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A Wall Street View of the Technology Industry

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Please join Texas Wall Street Women and Women in Technology International (WITI) for an evening with Allison Thacker, President of Rice Management Company and CIO of the Rice University Endowment. Allison will provide a brief introduction to the basics of Wall Street and stock prices for technology companies.

• What fundamentals do analysts consider when setting target company valuations?
• How do other factors impact stock price: for example, how can Google have such a high price/earnings ratio?
• Which trends are shaping the technology industry going forward?

About Our Speaker(s)

Allison Thacker is President, Rice Management Company and Chief Investment Officer at Rice University. Previously, she was Managing Director of the RS Growth Group at RS Investments in San Francisco, where she managed a 10 person team responsible for 5 mutual funds and 2 institutional strategies with $1.9 billion under management. Allison has extensive experience in following the technology sector, especially the software and internet industries.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:00-8:30 on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at:

    JP Morgan Office
    1111 Fannin St
    Houston, Texas 77002

Please find free street parking along Dallas. There is a garage entrance on Dallas as well at a rate of $20.

The meeting will be held in concourse Room A/B. See you there!


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. We have been helping our clients to do business and manage their wealth for more than 200 years. Our business has been built upon our core principle of putting our clients’ interests first.

J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion.

About Our Partner(s)

Texas Wall Street Women (TXWSW), founded in January of 2008, is an exclusive peer network of professional women who are committed to making a difference in their community and to developing and growing professionally. We achieve these goals through philanthropic endeavors, educational forums, and networking events.

TXWSW is comprised of women in Texas in the investment management business including hedge funds, private equity firms, mutual funds, investment banks, and other money-management firms.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Gloriella Gonzalez ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.