CIBER Focus: "9/11: Ten Years Later" with Timothy Roemer
From Group Institute for Intl Business on February 8th, 2016
Timothy Roemer discusses the 9/11 Commission and potential business opportunities in India during an interview with Daniel Smith, Dean of the Kelley School of Business, and Kelley MBA student Jimmy Bettcher. Roemer, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India, first describes the role of the 9/11 Commission and its focus on topics such as immigration, higher education, and homeland security. He also addresses the transnational threat of terrorism today and stresses the need to find a balance between countering threats and fostering global business. Roemer then discusses the business climate in India and offers advice to companies seeking opportunities in the country. He encourages companies to analyze business conditions and understand cultural differences before entering into partnerships. Roemer also talks about the growing middle class in India and highlights the country's infrastructure as a potential area for foreign investment. *This video was recorded as a part of the Indiana University CIBER Focus Vodcast Series.