Distinguished Speakers



Private Equity Roundtable - March 15, 2012

Keynote: Joseph Dear (Chief Investment Officer, California Public Employees' Retirement System)


Private Equity Summit II - March 2, 2012


Bruce Ettelson (Kirkland & Ellis)

Mara Faccio (Hanna Chair in Entrepreneurship & Professor of Finance, Purdue University)

Charles Jacobs (Nixon Peabody)

Mark O'Hare (CEO, Preqin)

Jonathan Rosenthal (Saybrook Capital)

David C. Smith (C. Coleman McGehee Research Associate Professor of Banking and Commerce, University of Virginia)

Keynote: Josh Lerner (Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School)


The Inaugural UCLA Anderson Investing Conference - February 10, 2012


Chris Brightman (Director and Head of Investment Management, Research Affiliates)

J. David Carpenter (Investment Analyst, Capital Group)

George Letteney (Interim president and CIO, UCLA Investment Company)

Steven Romick (Managing Partner, First Pacific Advisors)

Jon Sokoloff (Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners)

James Ware (Founder of the Focus Consulting Group)

Keynote: Howard Marks (Chairman, Oaktree Capital Management)


UCLA Anderson Hosts Exclusive Conversation with Alumni Bill Gross ('71) and Larry Fink ('76) - November 17, 2011


Larry Fink (Chairman and CEO of BlackRock Inc.)

Bill Gross (Co-Chief Executive Officer, PIMCO)


Private Equity Summit I - October 21-22, 2010


Chris Farrington (Partner at Centinela Capital Partners)

Robin Painter (Co-chair of the Corporate Department at Proskauer Rose LLP)

Tim Recker (Managing Director of Private Equity at the Treasurer of the UC Regents)

Morten Sorensen (Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School)

Per Stromberg (SSE Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity, Stockholm School of Economics)

Richard Henkel (Private Equity Portfolio Manager, Arizona State Retirement System)

Keynote: Henry Cisneros (former Secretary of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development)


Short-termism: Leverage Points for Encouraging a Longer-Term Focus in Capital Markets - April 23, 2010

Speaker: Larry Fink (Chairman and CEO of BlackRock)


Future of Financial Regulations: Balancing Risk and Reward - April 14, 2010


Lynn A. Stout (Paul Hastings Professor of Corporate and Securities Law)

Greg Berman (SEC Senior Policy Advisor to the Director, Division of Risk, Strategy and Financial Innovation)

Judy Posnikoff (Founding Member and Managing Director, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, PAAMCO)

Joseph McCarthy (Senior Vice President & Regional Director, FINRA's West Region)

Taylor Adams (Deputy Head of Market Risk, Union Bank N.A)