Johns Hopkins SAIS to host a conversation on "Big Data Insights on the U.S. Economy" with Diana Farrell, President & CEO, JPMorgan Chase Institute on Monday, May 1, 2017


A conversation on “Big Data Insights on the U.S. Economy” with Diana Farrell, President and CEO of the JPMorgan Chase Institute, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

The discussion will be moderated by John Lipsky, Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Kissinger Center for Global Affairs. The conversation is part of the school’s speaker series: “Evolution or Revolution? Restructuring Finance for a New Global Economy.”

Diana Farrell
President and CEO, JPMorgan Chase Institute
John Lipsky
Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute and Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Time and Date
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press must RSVP as “Media” through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About the Speaker

Diana Farrell is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. The Institute aims to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, timely data and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity.

Previously, Farrell was the Global Head of the McKinsey Center for Government, providing research, proprietary data and other tools to support government leaders focused on improving performance. In addition, she was a leader of McKinsey’s global Public Sector Practice and a member of their Partner Review Committee.
Farrell served in the White House as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President on Economic Policy from 2009-2011. During her tenure, she led interagency processes and stakeholder management on a broad portfolio of economic initiatives, including financial reform, housing and innovation. She also coordinated stakeholder engagement around the passage of the historic Dodd-Frank Act and served as a member of the President’s Auto Recovery Task Force.
Prior to serving in the Obama Administration, Farrell was the head of the McKinsey Global Institute. Under her leadership, the Institute published extensively on the topics of productivity; competitiveness and growth; global financial system evolution and capital market developments; labor markets; healthcare systems; and energy.  Farrell has a BA from Wesleyan University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS

A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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