San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Global Impact Summit
Scaling the World’s Leading Solutions
28-29 November 2016
Rhodes Mansion, Oxford
The FT Global Impact Summit is the first fully interactive gathering of its kind, purposed to scale proven solutions to global challenges with leading impact champions. The summit will be hosted at the world’s oldest and most prestigious leadership academy-Rhodes Mansion. Bringing together some of the most influential voices on global change to create a real paradigm shift from AID short-term crisis thinking to sustainable development–a new blueprint for development.
With Impact investment playing a key role in many investment managers’ business strategies, this event will seek to answer and provide solutions for some of the most important questions that currently surround this investment philosophy, benchmarking with the Financial Times Impact Research (2016).
With the fundamental importance of scaling solutions, our impact champions will demonstrate how this can be achieved in key sectors with leading technology platforms to transition regions from crisis to development, encouraging interactive involvement from delegates who attend on the day.
The FT Global Impact Summit is an exclusive event of 70-90 carefully selected attendees from family offices and UHNW.
The FT invites you to participate in a holistic solution to the most pressing global challenges with key note addresses delivered by some of the most respected leaders in the field including Sir. Ronald Cohen and Kimbal Musk.
Managing Director LDJ Capital Managing Director (Chicago)
Bill Marcus has been involved in the management of several companies in various capacities. From February 2016 to present, he is the senior managing director of HedgeCoVest LLC.He also served as senior managing director of Asset Alliance Corporation (AAC) and Hedge Harbor Incorporated. He also served as senior managing director of Crowd Alliance, an interactive marketplace for investors and entrepreneurs. Before AAC, he had senior management roles at industry-leading institutional brokers.He helped Newedge Group to be the largest institutional futures and options broker globally. At Newedge he is the authority in business development and coordination between and among global offices, staff and the various parent groups within Credit Agricole and SocGen banks. Prior to Newedge, Marcus worked as top global executive and sales management at leading firms Carr Futures, Calyon Financial, Bear Stearns, Sakura Dellsher Inc, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, and Discount Corporation of New York Futures. He has ongoing access to management of the world’s largest hedge funds, money managers, institutional investors, asset allocators, and wealth management firms. He has spent the past 6 years in investing and advising many early stage entrepreneurial companies in the fields of entertainment, media streaming, technology, promotion, advertising, consumer good, law enforcement, cybersecurity, health, fitness and defense. He specializes in managing complex institutional relationships and people; venture capital and fund raising; building staff, products as well as early, and late stage growing companies; and, relationship, sales management and business development. Marcus obtained two Bachelor of Science degrees, in Schools of Management (LLP) and Visual & Performing Arts (SPC) fas well as Law & Public Policy and Speech rom the Syracuse University in 1982. He also completed the first year program of his MBA from the Harvard Business School. His interests include climate, energy and water conservation; motion picture as well as live and recorded music industry and related projects/raising capital; as well as consulting and trading.
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The Soho Loft Media Group
The Soho Loft Media Group connects companies to investors and customers through media. The conglomerate has 3 divisions: The Soho Loft Conferences, Victoria Global Communications, and Times Impact Publications.