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Event Date Tue May 25 UTC (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue May 25 4:00am - Tue May 25 1:00pm
Location Virtual
Region All

US regulation & ODD | CCOs & COOs | Institutional investors, private equity compliance & ODD. Compact, high-impact themed digital events focused on peer-to-peer knowledge exchange.

Why GAIM Ops Connect?

• Time is precious. That’s why we’re putting the focus on quality targeted 1-day events.
• You’ve said less breadth of content. We’re providing several touch points in the first half of 2021 so you can discuss business challenges, solutions and network effectively with the people that matter. Expect focused discussions, debate, analysis and insights you won’t find anywhere else.
• Choose one event in the area that interests you most or sign up for all three to make the most of your time with us!
• Open to operations, compliance and ODD leaders.
• Connect with the top innovative minds on the most pressing topics today.

The topics that matter now:

You can count on GAIM Ops Connect for covering the most relevant industry content.
In 2021, we will deliver three micro events, each focused on a different area pertinent to industry needs.
Engage, discuss, network and learn from your peers in this interactive virtual experience. This is heavily peer-to-peer focused, unlike other digital events.

The virtual event series will focus on:
• Best Practices for Challenging Times, 30 March
• Regulation and Compliance, 27 April
• Focus on PE developments, 25 May


2021 Speakers

Carlos Ferreira
Managing Director, Head of Investment Operations, PAAMCO Prisma

Christine Campney
Senior Manager, Investment Finance, Private Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

Beste Portnoff
Head of Operational Due Diligence, Bessemer Trust

Susanne Clark
Senior Managing Director and GC, Centerbridge

William de Cordova
Editor-in-Chief, The Hedge Fund Law Report and The Private Equity Law Report

Per Welinder
General Partner, Welinder Shi Capital

Ryan VanGrack
Managing Director and Senior Deputy GC, Citadel

Michael O'Neill
Assistant Chief, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice

Sarah Wheeler
Head, AML/CFT Division, CIMA

Leanne Golding
Director, HTC Fiduciary Services Limited

Kristen Lalanas
U.S. Head of Investor Relations, U.S. Bank

Matt Gibbons
Managing Director, Private Equity, Manhattan West

Petra Griffith
Managing Director, Wedbush Ventures

Priscilla Guevara
Head of Investor Relations, Science Inc.

Sean Madnani
Founder & CEO, Twist Capital

Matt Klein
Principal, Arrowroot Capital

Ivan Nikkhoo
Managing Partner, Navigate Ventures

Kelly Perdew
Co-founder and General Partner, Moonshots Capital

Kurt Ramirez
Founding Partner, Nine Four Ventures

Sanjay Reddy
Co-founding Partner, Unlock Venture Partners

Justin Benshoof
Principal, Caltius Equity Partners

Zack Ellison
Founder, Managing General Partner and CIO, Applied Real Intelligence LLC

Andy Mantel
Founder & CEO, Pacific Sun Advisors

Joann Arweiler
Principal, BDO

Thoreau Bartmann
Senior Special Counsel, IARO, US SEC

Larry Block
Managing Director, Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Island Capital Group LLC

Elena Boeva
U.S. Chief Operating Officer, Aflac Global Investments

Jeremy Broker
Business Development Executive, Moss Adams

JonMarc Buffa
Assistant Chief, Office of Cooperative Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Greg Ciaverelli
Partner & Chief Operating Officer, PA Capital

Adam Cohen
Managing Director, Head of Operational Due Diligence, Agility

Rory Cohen
General Counsel, Varadero Capital, L.P.

Brynn Coursey Heegan
Managing Director, Operational Due Diligence, Lyxor Asset Management Inc.

Michael Fastert
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer, TIG Advisors

Richard Foelber
Chief, Office of Cooperative Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Lucy Frew
Partner, Walkers

Andy Genser
General Counsel, Viking Global Investors LP

Lorelei Graye
Founder and President, Adopting Data Standards Initiative

Mark Hannoush
Managing Director, Due Diligence & Advisory, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Daniel Kochav
Chief Operating Officer, Tenor Capital Management

Jiří Król
Deputy CEO, Global Head of Government Affairs, The Alternative Investment Management Association Ltd

Sarah LaRose
Manager, Private Investments Data, Global Investment Services, Cambridge Associates

Nicole Macarchuk
Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Managing Director, Angel Island Capital

Jennifer McHugh
Senior Special Counsel, Disclosure Review and Accounting Office, Division of Investment Management, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Brett Munster
Founder and Managing Partner, Cognovio Capital

Katrina Paglia
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Capstone Investment Advisors

Ed Pearson
Partner, Cayman Islands, Walkers

Anna Povinelli
Managing Director, Compliance and Regulatory Consulting, Duff & Phelps

Suzan Rose
Senior Advisor, Government and Regulatory Affairs, AIMA

Odette Samson
Partner | Assurance & Advisory Services, Deloitte & Touche

Andrew Sczygielski
Supervisory Special Agent, Virtual Currency and Evolving Threats Team, FBI

Matthew Siano
Managing Director, General Counsel, Two Sigma

Heather Smith
Head, Investments Supervision Division, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)

Daniel Strachman
Co-Founder, IMDDA

Marc Towers
Founder, Towers Fiduciary Pte. Ltd

Brian Traficante
Managing Director, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, York Capital

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Exhibitors

• Deloitte
• Walkers

• Harbour Trust

• Duff & Phelps
• US Bank
• Withum Smith Brown

• New York Alternative Investment Roundtable