Event Oct 20 - Nov 10, 2020

Finance Leadership Summit

  • Webinar

Shearman & Sterling co-hosted the Finance Leadership Summit series throughout this Fall. The event was held virtually over four weeks, and each webinar brought together CFOs, financial executives and their teams for a series of educational and interactive discussions on emerging trends and current challenges. Topics included:

  • Diversity & Inclusion: Accountability in Austin, Tuesday, October 20 at 4:00 pm CT. Speakers included:
    • Moderator: Tandra Jackson, Vice Chair of Growth & Strategy, KPMG LLP
    • Panelist: Julia Betts, Global Employee Engagement Director, National Instruments
    • Panelist: Asha George, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, Dell Technologies
    • Panelist: Shunda Robinson, Global Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, GM Financial
  • Workplace Mental Wellness during COVID-19, Tuesday, October 27 at 12:00 pm CT. Speakers included:
    • Moderator: Monica Gill, Principal, Bridgepoint Consulting
    • Panelist: Arthur D. Markham, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Marketing, The University of Texas at Austin
    • Panelist: Jill Micklow, Director, Wellness Assurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company
  • IPO Alternatives: What You Should Know about SPACs and Direct Listings, Thursday, November 5 at 12:00 pm CT. Speakers included:
    • Moderator: Matt Lyons, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
    • Panelist: Andy Rabin, Managing Director, Head of Southwest and West Investment Banking, J.P. Morgan
    • Panelist: Alain Dermarkar, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
    • Panelist: James Michaud, CFO, Inland Pipe Rehabilitation
  • Navigating Uncertainty: Economic and Markets Outlook, Tuesday, November 10 at 4:00 pm CT. Speakers included:
    • Moderator: Jonathan Schupack, Commercial Banker, Technology and Disruptive Commerce, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Bank
    • Panelist: Jim Glassman, Chief Economist, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Bank
    • Panelist: Patrick Locke, Global FX Strategist - Associate, J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank
These seminars were presented free of charge by KPMGBridgepoint ConsultingJPMorgan Chase, and Shearman & Sterling, as our thank you to the business community.