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We are excited you are joining Poets&Quants for our first preMBA Networking Festival in New York City!

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Please be sure to sign up for Thursday’s opening reception and Friday’s closing reception at J.P. Morgan in addition to your Friday company sessions. The facilities and companies we’ll be visiting have specific security requirements and you must be registered in advance and bring a government-issued photo ID.


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Thursday, May 5 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Welcome kick-off at NYU Stern School of Business Reception
Reception Location:  NYC Stern School of Business - Paulson Auditorium / Patron's Lobby -- Tisch Hall, UC-50

Welcome kick-off at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Wondering what it’s like to work in consulting, finance, technology, and CPG/healthcare? How should you prepare for your MBA career in each industry? Hear executives from the world’s leading companies, such as J.P. Morgan, McKinsey & Co. and Anheuser Busch inBev, in the pre-festival welcome and panel discussion. Spend time networking with peers and execs after the panel.

Moderators
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John A. Byrne

Editor-In-Chief, Poets&Quants
I'm the founder and editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants.com, one of four websites owned and operated by my company, C-Change Media, Inc. Before creating C-Change in 2010, I had been executive editor of Businessweek magazine and editor-in-chief of Businessweek.com. Author or co-author of more than ten business books, including two New York Times' bestsellers, I also have served as editor-in-chief of Fast Company where I helped to bring along a buyer... Read More →

Speakers
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Taylor Burroughs

VP of Treasury, North America, AB InBev
Taylor Burroughs joined AB InBev in 2013 as part of their Global MBA Program. During his time with the company, Taylor has grown through the Finance function starting as a Global Treasury Manager, then Director of Global Trading until today, where he holds the role of Vice President, Treasury of our North America Zone.  As Treasurer for North America Taylor oversees the zone’s cash flow, commodity and FX risk management, pension... Read More →
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Angela Guido

Founder, Career Protocol
Hi, I’m Angela Guido, the Founder of Career Protocol. Over the last two decades, I’ve helped thousands of aspiring business leaders define and achieve ambitious goals, embrace learning opportunities, and have more fun in their work. Above all, I consider myself a student of human nature. My education in the nature of being human has spanned three continents, included some of the world’s foremost institutions – Yale College... Read More →
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Peter Blair Henry

Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Paul Ollinger

Writer & Stand-up Comedian
Paul Ollinger is a writer and stand-up comedian who has opened for some of thebiggest names in the business. He also has an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School andwas one the first 250 employees of Facebook, where he served as VP of Sales for the Western United States. When he’s not on the road speaking, doing stand-up and sharing his unique POV on business and life, he is playing golf, binge watching Charlie Rose orchecking... Read More →
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Chris Pritchard

Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, J.P. Morgan
Chris Pritchard joined J.P. Morgan in 2004 and is currently a Managing Director in the Healthcare Investment Banking group, with a focus on Life Sciences companies. His experience includes corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions advisory, and equity and debt financings for a variety of healthcare clients. Prior to joining JPMorgan, Chris worked as a consultant at Cambridge Technology Group, and as Director of Business Development at... Read More →
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Patricia Sheikh

Head of Global Sales Program Operations, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn Corporation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/pattysheikh
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Dominic Skerritt

Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company
Dom is an Associate Principal in McKinsey’s New York office. His work focuses on Global Energy and Materials. Prior to joining McKinsey he earned an MBA and MA joint degree from Wharton and the Lauder Institute. In a former life he was a paratrooper and fought in Afghanistan. He and his wife live on the UWS and love running through the woods with their dog.



  • Special Instructions Enter on West 4th Street between Mercer & Stand Schwartz Plaza at Greene Street. When you arrive at NYU Stern School, look for the Tisch Hall main entrance on W 4th Street and Green St. A security guard will have your name and direct you to Paulson Auditorium.