“I have a pretty unique perch at T. Rowe Price, as the person who’s got one foot in the public markets and one foot in the private equity markets. I scan the venture capital world to make sure that we’re on top of these private companies that the venture capitalists are creating, and get to know them two, three, four, five years before their IPO (Initial Public Offering).
It’s a very useful knowledge pipeline for us, to watch developments through the eyes of the venture capitalist, and I’ve seen a lot of the most exciting things coming out of private equity.
From my vantage point, 3D Printing is right up there as one of the most exciting innovations I’ve seen in the 20 years I’ve been around here. I think it’s going to change the way goods are manufactured across many industries.”
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