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The 26TH Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Friday, April 3, 2020

New York Athletic Club, Manhattan, NY

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Conference Overview

Following the incredible success private equity managers have experienced delivering market-beating returns, building leading companies, and attracting fundraising from investors, the bar has been set higher than ever and firms must continue to innovate to stay ahead of the pack. After a decade-long bull market, how will investment professionals up their game to create value in the next decade?

This year’s conference is intended to bring together leading minds in the private equity and venture capital industries to discuss how to capitalize on opportunities as we move forward into this increasingly competitive and complex landscape.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
2020 Keynote Speakers
Seema Hingorani corner
Seema Hingorani
Founder | Girls Who Invest
Managing Director | Morgan Stanley
Brian N. Sheth corner
Brian N. Sheth
Co-Founder & President
Vista Equity
Mike Milken corner
Mike Milken
Chairman
Milken Institute, Prostate Cancer Foundation
CONFERENCE PANELS
2020 Panels
Wharton 2020 PE VC conference has leading partners from private equity and venture capital participating in this year’s conference, as well as  renowned academics. We are currently finalizing our speakers and moderators for each of our panels.

Large Cap Buyouts

  • Nazim Zilkha – Partner, Dechert (moderator)
  • Carl Press – Principal, Thoma Bravo
  • David Roberts – Principal, Advent International
  • Elisabeth Dong – Principal, Bain Capital
  • Eric Friedman – Principal, Warburg Pincus
  • Sachin Bavishi – Principal, The Blackstone Group

Middle Market Buyouts

Growth and Venture Capital

Consumer

Technology

  • Robert Blaustein – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis (moderator)
  • David Chiang – Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity & Real Estate Fund Investments, $30 Billion Family Office
  • Derek Dietrich – Co-Founder & Partner, Quantum GBL
  • Joanne Douvas – Principal, GreenOak Real Estate
  • Steve Lessar – Managing Director, Co-Head Private Equity Secondaries/Vintage Funds, Goldman Sachs
  • Thomas Scriven – Managing Director, Penn Office of Investments

Healthcare

Special Situations and Distressed

LP and Fundraising

Private Credit

  • Hadley Harris – Eniac Ventures, Founding General Partner (moderator)
  • Adam Rothenberg – Co-Founder and Partner, BoxGroup
  • Gary Deutsch – CFO, LiveIntent
  • Patrick Chung – Founding Partner, xFund
  • SC Moatti – Managing Partner, Mighty Capital
Event Information

New York Athletic Club in New York City
180 Central Park S, New York, NY 10019

April 3, 2020
9 AM to 7 PM

Dress code:
Gentlemen – Jacket and tie required.
Ladies – Permitted attire refers to business suits, tailored pant or skirt ensembles, and dresses.

Room block:
The PE/VC Conference has reserved a block of rooms at the New York Athletic Club. Please contact Marie Santora or Claudia Annarumma and mention the “Wharton Conference” by March 5, 2020 to reserve at a discounted rate.

Marie Santora
Reservations Agent
Tel: 212-767-7121
Email: MarieS@nyac.org

Claudia Annarumma
Group Sales Manager
Tel: 212-767-7133
Email: ClaudiaA@nyac.org

MBA Conference Team
Co-Chairs
Andrew Eckert corner
Andrew Eckert
Co-Chair
Gary Chalik corner
Gary Chalik
Co-Chair
Justin Anderson corner
Justin Anderson
Co-Chair
Ravali Parsa corner
Ravali Parsa
Co-Chair
Conference Team
Adam Libertini corner
Adam Libertini
Private Credit
Caitlin Lohrenz corner
Caitlin Lohrenz
Sponsorships
Cassie Ryding corner
Cassie Ryding
Consumer
Chelsea Zhang corner
Chelsea Zhang
Operations
Clarisse Feng corner
Clarisse Feng
Daniel McKinnon corner
Daniel McKinnon
Special Situations & Distressed
Eryn Ashlei Bailey corner
Eryn Ashlei Bailey
Limited Partner & Fundraising
George Simmons corner
George Simmons
Technology
Gritt Trakulhoon corner
Gritt Trakulhoon
Operations
Henry Anderson corner
Henry Anderson
Healthcare
Jessica Stokes corner
Jessica Stokes
Marketing
John Gordon corner
John Gordon
Marketing
Karlos Bledsoe corner
Karlos Bledsoe
Healthcare
Kevin Weinstein corner
Kevin Weinstein
Large Cap Buyout
Meghan Hsu corner
Meghan Hsu
Private Credit
Morgan McKee corner
Morgan McKee
Middle Market Buyout
Rahul Sharma corner
Rahul Sharma
Sponsorships
Rima Reddy corner
Rima Reddy
Limited Partner & Fundraising
Sam Rosen corner
Sam Rosen
Growth Equity / Venture Capital
Samuel Tang corner
Samuel Tang
Large Cap Buyout
Sylvie Shi corner
Sylvie Shi
Consumer
Zach Agins corner
Zach Agins
Finance
Thank You To Our Sponsors!

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If you are interested in conference sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Ravali Parsa at ravparsa@wharton.upenn.edu