2023 Virtual Agenda

Virtual Programming on Zoom 
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Monday, February 6, 2023

12:00 p.m. Conference Kickoff Keynote: Tide Goes Out
Moderator: Stephen Vicinelli D’87, Vice President of Impact Investments at Social Finance, Executive Advisor CPEVC

Panelists: Russ Steenberg T’83, Managing Director, and Global Head of Blackrock Private Equity Partners; Laureen Costa T’94, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Private Equity Investments, JP Morgan Asset Management; Jared Fuller, Head of Private Capital and Real Assets Research, Prime Buchholz

5:30 p.m. Private Investment Opportunities and Considerations in the Current Market    
Moderator: Devon Gobbo T’23, MBA Candidate Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Jake Colognesi T’11, Partner, Sageview; Eric Haley T’02, Senior Managing Director, Head of North America, Omers Private Equity; Ben Magnano T’06, General Partner at Frazier Healthcare Partners

6:30 p.m.  The Current Venture Capital Investment Climate
Moderator: John Minderman T’23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Liam Donohue T’95, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, .406 Ventures; Matt McIlwain D’87, Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group; Anup Chamrajnagar, Head of Ventures, Plaid

7:30 p.m. Tide Goes Out Credit Cycle
Moderator: Zach Eagle T’23, MBA Candidate Tuck School of Business

Panelist: Jamie Athanasoulas T'01, HarbourVest; Taylor Harrington T’14, Guggenheim Credit

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

12:00 p.m. The Current Venture Capital Investment Climate
Moderator: Curt Welling D’71 T’77, Clinical Professor, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: David Pitt-Watson, Visiting Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge; Founder and Former Chair, Hermes Focus Asset Management, and Founder, Hermes Equity Ownership Service; Former Co-Chair, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative; Independent Non-Executive Member, Chair of the Public Interest Committee, KPMG; Former Director, International Corporate Governance Network

Sir Ronald Cohen, Co-Founder and Chair, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, The Portland Trust; Co-Founder and Chair, Bridges Ventures; Co-Founder, APAX Partners

5:30 p.m. Investment Opportunities in Sustainability
Moderator: John Minderman T’23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Dawn Lippert, Founding CEO of Elemental Excelerator and Founding Partner of Earthshot Ventures; Temple Fennell, Co-founder, and Partner, Clean Energy Ventures; Julia Brady, Partner, Valo Ventures; Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Obvious Ventures

6:30 p.m.  Investment Opportunities in Financial Inclusion
Moderator: Theresa McCartney T'23, MBA Candidate Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Tom Blaisdell T'89, Founder, AlignPact; Wole Coaxum, Founder & CEO, MoCaFi; Rob Curtis, Founder & CEO, Daylight; Tahira Dosani, Resilience VC

7:30 p.m. 4 Models of Investing
Moderator: Reid Aronstein T'23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Matti Navellou, Senior Vice President, Head of Iconiq Impact; Stephen Vicinelli D’87, Vice President of Impact Investments at Social Finance, Executive Advisor CPEVC; Jacques-Philippe Piverger T’07, Founder & CEO, Goodlight Capital

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

12:00 p.m. Winter Has Come – State of the Crypto Market & 2023 Outlook
Moderator: Ron Adner, Nathaniel D’1906 and Martha E. Leverone Memorial Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business

Panelist: Joe Lubin, Co-Founder, Ethereum

5:30 p.m. Accelerating Innovation through Regulation
Moderator: Edwin Aguilar T’23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Michael Gronager, CEO, Chainalysis; Tushar Jain, Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital

6:30 p.m. The Decentralized Future: Web 3.0, DApps and DeFi
Moderator: Minjae Lee T’23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelists: Peter Smith, Co-Founder & CEO, Blockchain.com; Jeffrey Liu

7:30 p.m.  Blockchain and the Environment
Moderator: John Minderman T’23, MBA Candidate, Tuck School of Business

Panelist: Paul Gambill

Thursday, February 9, 2023

12:00 p.m. 50 Years in Private Equity
Moderator: Paul Raether T’73, Senior Advisory Partner, KKR

Panelist: George Roberts, Co-Founder, Co-Executive Chairman, KKR