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Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
The French economist and politician has served as head of the Washington-based IMF since November 2007 and has guided the international organization deftly through the biggest global economic crisis in generations. A center-left member of France's Socialist Party, he made an unsuccessful run for the presidency in 2006 and is considered a potential candidate for the 2012 election. "DSK," as he is often called, will participate in a panel on Jan. 30 with Deutsche Bank's Josef Ackermann, U.S. National Economic Council head Larry Summers, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, and the deputy governor of the People's Bank of China.