Speakers at Inaugural Bloomberg Business Summit in Chicago Announced


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According to the WSJ, speakers have been announced for the Bloomberg Business Summit in Chicago. Prominent speakers include: Barry Diller, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Paul Jacobs, Karen Katz, Henry Kravis, George Roberts, Sir Martin Sorrell and John Stumpf.

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Speakers at Inaugural Bloomberg Business Summit in Chicago Announced

  1. 1. Barry Diller, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, PaulJacobs, Karen Katz, Henry Kravis,George Roberts, Sir Martin Sorrell andJohn Stumpf among Speakers atInaugural Bloomberg Business Summitin ChicagoPress Release: June 13, 2013Wall Street Journal
  2. 2. In partnership with the City of Chicago and World BusinessChicago, Bloomberg LP will gather business leaders across industries todiscuss vital issues facing multinational corporations in 2014NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 13, 2013--Bloomberg LP, the City of Chicago and World Business Chicago (WBC)announced today the initial speaker line-up for the first annual BloombergBusiness Summit to be held on November 20 and 21, 2013, at the Art Instituteof Chicago. The Summit will bring together more than 250 CEOs, seniorexecutives, public sector officials and thought leaders from around the worldto engage in conversations focused on the challenges, opportunities andtrends facing them in the coming year.The Summit is presented in partnership with the Mayors Office of the City ofChicago and WBC as part of their ongoing engagement with the businesscommunity.
  3. 3. More than 40 business leaders from diverse industries are already confirmedto speak at the Bloomberg Business Summit, including:•• Sean Connolly, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hillshire BrandsCompany• Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive, IAC; Chairman and SeniorExecutive, Expedia, Inc.• The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago -- RichardGelfond, Chief Executive Officer, The IMAX Corporation• Daniel R. Hesse, Chief Executive Officer, Sprint Nextel Corporation --Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments, LLC• Thomas W. Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, AMRCorporation and American Airlines• Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, QualcommIncorporated• Karen W. Katz, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Neiman MarcusGroup, Inc.• Donald R. Knauss, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The CloroxCompany
  4. 4. • Henry Kravis, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief ExecutiveOfficer, KKR & Co. L.P.• Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Former United States Secretary of the Treasury;Chairman, The Paulson Institute, University of Chicago• George Roberts, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief ExecutiveOfficer, KKR & Co. L.P.• Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP Group –• John G. Stumpf, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, WellsFargo & Company• Gregory D. Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer, WalgreenCompany
  5. 5. The Summit is part of "2014: The Year Ahead," a new Bloomberg Franchisepowered by proprietary data, analysis and rankings. This uniqueresearch, called the Bloomberg Matrix, examines issues cutting across 55industries, inspiring a special issue of Bloomberg Businessweek and drivingconversation at the event."By the end of November, leaders in business, technology, finance, andgovernment will be making critical decisions about their business plans for2014," said Norman Pearlstine, Chairman, Bloomberg Businessweek, andChief Content Officer, Bloomberg LP. "At the Bloomberg Business Summit, C-level leaders will get an early glimpse at the agenda-setting trends that willprevail in 2014. They can test their assumptions with their peers, and generatenew ideas through discussions with the worlds foremost thought leaders. Weare confident The Year Ahead franchise -- with its Summit, unique analyticsand incisive editorial -- will become an indispensable resource to corporatedecision-makers."Updates on the Bloomberg Business Summit, including program, speaker, andpartner details, may be found here: http://go.bloomberg.com/bsummit/
  6. 6. About BloombergBloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, givesinfluential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamicnetwork of information, people and ideas. The companys strength -- deliveringdata, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately --is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real timefinancial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloombergsenterprise solutions build on the companys core strength, leveraging technologyto allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data andinformation across organizations more efficiently and effectively. ThroughBloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance andBloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decisionmakers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through theBloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and threemagazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and BloombergPursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimediaprofessionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in NewYork, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around theworld.CONTACT: Bloomberg LP Rachel Nagler, 212-617-7187rnagler@bloomberg.netorMayors Press Office312-744-3334press@cityofchicago.orgSOURCE: Bloomberg Copyright Business Wire 2013