Asia Business Center

2011 conference: Leading Through Innovation, Shanghai, China

Leading Through Innovation
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The Peninsula Hotel
Shanghai, China

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to join us for the second Asia Business Center Conference, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the Peninsula Hotel, Shanghai. The Conference will offer a unique opportunity for alumni, faculty, and prominent business and political leaders from Asia to gather for a day of learning and networking in the Haas School of Business tradition.

The Shanghai conference will focus on "Leading Through Innovation," a theme that has been built into the fiber of the Haas School of Business' philosophy, and will feature the most knowledgeable and prominent leaders in the field:

Academic Thought Leaders

  • Oliver Williamson, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and the Edgar F. Kaiser Professor Emeritus of Business at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley
  • Rich Lyons, Dean, Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley
  • Michael Katz, Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership and Director of the Institute for Business Innovation at Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley

Leading Practitioners:

  • Joseph Jimenez, CEO, Novartis International AG
  • Joseph Chee, Managing Director, Joint Head of Global Capital Markets, UBS
  • Xiaoguang Huang, China Country Head, Bank of America
  • Eric Landheer, Head of Issuer Marketing, SVP, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
  • Terence Ho, Strategic Growth Markets Leader, Greater China, Ernst & Young

and more TBA!

Join us for an exploration of these issues to address and understand how innovation is the transformative ingredient in business these days with Haas faculty and top business leaders. Whether producing cars or products of the mind, it is new ideas put to work that will advance well-being in the world. It is new ideas put to work that are the root source of business advantage and success. And it is new ideas put to work, in every corner and in every function of our organizations, that our future leaders need to deliver. Our hope is that you will leave with new perspectives, practical suggestions for your own leadership style, renewed energy, and an energized network to implement changes.

We hope you will be able to join us in Shanghai for this exciting and one-of-a–kind event. Click here to register now.

Warm Regards,

Richard K. Lyons
Dean, Haas School of Business

Teck Ho
William Halford Jr. Family Professor of Marketing
Chair, Marketing Faculty Group
Director, Asia Business Center