Global Leaders Convene at TA’s 2023 CEO Summit
TA Associates (“TA”), a leading global private equity firm, was proud to host a Global CEO Summit in London recently. The event convened more than 90 CEOs from the Firm’s portfolio companies, alongside members of TA’s investment staff and Strategic Resource Group (SRG), for thought-provoking discussions, informational sessions and networking.
Over three days of programming, the dynamic group of executives and TA team members in attendance- shared best practices and lessons learned, gleaned insights from external thought leaders and, most importantly, deepened their connections across the TA network.
Designed specifically for CEOs, the Summit centered on effective leadership in the current macroeconomic environment, touching upon ways to drive value, unlock business opportunity and maximize team potential. Attendees joined panel discussions on talent management and strategic road mapping, participated in industry-specific breakout groups, and explored trends shaping the business landscape with external subject matter experts.
In addition to TA investment professionals and portfolio company representatives, guest speakers at the Summit included:
- Jan Hatzius, Chief Economist & Global Head of Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, on the current state of the global economy.
- Alan Foster, Partner & Head of the ghSMART Private Equity Practice, discussing best practices for building great leadership teams.
- Karim Lakhani, Harvard Business School Professor, on the business potential for Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ways AI-powered tools are expected to change how companies work, sell and innovate.
The Summit highlighted the strength of the TA network and created an intimate forum for growth and continuous improvement. TA aims to further foster its network and culture of best practice sharing in future portfolio events.
TA is a leading global private equity firm focused on scaling growth in profitable companies. Since 1968, TA has invested in more than 560 companies across its five target industries – technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services. Leveraging its deep industry expertise and strategic resources, TA collaborates with management teams worldwide to help high-quality companies deliver lasting value. The firm has raised $65 billion in capital to date and has over 150 investment professionals across offices in Boston, Menlo Park, Austin, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong. More information about TA can be found at www.ta.com.