18, 19 & 20 MAY 2023, SAN FRANCISCO
GLOBAL CEO SUMMIT
GLOBAL CEO SUMMIT
The Global CEO Summit is a top-level business leader’s Summit, taking place at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in San Francisco, California, from May 18-20, 2023.
Attending will be International finance ministers, royal family members, chambers of commerce directors, diplomatic mission heads, billionaires, heads of state, media executives, social impact leaders and NGOs, and heads of industry, along with 350 CEOs of corporations from around the world.
These luminaries will gather together to align corporate and ESG objectives, exchange ideas, and participate on panels of thoughtful yet targeted discussions about the future of the economy and innovation, with a special focus on finance and social impact. The world is changing rapidly as the world is transitioning from Web2 to Web3, To catch the global pace of innovation and change, this Summit will converge aligned visionaries towards a common goal of change.
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Hon. David M. Walker
7th Comptroller General of The United States
Hon. David M. Walker7th Comptroller General of The United States
Dave is a nationally and internationally recognized fiscal responsibility and government transformation/ accountability expert. He is a non-practicing CPA with over 40 years of executive level experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including heading three federal agencies, two non-profits, and leading a global service line for Arthur Andersen LLP. His most recent full-time federal position was as the seventh Comptroller General of the United States and CEO of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for almost 10 years. This was one of his three Presidential appointments by Presidents from both political parties, with unanimous Senate confirmation each time. Dave also served as one of two Public Trustees for Social Security and Medicare from 1990-1995. Most recently, Dave served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor and Crowe Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy where he taught the Economics of National Security. He currently serves on a number of government and non-profit Boards and Advisory Committees, including the Defense Business Board, the Federal Fiscal Sustainability Foundation, and as a National Co-Founder of No Labels. Dave is also a periodic speaker, writer and media commentator. He has authored four books, the latest is entitled “America in 2040: Still a Superpower (A Pathway to Success)” published by AuthorHouse in October of 2020 and updated in February 2022. His most recent previous book was entitled “Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility“ (2010), which achieved National Bestseller status. He has appeared in several major programs and documentaries, including being the primary subject in a 60 Minutes segment and the critically acclaimed documentary I.O.U.S.A. Dave has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Jacksonville University, an SMG Certificate from the JFK School at Harvard, a CAPSTONE Certificate from the National Defense University, and four Honorary Doctorate Degrees. He has received numerous professional and leadership awards and is in four Halls of Fame. Dave is married to Mary Etheredge Walker. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Mr. Holmes H. Stoner Jr.
Chairman: American International Chamber Of Commerce
Mr. Holmes H. Stoner Jr.Chairman: American International Chamber Of Commerce
Holmes Stoner Chairman and Executive Director Marina Del Rey, Ca PRCC/ Pacific Rim Business Council email@example.com as well as the CEOClubGlobal.com. Mr. Stoner has spent the last 33 years as Founder and Chairman of the Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce and the American International Chamber.
His primary mission is to set up and administrate international business development, consulting services and business relations in the major emerging markets throughout the world.
He personally managed the China National Tourism membership and the CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade), KOTRA and JETRO and simultaneously assists in all other international operations of the company specializing in China and most of Asia and most of the Americas.
He has worked with most PacRim Governments closely setting up promotions for Trade, Tourism, Technology Transfer and Cultural Exchange Programs as well as financing programs. Mr Stoner has been lecturing and giving workshops and seminars internationally for over 20 years and is recognized as an international trade expert in many business and government circles in the Pacific Rim Trade Arena.
Prior to this position, Mr.Stoner was the Senior Vice President/Founding Partner of Artesa Marketing Group based in Studio City, California. Artesa Marketing Group served over 50 major fortune 500 companies assisting them through their major advertising agencies and public relations companies in establishing communications and promotions programs with the exploding populations of ethnic groups in the USA.
Companies like McDonald’s, AT&T, United Airlines, Philip Morris USA, Century 21 and Domino’s Pizza spent over $35 million annually through his company in their desire to reach these population segments. Other programs led to expanding into the international markets throughout the world in multimedia applications. Program syndication in sports, movies, and music were also very much a part of Mr. Stoner’s duties helping many large companies enter the international broadcasting and internet markets.
Mr. Stoner originally started in advertising sales in foreign language radio and television and was a principal in the first Asian radio station in the USA, KAZN AM 1300 in Pasadena, California as well as a pioneer in the International Channel on national television in the Americas. He worked closely with producers, production and post production people creating promotional campaigns for his clients.
