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6: “”Americanization” of Financial Cultures

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Alpbacher Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
German and English language

Speakers

Senior Advisor in the Monetary and Economics Department of the Bank for International Settlements
Währungsreferent im WIFO, Wien
Chairman, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH, Cologne
Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt; Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge
Senior Economic Advisor for the United States and North America at HVB Americas Inc.
Vice-Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna Chair

Joseph BISIGNANO

Senior Advisor in the Monetary and Economics Department of the Bank for International Settlements

 M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University
 M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University
 B.S. University of Buffalo
 Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
since 1985 Bank for International Settlements

Mag. Dr. Franz HAHN

Währungsreferent im WIFO, Wien

1977-81 Girozentrale und Bank der Oesterr. Sparkasse AG
1981-86 Wirtschaftsforscher, WIFO
1986-88 Research Associate, University of California at Berkeley, Economics Department
seit 1988 Wirtschaftsforscher, WIFO

Dr. Peter JUNGEN

Chairman, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH, Cologne

  Chairman, Owner, Founder, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH
  Started his career with Otto Wolff Gruppe
1986-2004 Co-Chairman of the Saudi-German Businessmens Dialogue
1987 CEO, steered its restructuring back to profitability, Strabag AG, Cologne
  Co-Founder and Investor in more than 60 start-ups in Europe and in the USA, including Idealo Internet GmbH
  Partner, Halo Fund, Palo Alto
1991 Founder of Peter Jungen Hlolding GmbH, Cologne
  Co-Founder, President, European Business Angels Network (EBAN)
  Co-Founder, President, International Angelinvestors.org, Palo Alto
  Co-Founder, President, European Enterprise Institute (EEI)
  Vice Chairman, German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers' Association (VDMA)
  Chairman, Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University, New York
  President of the Small and Medium Entrepreneurs Union of the EPP (SME-Union), Brussels
2001-2004 Founding President of Business Angals Deutschland (BAND)

Hans-Helmut KOTZ

Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt; Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge

 Chief Economist, Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt
 Lectured at a number of German and international universities on questions of applied macroeconomics and international financial markets
 President of the Landeszentralbank, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Niedersachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt and Member of Deutsche Bundesbank's Central Bank Council, 1999-2002
 teaches Finance and Monetary Economics at Freiburg University
 referee for "Kredit and Kapital", "Journal of European Integration", "Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal for Applied Social Sciences Studies", "National Endowment for the Humanities"

Roger KUBARYCH

Senior Economic Advisor for the United States and North America at HVB Americas Inc.

 graduate of Williams College, Oxford University and Harvard University
 13 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a variety of positions in the Research area and in the Foreign Department, e.g. Senior Vice President and Deputy Director of Research
1978-79 special assistant to the US Treasury Undersecretary for Monetary Affairs
1985-86 Vice President and Chief Economist of the Conference Board, Inc., a business research organization
1986-88 Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the New York Stock Exchange, Director of the Economic Research Department
1988-97 general manager of Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc.
1997-99 managing member and chief investment officer of Kaufman & Kubarych Advisors, LLC
since 1999 Henry Kaufman Senior Fellow for International Economics and Finance at the Council on Foreign Relations and Adjunct Fellow
since 2001 senior economic advisor for the United States and North America at HVB Americas Inc.

Mag. Andreas ITTNER

Vice-Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

 Since 1983 Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
  11 years Director of the Financial Stability and Bank Inspections Department
  10 years Head of the Secretariat for the President
 Since 2013 Vice-Governor, responsible for Financial Stability, Banking Supervision and Statistics, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
2008-2013 Member of the Governing Board, responsible for Financial Stability, Banking Supervision and Statistics, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

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