Past Summit Speakers


Hadi Al Alawi, CEO of Al Hayat Group

Faris Al-Obaid, Advisor to the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, State of Kuwait

Glen Anderson, President of Rainmaker Securities

Mohamed Al-Sharif, Ambassador of the League of Arab States

Michael Boyle, CEO of Boyle Energy Services & Technology

Frank Caprio, Former State Treasurer of Rhode Island

Sharon Daniels, CEO & Chairman of ARRIA NLG

Morris DeFeo, Corporate Partner of Crowell & Moring, LLP

Governor Lincoln Chaffee, Governor of the State of Rhode Island

Dayton Carr, Founder & President VCFA

Ambassador Lukman Faily, Iraq Ambassador to the US

Jose Fernandez, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Economy, Business Affairs & Energy

David Hamod, President & CEO, National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce

Hani Findakly, Director, Clinton Group, Former President of ABANA

Frank Floessel, Managing Partner, Ask The Circle

Ambassador Debra Ford, Ambassador to Libya

Philip K. Howard, author, Chairman of Common Good

Sanjay Hundiwala, SVP, Head of Alternative Investments, United Gulf Management

Ambassador Theodore Kattouf, President & CEO, AMIDEAST

Peter D. Kiernan, author, philanthropist and government advisor

Mark Kendell, CEO, EcoNova

Robert Kennedy Jr., President, Waterkeeper Alliance

Ted Kennedy Jr., Connecticut State Senator

Rick Lear, Partner, Sloan Wealth Management

John LeBoutillier, Nationally recognized political commentator and former Congressman

George Livingston, CEO & Founding Member, Orlando EB5 Investments

Ambassador John L. Loeb

Van McCormick, Founding Director, International Economic Alliance

Laura Osman, Managing Director, Concord International, Former President of ABANA

Ira Perlmuter, Managing Director & Head of Private Equity for T5 Equity Partners, LLC

Hal Pontez, CEO, HPI, LLC

Kevin Reidy, Managing Partner of Cowen Healthcare Investments

Andrew Reilly, Managing Director, VCFA

Arthur J. Santry III, Executive Managing Director, Principal, Cassidy Turley

Frank Savage, CEO, Savage Holdings

Ariel Shlien, Foumder of Surefire Capital

Frank Sloan, President, Sloan Wealth Management

Stephen Kennedy Smith, Principal Park Agency - Kennedy Enterprises; Trustee - Joseph P Kennedy Foundation

Sheridan Snyder, CEO, Xcovery

Joseph Stanislaw, Founder of JAStanislaw Group, LLP

Stuart Sugarman, CEO of Attollo Capital

David Weiner, Managing Director, Neuberger Berman

Omar Wohabe, Partner, Wohabe Law Offices, Former President of ABANA

Mohamed Younes, Founder & CEO, Concord International Advisors

Nasser Zawia,  Professor, Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Rhode Island