According to the conference organizer, "The H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference, hosted by the African-American Student Union at the Harvard Business School, provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas critical to the success of African-American business and community leaders." Past speakers include "Quincy Jones, Earl G. Graves, Harold E. Ford, Jr., and Russell Simmons.."
The panel on which Mr. Cunningham will participate, titled "Where are the Resources for African-American Entrepreneurs?"
Others on the panel include Tarlin Ray, Managing Director, Triple Threat Advisors, Brian Shields, Co-Founder, IncubateNYC and Nnamdi Okike, Principal, Insight Venture Partners.
Mr. Cunningham is Founder and CEO of Creative Investment Research, Inc. and MinorityFinance.com. He is an experienced and recognized investment advisor, social investing policy analyst, and economic forecaster. On December 22, 2003 and February 6, 2006, William warned the SEC that statistical models he created using the Fully Adjusted Return® Methodology signaled the possibility of system-wide economic and market failure.
Mr. Cunningham works with women and minority businesses, pension fund trustees, investment managers, community activists, government agencies and financial industry organizations to create and implement social and community investing initiatives. He was a speaker at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management 26th Annual Black Management Association Conference in November, 2012.
Bill graduated from Howard University with a BA in Economics. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he earned his Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance. He also holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Chicago, with a concentration in industrial organization.
He is the author of The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups, published by Apress Press and online at: http://www.amazon.com/