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2022 Strategic Operations & Policy Summit

November 2, 2022 - November 3, 2022
5:00 pm - 3:10 pm

About this event

This 1.5-day conference, developed in collaboration with NVCA’s CFO Taskforce, focused on the critical role senior operations professionals play in venture firms, and how they can provide value back to their partnerships. The agenda emphasizes best practices, technical topics, professional development, and industry-related policy content -and of course –  several opportunities for networking.

Stay tuned for a save the date for our 2023 event, which will be held sometime in Q4 2023 in Washington DC.

Last year, participants had the opportunity to earn up to develop functional expertise, share best practices, troubleshoot shared challenges, expand their network, and earn up to 8 CPE credit hours for attending. Check out last year’s agenda below:


NVCA Policy Updates: What’s going on in Washington?
Hear from the NVCA Policy Team and Mehlman Castagnetti Consulting on the upcoming election, what this could mean for the Washington DC landscape, and how NVCA is supporting the VC community.
CFOs talk Crypto
Learn how operations leaders are approaching non-traditional assets.
Regulatory & Compliance
Hear from regulatory and compliance experts on the SEC enforcement and policy landscape for 2022 and beyond.
Back Office Systems
This discussion features leading VC operators sharing how to effectively leverage tools, systems, and processes to optimize back office operations, fund administration, and portfolio monitoring.
Tax & Accounting
Featuring VC tax and accounting thought leaders provide insights and expertise on the industry. This session will review new tax & accounting updates VC firms should be aware of in 2022.
LP Reporting
Find out how LPs are viewing the VC asset class, benchmarking preferences, and how CFOs can help make the diligence process easier.
Veteran CFO/Ask Me Anything
Featuring veteran VC CFOs and COOs discussing key issues facing firms and portfolio companies including ESG, SPACs, fundraising best practices, exits, and valuations, leading into a Q&A discussion.


Nathan Apsel
CFO, Paradigm
Bronwyn Bailey
Managing Director, First Republic
Sue Biglieri
CFO, Kleiner Perkins
Dan Faigus
SEC Private Funds Unit / Adjunct Professor, SEC
Steve Franklin
Partner, Gunderson Dettmer
Dana Johns
Senior Portfolio Manager, Maryland State Retirement Fund
Monica Johnson
CFO, NGP Capital
Blake Koriath
CFO, High Alpha
Mike Kubacki
CFO, NewSpring Capital
Kristen Lagurre
Managing Director, CFO and COO, MPM Capital
Josh Newville
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
Tony Paredes
VP of Global Business Development, Anduin
Kay Parry
Managing Director, Pacific Western Bank
Bill Park
Partner, Cross Creek
Spencer Punter
Maggie Schmitt
CFO, JMI Equity
Navin Sethi
Partner, EY
Madison Sinclair
Senior Manager, Wealth & Asset Management Assurance, EY
Susan Stella
Head of Investor Relations, Activate Capital
Jim Stewart
COO, True Ventures
Rob Suttton
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
Augie Wilkison
Director of Portfolio Monitoring and Analysis, Bessemer Venture Partners

Thank you to our Event Partners




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