2017 Conference Panel Sessions

Fundraising and LPs
John Dionne, HBS Lecturer in Finance and Senior Advisor to The Blackstone Group (Moderator)
Rich Hall, Head of Private Equity, Harvard Management Company
Lisa Lee, Managing Director of Business Development, Providence Equity Partners
Bruce Ou, Managing Partner, Grove Street Advisors
Sam Riter, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Investor Relations, Centerbridge
Vince Tuohey, Global Investment Team, MIT Investment Management Company
Andrew Wright, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis

State of VC
Jay Thakrar, SeedInvest (Moderator)
Steve Anastos, Principal, Bain Capital Ventures
Nimi Katragadda, Principal, BoxGroup
Juan Luis Leung-Li, Senior Associate, General Catalyst Partners
Michael Ma, Partner, Liquid 2 Ventures
Freddie Martignetti, Principal, Highland Capital Partners

Family Office
Monica Mandelli, Managing Director, KKR (Moderator)
Abhishek Agrawal, Managing Director and Head of Growth Equity, Vulcan Capital
Paul Carbone, Managing Partner, Pritzker Group Private Capital
Elda Di Re, Partner and US Leader of Private Client Services, EY
David Darmon, Managing Director and CEO, Wendel North America
Benjamin Wu, Partner, Huntsman Family Investments

Industrials
Dr. Markus Bolsinger LL.M., Partner, Dechert LLP (moderator)
Matt Carbone, Co-Founder of American Infrastructure MLP Funds
Kim Marvin, General Partner, American Industrial Partners
Howard D. Morgan, Partner and Senior Managing Director, Argand Partners
Alex Rose, Partner, Crestview Partners

Diversity in PE
Kristin Mugford, Melvin Tukman Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, Harvard Business School (Moderator)
Jerry Johnson, Managing Director, RLJ Partners
Kiersten Lawson, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
Adebola Osakwe, Head of Inclusion and Diversity, KKR
Verdun Perry, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Strategic Partners, The Blackstone Group
Annette Rodriguez, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Growth Equity
Vinay Kameswaran, Vice President, Evercore (Moderator)
Andrew Ferrer, Principal, General Atlantic
Matthew Hamilton, Principal, Summit Partners
Ethan Liebermann, Principal, TA Associates
Marc Munfa, Principal, Silversmith Capital Partners
Sean Rodgers, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis
TJ Rose, Principal, ABRY Partners

Operational Value Creation
Paul Fuhrman, Senior Managing Director, EY Private Equity Value Creation (Moderator)
Asheesh Gupta, Managing Director, Portfolio Support Group, Audax Private Equity
Kevin Masse, Chief Portfolio Officer, TA Associates
Ken Michalzuk, Principal, KKR Capstone
Mike Solomon, Managing, Portfolio Support Group, Advent International
Jeff Yolen, Partner, The Lancer Group

Technology
Ken Wee, Partner, McKinsey & Company (Moderator)
Darren Abrahamson, Managing Director, Bain Capital
Kent Bennett, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Hythem El-Nazer, Managing Director, TA Associates
Holly Maloney McConnell, Principal, North Bridge Growth Equity
Eric Wei, Managing Director, Advent International

Consumer
Michael Rogers, Americas Private Equity Origination Leader, Principal, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP (Moderator)
Andrew Ferrer, Principal, General Atlantic
Douglas Haber, Managing Director, Thomas H. Lee Partners
Juan Marcos Hill, Partner, Castanea Partners
Adam Nebesar, Principal, Bain Capital
Tricia Patrick, Managing Director, Advent International

Cross-Border
Vladimir Bosiljevac, Bruce W. Nichols Lecturer, Harvard Law School (Moderator)
Pavel Ezekiev, Partner, NEVEQ
Arne Halleraker, VC at FJ Labs
Crystal Huang, Vice President, GGV Capital
T.T. Nguyen Duc, VC, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
Chris Rogers, Partner, Lumia Capital

Distressed and Turnaround
Kristin Mugford, Melvin Tukman Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, Harvard Business School (moderator)
Kurt Chauviere, Senior Vice President, McKinsey Recovery & Transformation Services
Jeff Chung, Executive Vice President, Bain Capital Credit
Marco Prono, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Miriam Tawil, Managing Director, Centerbridge Partners

Healthcare
Atishay Chopra, Managing Director, Jefferies (Moderator)
Mehran Ahmed, Vice President, Webster Capital
Nancy Brown, Venture Partner, Oak HC/FT
Paige Daly, Managing Director, Harvest Partners
Jesse Lane, Principal, Summit Partners
Lee Mooney, Vice President, TA Associates
Steve Sahlman, Managing Director, Candescent Partners

Impact Investing
Vikram S. Gandhi, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, Harvard Business School (Moderator)
Chris Cozzone, Vice President, Bain Capital Double Impact
Michael Etzel, Partner, The Bridgespan Group
Liqian Ma, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
William McCalpin, Managing Partner, Impact Investments, Athena Capital
Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Director, DBL Partners

State of PE
Peter Martelli, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis (Moderator)
Daniel Brand, Managing Director, CVC
Ronnie Jaber, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Lisa Sun, Investment Manager, Coller Capital
Gopi Vaddi, Director, Providence Equity Partners
Glenn Youngkin, Managing Director, President and COO, The Carlyle Group