The 2016 Baron
Investment Conference was held today in NYC! Starting at 7 am, Baron Fund shareholders and advisors flocked to the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center to attend.
| Ronald Baron|
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
The New York-based Baron Funds, hosted this one-day event, themed "exceptional takes time," for 5,000 people today. The conference featured a slew of special guest speakers, including: Jordan Kaplan
, president and CEO of Douglas Emmett, Inc
; Chuck Kummeth
, president and CEO of Bio-Techne Corporation
; David Lissy
, CEO of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc
; Jonathan Ayers
, chairman and CEO of IDEXX Labratories, Inc
; Linda Martinson
, chairman, president and COO of Baron Capital Group (BCG), Baron Funds; and Ronald Baron
, CEO and CIO of BCG, Baron Funds. Portfolio managers of various Baron Funds also gave special lectures, including: Cliff Greenberg
, Michael Kass
, Jeff Kolitch
, Mike Lippert
, Andrew Peck
, James Stone
, Alex Umansky
, Laird Bieger
and Randy Gwirtzman
Entertainment was not absent from the conference, either. In addition to high-level executive keynotes and panels, there was also special performances from the cast of Hamilton
, including: Leslie Odom, Jr.
and Phillipa Soo
; Kenny Loggins
, Louie C.K.
, and a special concluding performance from Hugh Jackman
. Jackman is currently on break from filming the final Wolverine installment.
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