Venture Atlanta is pleased to announce that Stephanie Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer and Ex Officio member of the Management Committee at Goldman Sachs, will join our corporate development sessions as the panel moderator at the 2019 conference. Designed to foster connections between growth-stage companies and investors, these sessions will include networking, 1:1 meeting opportunities, and roundtable discussions.
Meet Stephanie Cohen, Goldman Sachs’ Chief Strategy Officer
After joining Goldman Sachs in 1999 as an analyst, Stephanie was named managing director in 2008, and a partner in 2014. Currently serving as the Chief Strategy Officer and Ex Officio member of the Management Committee, she leads strategy and M&A for the firm. Stephanie also leads Firmwide initiatives like Launch With GS, a $500m commitment to narrow the investing gap for women, and GS Accelerate, an in-house innovation engine. This builds on 20 years of experience at Goldman Sachs, most recently as the global head of financial sponsor M&A within the Investment Bank.
Named one of the most powerful women in finance by American Banker in September 2018, Stephanie is also the youngest member of the Goldman Sachs management committee. She holds a finance degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is also a board member for both CollegeSpring and Quill.org.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. Now in its 12th year as the region’s largest investor showcase with over 1,000 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.