Panel Discussion


While the global pandemic presents new challenges for most portfolio companies and their PE investors, it also offers a rare opportunity to gauge the ability of AI, Tech, and Big Data applications to positively influence portfolio outcomes and investor returns. As the COVID-19 crisis is of a once-in-a-century event, some investors underscore that in volatile times like these, uncertainty is at the heart of the heart of business, and leveraging existing data and domain expertise in new ways can provide greater predictability and an enduring competitive advantage.To explore how to navigate the current environment, and lay down the path to future transformation, ThroughPut Inc. invites you to an exclusive Panel Discussion on AI, Tech, and Data in PE & Portfolio Investments: How to emerge more successful through COVID-19 & Beyond

Join this rare opportunity to meet and learn from a panel of distinguished speakers including:

- Henry Camp, the Co-Author of "ThroughPut Economics" & the Founder of TOC Equity Partners
Matthew Wickesberg, Co-CEO & CFO of Gentle Smiles & other HIG & PE-backed national roll-ups
- Kevin Fechtmeyer, the Managing Partner of at Cave Creek Capital & The Shattan Group
Dr. Marcio Santos, Executive MD at Tridon & Berkshire-Hathaway's Lindsay Corp.
Doug Song, Managing Partner at Prodos Capital & Citibank's Verus International
Seth Page, COO of ThroughPut Inc, 7 other scaled & exited startups, & many dozens of transactions. Take part in the conversation with our Subject-Matter Experts and get actionable insights to the questions you are seeking answers for now.

By watching the online panel, you will learn

  1. How can existing Data, AI and other Technologies be leveraged today to increase Output, Profitability & Inventory turns?
  2. Where do the biggest data-driven investment opportunities lie, particularly in the near-term?
  3. What kind of ROIs can one expect during such difficult times? How can portfolio companies get started today?
  4. How do targeted investment decisions today lay the foundation for the industry leaders and laggards of tomorrow as the world emerges from the pandemic?
  5. How can ThroughPut Economics & Accounting be linked to traditional Cost Accounting for greater results?
  6. How can Operations be turned-around during & after the COVID-induced global economic crisis?
  7. What steps can one take now and in the future to create greater long-term sustainable market differentiation with greater Net IRR to investors?

The panel will be followed by a lively Q&A session with the audience.

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About the speakers

Henry Camp

Henry Camp

Co-Author of ThroughPut Economics

Founder of TOC Equity Partners
Co-Author of "ThroughPut Economics"

Matthew Wickesberg

Matthew Wickesberg

Co-CEO & CFO of Gentle Smiles

"Matthew Wickesberg is the Co-CEO & CFO of Gentle Dental Careers (HIG-backed national dental roll-up). He has also contributed as the CFO of HOA  (HIG sponsored for roll-up, succession buy-out & turn-around), Z’Tejas  (KarpReilly-backed Western US Restaurant Chain),  GE Capital, Main Street Restaurant Group, PWC, and Merrill Lynch."

Kevin Fechtmeyer

Kevin Fechtmeyer

MP at Cave Creek Capital

"Kevin Fechtmeyer is the MP at Cave Creek Capital. He has contributed as the MD at The Shatton Group, Social Venture Partners, Prudential, Kidder Peabody, Touche Ross."


Marcio Santos

Executive MD at Tridon

"Marcio Santos has over 25 yrs of deep experience in Applied AI, Data & Mathematics in Distribution to Manufacturing. He is the Executive MD at Tridon, Berkshire Hathaway company, Lindsay Corp, and the GM at Ellen Met. Marcio has a Ph.D. in CS & AI, MS Data Science. "


Doug Song

Prodos Capital

"Managing Partner at Prodos Capital; Managing Director at Citibank-backed Verus International; On2 Technologies; BSC; Smith Barney"

Seth Page

Seth Page

COO, ThroughPut Inc

"Seth is an 8x serial entrepreneur with 6 exits and dozens of financings. ThroughPut is Seth’s 4th Industrial AI & IoT company. Seth’s deep background in Industrial Economics & Big Data has led to the development of ELI’s proprietary financial engines. In his 25+ years in international corporate development, Seth has orchestrated hundreds of cross-border Transactions, Channel & Strategic Partnerships."