BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Several Indiana University and Kelley School of Business alumni will join other successful leaders in business and international development in roundtable discussions about creating economic value while also helping society to address its needs and challenges.
The live panel discussions – presented virtually and originating from Jakarta, Indonesia, Mexico City and Berlin – are being presented Jan. 24-26 by Kelley’s Institute for International Business and are part of its Worldwide Roundtable Discussion Series.
The theme for the discussions is “Business Shared Value Creation.” Each discussion will focus on shared value creation and business being a changemaker for good.
Each event will include a panel discussion followed by a Q&A period to explore and expand ideas and thoughts from the discussion. These regional events are presented in partnership with the Kelley School of Business Alumni Association, the IU Alumni Association, the IU Office of the Vice President for International Affairs and IU’s Global Gateway Network.
The roundtable discussions are free and open to all, including Kelley and IU alumni. Register for one discussion or for the sessions.
The events will begin with a discussion that will begin at 8 pm Eastern) on Jan. 24 (8 am Jan. 25 in Jakarta) featuring Bambang Panutomo, a 1984 Kelley graduate and founder of Batavia Prosperindo International, and Patrick Decker, a 1987 Kelley graduate and president and CEO of Xylem Inc. Both are members of Kelley’s Global Deans Council. Peter Boonjarern, a 2000 Kelley graduate and director of the Indiana University ASEAN Gateway office, will moderate.
The conversations will continue Jan. 25 with a presentation from Mexico featuring Marieli Rojas, who received a Master of Arts degree in philanthropic studies from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2015 and director of FUNED; Ana Silva, a 2004 Kelley graduate and founder of 20 Degrees Consulting; and Jon Racek, CEO of Play360. Molly Fisher, director of the IU Mexico Gateway Office, will moderate the discussion, which begins at 11 am Eastern (10 am in Mexico City).
The third and final discussion will originate from Berlin and feature Alexandra Christina, the Countess of Frederiksborg in Denmark, a previous Poling Chair at Kelley and a member of several European philanthropic and corporate boards; Zahid Torres, founder of Business Fights Poverty; and Per Saxegaard, CEO of Business for Peace. Tim Fort, the Eveleigh Professorship in Business Ethics, will moderate the conversation, which begins at 10 am Eastern (4 pm in Berlin) on Jan. 26.
Previous events in the Worldwide Roundtable Discussion Series have included those the themes “The Importance of Global Connectedness during Disruption and Beyond” and “Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic.” If you are unable to attend the live sessions, they will be recorded and available at the series’ YouTube channel.
For more information, contact Tim Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-855-3364.