The Economics of Cord-Cutting - Sold Out

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of New York City

September 30, 2015: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Lawrence Harris '78 will address the potential for cord-cutting, as consumer video options expand beyond traditional cable and satellite solutions.


MAK Capital
Floor 24
590 Madison Avenue (at 57th Street)
New York, New York

Event Details

This presentation will analyze the economic impact of video streaming over the Internet, at the service provider, consumer, and content creator levels. Among the companies that will be discussed are Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Cablevision, CBS/Showtime, Comcast, Dish/Sling TV, Disney, Google/YouTube, HBO, Hulu, Netflix, Sony, Verizon, and Viacom.


$10 (includes admission and light snacks)


Register Online

Deadline: 9/28/2015

Speaker Profiles

Lawrence M. Harris (Speaker) '78
Private Investor

Lawrence Harris is a private investor. Previously, he spent 25 years as an equity analyst covering companies in the aerospace, telecommunications equipment, and information technology sectors. He worked for a number of investment banks and research firms, including Kemper Securities, Bear Stearns, and Oppenheimer. He was twice named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the Best on the Street analysts for stock selection in Communications Technology. The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, Barron's, Fortune, and BusinessWeek have cited his investment views. He has also appeared on CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg Television. He has spoken at a number of public forums, including the UCLA Business Forecasting Conference, the annual UCLA Wireless Internet for Mobile Enterprise Consortium, and the Mobile Entertainment Forum. Mr. Harris has also worked for AT&T, Rockwell International, and Arthur D. Little. He earned an AB in Economics from Lafayette College in 1976 and an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1978.


Lawrence Harris, '78