Harvard Business School Club of South Florida
Invites you to
On the Road Less Traveled with Ed Hajim HBS'64
Thursday, March 3, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
(Zoom information will be sent in advance)
Join the HBS Club of South Florida for an inspirational conversation with Harvard Business School Alum and author Ed Hajim (MBA'64) regarding his memoir On The Road Less Traveled: An Unlikely Journey from the Orphanage to the Boardroom.
In the memoir, Ed details his journey from surviving a childhood kidnapping and living in orphanages and foster homes to becoming a highly influential businessman on Wall Street. While discussing his professional accomplishments, Ed speaks on behalf of his Harvard experiences and provides insight into how he achieved enormous success despite facing adversity.
Members of the Harvard Club of the Palm Beaches: FREE
(Registrations completed through the HBS Club of South Florida website)
Event host: Angel Gallinal
About our Speaker:
Author | Road Less Traveled
Ed Hajim, the son of a Syrian immigrant, is a seasoned Wall Street executive with more than 50 years of investment experience. He has held senior management positions with the Capital Group, E.F. Hutton, and Lehman Brothers before becoming chairman and CEO of Furman Selz. Hajim has been the co-chairman of ING Barings, Americas Region; chairman and CEO of ING Aeltus Group and ING Furman Selz Asset Management; and chairman and CEO of MLH Capital. He is now chairman of High Vista, a Boston-based money management company. In 2008, after 20 years as a trustee of the University of Rochester, Hajim began an eight-year tenure as chairman of the university’s board. Upon assuming that office he gave the school $30 million—the largest single donation in its history—to support scholarships and endow the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Through the Hajim Family Foundation, he has made generous donations to organizations that promote education, health care, arts, culture, and conservation. In 2015, he received the Horatio Alger Award, given to Americans who exemplify the values of initiative, leadership, and commitment to excellence and who have succeeded despite personal adversities.