• Offense and Defense: How Finance Firms Build, Maintain, and Protect Data Ecosystems

Implementing best-in-class data security procedures has never been more important for capital markets firms, but it’s just one of many data challenges dealmakers face. Providing meaningful access to reliable information, restricting access to sensitive information, maintaining high data-cleanliness standards, and automating the capture of everyday correspondence have all affected deal professionals during the past year. In this session, a panel of capital markets firm leaders will discuss how they’re managing and optimizing proprietary and third-party data for more efficient operation.

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Speakers

Marika Crowe (Moderator)

Principal, Implementation Services, DealCloud
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Marika Crowe

Principal, Implementation Services, DealCloud

Intapp

Marika Crowe is the DealCloud Principal Segment Leader at Intapp company. She joined the DealCloud office in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2018, just after the company’s acquisition by Intapp. She began her career at DealCloud as an engagement manager before being promoted to her current role — where she supports the DealCloud sales and services organization — in early 2021. Crowe received her bachelor’s degree in economics and engineering management from Vanderbilt University.

Chase Paxton

Director, Finance and Valuations

NGP Energy Capital Management

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Chase Paxton

Director, Finance and Valuations

NGP Energy Capital Management

Chase Paxton serves as the Director of Finance and Valuations at NGP Energy Capital Management. He is also a member of GrowCFO, a professional training and coaching organization for finance leaders. Prior to joining NGP in 2013, Paxton served as the Director of Energy and Mining Valuation Advisory at Duff & Phelps. He received his bachelor’s degree in management from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Rob Kaufman

Vice President

FTV Capital

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Rob Kaufman

Vice President

FTV Capital

Rob Kaufman is the Vice President of FTV Capital. Prior to joining FTV, Kaufman led the investor relations team at The JBG Companies in Washington, DC. Prior to JBG, Kaufman was on the investor relations team at Hellman & Friedman and worked in the portfolio management group at Hall Capital Partners in San Francisco.

Kaufman received his bachelor’s degree in political science with distinction in general scholarship and a minor in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.