GFLC Day Two: Brokaw, Costolo, Schwarzenegger Highlight

Day two of the 2015 Global Financial Leadership Conference lived up to its “Insight for Tomorrow” billing with everyone from billionaire entrepreneurs to the Terminator and legendary media personalities looking to the future for solutions to some of today’s biggest global challenges.  Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed California’s water crisis, focusing on how politicians must be forward-looking in finding long-term solutions.  “We need our leaders to invest in projects that won’t be ready for photo ops or the next election cycle, but for the next generation,” he said.

 

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Author and financial writer Terry Savage interviews Tom Brokaw, and former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo about the changing face of media.

 

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire, accepts the Melamed-Arditti Innovation Award.

 

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Former USDA Secretary Dan Glickman speaks with former Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke about the challenges facing the global food system.

 

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Stephen Foley of the Financial Times led a panel discussing global economic storms, which focused largely on the challenges facing Europe in the midst of refugee migration from Syria. L-R, Foley, Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman of BlackRock; Kevin Kajiwara, Managing Director, Teneo Intelligence; and Nouriel Roubini of Roubini Global Economics.

 

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Ed Crooks of the Financial Times leads a panel discussing water challenges around the world with (L-R) TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie, Schwarzenegger, and Gary White, Founder of water.org

 

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Nouriel Roubini discussed China’s economic future. “For China, It’s not a hard landing, it’s a bumpy landing.”

 

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Physician and former broadcast journalist Nancy Snyderman speaks with Elizabeth Holmes about her vision for Theranos.

 

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Josh Barrickman, Principal Fixed Income Portfolio Manager for Vanguard Group discussed the fixed income investment landscape.

 

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