Recent Past Events

April 6, 2021 - ESG and Private Equity Webinar Discussion

April 13, 2021 - Breaking into Finance, a Career Session for Students and Alumni

2020 Webinars

March 23, 2020 – Working Capital with Gerardo Gonzalez, EY

March 30, 2020Covid 19 Overview with Tao Tan `11, McKinsey

April 7, 2020 - A conversation with alums who graduated during downturns and experienced different cycles in the market with Joyce Chang`86 (Columbia College), Chair of Global Research, JP Morgan; Stewart Gross `87, Managing Director, Lightyear Captal; Steve Winograd `82, Managing Director, PennantPark Advisers and Alisa Wood `08, Partner, KKR; Moderated by Donna M. Hitscherich `90, Director of the Private Equity Program

April 21, 2020 – Career Advisement with Juan Gomez Vega `09 (held with CMC)

April 21, 2020 – Remote Workplace Discussion with Tim Campos `10, Woven

April 30, 2020 – A Scientist’s View of COVID-19 with Sterling Thomas `15, Noblis

June 17, 2020 – Restructuring with Michael Livanos `08
Principal, Stellex Capital; Oscar N. Pinkas, Partner and Global Leader, Dentons' Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy practice; Spencer Ware, Director, Alix Partners

June 24, 2020 – Opportunities in Private Credit with Tod Trabocco `02, Director of Strategy and Research, ITE Management

October 17, 2020 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Private Equity with the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy


February 8, 2019 -  Annual PE Conference hosted by The PE Club at the Marriot Marquis

February 22, 2019 - AlleyCon Columbia Business School Tech Conference

April 5-7 - CBS Reunion

April 25 - Women Leadership Tech Event with Vista Equity

May 6 - Annual Dinner

July - Women in Investing event with Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing

Tuesday, November 19, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. - Public Aspects of Private Equity
with the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy

December 5-8 Deal Camp 2019 - Gurney's Montauk

October 10, 2018 at 4:45 PM - Deal Camp info session for current students (RSVP HERE)

October 12, 2018  at 11:00 AM - LBO Overview session for current students with Gabrielle Baum `19 and Michael Hillmeyer `97 (RSVP HERE)

October 16 at noon - Deal Camp info session for current students (RSVP HERE)

November 6, 2018 - Partnership event with Women's Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE) Women in Alternatives Career Forum

November 17-18, 2018 - LBO training hosted by the  PE Club. Details TBA via the PE Club

Nov 29–Dec 2, 2018  - 8th Annual Deal Camp weekend

July 17, 2018  - Women in Finance Event with the Heilbrunn Center for Value Investing hosted by EY. Email us for more info.

February 23, 2018 - Annual Student PE Conference.

 February 9, 2018

 - Women's Business Leadership in Tech (Columbia Business School and Vista Equity Partners)

Thursday, November 2, 7:00- 9:00AM (7:45-8:30AM presentation/Q&A; networking before and after)
Columbia Alumni Club of NY's Private Equity Committee is hosting a breakfast featuring Beth Michelson `96, Senior Managing Director of Cartesian Capital. More information and registration on the Alumni Club web site.

Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12  2017
LBO Training on Campus (STUDENT ONLY)

Reservation required:  
Beginning Session on November 11
Advanced Session on November 12

Thursday- Sunday, November 30-December 3 2017 - Annual Deal Camp in Montauk.

April 2, 2016 The 12th Annual India Business Conference at Columbia University (Room: Uris 301)

The theme of this year’s conference is India 2020: The Way Forward where the panelists will aim to explore the different avenues for future reform under the first term of the Narendra Modi Government, across various industries and sectors of the Indian economy. Private Equity Panel will feature Professor Margaret M. Cannella

April 15–17, 2016 - Reunion 2016 

Columbia Business School will celebrate the milestone anniversaries of the classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2015 MBA or 2015 EMBA. If you have previously celebrated your 50th reunion, you are a member of our Platinum Classes and are also invited back to campus to celebrate the lifelong bond between the School and its alumni. In addition to providing an ideal setting to reconnect with old friends and network with classmates, Reunion Weekend offers you the opportunity to attend informative panel discussions featuring distinguished faculty members and fellow alumni, and to learn about exciting developments taking place in the Columbia Business School community.

April 28, 2016 - Fellows Program Information Session and LBO Overview -

May 2, 2016 - Centennial Dinner

Building on the 40-year tradition of the Annual Dinner, this year’s landmark Centennial Dinner will be a milestone celebration of Columbia Business School’s first 100 years of innovation and community. The Centennial Dinner will serve as a centerpiece of the School’s year-long festivities, bringing together alumni, friends, corporate sponsors, and guests in an evening of support for Columbia Business School.

May 3, 2016 - Alumni Panel and Networking Event at Alston & Bird

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity - Featured speakers include Allan Grafman`80, All Media Ventures and Kim Peretti, Alston & Bird.

Columbia Business School Private Equity Program’s Alumni Discussion Series is hosted 2-3 times a year at Alston & Bird LLP's offices. The firm has been a sponsor of the Columbia Business School Private Equity Program’s Alumni Discussion Series since 2010. Topics have covered the full range of the private equity deal cycle from capital raising, portfolio investing and exit. The panels are frequently led by James Sullivan and Matthew Mamak and feature prominent Columbia graduates that continue to play leading roles in the shaping of the private equity and venture capital industries globally.

February 19, 2016 - 22nd Annual Columbia Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Each year, this conference attracts hundreds of industry leaders, professionals, faculty, alumni and students. The Conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers David Rubenstein (The Carlyle Group, Co-Founder and Co-CEO), Anton Levy  `03 (General Atlantic, Managing Director), Molly Ashby (Solera, Founder, Chairman & CEO), and Wayne Berman (The Blackstone Group, Senior Advisor for Global Government Affairs), as well as an impressive lineup of panelists from some of the industry's leading firms.

Monday, September 26 – 6:00pm

Spotlight on Private Equity: Webinar for those interested in applying to Columbia

September 10, 2016

LBO Modeling Session - Basic
Current students, sign up here:

September 18, 2016

LBO Modeling Session - Advanced

Current students, sign up here:

Oct 11, 2016

Deal Camp information session for current MBA students

Current students, sign up here:

December 1 - 4, 2016 - Sixth Annual Deal Camp in Montauk.