[Venture Series] Art of the Start(up): Roundtable Discussions for the Entrepreneurially Curious
A diverse panel of Maroon alumni and friends will discuss the world of start-ups in the rich Boston ecosystem and beyond
includes light dinner
** The Venture Series is a collaborative program for those with an interest or passion for venture development. The program is sponsored by the Booth Alumni Association and the University of Chicago Alumni Assocaiton. **
Ken Wolfe, CEO, Edaris Health, www.edaris.com
Mr. Wolfe has over 20 years of experience in senior management, most revently as CEO of Edaris Health. He has held several senior-level operating positions in large and small investment firms, and also served as managing director and head of the Global Private Placement Group at Morgan Stanley. Prior to Edaris, he was a founding partner in Kairos Parners, a $150 million limited partnership investing in growth-oriented medical technologies. Ken received his AB in Economics and MBA from the University of Chicago.
Paul Gaynor, CEO & Co-Founder, Longroad Energy Partners, www.longroadenergy.com
Mr. Gaynor has more than 25 years of experience in the energy field, encompassing leadership and finance roles in the energy, power, pipeline, and renewable energy sectors.
Mr. Gaynor has more than 25 years of experience in the energy field, encompassing leadership and finance roles in the energy, power, pipeline, and renewable energy sectors. In addition, he has been engaged in several landmark energy and power transactions and financings across the glove.
As CEO and Co-Founder of Longroad Energy Partners, Mr. Gaynor is responsible for the strategic firection and overall management of Longroad’s businesses. Prior to co-founding Longroad, Mr. Gaynor worked for SunEdison as the EVP responsible for its Global Utility scale development business.
Mr. Gaynor holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a MBA from the University of Chicago.
Adam de Sola Pool, AB'81, CEO, Environmental Investment Partners, www.eip.com/pl
Adam is an investor, mentor, and new technologies competition judge with 20 years of experience in clean energy & water and hardware companies. As an Angel Investor, Adam is a Partner in Clean Energy Venture Group, a member of Launchpad Ventures, Walnut Ventures, MIT Angels, and Sloan Angels. Adam Mentors & Judges at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Techstars, Northeastern University, CleanTech Open, & MassChallenge. Adam is on the Advisory Board of the International Nanotechnology Center accelerator in Braga Portugal and the MIT Enterprise Forum Polska accelerator in Warsaw Poland. Adam holds a BA in Geography from the University of Chicago, an MA in Economics from the University of California, and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management.