Against a backdrop of inflationary pressures, rising interest rates, lower asset prices, sustained market volatility, and global conflicts impacting trade and supply chains, it is safe to conclude Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman has a lot on his mind.
Gorman, who has been Morgan Stanley’s CEO since 2010 and Chairman since 2012, will join the HBS Club of NY for a wide-ranging discussion about the economy, markets, corporate strategy, and his path to becoming CEO of Morgan Stanley. In addition, he will provide leadership lessons and reflect on his tenure at one of the world’s preeminent investment banks.
Our session will consist of 45 minutes of Q&A from moderator Sara Eisen of CNBC and 15 minutes of live Q&A from the audience. Please join us in what is sure to be an educational and intriguing conversation.
Participants must register by NOON on November 8th to receive details on joining the discussion. The Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event.
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley,
James P. Gorman is Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. Gorman became CEO in January 2010 and Chairman in January 2012. He joined the Firm in February 2006 and was named Co-President in December 2007. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. Prior to this, he was a senior partner of McKinsey & Co. and began his career as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.
Among his civic activities, Gorman serves as a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Chair of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School, and is a member of the Financial Services Forum, Business Council, and the Business Roundtable. He formerly served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, President of the Federal Advisory Council to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, Co-Chairman of the Partnership for New York City, Chairman of the Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and Co-Chairman of the Business Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gorman, who was born in Australia, earned a B.A. and Law degree from the University of Melbourne and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
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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