We are thrilled to announce that our annual All-Chicago Community Dinner Celebration in São Paulo will feature Professor Scott Meadow, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of Global Initiatives at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. This talk will bring us up to date on the school's strategy to broaden worldwide engagement. The dinner will be on the 17th of June at Eñe Restaurant. Eñe was established by Arcadio Martinez ’93, and the dinner will feature Spanish gourmet dishes paired with white, red, and sparkling wines. Please let us know of any food restrictions upon registering. Last but not least, the single most important component of this party is YOU! Come to re-connect. Of course, spouses and guests are welcome. Please also join us in welcoming newly admitted students and current students, as they are future alumni! See you at the party!


Restaurante Ene
Rua Dr. Mario Ferraz, 214 - Jd. Europa
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Driving Directions:http://www.enerestaurante.com.br/index.html


R$ 150/pp


Register By Email
Register By Phone: +55 (11) 5019.1215
•Payments should be made to: Jackson Ricardo Gomes CPF 019.723.148-90 Banco Itaú S/A (banco 341) Agência 0262 Conta Corrente 29.392-1 Please fax or email a copy of your deposit confirmation, along with your name, telephone, email address, degree, graduation year and names of spouse or guest to: Monica Zaize or Fax: (11) 5019.1175 a/c Monica Zaize; Monica may be reached at (11)5019.1215

Deadline: 6/10/2009


7:30 PM-8:15 PM: Cocktail

8:15 PM-9:15 PM: Professor Scott Meadow speech

9:15 PM-11:15 PM: Gourmet Dinner

Speaker Profiles

Professor Scott Meadow (Speaker)
Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of Global Initiatives at the University, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Since 1982, Scott Meadow has been a principal investor in the private equity industry. Scott Meadow is the Faculty Director of Global Initiatives and since 2000 has held the position of Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Chicago Booth School of Business. He was awarded the 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 Phoenix Prize for Excellence in Teaching, the first time one has ever been so honored. He was designated by Business Week's "Guide to the Best Business Schools" (2003, 8th edition) and (2005, 9th edition) as one of the ten outstanding entrepreneurial professors in the country. Scott has taught 4000 students at Chicago Booth, in Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity, Commercializing Innovation (which he created) and the New Venture Challenge sections. Scott has over 25 years experience as a general partner with four venture capital and private equity firms including William Blair Venture Partners, The Frontenac Company, The Sprout Group, and most recently with the Edgewater Funds, where he remains an Associate Partner and Advisor. Over the course of his career, Scott has approved hundreds of equity financings, been active in fundraising and has personally led, originated or created more than sixty investments including two dozen healthcare services companies, over a dozen consumer services and retail companies, as well as companies enhanced by the Internet. His IRR over his career is greater than 40%. Scott has been recognized four times by Venture One as one of the outstanding healthcare investors in the industry for creating $560 million in equity value. Scott recently served on the board of directors of National Equipment Services (NASDAQ: NLEQ) during its emergence from Chapter 11 and Advanced Life Sciences (NASDAQ: ADLS). In both cases he was Chairman of the Compensation Committee, the buyout of Barrier Safe.


Rodrigo Medeiros