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David C. Villa

Delivering Alpha 2013 David Villa
Source: State of Wisconsin Investment Board

David C. Villa is chief investment officer and chairman of the investment committee for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), which manages assets in excess of $98 billion, half of them internally. Villa is responsible for implementing the investment policy and developing the architecture of the overall investment program.

Villa joined SWIB in June 2006 after serving for two and a half years as the chief investment officer for Florida's State Board of Administration and 12 years with UBS Global Asset Management (previously Brinson Partners).

He is a board member and the treasurer of the Marguerite Casey Foundation and a member of the board of Madison College Foundation and the advisory board of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Villa received a B.A. from Princeton University, an M.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. He is a chartered financial analyst and a certified public accountant.

Previous Years

  • CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 7th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 12, 2017.

  • Delivering Alpha 2017 stage, signage

    Meet the 2017 advisory board of Delivering Alpha, which takes place on September 12, 2017 at The Pierre in New York City.

  • The stage at Delivering Alpha 2016 in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 6th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 13, 2016.


CNBC and Institutional Investor are pleased to host the 8th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference in New York City on July 18, 2018. Please take note of the new month for 2018. Delivering Alpha continues to be an incomparable who’s who of the investor community with leading asset manager and institutional investors offering candid views along with illustrious political and economic commentators appearing in short segments moderated by CNBC talent and II editors.

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