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14th Annual Global Business Conference

Creese Student Center
32nd and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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A World Economy in Transition • Seizing Opportunities • Navigating Challenges

In cooperation with Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and the School of Economics, the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia presents the 14th Annual Global Business Conference. 2017 promises to be a year of continued change and challenge in the world economy. Join the region’s international business community as we hear from leading economists, trade experts, and successful companies on major trends to watch and strategies for success.



Global Head of Country Risk, BMI Research

Mark Schaltuper is Global Head of Country Risk at BMI Research, A Fitch Group Company. He is part of the Global Strategy Team, where he provides strategic guidance and coordination to BMI Research’s country risk research teams across the world. Based in New York since 2012, his previous role was Head of Americas Research, where he was responsible for country risk analysis and industry research for the Americas. He joined BMI Research in 2007, first as a Country Risk and Financial Markets Analyst for Europe, and then as Head of the Europe Country Risk team, a role he held from 2010 to 2012. He previously was a Research Analyst at Chatham House. Mr. Schaltuper has a Master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

Who should attend?


  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • Business


  • Economics