The co-founder of one of the world’s largest private equity firms will headline a conference next week in downtown Indianapolis. The Carlyle Group Co-Executive Chairman David Rubenstein will join executives from organizations including BioCrossroads, AgriNovus and Elevate Ventures at the Leadership Engagement and Discovery Conference.
The conference is being hosted February 8-9 by the Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence. It will take place at the Alexander hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Organizers say the event, titled "Investing to Change the World by 2050," will bring together business professionals, researchers and community leaders to discuss investing in social impact ventures.
Rubenstein helped launch The Carlyle Group in 1987. It currently manages $174 billion in assets from 31 offices around the world. He also hosts "The David Rubenstein Show" on Bloomberg TV.
Other speakers at next week’s conference include:
Holly McKiernan, Lumina Foundation
David Johnson, BioCrossroads/CICP
Jim Greffet, Eli Lilly & Co
Elizabeth McCluskey, Impact Engine
Jill Newbold, Investor Circle
Brian Hill, Edovo
Beth Bechdol, AgriNovus
Jay Geshay, Indiana Impact
Dora Lutz, Giving Spring
Jacob Schpok, Elevate Ventures
Tony Armstrong, IU Innovate Indiana Fund
Kristian Anderson, High Alpha