Engage with Fuqua Faculty and Alumni Practitioners

Fuqua Forums is a series of virtual events created just for alumni on the topics of finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, health care, technology, and strategy.  These two-hour sessions will include research presentations and conversations with faculty, practitioner panels featuring interesting Fuqua alumni, and time for networking and discussion amongst participants.

Sessions take place from 11:30AM - 1:30PM ET:

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Adriano Rampini

November 13, 2020: Finance

Faculty feature: Adriano Rampini, William and Sue Gross Professor of Financial Economics

Program highlights include:

  • The Risk Management Paradox: Why Firms Should Hedge and Why Many Don’t presented by Professor Adriano Rampini. Professor Adriano Rampini will present data on hedging patterns of firms in two industries – airlines and banking – and discuss how the theory of corporate hedging helps us understand these patterns, by considering the benefits of hedging and the obstacles that might prevent firms from doing so.
     
  • Alumni practitioners panel on how firms and investors can think about the principles of ESG, such as monetizing, contextualizing, and operationalizing them. Panel will feature:
    • Lisa Hinds MBA '98, Senior, Vice President at EnTrust Global
    • Anton Sahazizian MBA '00, Managing Director and Head of U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions at Moelis & Company
    • Manavendra Sial MBA '03, Executive Vice President and CFO at SunPower Corporation
    • Jack Wildermuth MBA '95, Partner and Managing Director, Marketing & Client Relations at Harris Associates
    • Jonathan Rosenzweig '91, MBA '93 (moderator)

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Mary Frances Luce

December 8, 2020: Health Care

Faculty feature: Mary Frances Luce, Robert A. Ingram Professor of Business Administration and Associate Faculty Director, Health Sector Management

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Manuel Adelino and Christine Moorman

December 15, 2020: Entrepreneurship

Faculty feature: Manuel Adelino, Associate Professor of Finance, and Christine Moorman, T. Austin Finch, Sr. Professor of Business Administration

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Carl Mela

Coming in 2021: Technology

Faculty feature: Carl Mela, T. Austin Finch Foundation Professor of Marketing

Keisha Cutright

Coming in 2021: Marketing

Faculty feature: Keisha Cutright, Associate Professor of Marketing

Blue Devil

Coming in 2021: Strategy/Leadership

Faculty feature: TBD