Speakers

Alumni Weekend 2019 | April 5 – 6, 2019

Bernard FerrariBernard T. Ferrari is professor and dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He joined the Carey Business School as its second dean in July 2012.

Under Ferrari’s leadership, the Carey Business School earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), experienced tremendous growth with increased student enrollment, added more full-time faculty, and established new graduate degree programs. He also organized Carey’s academic and research initiatives under four key domains: Enterprise Risk Management, Health Care Management, Real Estate and Infrastructure, and Financial Services.

Before joining the Carey Business School, Ferrari was a director at the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he spent nearly     two decades leading McKinsey’s health care practice and the firm’s North American corporate strategy practice. After retiring from McKinsey in 2008, he      founded and became chairman of the Ferrari Consultancy, serving clients in the financial services, transportation, energy, medical products, aviation, and      heavy-equipment manufacturing sectors.

Ferrari is a cum laude graduate of the University of Rochester, where he also earned his MD. He began his professional career as a surgeon and later was    chief operating officer and assistant medical director of the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. Subsequently, he earned a JD magna cum laude from the Loyola University School of Law and an Executive MBA from the Tulane University School of Business. https://carey.jhu.edu/about/at-a-glance/dean-bernard-ferrari

Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo LiewJim Liew - Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and revels in pushing the boundaries of financial knowledge and product development both as an academic and FinTech Data Scientist. He has published pioneering research in the intersection of social media big data and financial markets.

He currently teaches "Big Data Machine Learning," "Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies," and "Leading Entrepreneurship and Innovation" at the Johns   Hopkins Carey Business School. Additionally, he serves as the Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Innovation Factory and has received the Dean’s Award for              Faculty Excellence 2015-2017. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Portfolio Management and co-authored the most read Invited Editorial                "iGDP?".

He owns and operates SoKat Consulting, LLC (www.SoKat.co). SoKat creates world-class Machine Learning / AI products and services primarily servicing               large hedge funds, government agencies, academic institutions and select-startups. SoKat unlocks the hidden value of data through thoughtful and   creative solutions, comprising of actionable business intelligence, transparent data analytics, and bold predictive modeling.

Previously, Jim has been with the Carlyle Asset Management Group, Campbell and Company, and Morgan Stanley. He holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Finance from Columbia University. 

The Business of Social Innovation (BSI) program is an experiential learning program that connects Carey students with local social entrepreneurs on consulting projects in the Baltimore and DC community. The Carey Business School (CBS) partners with the Johns Hopkins Technology Venture’s Social Innovation Lab (SIL) to match Carey students with business strategy projects within the SIL venture program cohort to help organizations address business development issues.                            

The Student Advocacy Council (SAC) represents all students in the Carey Business School and is the main bridge between the Carey administration and student community. The council’s mission is to advocate on behalf of students and to foster community among students. 

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