Robert Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company, will be featured at the 2015 USC Global Conference in a conversation with Willow Bay, the Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism. He brings a unique global perspective to the fields of entertainment, business and technology as the steward of the world’s largest media company and some of the most respected and beloved brands around the globe. Mr. Iger has been instrumental in advancing a strategic vision anchored in content, innovation and expansion that has led to historic growth for the company.
The conference will also feature Ming Hsieh who was the Co-founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Cogent, Inc., C.L. Max Nikias, the eleventh president of the University of Southern California, and John Zhao the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hony Capital and Executive Vice President of Legend Holdings Corporation. As global industry and academic leaders, their experience and expertise will augment the cutting edge research and industry breakthroughs highlighted at the conference.
The USC Global Conference will be held in Shanghai, China, at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai from October 29-31, 2015. Registration is now open with Early Bird discounts available for a limited time. The conference is expected to sell out, and advanced registration is recommended.