On March 18, 2019, the alumni in San Francisco were invited to the first Speaker Event Series of the year. They could meet Gene J. Frantz, Partner at CapitalG, a growth equity investment business sponsored by Alphabet to invest in high growth technology companies. He was previously a partner at TPG Capital where he worked from 1999 to 2012. Prior to TPG Capital, Mr. Frantz worked at Oracle Corporation leading its venture capital efforts and Morgan Stanley specializing in technology mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Frantz received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley. The event was followed by an aperitif.