Anderson Evenings is a series of celebrations that provide the unique opportunity to bring UCLA Anderson students and alumni together for an exceptional evening of content and networking in cities where students are participating in Day-on-the-Job (DOJ) treks.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Moelis & Company
Ken Moelis is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.
Mr. Moelis has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Prior to founding Moelis & Company, he worked at UBS from 2001 to 2007, where he was most recently President of UBS Investment Bank and previously Joint Global Head of Investment Banking. Before joining UBS, Mr. Moelis was Head of Corporate Finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he worked from 1990 through 2000.
Darren Pleasance ('95)
Director, Global Customer Acquisitions of Google
Darren leads Google's Global Customer Acquisitions team, a team focused on helping businesses of all size discover the power of Google's online advertising services, including Google Search, Google Display Network, and YouTube. In his role, Darren oversees a mix of sales models including "self service", "3rd party", "inbound telesales", and a high-end "outbound" sales team, as well as several central teams focused on "market insights", and "sales performance improvement". These teams allow Google to reach millions of companies around the world each year and introduce them to the benefits of online advertising.
Stephen Wadsworth ('88)
President, CEO & Member of Tapjoy
Steve Wadsworth has been an influential senior executive and leader in the Internet and interactive digital media industry since 1995. Steve has served on the Tapjoy Board since 2011, and prior to that he was president of Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), where he was a pioneer for the company's digital media and technology business including more than 11 years as Disney's chief Internet and digital media executive. where he was a pioneer for the company’s digital media and technology business including more than 11 years as Disney’s chief Internet and digital media executive