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December 14 2014

Glenn Hutchins Co-founder of Silver Lake and Part-owner of the Celtics Basketball Team Brings Fresh Perspective to the 2015 HOPE Global Forum

ATLANTA, GA – December 15, 2015 – Today, Operation HOPE announced that Glenn Hutchins CEO Co-founder of Silver Lake and part-owner of the Celtics Basketball Team will bring a fresh prespective on the global economy as a Featured Speaker on the Main Stage for the 2015 HOPE Global Forum in Atlanta, GA, January 15-17th.  

The annual forum, hosted by HOPE at the Omni Hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, will bring together heads of state, C-suite executives, civic and financial leaders to outline a vision for the future of the modern global economy. This vision that includes all people as HOPE sees the poor, underserved and teetering middle class as untapped assets for economic growth, entrepreneurship and job creation.

Glenn Hutchins is a co-founder of Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing. He is chairman of the board of SunGard Data Systems, Inc. as well as a director of both AT&T and NASDAQ OMX.  He is a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and vice chairman of The Brookings Institution. Mr. Hutchins is a director of the Harvard Management Company, which is responsible for the Harvard University endowment, and co-chairman of the University’s capital campaign. He is an owner and member of the Executive Committee of the Boston Celtics basketball team. (complete bio)

Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been providing financial dignity and economic empowerment to more than 2 million individuals worldwide. It is America's only nonprofit software company specializing in the software of human development -- reverse engineering poverty. HOPE’s goal is to turn check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers. For additional information about Operation HOPE, go to

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