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2023 Playback Breakout Sessions

ITC Vegas

November 01, 2023

The Journey to a Successful IPO

This fireside chat brings two distinct perspectives from a visionary CEO of a growing, innovative company and a distinguished investment officer who recently successfully launched the first U.S. Initial Public Offering of 2023, breaking a long streak of IPO inactivity. Together they delve into the complex journey to a successful IPO. The discussion will explore the challenges, critical moments and triumphs that shape the path of an IPO - and shed light on the strategic decisions that paved the way for such a milestone. Drawing on their expertise and personal experience, they will offer a behind-the-scenes perspective on the intricate steps involved in taking a company public in a volatile, uncertain market.


Mark Haushill, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Skyward Specialty Insurance Group
Seth Bair, Managing Director & Co-Head of Insurance Investment Banking, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Moderator: Matt Connolly, CEO, Sønr

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