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Unfit to Survive

Wall Street's Darwinian Lessons from Former Bear Stearns Chief Strategist

Wall Street's and Washington's largest financial institutions are fighting for survival. The environment grows more hostile every day. Only those that evolve will prevail.

Leo Tilman, author of "Financial Darwinism", president of strategic advisory firm L.M. Tilman & Co. and former Chief Institutional Strategist at Bear Stearns, discusses the origins of the financial crisis and how to radically redesign the financial system to make it fit to survive.


New America Foundation
1630 Connecticut Avenue, NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC, 20009
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Steve Coll
President & CEO, New America Foundation
Staff Writer, The New Yorker

featured speaker
Leo M. Tilman
President, L.M. Tilman & Co.
Faculty, Columbia University
Author, "Financial Darwinism: Create Value or Self-Destruct in a World of Risk"
Former Chief Strategist, Bear Stearns

Tom Gallagher
Senior Managing Director, International Strategy and Investment Group, Inc.

Heidi Crebo-Rediker
Co-Director, Global Strategic Finance Initiative, New America Foundation


Event Time and Location

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 12:15pm - 1:45pm