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WMY Conference


The WMY Conference will deliver an expanded scope of dynamic content to conference attendees, strategically curated to highlight the robustness of knowledge, experiences, and opportunities housed within the Black community.


The conference will have five keynote sessions and seven industry breakouts focused on a variety of thematic areas that are top-of-mind in today's business environment, tentatively including:

Kick-off Keynote| Welcome Remarks from JPMorgan Chase & Co. & Wharton MBA Alumni Honoree

Morning Keynote| Founders' Roundtable

Lunch Keynote | Improving Board Performance through Diversity

Fireside Chat | Building your Brand Strategy

Afternoon Keynote | Corporate Mergers to Achieve Growth for Tomorrow

Industry Breakouts:

  • Making Plays: Deal-Making Through the Pandemic and Beyond
  • Heart of the City: Advancing Black Equity through Homeownership and Investing in the Urban Core
  • Sports Beyond TV: How Social and Digital Media are Changing the Sports Consumer Experience
  • Legendary Style: A Conversation with Image Architect, Law Roach
  • The Power of Influencer Marketing
  • Trailblazers in Tech: Can You See Us Now?
  • For The Culture: Deconstructing How The Rapidly Evolving Media Landscape Impacts Black Communities, Businesses, and Culture

Dr. Iman Abuzeid

Founder & CEO

Incredible Health

Billy Dexter


Heidrick & Struggles

Dan Getelman

Founder & CTO


John Rogers

Chairman, Co-CEO, & CIO

Ariel Investments

Cara Sabin


Sundial Brands

Tristan Walker

Founder & CEO

Walker & Company Brands

Suzanne Shank

President & CEO

Siebert Williams Shank & Co.

Dmitri Stockton

Board Director

Deere & Company, Target Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Ryder Systems

Robin Washington

Board Director

Alphabet, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., & Salesforce.com

Christopher Williams


Siebert Williams Shank & Co.

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