Finance Speaker Panel (January 2017) – SOLD OUT


Interest in our finance events has been strong. We are therefore starting the year off with our third such event.

The panel consists of leading Stuyvesant alums, listed below. All classes are invited to join this Events Committee activity for networking, light food and drinks. A Q & A will follow the formal presentations.

Tickets are $25.00 per person. Click here to purchase.

Capacity for this event is limited. We invite you to RSVP as soon as possible as we anticipate this event will sell out quickly.

Steven Levitt ’86, Managing Director, Co-Founder Park Sutton Advisors LLC
Investment bank boutique serving the financial services industry. Specializes in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic advisor. Assist organizations on valuations, succession planning, equity transition, and other strategic consulting projects. Client base consists of traditional and alternative asset managers, wealth managers, broker-dealers, fund administrators, and other related financial services businesses.
MBA Finance, University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School
BA Economics, Stanford University

Vikal Kapoor ’86, Managing Partner, Head of Venture Development, Proton Enterprises
Serial entrepreneur highly proficient in capital raising, global sales, strategy and investments. Proton Enterprises is a business incubator and non-traditional venture capital firm focusing on disruptive technologies to empower entrepreneurship. Verticals include technology, financial technology, online retailing, online marketing, business management, and logistics.
MBA International Marketing & Business Strategy, ESADE Business School, Spain
Masters Finance, Baruch College
Dual Bachelors, Management Information Systems & Finance, University of Maryland

Jennifer Schlesinger ’08, Producer, CNBC Business News
Producer and writer for CNBC special programming, including stories for the network’s Business Day and Primetime programming, as well as focusing on investigative, cybersecurity and feature stories. Schlesinger produced “Collision Course,” an investigative series on the trucking industry. In her free time, she writes Through the Sole, a blog on shoes.
B.S. Communication and Business, Cornell University, Summa Cum Laude

Valentina Zarya ’09, Associate Editor, Fortune Magazine
Writer and editor of stories about the most powerful women in business, including female entrepreneurs and women in venture capital. Interested in promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for girls. Former Intelligence Associate, Teneo Holdings Worked with an international team of analysts to create political risk reports for financial clients. B.S. Operations & Information Management, University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School, Summa Cum Laude