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Immigrant Talent and America’s Contest with China
May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
MONDAY, MAY 13
6:30PM: WINE RECEPTION
Free for members; $15 for guests
Howard Morgan, Co-Founder of First Round Capital, is a leading investor in early-stage companies in America. Founded in 2005, First Round has invested in over 300 startups, including multi-billion dollar companies such as Uber and Warby Parker. Morgan received his PhD from Cornell University and BS from City College of the City University of New York.
Ignatius Chithelen is the author of Passage from India to America: Billionaire Engineers, Extremist Politics and Advantage to Canada & China. He is manager of Banyan Tree Capital and adviser to Silley Circuits, a business network, both in New York. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Chithelen has an MS in Journalism from Columbia University, an MPhil from the Centre for Development Studies, India and an MA and BA from Bombay University.
Shefali Raina is a certified professional coach and a neuroscience expert. She has spent 20 years on Wall Street and in consulting at Lehman Brothers, Anderson and Deloitte.