Warren Stephens: The Only Way Entrepreneurship Works Chairman, President and CEO of Stephens Inc.

October 25, 2017 | 4:00–5:00 PM | Broyhill Auditorium (Farrell A31), 1834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC

Few things inspire more excitement among young people than entrepreneurial ventures and bold new start-up companies. And yet the idea of capitalism gets a lukewarm reception among college students and young adults, even in thriving western societies. Why the disconnect? If people are looking for a society where innovation and entrepreneurial spirit have the greatest chance to thrive, what kind of society should they be cheering for?

We’ll discuss the best ways to support entrepreneurship and creativity in the economy of the future with Warren Stephens: one of the world’s leading experts on investing, development, and growth.

Warren Stephens is the chairman, CEO, and president of Stephens Inc., one of the largest privately-owned investment banks in the country, which was started by his uncle in 1933.

Mr. Stephens, who earned his MBA from Wake Forest University, has led his firm through challenging economic times, but with a strong pattern of growth for the firm, its employees, and the communities it serves.