Northwestern Has a Private Equity Conference


Register now for the 2011 Kellogg Private Equity
and Venture Capital Conference

February 9, 2011
Register today. Tickets are almost sold out!

For more information on the conference, please visit the web site at:

Keynote speakers:


Kevin Efrusy
Accel Partners


John “Jay” W. Jordan II
Chairman and Managing Principal 
The Jordan Company


LP-GP Relationship Perspective
– Steven Brown KSM ’02 (CHS Capital)
– Tom Hawkins KSM ‘99 (Arcapita)
– Gregory Jania (WP Global Partners)
– Richard Strait KSM ’82 (Northwestern Mutual Capital)

Private equity panels
Venture capital panels
Next generation of private equity leaders
Mobile tech
 Andrew Cantwell KSM ’04 (Norwest Equity Partners)
– Richard Copans KSM ’05 (Madison Dearborn Partners)
– Jason Rosenberg KSM ’05  (Sterling Partners)
– R. Keith Taylor KSM ’05 (The Carlyle Group)

– Savinay Berry KSM ’08 (Granite Ventures)
– Evan Doll (Flipboard)
– Tod Francis KSM ’83 (Shasta Ventures)

Opportunities in emerging markets
Clean tech
– Wale Adeosun (Kuramo Capital)
– João Paulo V. Poiares Baptista (Burrill & Company)
– Carlos Botelho KSM’99 (Cartica Capital)

– Tom Cushing (Chicago Climate Exchange)
– Anath Ananthasubramaniam KSM ’85 (DTE Energy Ventures)
– Amol Deshpande (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
– Andrew Friendly KSM ’00 (Advanced Technology Ventures)
– Bobby Kandaswamy KSM ’98 (Intel Capital)
Portfolio company perspective
Angel  & seed investing
– Harry Kraemer KSM ‘79 (Madison Dearborn Partners, former CEO of Baxter International)
– Jai Shekhawat KSM ‘96 (CEO, Fieldglass)
– Forrest Whittaker (CEO, Avalign Technologies)
– Todd Warren (Divergent Ventures, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University)
– Alex Ferrara (Bessemer Venture Partners)
– Brad Keywell (Echo Global Logistics, Groupon, Lightbank, MediaBank)
– Paul Martino (Bullpen Capital)
– David Tisch (TechStars NYC)

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