It was here that he made strong connections with foreign broadcasting network executives and advertising clients later expanding into IPTV and internet streaming programs.
Mr. Stoner has served on many executive panels and committees in the last 20 years giving insights on multi-cultural international business relations and international women’s issues . He has been given national recognition many times for his expertise in these areas being interviewed over 20 times in major publications like Venture magazine, L.A. Business Journal, San Francisco Business Journal, Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Examiner and Seattle Times; not to mention 3 full interviews on CNN and CNBC’s Wall Street Report.
He has a degree in Marketing and Marketing Communications from UCLA and is a graduate of the KIIS Broadcast Workshop. During the .com era,
Mr Stoner served on the Board of Directors of FutureVest Securities and Web Capital Group helping many high tech and IT companies raise money and go public including several in Singapore, China and India.
As of 2007 his latest accomplishments include co publishing of the PAIG of China (Official Procurement and Investment Guide) and to handle all international relations with the The Summit Club of Beijing, an exclusive millionaire’s residence near the Beijing 2008 Olympic Village.
Other projects include the launch of high definition internet television worldwide as on of the limited partners based in Vancouver Canada. In 2009 Mr Stoner was instrumental in assisting in the development and execution of the 3rd World CEO Roundtable Conference in Beijing focused in the Sustainable Environmental Programs around the world working hand in hand with various United Nations organizations in the field. He helped bring small and medium sized businesses into the movement and got them to support the Green Movement in the Pacific Rim.
At the present time most of his efforts are concentrated in promoting issues with water, food and travel throughout the region and helping members expand their business internationally through his network of high level contacts and connections.
Additional Honors & Awards include Advertising man of the year 1985, American Business Fellowship Award, China International Leadership Award, American Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Leadership Award. This Organization of over 400,000 Small Businesses and Startup Micro businesses in 38 countries looking to grow through contacts and business services and development 26 years as Chairman of the Pacific Rim Business Council and the American International Chamber.
Presently Mr Stoner has been enlisted by the CCForum in Europe to be a speaker for the Climate Change Forum and discuss educating small business to be better environmental citizens. The CCForum is a well recognized international body of intellectuals, business leaders and governmental leaders championing saving our environment.
He is a known Futurist where he spends most of his time working with young entrepreneurs with the industries of the future in all the new developing sectors of growth in Genomics, Robotics and automation, AI and Computerization and Innovation in Lifestyles.
C.M., M.Sc., LL.D. (Hon.)
Aditya JhaC.M., M.Sc., LL.D. (Hon.)
A Serial Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Order of Canada recipient Aditya Jha is a rare combination of a serial entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
His entrepreneurial pursuits have included start-up technology ventures as well as turn-around
businesses in Canada, USA, India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Morocco, Kenya, Nepal, France and Australia.
He co-founded a software company, Isopia Inc., after having a successful career at Bell Canada as
General Manager, eBusiness. In July 2001, Isopia was a major acquisition by Sun Microsystems Inc.,
USA. His private charitable foundation (www.poafoundation.org) has fourteen endowments (for
scholarships) & five grants (for entrepreneurship) at five universities/colleges and has supported
numerous charitable projects in Canada, India and Nepal. He is currently CEO of dgMarket
International Inc., USA (www.dgmarket.com), a micro-multinational company (global eProcurement
Services & Software business, formerly an initiative of the World Bank), which has customer base in
over 65 countries and employees based in NINE countries & Eleven cities.
Accolades/Awards that reflect pursuit of excellence
Aditya is Member of the Order of Canada (Canada’s highest civilian honours) and was conferred Honorary
Doctorate (2009) by Ryerson University. He was also honoured as Business Leader of 2019 by Niagara
University, New York, USA and invested into Champions of Public Education in Canada Hall of Fame
(2013) by The Learning Partnership. He has the rare distinction of having been honoured twice by the
Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce with Lifetime Achievement Award (2014) and previously with its
Technology Achievement Award (2004). He is also recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
(2012) and the Canadian Immigrant magazine’s (Toronto Star) Top 25 Canadian Immigrants 2010, and
Top 30 Most Influential Indo-Canadians (India Abroad magazine- Power List 2009) and many more.
