WIFM CONFERENCE 2024

TAKING THE NEXT LEAP: THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL MARKETS​

 

February 29, 2024

 

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Registration

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Conference

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM | Happy Hour

 

WilmerHale, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York

 

Registration fee to attend the conference is $100. Government rate is $75.

AGENDA

WIFM Conference 2024

*Agenda subject to change

11:30

Pre-Event Networking

12:00

Welcome

12:10

Ready for What’s Next: A Fireside Chat with Anu Aiyengar  

Fireside chat with Anu about how she overcame, and indeed mastered, challenges in her professional journey, while providing insights on how to prepare for today’s unpredictable financial markets.

12:40

Table Talk Networking Break

12:50

Preparing for the Future of Finance

Conversation about key trends in the financial markets including the evolution of financial institutions, the impact of globalization, macroeconomic developments, and the intersection between finance and technology.

1:50

Break

2:10

Breakout #1: Technology in Finance Revolution

Discussion about how technologies and innovations such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotics are transforming the financial markets. 

Breakout #2: Market Structure Evolution

Discussion about the changing roles of intermediaries, new products and services, and investor expectations in a rapidly changing world.

3:00

Break

3:10

Table Connections Networking Break

3:30

Equity Capital Markets Roundtable

Interactive discussion with thought leaders in equity capital markets and the investment community, highlighting trends and opportunities in 2024, and uncovering catalysts that drive increased global capital market activity.

4:15

Mastering Turbulent Waters: A Fireside Chat with Kirthiga Reddy

Fireside chat with Kirthiga about her dynamic and daring professional journey as a CEO, founding partner, manager of a $5B portfolio, and much more. 

4:45

Closing

5:00

Happy Hour

6:30

Event Ends

 

OUR SPEAKERS

Anu Aiyengar

Managing Director, Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, J.P. Morgan

Kyle Brandon

Board Member, WIFM​

Molly Breen

Head of Capital Markets, Americas, Permira

Keena Byrd PhD

Senior User Research Researcher, UiPath

Laura Chepucavage

Managing Director, Global Financing and Futures, Bank of America

Marisol Collazo

Board Chair, WIFM

Alicia Crighton

Partner, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Tara Dziedzic

Board Member & Secretary, WIFM

Robin Li

Operating Partner, GGV Capital U.S.

Kirthiga Reddy

Chief Executive Officer, Virtualness

Jackie Mesa

Board Member, WIFM

Lona Mozumder

Board Member, WIFM​

Anne Nisenson (Mathias)

Business Strategy & Development, Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream

Tina Reich

Board Member, Santander Holdings USA and Santander Bank, NA, Bill Holdings and Altus Power

Sandra Ro

Chief Executive Officer, Global Blockchain Business Council

Julie Ruvolo

Head of Venture Capital, NYSE

Lisa Schirf

Managing Director and Global Head of Data & Analytics, Tradeweb Markets

Cassandra Seier

President and Chief Executive Officer, WIFM

Alice Takhtajan

Managing Director, TMT Equity Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan

Tamira Treffers-Herrera

Vice-Chair and Co-Head North America Wholesale Coverage, Rabobank

Petal Walker

Board Member - Leadership Committee Chair, WIFM

Jenny Xiao

Managing Director, BlackRock

Ellen Zentner

Chief US Economist, Morgan Stanley