The New Jersey
Business Immigration Coalition
in partnership with
NJBIA & Einstein’s Alley
is pleased to invite you to a virtual program on:
Immigration in New Jersey:
New Ideas and Fresh Perspectives
Thursday, October 15, 2020
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Including a Celebration of Immigrant Entrepreneurship:
Presentation of the 8th annual
immigrant entrepreneur of the year awards
Welcome and Introduction
Michelle Siekerka,
President & CEO
NJ Business & Industry Association
Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Robbins
Jeremy Robbins is the Executive Director of New American Economy, a bipartisan coalition of more than 500 CEOs and mayors making the economic case for immigration reform. Jeremy previously worked as a policy advisor and special counsel in the Office of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Panel Discussion
Rashaad Bajwa, President
Domain Computer
Ali Bokhari, Global Mobility Manager, Unilever Corporation
Patrick McGovern, Partner & Immigration Attorney,
Genova Burns
Moderator, Dr. Nicholas V. Montalto, President, Diversity Dynamics
Presentation of the 2020 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year – Ali A. Houshmand President of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ (Iran)
Caspar Wistar Award for Growth –Raj Sahu-CEO Connexions Data Inc., Paramus, NJ (India)
Albert Einstein Award for Innovation –Shuguang Sunny Wang, Managing Director Broad USA, Inc., Hackensack, NJ (China)
David Sarnoff Award for Community Engagement- Mahesh Yadav, CEO Optima Global Solutions, Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ (India)
Rising Star Entrepreneurial Award – Hussain Bootwala President & CEO HAZ International, Inc., Edison, NJ (India)
Katherine Kish, Executive Director
Einstein’s Alley;
Awards Program Moderator
The New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition,
c/o Einstein’s Alley, P.O. Box 175, Plainsboro NJ 08536,