December 19, 2018 – VC John Ale, Kickbacks and Bribes David Montero and Wounds of War Suzanne Gordon

December 19, 2018 – VC John Ale, Kickbacks and Bribes David Montero and Wounds of War Suzanne Gordon

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John Ale – Principal at Noro-Moseley Partners 

John joined Noro-Moseley Partners as a Vice President in August 2015. He supports the firm’s investments in software and information technology companies. John currently serves as a board observer for several NMP portfolio companies, including Elligo Health Research, FSLogix, MacStadium, PureWrx, Red Canary and TrendKite. Prior to joining NMP, John served as an Associate on the Investment Team at Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $6.7 billion of capital under management that specializes in investing in technology companies. Previously, he worked at Harris Williams & Co., a middle-market investment bank focused on M&A. John received a BS in Systems Engineering and a MS in Commerce from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

David Montero – Foreign correspondent, film producer and author of KICKBACK: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network

David Montero has documented the impact of corruption in South and South East Asia. Formerly a correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor and a regular producer for PBS’s flagship investigative series, Frontline, his work has twice been honored with an Emmy Award nomination as well as the South Asian Journalist Association’s Daniel Pearl Award. Montero has also written for The New York Times, The Nation, Le Monde Diplomatique, and many others. Montero is an author, foreign correspondent and documentary film producer. For PBS FRONTLINE he wrote and directed the Emmy-nominated film “State of Emergency” (2008), as well as “A Death in Swat” (2009), and “The Lost Generation” (2010). His reporting for the FRONTLINE film “The Middle School Moment” (2012) also received an Emmy nomination. His writing has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Nation, Le Monde Diplomatique and many others. He has received the Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, the Investigative Reporting Fellowship at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, and the International Reporting Project’s Health Fellowship.

Suzanne Gordon – American Journalist and author of Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans (The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)

Suzanne Gordon is an award-winning journalist and author. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic Monthly, the American Prospect, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, and others. She is the co-editor of the Culture and Politics of Healthcare Work series at Cornell University Press. Suzanne is the author of seven books including Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines, originally published by Little Brown & Co. It has just been reissued by Cornell University Press with a new forward by Claire Fagin and epilogue by the author. Suzanne is the co-editor of four books and co-author of From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public. She recently edited When Chicken Soup Isn’t Enough: Stories of Nurses Standing Up For Themselves, Their Patients and Their Profession.