Annual Dinner 2018: Investment Themed Roundtable Speakers


March 15, 2018  |  5:30 - 6:30 pm 
Join us before cocktails and dinner for dynamic, interactive discussions around a host of topics.

 Registration is on the 9th floor


Funding & Adopting Frontier Technologies
Carol Curley, Managing Director, Golden Seeds
Andras Forgacs, CEO, Modern Meadow
Karen Griffith Gryga, Chief Investment Officer, DreamIt Ventures
Jalak Jobanputra, Founder/Managing Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures

Building High Performance Management Teams

Michael Kopelman, General Partner, Edison Partners

Matt Leeds, Principal, L Catterton 
Bruce Schulman, Managing Director, NGP Energy Technology Partners

Jill Wight, Principal, Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund


Investing in Healthcare

Ann Sissel, Vice President, Baxter Healthcare Ventures
Michael Meng, Principal, Apax Partners
Bret Tenenhaus, Vice President, Great Point Partners

Michael Wiggins, Managing Director - Healthcare, Lazard


Allocating Capital in 2018 - LP Perspective
Jessica Brennan, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Elaine Chan, Senior Investment Officer, The Johnson Company
Jose Guzman, Private Equity Investment Officer, NYC Pension Fund 
Katie Stokel, Managing Director, Abbott Capital


Senior Investor Panel - State of the Union
(open to partner  & managing director level investors)

Nisa Amoils, Venture Partner, Scout Ventures

Bruce Eatroff, Founding Partner, Halyard Capital

Kirk Griswold, Co-Founder & Partner, Argosy Private Equity  
Marc Lederman, Co-Founder & General Partner, NewSpring Capital 

David Wassong, Managing Director & Partner, Soros Fund Management  


Evolving Role of ESG Investing
Ashley Bittner, Principal, Owl Ventures

Spencer Hoffman, Partner, Lovell Minnick Partners

Jennifer Signori, Senior Vice President & Principal, Neuberger Berman 

Gary Survis, Venture Partner, Insight Venture Partners

Kathleen Utecht, Managing Partner, Core Innovation Capital


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