sejal Shah, Vimal Shah, James Sherman, Danny Sheu, Gina Siddiqui, Henry Siegel, Alan Silberstein, Neil Simpkins, George Skakel, Jeffrey Sklar, James Smalhout, E. Smith, David Snider, Pranita Sookai, Rafael Sportelli, Isabel Sternlieb, Jennifer Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Richard Strasser, Lance Stuart, William Stutt, Basak Sunar, Rafael Telahun, Christopher Thorne, Kimberly Till, Whitney Tilson, Shreesh Tiwari, Jose Tolosa, Christopher Toub, Tayfun Uner, Siby Vadakekkara, Theodora Vardis, Yohann Velasco, Richard Ventura, Jayaprada Viswanadha, Michael Weinbach, Frederik Wijsenbeek, Clyde Williams, Sing Williams, Harry Wilson, Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg, Leslie Wohlman-Himmel, Alfred Wong, Alice Wu, Grace Yoon, Jingping Zhang, Min Zhang, Keke Zhao, Lloyd Zuckerberg, Kwame van Leeuwen, Henrik Ørholst

Organizer

Barrie Moskowitz & Lockie Andrews

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1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036