Daniel Simkowitz is a Managing Director in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley, the Chair of the firm’s Capital Commitment Committee, and leads Morgan Stanley’s strategic financing effort. His transaction experience includes four of the largest IPOs in history: Lucent Technologies ($3.0 BN), Conoco ($4.4 BN), Agere Systems ($4.1 BN), and Accenture ($1.9 BN). Mr. Simkowitz has managed spin-off and subsidiary IPOs for AT&T, Lucent, Dupont, General Motors, First Data, McDonalds, Procter & Gamble, and other major corporations. In addition, he has executed several of the largest convertible financings in U.S. history for Amgen, Tyco, Ford, Medtronic, and Wells Fargo. After spending three years managing Morgan Stanley’s equity activities in Japan and Southeast Asia, Mr. Simkowitz returned to New York in 1995 as a senior member of the equity syndicate desk and went on to manage the firm’s equity origination efforts for industrial and technology issuers. Mr. Simkowitz is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University.