Lenny Mendonca, Chair Emeritus, the Bay Area Council and Bay Area Council Economic Institute; Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company; Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors John Taylor, Ph.D., Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics and George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics, Stanford University’s Hoover Institution; Former Economic Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush Edward Wasserman, Ph.D., Dean, UC Berkeley Journalism School; Former Executive Business Editor, Miami Herald—Moderator
This event is underwritten by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
With changes to taxes on the horizon, health care in flux, housing prices continuing to rise, continued governmental gridlock as well as external threats to the U.S. from North Korea and terrorism, what does all of this mean for your business, your investments and the greater economy for 2018?
Lenny Mendonca is director emeritus of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He is also the chairman of New America, and was vice chair of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. He serves on the boards of the Committee for Economic Development, Common Cause, the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium, the Campaign for Business and Educational Excellence, Educational Results Partnership, College Futures Foundation, and the Super Bowl 50 Fund. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the board of trustees for the Junior Statesmen Foundation, and the Advisory Boards of QB3 and the Public Policy Institute of California. He holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s in economics from Harvard College.
John Taylor was widely reported to be on President Trump’s short list to chair the Federal Reserve. His fields of expertise are monetary policy, fiscal policy and international economics. He served as a member of the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisers and as a Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, where he was responsible for currency markets, international development, oversight of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and for coordinating policy with the G7 and G20. He holds a doctorate in economics from Stanford University and a bachelor’s in economics from Princeton University.
Join us for a lively discussion on where the United States and global economies are headed and what should be done to keep them on track.
Location: 110 The Embarcadero, San FranciscoTime: 11 a.m. check-in, noon program
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