Program & Speakers

SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

The Investment Summit Program is under development.  As speakers and panels are confirmed, the website will be updated and those expressing interest in attending the Summit will be notified of all Program updates and additions.
Please note for planning and travel purposes: The Summit will take place on Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1, 2013.  The Summit starts at 7:30 AM with registration and closes at 5:00 PM on both days.  Matchmaking services will be available throughout the two day Summit.
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The SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit program will be constantly updated over the coming months. Please check back to view speaker additions and updates.

Daniel Armbrust CEO Sematech
Pierre Beaudoin President & CEO Bombardier
Sandy Berger Chairman Albright Stonebridge Group
Bill Black Chair FleishmanHillard
Steve Bottomley Group General Manager, Group General Manager HSBC
David Brooks Columnist The New York Times
Brad Butwin CEO O’Melveny & Myers
David Constable Chief Executive Officer Sasol
Thierry Déau CEO Meridiam Infrastructure
Gene DePrez IEDC Visiting Senior Fellow and Managing Partner Global Innovation Partners
Robert Divine Chairman Baker Donelson
Dan Doctoroff President and CEO Bloomberg, L.P.
Robert Drummond President, North America Schlumberger
Joe Echevarria CEO Deloitte
Laurence Fink Chairman and CEO BlackRock
Michael Froman Ambassador U.S. Trade Representative
Jason Furman Chair Council of Economic Advisors
Harry Goldgut Senior Managing Partner Brookfield
Parker Harris Co-Founder
Melanie Hart President and CEO Tsuchiya North America
Bill Haslam Governor Tennessee
Charles Hayes CEO Research Triangle Regional Partnership
Eric Hirschhorn Under Secretary of Industry and Security Department of Commerce
Janice Jacobs Assistant Secretary of Consular Affairs U.S. Department of State
Valerie Jarrett Senior Advisor to the President White House
Wil James President Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
Ami Kassar CEO Multifunding LLC
Marisa Lago Assistant Secretary of Consular Affairs Department of Treasury
Andrew Liveris President and CEO The Dow Chemical Company
Ajit Manocha CEO Global Foundries
David Marchick Managing Director and Global Head of External Affairs The Carlyle Group
Jack Markell Governor Delaware
Mark Mazur Assistant Secretary, Tax Policy U.S. Department of Treasury
Nancy McLernon President and CEO Organization for International Investment
Stephen Moret Secretary Louisiana Economic Development
Martin Múgica President and CEO Iberdrola Renewables
Fernando Musa CEO Braskem America
Douglas Oberhelman Chairman and CEO Caterpillar, Inc.
Martin O’Malley Governor Maryland
Patrick O'Shea Vice President and Chief Research Officer University of Maryland
Annette Parker President South Central College
Bob Perciasepe Deputy Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Bud Peterson President Georgia Institute of Technology
William T. Powers III Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rolls-Royce North America
Mike Richardson Senior Vice President Nexteer Automotive
Nicolas Rubio President Cintra US
Jeannine Sargent President of Energy Flextronics
Kapil Sharma Senior General Manager Tata Sons North America
Howard Shelanski Administrator Office of Regulatory Affairs
William (Bill) Simon President and CEO Walmart, U.S.
Matt Slaughter Director Center for Global Business and Government, Dartmouth
Douglas Smith Assistant Secretary, Private Sector U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Alfred Spector Vice President of Research and Special Initiatives Google
Gene Sperling Director of the National Economic Council White House
Eric Spiegel President and CEO Siemens Corporation US
Bill Sproull President and CEO Richardson Chamber of Commerce International Economic Development Corporation
David Steel Senior Vice President Supply Chain & Operations Motorola Mobility
Bob Sulentic President and CEO CBRE Group, Inc.
Mike Thomas President Sasol North America
Madhu Vuppuluri Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Essar Steel Minnesota LLC
Jim Wehrman Senior Vice President of American Manufacturing Honda
Anne Whitaker President, North America Pharmaceuticals Sanofi
David Williams Dean Ohio State University
Ludwig Willisch President and CEO BMW of North America
Mark Wiseman Chief Executive Officer Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Robert Wolf Founder and CEO 32 Advisors
Daniel Yergin Vice Chairman, IHS And Founder IHS CERA
Heather Zichal Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change White House
Armando Zuluaga General Manager Abengoa Solar
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