Why Taxes Matter: The Impact of Tax Policy on Strategic Business Decisions

15th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium
February 19 - 20, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC
Program Managers: Deloitte Tax LLP


  • Charles Alsdorf

    Director, Capital Efficiency Services
    Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
  • Rosanne Altshuler

    Chair, Department of Economics
    Rutgers University
  • Thomas A. Barthold

    Chief of Staff
    Joint Committee on Taxation
  • Ray Beeman

    Tax Counsel and Special Advisor for Tax Reform
    House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ben Berinstein

    Managing Director
    JP Morgan Chase
  • Robert Carroll

    National Director, Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST)
  • Robert Cline

    National Director, State and Local Tax Policy Economics
    Ernst & Young LLP
  • Manal Corwin

    Principal and National Leader, International Tax
  • William L. Curry

    Chief Tax Officer & Assistant Secretary
    The Dow Chemical Company
  • Ruud A. De Mooij

    Senior Economist, Tax Policy Division, Fiscal Affairs Department
    International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • John Diamond

    Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Tax Policy
    Rice University
  • Ronald Dickel

    Vice President, Global Tax and Trade
    Intel Corporation
  • Diane Dossin

    Chief Tax Officer
    Ford Motor Company
  • Michael D. Fryt

    Corporate Vice President Tax
    FedEx Corporation
  • Jason Furman

    The White House Council of Economic Advisors
  • Kenneth W. Gideon

    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Micah S. Green

    Patton Boggs LLP
  • Hank Gutman

  • Martina Hund-Mejean

    Chief Financial Officer
    MasterCard Worldwide
  • Stephen P. Kranz

    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Rohit Kumar

    Principal and Co-Leader, Tax Policy Services
  • David P. Lewis

    Vice President, Global Taxes; Chief Tax Executive & Assistant Treasurer
    Eli Lilly and Company
  • Douglas L. Lindholm

    President & Executive Director
    Council on State Taxation (COST)
  • Donald Marron

    Institute Fellow and Director of Economic Policy Initiatives
    Urban Institute
  • Janice Mays

    Democratic Staff Director and Chief Counsel
    House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Kevin G. McWilliams

    Vice President Tax
    International Paper
  • Will Morris

    Chair, BIAC Tax Committee; Senior International Tax Counsel and Director, Tax Policy
    General Electric Company
  • Philip D. Morrison

    Principal, International Tax Quality Assurance
    Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Erika Nijenhuis

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • David G. Noren

    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Pamela F. Olson

    U.S. Deputy Tax Leader & WNTS Leader
  • Paul W. Oosterhuis

    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Simon Palmer

  • Richard Pomp

    Alva P. Loiselle Professor of Law
    UConn School of Law
  • Michael Reilly

    Vice President, Taxation
    Johnson & Johnson
  • Raffaele Russo

    Senior Advisor
    OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
  • Larry Salva

    Managing Director - ICG Tax Department
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
  • Gretch Sierra

    Managing Principal, Washington International Tax Services Group
    Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Jaime Spellings

    Vice President, General Tax Counsel
    Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Robert Stack

    Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs)
    U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Steven Sterin

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Celanese Corporation
  • The Honorable Bill Thomas

    Visiting Fellow
    American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
  • Jonathan Traub

    Managing Principal, Tax Policy Group
    Deloitte Tax LLP
  • T. Timothy Tuerff

    Managing Partner, Washington National Tax
    Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Alan D. Viard

    Resident Scholar
    American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
  • Mike Williams

    Director, Business International Tax
    HM Treasury
  • J. Kevin Willis

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Ashland Inc.