Aditya is currently serving as Board member of a NYSE listed company PartsiD and serves as the Chair
of the Governance & Nomination committee. He serves on the Advisory Board Member of the School
of Business, Niagara University, New York. Previously, he has been the appointee of the Government
of Canada to the Board of Governors of National Capital Commission and on First Nations Financial
Management Board. Had also served on Government of Ontario’s Ontario Investment & Trade Advisory
Council. His academic appointments include: “Entrepreneur-in-Residence” role at the School of Business,
Centennial College and “Member of the Board of Governors” of Sheridan Institute of Technology &
Advanced Learning and “Advisory Council Member” of Dean, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson
University. He has also served on the Board of Governors of Indspire (a national Aboriginal achievement
award foundation giving over 5,000 scholarships annually) and as Board of Governor of the Art Gallery
of Hamilton besides having served as board member of two TSX listed public companies. He was the
National Convener of Canada India Foundation (2009-11) and has also served on the Board of the IndoCanada Chamber of Commerce.
Nurturing entrepreneurs, supporting higher education through private foundation
Aditya sponsored & ran (five years) a unique initiative working with the office of the Grand Chief of
Nishnawbe Aski Nation to nurture entrepreneurship within the aboriginal communities of Canada.
His charitable foundation (www.poafoundation.org) created endowments at five institutions (Ryerson
University, Trent University, York University, Centennial College and George Brown College), which
grants total of fourteen scholarships ($42,000 annually) to students in perpetuity & five
entrepreneurship grants ($28,000 annually). He Chaired UNICEF Canada India HIV/AIDS campaign
and was one of the Cabinet Members for Ryerson University Business School's capital campaign ($72
Aditya’s foundation has also supported other projects: with Ryerson University- a research project on
Economic contributions of Indo-Canadians; Pathways Education Program for the inner-city kids of Regent Park,
Toronto; Share the Music endowment at Roy Thomson Hall to give Canadian Aboriginals access to best
musical performances; Infrastructure grant (for ballet school in Havana through Canadian Ballet Youth
Ensemble and Trillium Hospital, Mississauga); Toronto International Film Festival as Gold Patron; Canadian
Museum of Human Rights; Scholarships for kids from landless families in India through AIM for SEVA;
and Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, and several other charitable projects. He has funded digital literacy
project donating laptop and desktops to 11 schools in Nepal and to the Islamic Institute of Toronto as well
has supported Nepal Library Foundation for setting up libraries in the remote villages of Nepal besides
financially supporting first All Women Musical Band in Nepal to create employment for women who
were participants in the 10 year armed civil strife/Guerilla warfare in Nepal against the institution of
Professional achievements: the intellectual capital
Aditya was an Adjunct Faculty (National University of Singapore, 1989-94) and been invited speaker at the
Schulich Business School, Rotman Business School, Sloan School of Management, MIT (organized by
Boston Vichar Manch and others), Ted Rogers Business School, and University of Ontario Institute of
Technology, and other prestigious institutions in Canada and abroad. His approach to philanthropy is
featured in the Economist Intelligence Unit (Economist magazine, UK) report entitled “The New World of
Wealth-Seven key trends for investing, giving & spending among the very rich” and he also presented before the
Standing Senate Committee (Senate of Canada) on Foreign Affairs & International Trade on Rise of China,
India and Russia and its implication on Canadian policy. He was one of the seven Canadians who
accompanied Prime Minister Stephen Harper on his State visit to India in 2009 & also subsequently
with a larger delegation in 2012. He has been featured as “New Radical Pioneers” in Julia Moulden’s book
“We Are the New Radicals”, McGraw Hill.
Aditya was the Keynote speaker at national events in Canada and in India. He has published/presented
papers in several international conferences and has served as Editorial Review Board member of two
prestigious journals as well as has moderated three business roundtables for increased trade linkages between
India and Canada including at PBD2011 event in Toronto as well as speaker at “Vibrant Gujarat 2013”. He
was one of the bloggers for “My City Your City” for Toronto Star and blogged in Huffington Post and has
written editorial article in National Post, The Globe & Mail daily and has been featured in major National
and international dailies and magazines. Aditya started his professional career after investing 4½ years
as Research Scholar at School of Computer & Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and
has obtained M.Sc. in Mathematical Statistics and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science.
Aditya’s professional work experience and entrepreneurial ventures span various countries in Asia,
North America, Europe and Africa- serving international customers, building business partner network
and setting-up ventures in different international locations. He has managed and supervised hundreds
of mid-level and senior management employees of varying professional background in widely spread
international geographies. Aditya has extensive network of influential individuals in the corporate
world, in the circle of philanthropy and in community organizations as well as with Public Policy makers
in Canada and internationally.
