Janet Martinez

Janet Martinez is Director of the Martin Daniel Gould Center for Conflict Resolution and Senior Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School, where she teaches advanced negotiation, dispute system design and alternative dispute resolution law, practice & policy. Martinez practiced corporate law for ten years before moving to Cambridge, Massachusetts where she did research, writing, and teaching in various aspects of negotiation at Harvard University’s graduate schools of business, law, and government. While in Cambridge, professor Martinez was Senior Associate for the Consensus Building Institute, a nonprofit provider of dispute resolution services in the public and private sectors, both domestic …

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Sam Potolicchio

Dr. Sam Potolicchio was named one of “America’s Best Professors” by the Princeton Review, the Future Leader of American Higher Education by the Association of Colleges and Universities, and winner of the OZY Educator Award as one of the six outstanding American educators. He was also profiled in a cover story on his leadership curriculum by Newsweek Japan as the “Best Professor in America”. Potolicchio is President of the Preparing Global Leaders Forum and Distinguished University Professor, Department Chairman and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Political Science at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Sam Potolicchio …

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Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee is an Assistant Professor at NYU. Previously, he has taught at INSEAD, a leading global business school, the core MBA course on Strategy. He received his doctorate at Harvard Business School. The sphere of his research is social enterprise and public-private cooperation. Previously, Matt worked in non-profit strategy consulting at the Bridgespan Group, an affiliate of Bain and Company.

Mihaela Feodorof

After 16 years as HR Manager at BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, Mihaela Feodorof started on the unpredictable entrepreneurial road. She established Yourway, Life & Career Counseling, the company which offers her the possibility to create organizational development programs for business clients, counsel young students from NGOs or multinational companies and, last but not least, establish the first business line aimed to identify and develop children’s potential.

Ismail Radwan

Ismail Radwan finished his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Politics at Oxford University and did his Master’s at University of Pennsylvania. He lived and worked in more than 30 countries, including the UK, where he was a consultant for PWC London in their economics and strategy department. Ismail also coordinated the country program for Central Europe and the Baltics in the World Bank’s department for Europe and Central Asia.

Dan Pascariu

Dan Pascariu is the President of the Board of UniCredit Tiriac Bank. He has previously been the President of the Board of Bank Austria Creditanstalt Romania for 9 years. He is also cofounder and Associate Professor in the Romanian Banking Institute. He held lectures as an invited Professor at Bucharest University of Economic Studies, University of Chicago,Stanford University in California and Georgetown University in Washington. Dan is a friend and supporter of Aspire, having attended every edition since 2011.

Fady Chreih

Fady Chreih is the CEO of Regina Maria, the largest private healthcare network in Romania. The network owns 22 locations in key cities around the country but also partners with over 180 multi-specialty clinics. Before growing Regina Maria from a small hospital to a successful healthcare network, Fady was the Head of Healthcare Divison at Banca Transilvania. Fady has an MBA from the University of Sheffield, and also studied at Harvard and London Bussiness School.

Nadia Roumani

Nadia Roumani has a huge passion for discovering new talent and hidden resources in people and organisations. Through this and also with the help of Nobel Laureate for Economy, Joseph Stiglitz, she learnt to adopt a people centred approach. Nadia founded various organisations, such as Women Leaders Intercultural Forum or Global Policy Innovations Program, which focus on a wide range of worldwide social and economic problems.

Andreea Gorbatai

Andreea Gorbatai is Assistant Professor in the Management of Organizations at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Beforehand, Andreea received her PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Harvard Business School. She holds an MA in Sociology from Harvard University and a BA in Economics and Sociology from Dartmouth College. Andreea has experience teaching Harvard College’s undergraduate course in Social Entrepreneurship and in Harvard University’s Summer School Programs.

Phil Malone

Phil Malone teaches at Stanford Law School. His work is focused on understanding and promoting sound innovation and exploring how intellectual property and competition policy in high-tech industries affect it. Phil came to Stanford from Harvard Law School. He was one of the faculty directors of the Berkman Center and was the initial HLS liaison to the Harvard Innovation Lab, a new, university wide center aimed at facilitating innovation and entrepreneurship among Harvard students and faculty.