Business Trends Summit

part of Freeman Week

Friday, February 22, 2019
Elaine Langone Center (ELC) 2nd, Floor

Discovering the trends and opportunities in organizations during a celebration of management at Bucknell University 

This summit is designed to introduce students to industry leaders in a number of fields and foster networking among the attendees. Open to all majors, class years and departments. Join us for one session, the entire day or whatever fits into your schedule. 

Student, faculty and staff registration


8 - 9 a.m. Networking breakfast, ELC 276-Terrace Room

Open to all summit attendees and students, faculty and staff.

9 - 9:50 a.m. Session 1

A: Fashion Forecast for 2025: Global Challenges and Opportunities, ELC 256-Center Room
Sam Nana-Sinkam '10, Head of Industry - Fashion, Sports & Toys at Google
Molly Yearick '85, Senior VP of Sales, S'well

B: The Deals and Dealmakers Fueling Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ELC 241A-D
Curt Cornwell '86, P'12, Partner, PWC
Alex Goodman '07, CEO, Clockwork
Karen Flannery James P'22, Independent Investment Banking Professional
Scott Perricelli '94, Partner, LLR Capital

C: Renewable Energy - Powering the New Climate Economy, ELC 272 - Forum
Chad Farrell, CEO, Encore Renewable Energy
Blake Sturcke ‘93, Chief Operating Officer & CFO Encore Renewable Energy

10 - 10:50 a.m. Session 2

A: Startup Stories from Young Entrepreneurs, ELC 256-Center Room
Craig Dwyer '10, CEO, Terawatt
Richie Hyden '11, COO and Co-Founder, Iris-TV

B: Disrupting the Fashion Industry, ELC 213-Walls Lounge
Elisabeth Curtis '17, Licensing Assistant, Tommy Hilfiger
Christina Manis '17, Marketing Assistant, Tommy Hilfiger
Gary Sheinbaum '79, Chief Executive Officer, Tommy Hilfiger Americas

C: Global Health: Public Policy and Private Markets, ELC 241A-D
Dr. Safiya Abouzaid '04, Director, Global Pricing and Market Access at Celgene
Dr. Sally Bachman '78, P'12, Dean of School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania

11 - 11:50 a.m. Session 3

A: Providing Quality Educational Opportunities for All, ELC 256-Center Room
Dr. Jaynemarie Enyonam Angbah '03, Educational Consultant
George Bernstein '83, Lead Operating Director at Partners Group, AG
Ken Freeman '72, Dean Emeritus, Boston University Questrom School of Business

B: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, ELC 241A-D
Wesley Jamieson '17, Lead Blockchain Technical Resource, RSM
Joe Quintilian '03, Cofounder, CFO, Etherindex Bennett Moore '16,  Lead Blockchain Technical Resource, RSM  
Will Szamosszegi '18, CEO & Founder at Sazmining Inc  

C: Champions Place: Social Entrepreneurship and the Power of the Bucknell Network, ELC 213-Walls Lounge
Tom Hislop '78, P'20, P'22, Board Member, Champions Community Foundation and Partner, and EHS Partners
Sam Nana-Sinkam '10, Head of Industry - Fashion, Sports & Toys at Google
Gary Sheinbaum '79, Chief Executive Officer, Tommy Hilfiger Americas
Rick Thompson '79, P'08, Executive Director, Champions Community Foundation

noon - 1:30 p.m. Concluding Lunch, MacDonald Commons

David Miller '79 keynote speaker
"How to Succeed in Business Without Losing Your Soul"