We enjoyed convening our members on May 5th. View the pictures below for a glimpse into this year’s Leadership Gala & Summit. You can read a recap of the event on our blog here.

  • Ellen
  • Blair Panel
  • Audience
  • Jon C & Bobby
  • bobby
  • Bruce
  • carm
  • CVC
  • Venture philantrhopy
  • Justin
  • Art
  • jess
  • Jon c
  • Jeff
  • Diana
  • Nicolle
  • Chuch
  • After Party
  • Ellen-Blair Chube from William Blair kicks off the Venturing Beyond the Valley panel
  • Venturing Beyond the Valley panel featuring J.B. Pritzker, Marcin Kleczynski, Jai Shekhawat, Rishi Shah and Mark Tebbe
  • Venturing Beyond the Valley audience
  • Outgoing NVCA Chairman Jon Callaghan
  • President & CEO Bobby Franklin discusses NVCA's public policy priorities
  • Bruce Mehlman on the 2016 elections and what they mean for venture capital
  • Sidney McLaurin and Carmichael Roberts navigate the afternoon breakout sessions
  • Leaders Jim O’Connor, Venky Ganesan, Sue Siegel, Scott Kupor and George Ugras speak speak on the Best Practices in Partnership between Corporate Venture and Institutional Venture breakout session
  • Susan Phinney Silver speaks on impact investing breakout session
  • NVCA's Justin Field delves into tax policy during the growth equity breakout session
  • NVCA Board Members Art Pappas and Maria Cirino at the pre-gala reception
  • Pre-gala reception
  • NVCA outgoing Chairman Jon Callaghan addresses the audience at the Leadership Gala
  • American Spirit Award Winner Jeff Fagnan
  • Diana Frazier receives the Outstanding Service Award from Kate Mitchell
  • Stephanie Cutter and Nicolle Wallace share an insiders perspective on the upcoming presidential election
  • NVCA honors Chuck Newhall from NEA with the Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Closing the night with a fun-filled after party