Bringing together industry professionals, academics, and students, the 24th Annual Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference will be hosted on January 27th by the Harvard Business School student-run Venture Capital and Private Equity (VCPE) club. The event, to be held on the University’s Boston campus is considered one of the most anticipated student-run conferences, attracting several hundred attendees who will discuss current issues in the alternative investing space.
Harvard’s VCPE Club hosts the event to give its’ student members access to leading players in the venture capital and private equity areas. Over 60 panelists and moderators will participate, engaging in a broad range of topics that will include infrastructure, energy, oil, renewables, and gas and growth equity. Popular topics from the previous year will be revisited such as cross border investing, diversity in private equity, turnarounds, operational value creation, healthcare, technology, consumerism, and more.
Notable speakers and panelists include:
- Kewsong Lee, Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group
- Sean Klimczak, Global Head of Infrastructure, Blackstone
- Paul Maeder, Co-Founder, Highland Capital Partners
- Holly McConnell, Managing Director, General Catalyst
“We are very pleased to once again bring together talented financial professionals and the next generation of leaders in private equity and venture capital in a knowledge sharing and interactive atmosphere at the 2018 VCPE conference,” - Pete Suberlak, Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2018 and co-chair of the Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference.