SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES



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The Speakers

 A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   --  ALL  

Alex Abell   |  Frank Albrecht   |  Bradley Alford   |  Peter Algert   |  Lawrence Aragon   |  Lawrence Aragon   |  Jeff Arsenault   |  Andrea Auerbach   |  Andrea Auerbach

Alex Abell, Founder and CEO, Atlas Diligence
Buyouts West Speaker

Alexander Abell is the CEO and co-founder of Atlas Diligence, an independent provider of manager research, track record analytics and due diligence on private capital managers to limited partners and advisors. Prior to founding Atlas Diligence, Mr. Abell spent over 10 years working in the private capital industry as a limited partner, initially with Hewlett-Packard's pension fund and most recently at Quellos Group and then BlackRock Private Equity Partners just prior to founding Atlas. Throughout his career as a limited partner, Mr. Abell led manager identification and due diligence efforts on private capital fund opportunities, as well as diligence on co-investments and secondary transactions.

Prior to Hewlett-Packard's pension fund, Mr. Abell worked for Thomas Weisel Partners and begun his career at Cornerstone Research.

Mr. Abell holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA with honors in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated magna cum laude.

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Frank Albrecht, Head of Primary Investment of the Americas, DB Private Equity
Venture Alpha West Speaker

Frank Albrecht is a senior member of Deutsche Bank’s Private Equity (“DBPE”) investment team, a private equity fund of funds platform with client commitments of more than $11bn, offering primary, secondary and co-investment programs as well as managed accounts targeting institutional and private wealth clients.

Mr. Albrecht is responsible for sourcing, due diligence, execution and monitoring of private equity, venture/growth capital and infrastructure fund investments in North America. As a portfolio manager he also has responsibility for DBPE’s largest managed account amongst others. He joined DBPE in 2001 and relocated from Germany to the U.S. in 2008. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee and has nearly 20 years of relevant industry experience. He has been instrumental in all aspects of investment and relationship management, distribution as well as business development since joining business. Mr. Albrecht has invested almost $1bn across 50 fund managers in buyout, venture/growth capital, distressed, energy, and infrastructure funds globally. Prior to joining DBPE, he was a Managing Director at Schroeder + Partner in Germany, an operational holding company managing a portfolio of distressed middle-market companies and providing venture/growth capital to technology-enabled start-ups. He began his career at IBM.

Mr. Albrecht holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration, and a M.Sc. with honors in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

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Bradley Alford, Chief Investment Officer, Alpha Capital Management
HedgeWorld West Speaker

Mr. Alford founded Alpha Capital in July 2006. He has twenty five years of investment management experience. Mr. Alford is the portfolio manager for the Alpha Opportunistic Alternatives Fund (ACOPX)and Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund (ACDEX) which are two of the oldest multialternative mutual funds. Mr. Alford is considered one of the pioneers of liquid alternatives.

Prior to founding Alpha Capital in July 2006, from 2002 to 2006 he was a Managing Director at Atlantic Trust. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Alford served as the Director of Investment Advisory Services at MyCFO. From 1995 to 2000, Brad was the Managing Director of the investment division for the $2 billion Duke Endowment. At Duke, he expanded the alternative asset portfolio from $100 million to more than $1 billion, investing in hedge funds, venture capital, leveraged buyouts, distressed securities, high-yield bonds, oil and gas, timberland, and real estate. From 1989 to 1995, Brad was the Director of Endowment Investments for the Emory University Endowment with assets in excess of $4 billion.

In addition to holding a BS in Corporate Finance and an MBA from the University of Alabama, Brad has also completed the intensive Senior Investment Manager Program at Princeton University. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Atlanta.

Mr. Alford was selected by Institutional Investor magazine as a "2012 Rising Star of Mutual Funds”.

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Peter Algert, Founder and CIO, Algert Global
PartnerConnect West Speaker
HedgeWorld West Speaker
Venture Alpha West Speaker
Buyouts West Speaker

Peter Algert oversees the investment team at ACI and serves as both CIO and CEO. Prior to founding the firm in 2002, Mr. Algert was a Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors and served as the Global Head of Research for their stock selection strategies. Before moving to BGI Mr. Algert was a Director at KMV where he worked in the areas empirical modeling and management of credit risk.

Mr. Algert holds a PhD from UC Berkeley’s Haas School with a concentration in Finance and has served as an assistant professor at UC Davis as well as a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Lawrence Aragon, Digital Editor, Deal Publications Group, Reuters News
Buyouts West Speaker

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Lawrence Aragon, Digital Editor, Deal Publications Group, Reuters News
HedgeWorld West Speaker

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Jeff Arsenault, Founder & CIO, Old Greenwich Capital Partners
HedgeWorld West Speaker

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Andrea Auerbach, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
PartnerConnect West Speaker

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Andrea Auerbach, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
HedgeWorld West Speaker

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