Shearman And Sterling

Event May 18 - 20, 2022

2nd Annual Shearman & Sterling Corporate Venture Investor Summit

  • Austin, Texas

Shearman & Sterling hosted its 2nd Annual Shearman & Sterling Corporate Venture Investor Summit in person in Austin, Texas on May 18-20, 2022. Co-chaired by Patrick Eggen, General Partner & Founder, Counterpart Ventures; Neff Hudson, Vice President of Corporate Development, USAA; and Kevin Jacques, Partner, Cota Capital, the summit offered insights and strategies from leading corporate venture investors and provided ample opportunities to network with fellow investors.

Program Topics Included:

How Corporates Should be Thinking about Cyber and Data Security

  • Carmelo Gordian, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Greg Martin, Co-Founder & CEO, Ghost
  • Thomas Pace, Co-Founder & CEO, NetRise
  • Stephen Shoaff, CEO & Co-Founder, 443ID

“Uncomfortable Conversations” about Diversity in CVC: Talk is cheap, how do we make real changes?

  • Amelia Gandara, Principal, Strategic Partnerships, Nationwide Ventures
  • Tanvi Narain, Senior Associate, Counterpart Ventures
  • Phoebe Wang, Head of Deeptech Investments, Shell Ventures

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Digital Transformation: A conversation with Robert Welborn, Head of Decision Science, Meta

  • Neff Hudson, Vice President of Corporate Development, USAA
  • Robert Welborn, Head of Decision Science, Meta

State of CVC Report

  • Patrick Eggen, Founding General Partner, Counterpart Ventures

FinTech: No slowdown in the face of valuation challenges

  • Cassandra Cuellar, Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Jon Zanoff, Founder & General Partner, Stella Ventures; Founder, Empire Startups

Valuation – what to expect in 2022

  • Pete Michelsen, Partner, Qatalyst Partners


See details about this year’s Corporate Venture Investor Summit:

See highlights from the 1st Annual Corporate Venture Investor Summit.