Exponent’s Annual Exchange brings a trusted network of women dealmakers together for a focused day of robust content and networking. The Exchange provides attendees with the opportunity to establish new connections, reinforce existing ones, and absorb timely and relevant knowledge from industry leaders – taking relationship building and decision-making to a new power.


11:30am - Registration & Networking

12:15pm - Luncheon - Sponsored by BDO

12:45PM - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest
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1:30pm - Networking Break and Sweets

2:00pm - Breakout Discussions Part I

Track A:
Me, Myself, and I… and My Firm – Preserving Your Personal Brand While Building a Professional One - Sponsored by Apollo

  • Moderator, Veronica Dagher, Wealth Adviser Reporter, Wall Street Journal Learn more
  • Janet Cowell, CEO, Girls Who Invest Learn more
  • Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder & Ceo, Pipeline Angels Learn more
  • Patricia O'Connell, Co-Author, Woo, Wow & Win, and former Management Editor, BizWeek Learn more

Track B:
Who’s Going to Create That Value? The Operating Partner Paradigm Sponsored by Trewstar

  • Moderator, Mei-Mei Tuan, Managing Partner & Co-founder, Notch Partners Learn more
  • Sarah Bradley, Partner, Kainos Capital Learn more
  • Sarah Foley, Managing Director, SWAT Equity Partners Learn more
  • Rachael Wagner, Managing Director, Atairos Learn more
  • Jill Wight, Principal, The Carlyle Group Learn more

3:00pm - Breakout Discussions Part II

Track A:
Show Me The Money – Where and How are Funds Raised Today? Sponsored by Owens Group

  • Moderator, Joseph Ehrlich, Executive Vice President, Owens Group Learn more
  • Jennifer Lu, Executive Director, Moelis & Company Learn more
  • Deepa Madhani, Principal, One Rock Capital Learn more
  • Jennifer Signori, Senior Vice PresidentNeuberger Berman Learn more
  • Seble Tareke-Williams, Member, Pipeline Angels Learn more

Track B:
Tech Investing Isn’t Just Investing in Tech – The Angle Affecting All Industries and Types of Investing  Sponsored by Baird

  • Moderator, Kristy Obuchowski Wallen, Technology & Services Investment Banking DirectorRobert W Baird & Co. Learn more
  • Nisa Amoils, Venture Capitalist, Scout Ventures Learn more
  • Meghan Asha, CEO, FounderMade Learn more
  • Rica Elysée, FounderBeautyLynk Learn more

4:00pm - Networking Break

4:30pm - Spotlight: 
From Start-Up to Showtime - Investment Case Studies

  • Moderator, Mary Kathleen Flynn, Editor-in-Chief, Mergers & Acquisitions Learn more
  • Thu DoChief Product Officer,Tastemakers Africa Learn more
  • Nancy McKay,CEO,NEST Fragrances Learn more
  • Lorine Pendleton, Member, Pipeline Angels Learn more
  • Adrianne Shapira, Managing Director,Eurazeo Brands Learn more

5:30pm - Rooftop Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Moelis & Company






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