In a world where improvement of the slightest margins means the difference between success and failure, digitisation in Private Equity has become indisputably relevant.
Welcoming top-tier thought leaders from leading PE firms, including KKR, CDPQ, Permira, and Adams Street Partners, you now get the opportunity to be among the first to know the ins and outs of the digitisation paradigm shift that is already happening right now in PE.
Tune in to learn best practices that can lead to increased returns, and take home actionable insights that will push you ahead of the competition when it comes to utilizing digital opportunities as a GP. Zooming in on the implementation of effective tech strategy roadmaps, problem-solving of unforeseen challenges, and outlining how operating partners play a key role in the future of digitized value creation, this webinar will equip you to meet the everchanging future of tomorrow.
How private equity firms can digitise their portfolio companies
Development and implemention of effective tech strategy roadmaps
The operating partners' role when digitally scaling up portfolio companies
What the future holds for those who do digitize their portfolios, and where those who don't will end
Private Equity Insights
For more than 10 years, PEI has helped Investors, Fund Managers and CXOs rethink what it takes to fundraise, invest, operate and exit in Private Equity, and does so via online engagement and cutting edge conferences in Singapore, UK, France, Poland & CEE, Benelux, Switzerland, Iberia, Germany, Italy, Nordics and DACH.
Partner & Chief Operating Officer @ Adams Street Partners
Jim oversees all of Adams Street’s non-investment functions. This includes finance, operations, human resources, legal, information technology, marketing, strategy and client reporting functions.
Prior to joining Adams Street, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Credit Suisse’s Private Bank Americas. Prior to Credit Suisse, Jim spent seven years at Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management where he served on the management committee and held several roles including Director of Product Strategy, Director of the Consulting Group, and COO of Investment Products. Before Morgan Stanley, he spent nearly two decades at Merrill Lynch with his final role being Chief Administrative Officer for the Global Private Client business.
Jim is a member of Adams Street's Executive Committee, Operating Committee and the New Product Committee.
Director - Technology Value Creation, EMEA @ KKR
Adal Zamudio joined KKR Capstone in 2017 and leads Technology Operations value creation in EMEA. He focuses on the use of technology to address both technology-driven innovation and other efficiencies across KKR’s European portfolio. He has been actively involved in the firm’s investments in Hensoldt, Travelopia, GfK, Q-Park, Upfield, Exact, Axel Springer, Mas Movil, Citation, Sector Alarm, Elsan, Devoteam, Food Delivery Brands, Viridor and Wella, working on diligence and with management to realize KKR’s technology-driven investment thesis. Prior to joining KKR Capstone, Mr Zamudio worked in the technology practice of BCG, the IT strategy practice of Accenture and the IT security practice of Schlumberger. He holds a Master of Science in Decision Sciences from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a BSc in Mathematics/Computer Science from Purdue University.
Managing Director and Operating Partner @ CDPQ
Lorenzo Levi has been Managing Director and Operating Partner, Private Equity for Europe since January 2019. In this role, he oversees the direct private equity investment portfolio in the region. Based in London, he is also responsible for conducting operational due diligence on new investment opportunities.
Mr. Levi has over 25 years of experience in private equity, management roles and strategy consulting. Before joining CDPQ, he was Managing Director at Terra Firma Capital Partners and then Operating Partner for Apollo Global Management. Prior to that he worked in sales management and corporate development roles for IBM, Delta PLC and Nortel, as well as in strategy consulting at Bain & Company.
He holds an MBA from Harvard and a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Economics from MIT. He currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Delachaux, Foncia, Datamars and Fives. He is also a Board Observer on Techem.
Principal @ Permira
Riccardo is a Principal and a member of the Portfolio Group at Permira. He has worked on a number of transactions including Allegro, Axiom, Catawiki, Magento, Synamedia, and Tricor. Prior to joining Permira, Riccardo was a Director at AlixPartners in London for five years, where he delivered a number of operational turnaround programmes.
Before that, he worked for PwC in London for five years where he focused on delivering supply chain transformation programmes. Riccardo had previously held line management roles in industry.
Head of Marketing, EMEA @ Oracle NetSuite.
Prior to Oracle NetSuite, Dave worked at VC firms where he led commercialisation efforts for early-stage emerging technologies. He is an industry commentator and writer on all things growth, startups, VC, private equity, marketing and software.