Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
Shane Brisbin is the Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in San Francisco. For 20 years, Shane has served as a financial advisor exclusively for families of significant wealth. His team manages in excess of $3 billion as of May 2015 on behalf of Corporate Executives, Entrepreneurs, and Private Investors who require comprehensive and sophisticated investment advice.
Shane received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California. Shane was originally from California but came to the McCombs School because of the value he said the program offers. He serves as Executive Chair of the Bay Area for McCombs Advisory Board and as a Board member of The University of Texas Venture Labs.
Harvest Capital Strategies
Ernst & Young LLP
Wildcat Venture Partners
Ernst & Young LLP
The Appraisal Lane
Marc Spier is a technology executive, entrepreneur and private investor. He has spent the last 20 years building businesses at startups (Budgeta, Oncue, Deem, Additive Partners) and at enterprise companies (Verizon Media, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Intuit and Microsoft). Prior to that he spent a decade advising companies in market entry, M&A, and public and private financing at McKinsey & Co and Dean Witter/Morgan Stanley.
Most recently, Marc was CEO of Budgeta, a SaaS budgeting and forecasting solution, where he led the company to a successful acquisition by Sage Group LLC and integration into its SaaS financials subsidiary, Intacct.
In 1987, Marc received a BBA from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. While attending the University of Texas, Marc was a UT Silver Spur and a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. Marc also holds an MA in Latin American Studies and an MBA from Stanford University.
In addition to being a member of the Bay Area for McCombs Advisory Board, Marc is also on the Advisory Board of the McCombs’ Canfield Business Honors Program.
Goldman, Sachs & Co
Dorsal Capital Management
Curren R. Krishnan is a vice president of Finance and serves as a controller for technology development at Intel Corporation. He supports Intel’s Chief Technology Officer & GM of Technology Development, and has financial oversight over all R&D activities as it relates to Intel’s manufacturing organization. This includes process technology, component research and assembly and packaging development strategies and programs. Responsibilities include oversight of the high volume wafer manufacturing within the technology development facilities.
Since starting his Intel career in 1999 as a financial analyst, Krishnan has held positions across the Technology and Manufacturing Group, the Sales and Marketing Group and various business units in the Client Computing Group. He has also supported the Executive Office. Before assuming his current role in 2018, Krishnan was the Fab Sort Manufacturing controller with financial oversight of our worldwide high volume wafer factory network. In this role he was focused on financial controls, cost and output strategies while leading a global factory finance organization. Directly before that he spent four years as chief of staff to Intel's CFO. While in that role, he contributed to corporate strategic decisions and board of director recommendations, and he helped manage Intel's earnings guidance and investor relations engagements, among other responsibilities. Earlier at Intel, he spent three years as senior controller for the corporate marketing group, leading the finance organization and supporting Intel's chief marketing officer. Krishnan also previously served as senior controller for the WiMAX program office, where he managed profit and loss and supported evaluations related to Intel's communications and 4G business.
Krishnan earned both a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business.
Lazard Frères & Co.
Jefferies and Company
Parekh Partners LLC
Ken Parekh brings over twenty-five years’ experience advising global profit and not-for-profit businesses and boards, strengthening organizational & leadership capabilities and building and leading high performance teams. Ken has a passion for growing and developing people and has forged and cultivated relationships with many leading organizations.
His coaching clients include Roche-Genentech, Google, Nutanix, Informatica, PopSugar, PharmaCCX, Salesforce, Agilent, Cisco, Kaiser Permanente, Paypal, VMware, Workday, Zillow, and Deloitte Consulting. His not-for-profit clients include Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Children & Families First, Neighborhood Housing Services and Boys Hope Girls Hope. He has worked with functional leaders in R&D, Engineering, Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, HR, IT and Legal as well as the CXO suite and Executive & Board Directors.
Prior to working with coaching networks ParekhPartners LLC, CoachSource LLC and Center for Creative Leadership, Ken was a Senior Client Partner with Korn/Ferry International driving executive recruiting and talent development for advanced technology and services clients. In addition, Ken was a Principal with Deloitte Consulting where he founded their successful High Technology practice and was a leader in their innovation and supply chain practices.
Ken began his career as a Lead Design Engineer with Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of The Coaches Training Institute and has numerous facilitation and coaching & feedback certifications including Hogan, KFALP, KF & CCL 360, Workplace Big-5, MBTI, ISI, CSI.