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Mar 6, 2014
Thomas M. Head
topic: Childhood Cancer Society
Thomas Head has been a member of RCNY since Apr 2013 and holds a position on our Gift & Estate Planning Professionals Group. He is a captain for the Million Dollar Dinner. Since Jan 2006, Tommy has also been the Founder and active CEO at the Childhood Cancer Society (CCS) a 501(c) (3) non-profit dedicated to helping families with the burdens of childhood cancer. Today, he is here to speak on his motivation to found the organization and the work they do to help families.
Tommy Head is an NYU Stern Graduate (Class of 2011) with a BS in Finance and Marketing. He has spent 3 years in the financial services industry helping families and companies to effectively plan for their financial goals.
Tommy is a member of Masters Prudential Annuities Council which provides recognition and an enhanced level of service and support as well as a Catherine B Reynolds Scholarship finalist.
Other notable accomplishments include:
NJ Wallenberg Honoree Award
NJ State & General Assembly Citation
Certificate of Commendation Award-Disability Services
Nestlé’s Very Best In Youth Honorable Mention
New Jersey Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Office of Bergen County Sheriff Certificate of Commendation
Community Champions Award
President’s Volunteer Service Award
Wayne Hills Humanitarian Award
Proclamation Township of Wayne Thomas Head Day
Mar 20, 2014
topic: The Revolution in 3D Printing and What It May Hold For Us
Anyone with an Internet connection, a computer, and a 3-D printer can now manufacture a gun. 3D printing is Star Trek fantasy conjured into reality, a world in which everything from shoes to hearing aids is produced in our homes for next to nothing. Imagine kids growing up with 3-D printers, hacking, experimenting, creating stuff we can’t even conceive of today. Jeff Saginor writes about technology and policy and lives in Washington, DC.
Mar 27, 2014
topic: Internet & E Commerce
Whether it is the lawful dissemination of information, videos or music files, or combating the unlawful distribution of digital files, whether it is registering a domain name or prevention of cybersquatting, MontaguLaw offers advice and assistance with a wide variety of online business activities. Alexandre Montagu will be sharing his insights with us on Mar 27.
Mr. Montagu started his career in 1991 at Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP in New York City. After S&C, he established MontaguLaw, focusing on intellectual property law, international commercial transactions and new media commercial and corporate law. His clients range from startup enterprises to Fortune 500 companies and his practice encompasses a variety of industries such as culinary, financial services, publishing and cosmetics. Mr. Montagu also serves as General Counsel to a number of companies where he is responsible for advising on all aspects of his clients’ legal affairs including managing litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements and managing the companies’ intellectual property portfolios.
In addition, Mr. Montagu has been an arbitrator on a number of cases before the International Chamber of Commerce. He is also is a regular speaker at international conferences on a wide variety of intellectual property, business and legal matters.
Mr. Montagu received his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude. He also has a B.A. and M.A. in Law from the University of Cambridge where he received Double First Class Honours.
Apr 3, 2014
Tim W. Ferguson
topic: Good Omens from Asia for the U.S.
Tim Ferguson is Editor of "Forbes Asia", the English-language publication of "Forbes" magazine in the Asia/Pacific region, and posts on international topics at forbes.com. Prior to its demise in 2005, he was editor of "Forbes Global", which also covered European business.
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is first vice president of the Overseas Press Club of America.
Ferguson joined Forbes as its West Coast Bureau Manager in 1995, and he served as Assistant Managing Editor from 1998 to 2001. Prior to Forbes, he spent 12 years at The Wall Street Journal. He holds a BA in Economics from Stanford.
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