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Owners as Strategists Conference - Final program

  • 1.  Owners as Strategists Conference - Final program

    Posted 22 days ago


    We are happy to share with you the program of the conference "Owners as Strategists", to be held online on June 8-9, 2021. The conference is joint organized by Bocconi University and University of St.Gallen.


    Keynote speaker: Professor Oliver Hart (Harvard University)

    Academic panel: Emilie Feldman (University of Pennsylvania), Caroline Flammer (Boston University), David Reeb (National University of Singapore), Todd Zenger (University of Utah)

    Practitioner panel: Ruth Aguilera (Northeastern University), Morten Bennedsen (INSEAD), Andrè Hoffmann (Vice-Chairman, Roche Holding), Felix Grisard (Chairman, HIAG Immobilien), Marina Nissim (Executive Chairwoman, Bolton Group), Luca Garavoglia (Chairman, Campari Group)

    Contributed sessions:

    Ownership Issues in Private Firms
    Presenters: Jeroen Neckebrouck (IESE), Claudia Imperatore (Bocconi University), Rafel Crespi (Universitat de le Illes Balears)
    Discussant: Isabelle Le Breton-Miller (HEC Montreal)

    Owners, Directors and CEOs
    Presenters: Michael Ewens (Caltech), Paul Decaire (Arizona State University), Ana Venancio (Universidade de Lisboa)
    Discussant: Merih Sevilir (Indiana University)

    IPOs, Ownership and Firm Growth
    Presenters: Francisco Urzua (City University of London), Alminas Zaldokas (HKUST), Giorgio Sertsios (Universidad de Los Andes)
    Discussant: Reena Aggarwal (Georgetown University)

    Ownership, Sustainability and Firm Conduct (I)
    Presenters: Fei Xie (University of Delaware), Kevin Chuah (London Business School), Mark DesJardine (Pennsylvania State University)
    Discussant: Georg Wernicke (HEC Paris)

    Blockholder Issues
    Presenters: Hannes Wagner (Bocconi University), Ernst Maug (University of Mannheim), Miriam Schwartz-Ziv (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Discussant: Vicente Cunat (London School of Economics)

    Firm Ownership, Stakeholders and Management
    Presenters: Laura Koerner (University of Passau), Matthias Christian Wuersten (University of St. Gallen), Vangelis Souitaris (City University of London)
    Discussant: Bill Schulze (University of Utah)

    Ownership, Sustainability and Firm Conduct (II)
    Presenters: Victor Saint-Jean (Sciences Po), Eyub Yegen (University of Toronto), Aymeric Bellon (University of Pennsylvania)
    Discussant: Pat Akey (University of Toronto)

    Here is the full schedule of the event: https://www.aidaf-ey.unibocconi.it/wps/wcm/connect/7634206e-1965-498d-bfe2-220754ed9b0c/PROGRAM-AND+SESSIONS+Owners+As+Strategists+2021.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=nCEHbN3

    Participation is free upon registration at the following link: https://forms.unibocconi.it/index.php?rif_quest=1018

    We look forward to seeing you.

    Mario Daniele Amore
    Christine Scheef
    Paola Taricco
    Thomas Zellweger



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    Mario Amore
    BOCCONI UNIVERSITY
    MILAN
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