David Seaborgevolutionary biologist
David Seaborg is an evolutionary biologist with a graduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He showed that organisms evolve as feedback systems and that the genetic code is not optimal for evolution, although close to it.
He has taught biology at all levels from elementary school to college to senior citizens.
He is founder and President of the World Rainforest Fund. The Fund has saved rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, saving habitat of the Bonobo chimpanzee, the closest relative of humans. It also saved rainforest that has among the highest biodiversity in the world in the Amazon Basin, and rainforest in Borneo.
He organized a press conference of Nobel Prize winners on global environmental issues held at the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Stockholm in 2001. He carried the 10 Commandments for The Earth down Mt. Sinai, the mountain Moses allegedly carried the original 10 Commandments down. David did this on the back of a camel.
He wrote a popular poetry book. He is an inspiring speaker who lectures on evolution and environmental issues.
He wrote a book on his theory that life made Earth better for life, and increases biodiversity. His theory posits that ecosystems maximize biodiversity, and that all species are ecosystem engineers with a net positive impact on other species and their ecosystems.
Partner: Terreus Capital Switzerland
Mariya SpartalisPartner: Terreus Capital Switzerland
Mariya Spartalis is a partner of Terreus Capital AG Zurich Switzerland and a financial Influencer Award 2022 Winner.
Mrs. Spartalis is an expert in finance for over 20 years, a successful wealth manager for millionaires and billionaires structuring their wealth and providing brilliant private banking and investment solutions.
Dr. E. Lance McCarthy
Former Economic Advisor: US President Bill Clinton
Dr. E. Lance McCarthyFormer Economic Advisor: US President Bill Clinton
In 2014, Dr. McCarthy co-founded Ferguson 1000 Jobs, an initiative that is developing a platform of coordinated efforts to create 1000 jobs in Ferguson, Missouri, and surrounding municipalities as a solution so that area’s widespread racial unrest. The initiative includes corporate job development, minority business development, faith-based strategies and youth technology training. Ferguson 1000 Jobs has in one year partnered with more than 100 companies to offer local hiring events and was invited to the White House to discuss Ferguson 1000, STEM projects and host a lecture in conjunction with the White House Technology Diversity Advisor, leading tech guru billionaires and the largest consulting firm in the world, Accenture.
Ferguson 1000 has evolved to Global 1000 with a special emphasis on Black Tech. Dr. Lance partnered with NFL Great Ray Lewis, Co-Founder of Priceline Jeff Hoffman, Real Estate Guru Richmond McCoy, Cyber Security Specialist Phyllis Newhouse and Entertainment Mogul Alki David. Global 1000 has expanded to Baltimore, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami. They have over 200 corporate partners, 100 Black Tech firms and 5,000 diverse candidates in their talent pool. Most recently Dr. Lance has launched Reveal Global 1000 Consulting an 8a Innovation Tech firm with emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Drone Development, Cyber Warfare and Defense Technology Innovation.
- Capital Formation Award from the Institute for Strategic Thinking and Technology Development at UCLA.
- Listed in the International Who’s Who of Intellectuals
- Listed in “2000 Most Notable Men in America”
- Named to the Inaugural class of Leadership U.S.A.
- Outstanding Leader Award, National Association of Black Architects
- White House Lecture
- TED Talk Lecture
- Harvard Lecture
- Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors
- Orlando Performing Arts Alliance
- Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
- Leadership Orlando Class
- University of Central Florida Diversity Alliance Board.
- Leadership St. Louis
- Leadership Orlando
- Leadership USA
- Mayor’s Advisory Board on Crime, Orlando
- Urban Theater Board, Los Angeles
- Workforce Advisory Board, Orlando
- President Clinton’s Economic Conversion Task Force
- Congressional Committee on Financing Technology
- Urban Technologies, Alberta, Canada
- INROADS Alumni
- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
- United Way Diversity Cabinet, St. Louis
- Governing Council of the National Forum on Science and Technology
- The Board of Directors of United Nations, Affiliate Chapter St. Louis
- The Board of Directors Federation of Industrial Retention and Renewal
- National Congress of Community Economic Development Task Force for Religious Institutions
- Board of Directors Urban Technologies, Alberta, Canada
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Future of Money A Dialectical Discourse
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TECH REVOLUTION IN POST PANDEMIC ERA
REAL ESTATE WORLD: WHAT IF...............RECESSION
START-UP FUNDING-UP or DOWN? : NEW PERSPECTIVE AFTER PANDEMIC
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