UPDATE REPORT: The panel discussion at this unrecorded/unreported event was completely frank and insightful. The event was attended by ~ 200 C-Suite and Board Directors who gave it very high ratings.

BOARDS: THE BRIDGE TO A DIVERSE WORLD

February 24, 2021 | 4PM-6PM CT

4PM - 5PM CT: PANELISTS DISCUSSION

SAMUEL C. SCOTT III

Retired Chair and CEO: Ingredion (fka Corn Products). Board Director (past/present): Abbott, BONY, Motorola…


ADELA CEPEDA

Board Director: Angeles Investors, UBS Funds, Mercer Mutual Funds, BMO Financial Corp.


DAVID CHUN

CEO / Founder: Equilar. NASDAQ Board Partner.


MARIA GREEN

Board Director: Tennant, Wisconsin Energy Group, Littlefuse. (Note: Maria replaces Paula Gold-Williams due to Texas storm.)


MARY ANN HYNES

C-Suite and Board Advisor, Dentons.


In this highly interactive unrecorded session, panelists will address questions such as:
•  How will the Board & CEO define/grow diversity at your companies and boards?
•  Success in corporate diversity: What will it look like at 12/31/21? 12/31/25?
•  When your companies and boards are diverse/more diverse—what will be different?


5PM – 6PM CT: CHAT LEADERS: 10 SESSIONS OF UNRECORDED PRIVATE CHATS—with 12 expert Chat Leaders in the session rooms.
See the FLYER for photos and information about Chat sessions topics and Chat Leaders.
Click on names below for bios of the Chat Leaders.

TOPIC 1: GOVERNANCE

Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane

Executive Director & Co-Founder, Thirty Percent Coalition.


TOPIC 2: CLIMATE—RISKS/OPPORTUNITIES

Stacy Swann

Former IFC/World Bank Group. CEO, Climate Finance Advisors, LLC. Board, Global Water Partnership.


TOPIC 3: GROWTH—M&A, Turnaround, Organic

Mike Froy

Partner; Global Co-Chair, Corporate Practice; Co-Head, Chicago, Dentons.


TOPIC 4: ERM—FINANCIAL

Pooja Rahman

Head of Financial Risk, New York Life.


TOPIC 4: ERM—OPERATIONAL

Alfreda Bradley-Coar

Medical Center Board Director, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Former C-Suite Executive, GE—Healthcare, Insurance, Transportation.


TOPIC 5: CULTURE CHANGE

Carol Ward

Former Corporate Secretary, Cigna & Mondelez. Senior Advisor, Corporate Governance Partners.


TOPIC 6: EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

Mike Melbinger

Newly Retired Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP. Author: Executive Compensation, 3rd Edition.


TOPIC 7: REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Kim Yapchai

Chief Counsel, Environmental, Social, & Governance; Chief Sustainability Officer; and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Tenneco.


TOPIC 8: CYBERSECURITY—STRATEGIC & DIRECTIONAL

Luis Aguilar

Former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


TOPIC 8: CYBERSECURITY—OPERATIONAL

Timothy O’Brien

Managing Director, Information Security and Information Technology, Envestnet.


TOPIC 9: REAL ESTATE—RISKS/OPPORTUNITIES

Douglas Simon

Principal, Tactix Real Estate Advisors. Former Co-Chair, Exis Global.


TOPIC 10: ESG & EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENTS

Philippa Scarlett

Principal Counsel, Apple, Inc.








INNOVATION: QUIET GAME CHANGERS FOR YOU™

10/21/20 HIGHLY INTERACTIVE ZOOM EVENT 4PM-6PM CT

Innovation is in high corporate demand today, both for cost cutting and pivots.
Learn from the best.

JOHN NOTTINGHAM — HOW CEOs GROW INNOVATION

+1,300 PATENTS CREATING +$50B SALES. Including: Dirt Devil, Little Tikes, AXE, Dutch Boy, Swiffer Sweeper + Vac, Club Car Tempo Walk Golf Caddie, ThermoScan Ear Thermometer, SmartMouth, Medtronic CardioInsight Electrocardiographic mapping & many more.
John is Winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Edison & DuPont Gold Awards.


ANNA CHENG CATALANO — HOW BOARDS GROW INNOVATION

BOARD DIRECTOR FOR: Appvion (applied innovation); Frontdoor NASDAQ); HollyFrontier (NYSE); Kraton (NYSE); Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ); & Co-Founder, World Innovation Network. She's a Women, Inc. “Most Influential Board Directors” and a NACD certified Board Leadership Fellow.


ANA DUTRA — CO-MODERATOR

Ana is CEO, Mandala Global Advisors: C-level business consulting in business growth in 30+ countries; NYSE, NASDAQ & private company Board Director; best-selling author & global Keynote Speaker.


ANDREA ZOPP — CO-MODERATOR

Andrea is CEO, World Business Chicago, driving inclusive economic growth in N.A.’s global business center; an experienced Board Director; Keynote Speaker; & a noted Subject Matter Expert (SME).