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Morgan Stanley Presents: The Economic Shock & Awe of COVID-1

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar is part of NVTC’s “Business Continuity in a Pandemic” webinar series and it will be hosted on the Zoom platform.

The Economic Shock & Awe of COVID-19: GeoPolitical Views for Capital Markets and the DC Technology Business Environment

You are invited to join NVTC and Morgan Stanley for a webinar on how the historic changes occurring as a result of Covid-19 play out for global economies and technology companies here in Northern Virginia. Morgan Stanley’s Head of Market Strategy and Thematic Portfolios, Scott Helfstein, will share his perspective on how government and economic reactions to the virus’ impact will change our economy and the investing environment in both private and public markets. Look forward to an actionable road map for how events play out going forward. There will be plenty of time at the conclusion of Helfstein’s remarks for questions.

Speaker: Scott Helfstein, Head of Market Strategy and Thematic Portfolios, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

About the Speaker: Scott Helfstein, PhD is the Head of Market Strategy and Thematic Portfolios at Morgan Stanley. He is responsible for developing and communicating global strategic and tactical asset allocation advice as well as building and managing thematic portfolios based on rigorously analyzed differentiated theses. He also serves as lead strategist for the International Wealth channel as well as managing thematic exposures for the digital platform. Scott is an Adjunct Scholar at the Modern War Institute at West Point and Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at The George Washington University (GW). Before joining Morgan Stanley, Scott was Senior Investment Strategist in a small global macro/relative value team at BNY Mellon Investment Management with responsibility for multi-asset research products, global equity coverage, and market-relevant geopolitical developments. He served as the Director of Research at West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center and as Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Science at the United States Military Academy from 2008 to 2014. In that capacity, he helped run a small entrepreneurial organization focused on geopolitical strategy and national security providing global macro analysis to flag officers and civilian equivalents. He holds a Joint Doctorate in Public Policy and Political Science from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in War Studies from King’s College, London.


April 28
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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