The Future of Financial InnovationWednesday, May 2, 2012
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute
Richard Sandor, Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Chairman and CEO, Environmental Financial Products
Myron Scholes, Nobel Laureate, 1997; Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Elad Shraga, Global Head of Credit Solutions Group, Deutsche Bank
"Financial innovation" has taken on a derogatory meaning in recent years. But even as we look at how to use inventive tools and instruments more safely and responsibly, it's important not to throw out the baby with the bathwater. This panel brings together a group of pioneers in finance: leading experts who designed instruments and markets that have brought impressive benefits to society. They'll gather for a candid discussion about the future of the field, including a look at specific industries and social issues that need financial solutions to drive progress.