Featured Session: Dan Schulman & Superintendent Adrienne A. Harris

Mar 14, 2023

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

With extensive corporate experience and a lifelong commitment to social justice, Dan Schulman believes the private sector has a responsibility to work with all stakeholders to improve the state of the world. Dan has previously been named one of the 100 Most Creative People by Fast Company and under his leadership, PayPal has been recognized for three consecutive years on Fortune’s Change the World list, ranking #1 in 2022. In 2020, Dan received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award.
Adrienne Harris was nominated to lead the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) by Governor Kathy Hochul in August, 2021 and confirmed by the New York State Senate on January 25, 2022. Superintendent Harris joined the Obama Administration in 2013 as Senior Advisor in the U.S. Treasury Department before being appointed Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, as part of the White House National Economic Council. In this role, she managed the financial services portfolio, focusing on the implementation of Dodd-Frank, and developed strategies for financial reform, consumer protections, cybersecurity, and housing finance reform. After leaving the White House in January 2017, Superintendent Harris served as General Counsel and Chief Business Officer at States Title, (now DOMA), which provides a more simple and affordable closing experience for homebuyers. Prior to being nominated to DFS, she was a Senior Advisor at the Brunswick Group and also served as a Professor and as Faculty Co-Director at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy's Center on Finance, Law and Policy. Superintendent Harris began her career as an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.

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Adrienne A. Harris

New York Department of Financial Services

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