Guest Speaker: Kelly Shaw

by IE USA Club Madrid Chapter

On Campus Finance

Thu, 15 Mar 2018

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Room 401

María de Molina, 31, Madrid 28006, Spain

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Kelly will provide insights into Corporate Development/ Strategy roles at large firms, focusing on the latest Corporate Venture Capital and M&A trends.  Additionally, she will highlight the latest trends in Retail and Fintech innovation as well as delve into all aspects of the deal execution process. Lastly, she will give guidance to those interested in corporate development and corporate venture capital roles as well as to potential entrepreneurs interested in working with strategic  investors.

Kelly works on the Synchrony Ventures team as VP of Acquisitions & Strategic at Synchrony.  Synchrony is a US- based Fortune 500 (#185) consumer financial services company focused on partner- based credit cards and financing for major purchases.  Her current position entails executing strategic venture capital investments, partnerships, and acquisitions in line with corporate strategy via screening and filtering, analyzing strategic fit and deal economics, running due diligence processes, and other aspects of inorganic deal execution. Prior to joining Synchrony, Kelly was on the M&A team at GE Capital, where she helped assess the viability of a divestiture of GE Capital (~$200B assets) and then worked on executing the dispositions post public announcement.  Kelly has over 7 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Risk, and M&A/ Corporate Development, spanning several industries (Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Media) and locations (USA, Spain, Italy).    

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