Anderson Evenings 2015

Anderson Evening is a unique opportunity to meet the newest group of MBA students while on their Fall career treks, reconnect with fellow alumni and hear from a panel of alumni and faculty.

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Palo Alto - Photo Gallery

New York City


Tuesday, November 10

6:30 - 9:00 PM EST
The Yale Club of New York City
Saybrook/Trumbull Room
50 Vanderbuilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017

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Jeffrey Deutschman '81

Apollo Global Management Center, L.P.

Mr. Deutschman has spent more than 30 years in the turnaround, private equity and lending business. He graduated from Columbia University and the Anderson Graduate School of Management, and started his career with Grisanti & Galef/The Spectrum Group in 1981 which played a hands on role managing and turning around companies it had acquired. Mr. Deutschman was a Co-Founder of Aurora Capital in Los Angeles and a Co-Founder of Crown Capital in New York before joining Stone Tower as a partner in 2006.
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Robert Frankfurt '95

Myca Partners

Robert Frankfurt founded Myca Partners, Inc. (“Myca”) in 2006 to seek out and benefit from long term investment trends in a variety of industries.

Myca is primarily focused today on launching and investing in early stage healthy lifestyle businesses and brands including restaurants, prepared foods, consumer and skin care products, and food related programs revolving around Paleo, Primal, Atkins and other Low Carb High Quality Fat initiatives.
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Ronald S. Pillar '92

Pillar Capital Advisors, LLC.

Ron founded Pillar Capital Advisors, LLC. in January of 2014 as an independent M&A and capital raising advisory firm. Ron advises clients across industries, with a particular focus on Software and Communications Technology. He also drives the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital practice.

Ron has 20 years of Technology investment banking experience. Prior to founding Pillar Capital Advisors, Ron was a partner at Sagent Advisors. Prior to Sagent, Ron was the Head of J.P. Morgan’s Technology Investment Banking Group and a Managing Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom group from 2000 to 2009. During his career, he has also worked at Merrill Lynch, Cowen & Company and Salomon Brothers Inc.
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Moderator: Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.

Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson

Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. is Senior Associate Dean of UCLA Anderson. In this role, he oversees a variety of key areas and initiatives within the school, including resource development, alumni relations, corporate initiatives, marketing and communications and executive education.

Dr. Osborne is also Professor of Global Economics, Management and Entrepreneurship and founder and faculty director of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA Anderson School of Management. The Price Center serves to organize faculty research, curricula and student activities related to the study of entrepreneurship and new business development at UCLA Anderson.
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Palo Alto - Launching a Career in Tech


Thursday, November 12

6:30 - 9:00 PM PST
Garden Court Hotel
Grove Ballroom
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Srinivas Ananth '11


Srini is currently a Strategic Deals Manager at Intel where he leads partnerships with System Integrators in the Internet-of-Things (IOT) group. Since graduating from Anderson in 2011, Srini has held a number of diverse operational roles including Product Marketing, Business Development and Venture Investing as part of the Accelerated Leadership Program. At Anderson, Srini served as VP of Business Development for HTBA, Mentor for Technology Assessment Group (TAG) Program, Anderson Career Coach and Admissions Interviewer. Prior to MBA, Srini held a number of product development and management roles at Texas Instruments.

Daisy Chen '12


Daisy is currently a Tech Finance Leader at Intuit. She partners with the central R&D Platform and Innovation teams on Intuit's journey to securely move to the cloud, transform from a desktop business to SaaS offerings, and expand globally. She is also an Innovation Catalyst at Intuit - facilitating and coaching teams on design thinking. 

Daisy graduated from Anderson in 2012 with an Easton Technology Leadership Certificate. At Anderson, she was an ACT Coach and served as the MCA VP of Professional Affairs. After Anderson, she joined Intel as a Strategic Financial Analyst, supporting the $200M+ Consumer Channel Marketing group. Prior to Anderson, Daisy was a design engineer in the aerospace industry. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Neil Hoyne '09


Bio coming soon...

David Huynh '12


Dave Huynh, is the Head of Ad Product at Flipboard, a personal news and content reader app for iOS, Android, and web with over 80 million monthly active users.  Dave joined Flipboard immediately after Anderson in 2012 as a product manager focused on publishers and advertising.  As Flipboard grew from 1 to 80 million MAUs, Dave helped scale the advertising product and platform into a multi-million dollar business. Dave and Flipboard were recently featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, AdAge, TechCrunch, and VentureBeat for their innovative approach to the next generation of ad targeting.  While at Anderson, Dave focused on Marketing and was president of the HTBA.

Moderator: Professor Guillaume Roels

Associate Professor, Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management, UCLA Anderson

Professor Roels is an Associate Professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. His research interests are in supply chain management and in operations management in knowledge-based services.

In his research, Professor Roels has characterized the worst-case performance of supply chains with limited demand information and uncoordinated decision-making. His findings have led to the development of principles for making robust supply chain decisions, such as contracting, capacity investment, capacity allocation, and pricing.
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