Active Investing Dinner
This event is free for Silver, Professional, Heritage + Professional, Young Leadership, VIP Leadership, President, CEO, and Chairman members.
This event starts on November 13th at 6:30 PM.
Gabe Plotkin currently serves as the CIO of Melvin Capital, a multi-billion dollar long/short investment fund that he founded in 2014. Prior to Melvin Capital, Gabe was a portfolio manager at Sigma Capital, a division of SAC Capital Advisors. There, he oversaw a $1.8 billion portfolio in consumer-facing industries, including retail, internet, restaurants, gaming/lodging, and consumer products. Previously, he was a managing director at North Sound Capital, a strategy analyst at Citadel, and a private equity analyst at Henry Crown. Gabe graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University with a BA in Economics.
Leon Shaulov is the founder of Maplelane Capital, a New York based long/short equity hedge fund. He graduated from Dartmouth University in 1998, traded technology at Goldman Sachs from 1998-2002 and was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Galleon Group from 2002-2009. He founded The Happy Baby Foundation, a non- profit organization, dedicated to supporting critical research to improve the lives and futures of people born with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Together with The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, over $3,000,000 has been committed to more than 70 research projects to date.
Paul J. Isaac is the CEO and founder of Arbiter Partners Capital Management, LLC. His responsibilities include managing the firm’s relationship with investors and the investment community, overall strategic exposure and asset allocation, individual security analysis and selection, and investigation of private investment opportunities. Mr. Isaac has been actively investing on behalf of himself and others for over forty years. Prior to founding Arbiter, Mr. Isaac managed equity and debt portfolios directly; researched and employed outside managers; analyzed and invested in alternative strategies; and provided investment strategy consulting to investors. Mr. Isaac has also served on several non-profit boards, chaired a charitable endowment, and held positions as a corporate director. He brings a broad range of sell side experience, including eighteen years of managerial experience in the securities industry, spent at Mabon, Nugent & Co. and its successor firms. During that time, he developed and ran the firm’s training program as well as managed the firm’s municipal, government, mortgage-backed and high yield bond departments. He served as Chief Economist and chaired the firm’s commitments and credit committees. During his time at Mabon, Mr. Isaac also spent a term as Chairman of the Securities Industry Association Capital Rules Committee. Mr. Isaac graduated from Williams College with Highest Honors in Political Economy and was a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellow.
Mr. Zummo is Chief Investment Officer of J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management Hedge Fund Solutions. He is head of the Portfolio Management Group and lead portfolio manager for the JP Morgan Multi Manager Alternatives Fund, a US Mutual Fund. Mr. Zummo is Chair of the JPMAAM HFS Investment Committee and co-founded JPMAAM HFS in 1994. Prior to that, Mr. Zummo served as the manager of retirement plan investments for the Interpublic Group of Companies from 1992 to 1994, where he was responsible for analysis, asset allocation, and manager selection. From 1990 to 1992, he worked at the former Chase organization as an investment analyst and consultant for institutional clients of the Chase Consulting Group. Mr. Zummo received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from New York University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.
Michael Rothenberg is Founding Partner, President and Portfolio Manager of Moab Capital Partners LLC. Mr. Rothenberg has spent over 20 years as a professional event driven investor with great success in the Hedge Fund industry. He started Moab in 2006 to build a research intensive world-class firm that could take advantage of dislocations across the event-driven space. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Rothenberg was the senior investment professional at Xerion Capital Partners, LLC, a $500 million hedge fund where he was responsible for investing and trading a portfolio of distressed debt, bank debt and event driven equities. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Rothenberg was the distressed debt Portfolio Manager at Troy Capital Management, LLC. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Rothenberg was an investment analyst at Gracie Capital Partners, LLC an event driven and distressed debt focused hedge fund. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Rothenberg was an investment analyst at Perry Capital, LLC, an $11.5 billion hedge fund, where he focused on distressed debt, event driven equity, and private equity investments. Prior to entering the investment management industry, from 1995 to 1998, Mr. Rothenberg was an investment banking analyst at Peter J. Solomon Company, focusing on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Rothenberg earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1995 from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, majoring in finance.
Join YJP for an inspirational evening with:
Paul Isaac (Arbiter Capital Partners)
Gabe Plotkin (Melvin Capital)
Leon Shaulov (Maplelane Capital)
Paul Zummo (JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management)
Attendees will dine, learn and mingle with our esteemed speakers and other rising finance stars.
Doors open at 6:30PM and the panel will commence at 7:15 PM.
*Dietary Laws Observed*
This event is complimentary for:
Professional members (in the finance division) and above levels.
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We hope to see you there!