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Alumni-Faculty Forum: Investing in Interesting Times: Global Markets in a Changing World

May 21 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am

McCosh Hall, Room 10

Sponsored by the Alumni Association of Princeton University


Moderator

Alan Blinder ’67
Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Panelists

Vera Trojan ’82
Vice Chair, 20-20 Investment Association

Jane Dietze ’87
Chief Investment Officer, Brown University

Stephen K. Shueh ’97
Managing Partner, Roundview Capital


Moderator

ABAlan Blinder ’67
Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Alan Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Blinder served as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from June 1994 until January 1996. Before becoming a member of the board, Blinder served as a member of President Clinton’s original Council of Economic Advisers from January 1993 until June 1994. During presidential campaigns, he was an economic advisor to Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and Hilary Clinton. Blinder has written scores of scholarly articles, and is the author or co-author of 21 books, including the prize-winning bestseller, “After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead,” and “Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide.” His latest book, “A Monetary and Fiscal History of the United States, 1961-2021” will be published by Princeton University Press this fall. Blinder earned his M.Sc. at the London School of Economics and Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Panelists

VTVera Trojan ’82
Vice Chair, 20-20 Investment Association

Vera Trojan is vice chair of the 20-20 Investment Association, a non-profit organization with members representing investment firms from all corners of the globe and with particular interest in investments in developing markets. For over 31 years, she worked at Wellington Management Company LLP, where she was a senior managing director, partner and equity portfolio manager. While at Wellington, she launched what became a robust suite of emerging markets strategies. She and her team introduced the firm’s first global emerging markets equity portfolio and followed with the launch of dedicated strategies focused on Latin America, China and emerging markets local opportunities. She monitored investment opportunities in more than 30 countries in Latin America, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Trojan holds the CFA designation and is a member of the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations and the New York-based Council on Foreign Relations. She is a member of the Investment Advisory Committees of the Ukrainian Catholic University Foundation and Historic New England.

JDJane Dietze ’87
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Brown University

Jane Dietze oversees Brown University’s endowment portfolio, which has outperformed the S&P 500 Index for the last three years. Prior to Brown, she was the director of private equity at Bowdoin College. She joined Bowdoin from Fortress Investment Group, where she was a managing director in the Credit Funds group. Previously, Dietze was a general partner in venture capital funds at Nextpoint Partners, an early-stage, technology focused fund, and Columbia Capital Corporation, an information technology and communications focused private equity fund where she was a member of the investment committees and held board roles in over a dozen companies. She came to venture capital after founding, leading and eventually selling a software company. Dietze began her career as an analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. before spending several years working in Russia and Central Europe as an investment officer at the International Finance Corporation, the private investment arm of the World Bank. Dietze received her master’s degree in international economics and Russian studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She serves on the boards of Galaxy Digital, the Moses Brown School and the Investment Committee of the National Geographic Society.

SSStephen Shueh ’97
Managing Partner, Roundview Capital

Steve Shueh is a founder and managing partner of Roundview Capital, a $1.3 billion investment firm in Princeton, New Jersey. Over the last 25 years, he has built a multi-family office with professionals who have backgrounds in all facets of investing and wealth management. Outside of Roundview, he serves on corporate boards including the Bank of Princeton, Lightbox Venture Capital and Greyscale AI. His volunteer engagements allow him to pursue his passions of community building, education and youth development. He is involved with organizations like the Montgomery Parks and Recreation Committee, the Princeton YMCA and Grounds for Sculpture. Shueh serves as president of Princeton’s Class of 1997, and received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received the Dean’s Award. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Joyce ’96, and their three children. He also enjoys new challenges: to raise money for the nonprofit Young Audiences in 2020, he was paired with a professional dancer, and they trained together for a “Dancing With the Stars” competition.

 

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May 21
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McCosh 10
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