Jeff Ubben, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, ValueAct Capital

Jeff Ubben

Long-term engagement = healthier companies

1/28/15 - Ever since starting activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital in 2000, CEO and Chief Investment Officer Jeff Ubben ’87 has taken a slow, deliberate approach to growing the companies he joins. Ubben shared his thoughts on activist investing with Dean Sally Blount ’92 and a packed hall of Kellogg students during the Brave Leader Series, a discussion that ranged from collaborating with shareholders to enduring a tumultuous turnaround.

Ubben on preferring a long-term approach

Ubben on making risky choices

Ubben on working with shareholders

Ubben on taking a hit

Brave Leader events

Speakers for the 2016-2017 Brave Leader Series featuring:

Bernardo Hees, CEO
H.J. Heinz Company

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About the Series

Brave Leaders Dean Sally Blount
Dean Sally Blount '92 hosts prominent leaders from business, government and civil society who engage the Kellogg community in thought-provoking discussions about key issues facing the business community and the world at large.