Key Note Speakers
Jeffrey D. Mansukhani
Cambridge Associates LLC
Jeff is a Managing Director and senior private investment specialist in the Menlo Park office. He is responsible for constructing and overseeing private investment and total portfolios for a number of university, foundation, family, and other nonprofit clients ranging in size from $200 million to over $100 billion. He has deep experience in emerging markets having led significant projects in several regions. During his time with the firm Jeff has been a major contributor to research, served on discretionary investment committees, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Jeff has over fifteen years of investment experience. Most recently, he was a Partner and member of the investment committee with Bay Hills Capital, a private equity fund-of-funds. He also spent three years in asset management at Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to this, he spent five years as an attorney for an international law firm focusing on business and commercial law. His work concentrated on private equity transactions, valuations, workouts, reorganizations, business and asset sale/purchases.
Jeff earned a bachelor's degree from the University of San Diego and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He was awarded a JD with distinction from Florida State University School of Law.
President and CEO
Pine Brook Partners
In 2006, Howard Newman founded Pine Brook, a private equity firm that currently manages more than $5.0 billion of assets. Pine Brook makes "business building" and other growth equity investments, primarily in the energy and financial services industries. Pine Brook's active portfolio consists of twenty seven companies (fifteen energy and twelve financial services) across two funds.
Prior to forming Pine Brook, Mr. Newman spent 22 years with Warburg Pincus, LLC. He served as Warburg's Vice Chairman, developed their energy and financial services businesses and led a number of other investing practices as well. Mr. Newman also spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated before joining Warburg Pincus. Mr. Newman's career includes starting and financing energy companies which have been active in conventional exploration, both domestically and internationally, Canadian oil sands, unconventional gas and oil resource plays, independent power production and midstream activities.
In addition to overseeing Pine Brook's portfolio, Mr. Newman serves on the board of Newfield Exploration Company; he is also a Trustee of The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Mr. Newman has served as a director (or designated observer) of more than 40 companies, including 18 public companies. During the term of Governor George Pataki of New York, Mr. Newman served as an advisor to him on energy policy and as a Senior Advisor to the Long Island Power Authority. He is also a member of Yale University's Climate & Energy Institute External Advisory Board.
Mr. Newman holds a B.A. in Economics (magna cum laude with Distinction) and an M.A. in Economics from Yale University. He was a Marshall Scholar at Cambridge University and holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University.
All events take place at the San Jacinto Conference Center, 309 East 21st Street, Austin, TX 78705
On-site registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, February 20 in the San Jacinto Conference Center. The conference begins promptly at 8:45 a.m. The key dates, times, and other pertinent information that you should keep in mind are summarized below.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Reception and Dinner
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue @ 401 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Friday, February 20, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental breakfast (Foyer outside Multipurpose Room)
8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning sessions (Multipurpose Room)
12:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Lunch (Multipurpose Room)
1:40 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Afternoon sessions (Multipurpose Room)
San Jacinto Conference Center
309 East 21st Street
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78705
Conference Attire: Business Casual
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