Past Speakers

2011 - 2012

Aucoin, BerneyVP/Head of Trading, Sequent Energy Management
Barron, Walt VP/Strategy Director, Peter Mayer Advertising
Beam, AaronFormer CFO, HealthSouth
Beer, KenCFO, Stone Energy Corp.
Bernanke, BenChairman, Federal Reserve Bank
Bertrand, JimLeonard, Street and Deinard
Blocher, JesseNorth Carolina University
Bol, JasmijnUniversity of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
Bradley, MillieFormer General Auditor, ExxonMobil
Butler, JohnUniversity of Texas at Austin
Byrd, DarylPresident and CEO, IberiaBank
Centeno Lappas, Federico             Help Argentina
Chen, Po-ChangUniversity of Illinois
Cook, KellyVP, Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW)
Denis, DaveUniversity of Pittsburgh
Dimon, JamieChairman & CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Dittmer, ThomasCo-founder, Refco
Donatone, LornaSodexho North America
Dougher, RayolaSr. Economic Advisor,
American Petroleum Institute
Dunlap, DaveSuperior Energy
Eckbo, EspenDartmouth University
Fernando, ChitruUniversity of Oklahoma
Fraiche, Donna D.Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Freeland, Robert GrayAmerican Express
Gergin, DanielPulitzer Prize winning author;
chairman, Cambridge Energy
Research Associates
Glieber, DennisThe Olinger Group
Grebski, JacekCOO, Badger Media Inc.
Grinney, JayPresident and CEO, HealthSouth Corporation
Hagelmann, BjornCOO, MRE Consulting
Hebert, CurtLexicon Strategy Group
Hecht, MichaelGreater New Orleans Inc.
Hoang, KrisUniversity of Alberta, Edmonton
Hobbs, BenJohns Hopkins University
Hrnjic, EmirNational University of Singapore
Huang, PeggyIndiana University
Hitchcock, SusanSHEroes, Turknett Leadership Group
Irvine, PaulUniversity of Georgia
Jacobs, Leslie R.Strategic Comp
Jegadeesh, NarasimhanEmory University
Jones, SteveTudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
Karolyi, AndrewCornell University
Keefe, GeraldManaging Director,
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Kelly, BryanUniversity of Chicago
Kitwiwattanachai, ChanatipUniversity of Illinois
Knoll, DominikNew Orleans World Trade Center
Konicki, RobertaSr. VP, Energy Markets Div.,
MacQuarie Energy LLC
Laborde, John P.Founder, Tidewater
LeBlanc, Larry J.Vanderbilt University
Leverett, HeatherPartner/Commodities,
Optimus Recruiting and Staffing
Lin, JerchernUniversity of Southern California
Lin, Ji-chaiLouisiana State University
Ma, GuangUniversity of Texas at Dallas
Malloy, ChrisHarvard University
Mancheski, MattTidewater Corporate Services LLC
Mao, LeiHong Kong University of Science and Technology
Massad, TimothyU.S. Treasury
Maurer, VirginiaUniversity of Florida
May, AnthonyUniversity of Oklahoma
McClendon, BillAuthor, Deal Makers - Negotiating More
Effectively Using Timeless Values
McCusker, ChristopherTulane University
Melendreras, EdEntergy
Melera, PoppiDirector, Optimus Recruiting and Staffing
Miller, BruceDailey & Associates
Miller, Rodrick T.New Orleans Business Alliance
Milnes, AndyHead of Supply and Training of the Americas, BP
Moreau, JaninePort of New Orleans
Moret, StephenLouisiana Economic Development
Motta, StanleyChairman, Copa Airlines
Nolfo, Matthew J.Bloomberg LP
Norman, TammyVP, Mergers & Acquisitions,
Shell Energy North America
Pan, XuhuiMcGill University
Peecher, MarkUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Perelman, JeremyJ. Goldman & Co.
