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VCFamilia Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote - José E. Feliciano

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VCFamilia is honored to have José E. Feliciano as our 2022 Closing Keynote Speaker for Hispanic Heritage Month. This conversation will cover José's life story, professional experience, and how Latinidad has played a role in his success. Cheryl Campos, cofounder of VCFamilia, will be moderating this event.

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José E. Feliciano is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., an investment firm founded in 2006 operating integrated businesses across private equity, credit and other related strategies. In addition to his investing responsibilities, Mr. Feliciano is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are technology, industrials, and consumer. Clearlake has over $72 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 400 investments.

Prior to co-founding Clearlake, Mr. Feliciano was a Partner and member of the investment committee at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a senior executive at govWorks, Inc., and started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Groups at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Feliciano currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Clearlake portfolio companies. He co-founded the SUPERCHARGED Initiative, a philanthropic grantmaking and impact investment organization, in 2014. The Initiative invests in both nonprofits and for-profit ventures that are compatible with its goal to make a lasting impact across four key priorities: Education, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunity and Empowerment. In addition, Mr. Feliciano serves on the board of directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the career advancement and increased leadership of underrepresented talent, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, a foundation that works to support individuals, alliances, and organizations dedicated to improving human rights around the world. He is also a trustee of Stanford University and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino.

Mr. Feliciano graduated with High Honors from Princeton University, where he received a B.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. He received his M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Thank you to VCFamilia Hispanic Heritage Month partners Comcast and SVB for their support. Thank you as well to Alejandro Guerrero, VCFamilia member, Act One Co-Founder, and GP recipient of José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative, for the introduction.