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Johnson to Discuss ‘Tomorrow’s Market Cap’ at Gonzaga U. Dean’s Business Forum Feb. 23

Posted on February 8, 2012 in: @Gonzaga, Academics, Students

SPOKANE, Wash. – Keith Johnson, chief investment officer and co-founder of Sequoia Capital Heritage Fund, will discuss, “Tomorrow’s Market Cap: An International View of the Investment Landscape” at the Gonzaga University Dean’s Business Forum Breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Admission is $15 for the public, $5 for Gonzaga students, and includes a 7 a.m. continental breakfast. To register for the event, visit www.gonzaga.edu/sbaevents.

Sequoia Heritage is a global, multi-asset class, multi-manager portfolio established to invest the long-duration capital of families, foundations and endowments through best-in-class asset allocation, manager selection, and risk management.

Prior to founding the fund in 2008, Johnson was a director at the Stanford Management Company – which manages the Stanford University Endowment – where he managed an $8 billion portfolio of marketable securities and hedge funds.  Johnson contributed to the growth of the endowment from $9 billion to more than $20 billion when he departed.

Before joining Stanford Management Company, Johnson worked in portfolio management roles at Toyota North America and the Brantrock Group, a family office in Los Angeles. Johnson began his career as an equity research analyst at Bel Air Investment Advisors, a Los Angeles-based high-net-worth wealth advisory and asset management firm with approximately $5 billion under management.

Johnson earned an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and a Bachelor of Science degree in statistics from Brigham Young University, where he also studied Japanese.

For more information, please contact Kellie Evans at (509) 313-7036 or via e-mail.


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