Petrowski, JoeCEO, Gulf Oil
Pierce, AnsonMcDonald's
Prilmeier, RobertOhio State University
Olson, JohnSanders Harris Morris
O'Shea, ErinBloomberg LP
Perkin, NicReceivables Exchange
Rice, PaulFairTrade USA
Rice, SarahUniversity of Connecticut
Slocum, Michael C.Capital One Bank
Stelly, ChrisFilm & Television,
Louisiana Economic Development
Telford, DanaFamily Business Consulting Group
Ticktin, RichardCEO, SynergyLabs
Veihmeyer, JohnChairman and CEO, KPMG
Wang, JinQueen's University
Wenzel, PatriciaMerrill Lynch
Whited, ToniUniversity of Rochester
Williams, RyanGeorgia State University
Yamarone, RichardBloomberg Brief: Economics
Zhang, ShageVanderbilt University
Zhu, WenzieUniversity of Maryland
Zimmerman, PaulLexicon Strategy Group

2010 - 2011

Abernathy, FredHarvard University
Adamson, SeabronVP, Tudor Investment Corp.
Agerton, DavidShell Oil
Aldag, RayWisconson-Madison
Allen, ZachPan EurAsian Enterprises, Inc.
Andrews, AlCEO, Thriv
Arias Aranda, DanielDepartment of Business Management, University of Grenada, Spain
Augustine, Justin T.Veolia Transportatin, Inc.
Avery, MichelleLaporte Sehrt Romig and Hand
Babst, BeauMoped Medical
Bares, WarrenJ. Maxime Roy Inc.
Barrick, MurrayTexas A&M
Barron, PaulTulane University
Basmajian, DavidDirector, Communications & Publications, Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
Baynham, LindaTulane University
Bea, RobertProfessor, Berkley University
Bergeron, Lindsey; Paul Hodges; Cat Howard Northwestern Mutual
Bergey, Paul K.North Carolina State University
Berner, KyleFeelgoodz
Bernhard, ScottGrow Dat
Bial, DeborahThe Posse Foundation
Biliang, HuBeijing Normal University
Blaine, Joshua S.Credit Suisse
Bosworth, SethMFIN ‘07
Bouwman, ChristaCase Western Reserve University
Bracci, DinaTaylor Energy
Branham, Phillip E.President, B&L Group
Bromiley, PhilUniversity of California, Irvine
Bromwich, MichaelDirector, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
Brooks, AllenPPHB
Brown, LarryGeorgia State University
Caire, DouglasSBA Lending Consultants
Calvo, BrandonJohnson Rice & Co.
Campello, MurilloUIUC
Canavan, PatMotorola
Candler, Matt4.0 Schools
Carney, BillCongressman from New York
Carroll, David L.Wake Forest University
Chang, AngusanDirector of Administration KEE Group
Chen, EugeneVP KEE Group
Chiang, KeentonCommercial Officer, US Consulate General, China
Chu, StellarSenior Commercial Specialist, American Consulate General, China
Clarkson, Thomas B.Institute of Regenerative Medicine
Collins, LarryLouisiana Economic Development
Comer, PatrickFederated Sample/ Jackson Square Group
Conley, RenaeEntergy
Connors, Stephen R.Analysis Group for Regional Energy Alternatives
Conroy, EdTulane Men's Basketball
Cook, KellyDSW
Cordes, CraigCordina
Cramer,JimHost, CNBC’s Mad Money
Crigler, JeremyTulane University
Cummins, BillJPMorganChase
DeSouza, DelilahU.S. Export Assistance Center
Devito, DannyRegional Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, Brazil
Diaz, PabloAlabama International Trade Center
Dickerson, DustySr. Financial Analyst, HRI Properties
Dickson, RickTulane University
Dondis, JoelSucre
Dugal, StevenNorthwestern Mutual
Eaglstein, BrettBloomberg
Evans, TracyDenbury Resources
Fang, EmilyCEO KEE Group
Fee, EdwardMichigan State University
Fernandez, BlakeHoward Weil
Fischmann, TomBody Evolution
Fogarty, RobertEvacuteer.com/ Dear World
Forman, RonAudubon Institute
Fraiche, Donna D.Chair of the Women's Initiative/ Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Frank, JoleneLatin/Hispanic Business Development Manager, U.S. Foodservice
Fuentes, TomRepublican Party of Orange County
Gentry, BrettLaoWei's Restaurant
Giarrusso, JoeLiskow and Lewis/ Young Leadership Council President
Goff, StephenUS TransCarbon LLC.
