75 Presenting Companies
November 16 & 17, 2016
2016 Southwest IDEAS Conference Speakers
Wednesday, November 16th - Keynote Speaker
"China's Impossible Trinity"
J. Kyle Bass
Founder and Principal, Hayman Capital Management
Thursday, November 17th - Speakers
Philosophies of Leading Institutional Investors
Wally Wadman, Constitution Research & Management;
Mark Freeman, Westwood Holdings Group;
Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management;
Howard Punch, Punch & Associates Investment Management
November 16th Keynote Lunch Speaker Bio: J. Kyle Bass
Mr. Bass is the principal of Hayman Capital Management L.P. (Hayman). Hayman, formed in December 2005, serves as the investment manager to private funds focused on global event-driven opportunities, including funds focused specifically on China, Japan and the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, Mr. Bass co-managed private funds with strategies focused on sub-prime credit.
Mr. Bass is a member of the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO), which has approximately $35 billion in assets under management. Mr. Bass serves on the board of directors of the Troops First Foundation and the Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation. He also is a member of the Advisory Group for the Center of Asset Management at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. Mr. Bass has testified as an expert witness before the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. In 2015, Bass was recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Global Patent Market as named by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine. Mr. Bass has lectured at various universities including Harvard University, University of Virginia, University of Chicago, Columbia University, University of Texas and Texas Christian University.
Prior to forming Hayman, Mr. Bass was a Managing Director at Legg Mason, Inc. and a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. Mr. Bass received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Finance major with a Real Estate concentration) from Texas Christian University in May 1992.