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Detailed Program

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast
Conference registration will take place in the lobby of Raether Hall at the Tuck School of Business. Follow the directional signs once you reach Tuck Hall (100 Tuck Hall, Hanover, NH 03755.)
8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions
8:40 - 9:30 a.m.
Keynote address by Dwight Poler T'93, Senior Advisor, Bain Capital
9:40 - 10:30 a.m.
Session I: Panels 1-3

1.  Healthcare Innovation & Venture Environment: What's Working and What's Not

Moderated by Ross Klosterman T'20

Panelists:

  E. Selemon Asfaw T'14 - UnitedHealth Group, Optum

  Graham Brooks T'02 - .406 Ventures, Partner

  Leah O'Donnell - BambüGlobal Healthcare, Consultant

  Sarah Sossong - Flare Capital, Investor

2.  Dual Perspectives: Former VCs Now Growing VC-backed Companies

Moderated by Melina Sánchez Montañés T'20

Panelists:

   Jason Coloma T'07 - Maze, President & CEO

   Heather Onstott T'07 - Onstott Financial Consulting

   Samantha Truex D'92 TH'93 T'95 - Quench Bio, CEO

3.  Consumer Retail: Proliferation & Sustainability of Direct-to-Consumer Brands 

Moderated by Nirlipta Panda T'20

Panelists:

•  Dan Aziz - Premama, CEO

•  Dean Bakes - M3 Ventures, Principal

•  Anna Fagin D'13 - 3L, Director

  Sophie Kahn - AUrate, Co-CEO

  Jason Shuman - Primary Venture Partners, Principal

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee & Networking Break
11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Session II: Panels 4-6

4.  Real Estate Investing in the Late Stages of a Boom Market

Moderated by Mike Hartford T'20

Panelists:

•  Sarah Schwarzschild T'08 - Carlyle, Partner & Co-Head of Metropolitan Real Estate

  Sarah Shank T'03 - Beacon Capital Partners, Managing Director & Head of Portfolio Mgmt.  

  Stephen Vicinelli D'87 - TIFF Investment Management, Former Managing Director

5.  Buyouts: Using Industry Expertise in the Middle-Market

Moderated by Sandy Carton T'20

Panelists:

  Jason Crowl T'13 - Graham Partners, Principal

  Matthew Goulding - Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Partner

  Jonathan Lewis T'05 - Sheridan Capital Partners, Managing Partner

  Elizabeth Williamson D'05 - Frontenac, Managing Director

 

6.  Energy Private Equity: Investing in the Energy Transition 

Moderated by Ryan Ganong T'20

Panelists:

•  Patrick Fox T'07 - New Energy Capital, Managing Partner

•  Timothy Healy D'91 T'02 - P3 Energy, CEO

 Matt Prescottano T'15 - BlackRock, Vice President

  Pooja Yadav T'18 - CrossBoundary, Senior Advisor

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Mentoring Sessions
1:10 - 2:00 p.m.
Keynote address by Diane Daych T'85, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Granite Growth - interviewed by Martha Pease D'79, Partner & Director, BCG
2:10 - 3:00 p.m.
Session III: Panels 7-8

7.  Private Equity: Weathering the Storm During Recession 

Moderated by Olivia Moore T'20

Panelists:

   Kathleen Bacon T'93 - HarbourVest Partners, Senior Advisor

•   Brendan Cameron D'79 - JP Morgan Investment Management, Managing Director

   Micah Meisel T'04 - InTandem Capital, Managing Director

   Nick Russell D'00 T'10 - Tuckerman Capital, Partner

8.  Sourcing Strategies in Buyouts & Growth Equity

Moderated by Trey Meyer T'20

Panelists:

  Mehran Ahmed - Webster Equity Partners, Principal

  Jared Pomerance T'16 - Parthenon Capital Partners, Vice President

  Renny Smith T'83 - Staley Capital, Managing Partner

•  Jonathan Wilson - Siguler Guff & Company, Managing Director

 
3:10 - 4:00 p.m.
Session IV: Panels 9-10

9.  Venture Capital: It’s Heating Up

Moderated by Gavin Loudfoot T'20

Panelists: 

  Luofei Deng D'10 - Green D Ventures, Principal

  Matt Fates T'02 - Pulse Ventures, Founder & General Partner

  Phil Ferneau D’84, T’96 - Borealis Ventures, Co-Founder and Managing Partner

•  Erica Van - Charles River Ventures, Investor

10. More than One Way to Make an Impact

Moderated by Maddie Conlin T'20

Panelists:

  Jay Bockhaus - CORI Innovation Fund, Managing Partner

•  Caroline Bressan T'14 - Open Road Ventures, Managing Director

  Deb Kemper T'95 - Golden Seed Ventures, Managing Partner

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Networking Reception