Goin, RusselVP, International and Corporate Human Resources, Rent-A-Center
Golden, NeilChief Marketing Officer, McDonald's
Goodly, TimSr. VP, CNN Worldwide
Gregoire, CourtneyNEI Director
Grinney, JayHealthSouth Corporation
Grundmeyer, BradCox Communications
Guldin, SarahOgilvy & Mather, China
Hadlock, CharlesMichigan State University
Hakes, JakeFederal Macondo Commission
Hamawy, BenMignon Faget CEO
Hardy, CecileNOLA Couture
Hauter, DirkExxonMobil, China
He, Andrew S.Fullgoal Fund
Hecht, MichaelGreater New Orleans Inc.
Hines, BillJones Walker
Hingle, JerrySouthern United States Trade Association
Hitchcock, SusanSHEroes
Hoenig, JayAsia Pacific, Hill & Associates
Houston, JoelUniversity of Florida
Huang, PeggyIndiana University
Huang, WayneDivision for Service Industry Investment, Suzhou
Jacobs, Leslie R.Strategic Comp
Jain, PremGeorgetown University
Jiang, ChunUniversity of International Business and Economics, Beijing
Jiang, HaishanChina Executive Leadership Academy Pudong
Johnson, CappyOrleans Capital Management
Jones Jr., Robert O.Regional Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, Carribean
Kahn, OmarPittsburg Steelers
Kaplan, SteveBusiness Owner and Author
Karayiannakis, GeorgeOnboard Products, American Airlines
Katz, MyronNew Orleans businessman and energy expert
Kemp, KellyU.S. EXIM
Kenwood, CliffordRebirth Capital/ American Community Renewable Energy Fund
Kethman, WilliamNovate Medical Technologies
Kini, OmeshGeorgia State University
Knox, BrieU.S. Export Assistance Center
Krishnamurty, Srini North Carolina State University
Kuan, JennyStanford University
Kuo, KaiserBaidu.com
Lacey, Steven G.Economic Office, US Consulate General, China
Lawrence, Rolanette & Berdon3L Partners LLC
LeBeouf, SabrinaLeBeouf Consulting
LeBlanc, JoeProfessor of finance & entergy trading
Leitner, LaurenLauren's Biscotti
Lemmon, MichaelProfessor, Finance Dept., University of Utah
Lenker, MaxRaceTrac Petroleum
Lin, DongOffering & Listing department, Shanghai Stock Exchange
Lipson, MarcUniversity of Virginia
LiuBaoshan Iron and Steel Co.
Liu, GenfaChina Executive Leadership Academy Pudong
Lo, ChunAsia Pacific, Mettler-Toledo Corporation
Locke, GaryU.S. Secretary of Commerce
Loomis, LandonU.S. Embassy, China
Maillet, Bonnie BlueBoysenblue/Celtec International Inc.
Makk, Andrew F.Energy Capital Partners
Martin, TomZehnder Communications
Maurer, RalphTulane University
Maurin, JimmyStirling Properties
McBride, JohnMagic Seasoning Blends
McCartney, Liz & Rosenburg, ZackSt. Bernard Project
McCrossen, BrentAudioSocket
McDougal, LutherSr. VP, Porfolio Manager, Merrill Lynch
Medbery, Jennifer SchnidmanDrop the Chalk
Melendreras, EdEntergy
Mi, HongZhejiang University
Miller, MichaelOBOCS
Miller, Rodrick T.New Orleans Business Alliance
Ming, MaShanghai Yong Fan Financial Services
Morris, DavidManaging Director, Oracle Capital Partners LLC
Mulherin, HaroldUniversity of Georgia
Murry, WayneWhitney Bank
Nanda, VikramMcDonough Chair in Finance, Georgia Tech University
Ng, David C.Economic Office, US Consulate General, China
Ng, SandyOgilvy & Mather, China
Ning, JiaTsinghua University
O'Brien, GaleStrategic Opportunities Group
Olson, EricPlant Manager at River Bend Station
Olson, JohnSanders Harris Morris
Ondecheck, Ron Jr.Altira Group LLC.
