See a recap of the Coming To America Conference here.
Anthony Crowell, Dean & President of New York Law School
Brendan Ryan, Managing Director of Global Operations of Fragomen Global, the world’s largest immigration law firm
Kate Hipwell, Director of the Americas for the United Kingdom Border Agency
On September 24, 2012, VentureOutNY hosted Coming To America, a conference on immigration and its impact on entrepreneurship and the economy.
Featuring leaders Congressman, CEOs, members of the Obama and Bloomberg administrations, our speakers discussed the economics of immigration, pending US legislation, and progressive immigration policies abroad as models for future US policy.
Below you will find pictures and videos from the event as well as biographies on our esteemed panelists and speakers. If you have any comments or questions we would love to hear your feedback here.
Michael Gerard Grimm [R-NY] is the U.S. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district, which consists of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, and a member of the Republican Party. He is a former FBI agent, businessman, and Marine, having served in the Gulf War. Michael Grimm was born in Brooklyn and was raised in Queens. He graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School in 1988, received a BBA in accounting from M. Baruch College in 1994, and received a Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) from New York Law School in 2002
Since joining NASDAQ in May 2003, Greifeld has taken steps to sharpen the company's strategic direction, focusing its mission on being the premier U.S. equities market. The market's focus is to provide the most efficient, transparent trading platform for investors by leveraging NASDAQ's advanced trading technology; to capture the majority of U.S. IPOs and attract listings from competitive exchanges.