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Jane Mendillo

Jane Mendillo
Source: Harvard University
Jane Mendillo

Jane Mendillo leads the firm managing Harvard University's $35 billion portfolio consisting of the endowment and related assets. Prior to rejoining Harvard Management Company in mid-2008, she was chief investment officer at Wellesley College.

Mendillo also served as one of HMC's senior investment officers from 1987-2002, managing investments in equities, alternative assets and natural resources, including the university's first investments in timberland. She received the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2007 Leadership Award for her "talent, ethics, and passion, which help define the industry's standard of excellence." In 2008 and 2009 she was one of Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women.

Mendillo, who earned her B.A. and M.B.A. at Yale University, serves on the investment committees at the Rockefeller Foundation and at Partners HealthCare. Mendillo is married to environmentalist Ralph Earle and has two children.

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2018 Advisory Board

  • Christopher Ailman

    Christopher J. Ailman is the chief investment officer of the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

  • Mary Erdoes

    Mary Callahan Erdoes is CEO of J.P. Morgan Asset Management division.

  • Deputy Comptroller for Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer, Office of the New York City Comptroller

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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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