Kipapa i ke Ala Lecture: A Conversation with John C. Dean

September 25, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Waialae Country Club Add to Calendar

In a Kipapa i ke Ala Lecture entitled, "A Conversation with John C. Dean," we will learn what fuel’s John’s passion for the community, entrepreneurs, turnarounds and Hawaii.

John Dean’s 30-year career in the financial services industry includes the turnaround of several struggling banks, including Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). As the CEO of SVB from 1993 to 2001, John grew assets from $935 million to $5.5 billion, quadrupled its employees, and increased market capitalization from $63 million to a high of over $3 billion. In 2001, Forbes magazine named him one of the “50 most powerful dealmakers.” After retiring from SVB in 2001, John co-founded Startup Capital Ventures, a venture firm focused on early-stage startups based in Hawaii, California and Asia. In 2010, John emerged to lead the then struggling Central Pacific Bank (CPB). Along with his management team, John and team successfully raised $325 million in a recapitalization effort needed to avoid regulatory action. Since the capital raise, CPB has had six consecutive quarters of profitability.

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Shidler College of Business, Mānoa Campus

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