Parkman, Jim & Hanson, MichaelParkman Whaling Investment Bankers
Patterson, CarolinePeople's Health
Peng, ClaireAccount Manager, KEE Decorative Technology Inc.
Perez, TomAsst. Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice
Periguan, ZhuBaoshan Training Institute
Perkin, NicReceivables Exchange
Pfleger, GregoryCultural Affairs, U.S. Consulate General, China
Phalen, EarlReach Out and Read/ Summer Advantage USA
Pinson, BretPinson & Associates
Pollet, JoshuaMichigan State University
Puri, ManjuDuke University
Q, JoshCentral Intelligence Agency
Qui, KarenManager of Events, Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
Ralston, GrahamWhitney Bank
Ran, Hong PiDevelopment Center, Suzhou
Rangan, KashMerrill Lynch
Reece, BenDelTree Studios
Reith, CharlesVP, Remote Energy Solutions
Reutter, JoyRSM McGladrey Network
Rivas, DeborahRobert Baird & Co.
Robinson, DavidDuke University
Rodi, JohnU.S. MMS
Roemer, BuddyBusiness First Bank
Ryan, Harley EGeorgia State University
Sabathia, KenLOOP, Inc.
Salazaar, KenU.S. Department of Interior
Saucier, Jeffrey P.Ochsner Health System
Sawyer, MelissaYouth Empowerment Project
Schindler, WalterSAIL Venture Partners, LLC.
Schmieder, JoeFamily Business Consulting Group
Schultz, ChrisVoodoo Ventures/ Launch Pad
Schuman, AmyFamily Business Consulting Group
Schwarsenbach, MalcolmTrumpet Advertising
Seelig, RachelFinancial Analyst, Gap Inc.
Seemuller, WilliamVeolia Transportatin, Inc.
Shen, AndyDivision for Service Industry Investment, Suzhou
Shore, BillShare Our Strength
Simmons, BertiePrincipal of Furr High School
Sioshansi, RamteenOhio State University
Smith, KatherineIt Straps On
Smith, TedFederal Reserve Bank
Sosa, CarlosU.S. Small Business Admin
Speece, Fred Jr.Speece Thorson Capital Group
Stelly, Brenda A.Oil Center Research International
Stolz, TreyIBERIA Capital Partners
Suggs, CarrollFormer Chairman, Petroleum Helicopters, Inc.
Teague, JeffreyCrown Products
Thornton, DougLouisiana Superdome
Tuazon, LizLaw Office Technology consultant
Tuminello, PeterSequent Energy
Turknett, Robert and LynTurknett Leadership Group Atlanta
Turner, NeilAllTran
Ulmer, Robert R.University of Arkansas
Vargas, RebecaSr. VP of Marketing, JPMorganChase
Villere, St. Denis J.St. Denis J. Villere & Co.
Vitrano, RobbieNaked Pizza
Walker, ScottInformation officer, U.S. Consulate General, China
Wang, WeijingInternational and Commercial Bank of China
Waterfield, TimTulane University
Weiss, Robert A.J.P Morgan
Williamson, TimThe Idea Village
Wilson, TrevorJones Walker
Woodlief, TonyMarket-Based Management Institute
Xi, QinShanghai Capital Investment Co
Xiang, JianOffering & Listing department, Shanghai Stock Exchange
Xu, MoqiLondon School of Economics and Political Science
Xudong, GaoTsinghua University
Yamarone, RichardSenior Economist, Bloomberg Brief Economics
Yu, YunkeLSU Center for Energy and Environmental Studies
Zhang, ShageVanderbilt University
Zhihui, JiangDevelopment Center, Suzhou
Zhu, AlvinMott MacDonald

 

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