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UPCOMING EVENTS 2013
September 24 - Alston & Bird LLP Alumni Panel and Reception
December 6-8 - 3rd Annual Deal Camp in Montauk
VC Panel in Palo Alto, CA
|Kelley Martin Blanco `02, Assistant Dean, EMBA Programs and Dean of Students introduces the alumni VC Panel
On March 18, 2013 the Private Equity Program participated in "Coast to Coast: The Venture Capital Landscape from the Alley to the Valley" in Palo Alto, CA. Part of the EMBA Americas Program, the event with the sponsorship of External Relations brought current EMBA students together with California-based alumni from the School’s MBA and EMBA programs.
The attendees included EMBA Americas students and California-based alumni. Donna M. Hitscherich ’90
, Director of Columbia Business School’s Private Equity Program, moderated a lively panel featuring Gustavo Alberelli ’08
, Managing Director at Trident Capital; Stacey Bishop ’98
, Managing Director at Scale Venture Partners; JJ Freitag ’06
, COO of SlideRocket; Mark Huang ’96
, Partner, Novus Energy Partners; and Brett Rochkind ’07
, Managing Director of General Atlantic.
2013 - Annual Dinner, May 6
|Some Private Equity Program Board Members and friends of the Program enjoy the Annual Dinner
The Private Equity Program was proud to sponsor a table at Columbia Business School's 37th Annual Dinner held at the Waldorf Astoria on May 6. The Annual Dinner brings together alumni, friends, corporate sponsors, and guests in an evening of support for Columbia Business School.
Each year, the event raises more than $3 million in unrestricted support, providing resources for curriculum development, student financial aid, faculty research, and the day-to-day operations of the School.
|Dean Glenn Hubbard addresses alumni at 2013 Reunion
The Private Equity Program was pleased to support the efforts of the External Relations office in their 2013 Reunion event. The event took place on April 19-21, 2013 and was attended by over nearly 2,400 alumni and guests.
Professor Donna M. Hitscherich ’90
, Senior Lecturer in Discipline Finance and Economics and Director of the Private Equity Program
, moderated a panel about Women in Investing on April 20, 2013 with Alumni Panelists Carolyn Nannini Dolan '78
, Managing Principal, Samson Capital Advisors; Ling M. Liu '98
, Managing Director, New China Capital Management; Caryn Abner Zweig '98
(EMBA), COO, Abner, Herrman & Brock Asset Management; Adjunct Associate Professor, Finance and Economics.
|Women in Investing Panelists at Reunion 2013
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19th Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference
Congratulations to the 2013 Student Conference team on their Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference