National experts Johnson, Crum, Harker to give keynote addresses at NJBankers Economic Forum

Jeh Johnson, the former U.S. Department of Homeland Security secretary, Poppy Crum, the chief scientist at Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco, and Patrick Harker, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will be the keynote speakers at the upcoming New Jersey Bankers Association Economic Leadership Forum.

The event will be held Jan. 20 at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset.

NJBankers CEO Mike Affuso said the organization always aims to bring in top-level speakers.

“Part of NJBankers’ mission is to consistently bring value to our members,” he said. “By providing these types of educational opportunities, led by speakers who are global experts in their given fields, we’re giving members exclusive access to information designed to achieve growth and success.”

Johnson will discuss geopolitics and foreign policy.

Crum, an adjunct professor at Stanford University, will discuss the role of digital twins in the future of work.

Harker will give an overview of the economy in the region.

The program will also feature discussions on climate change, supporting community and economic growth in New Jersey and the evolving cyber threat landscape.

Additionally, NJBankers will recognize one banker for their work in creating a diverse and inclusive work environment with the Excellence in Diversity Award.

For more information on the Economic Leadership Forum, click here.