|Investor Board Performance Review: Inside America’s Boardrooms||Nasdaq Marketsite New York City||June 2016|
Three of the country’s top investors and advisors hsare their views and answer question about how well corporate boards are performing. Panelists included Ed Garden, Chief Investment Officer, Founding Partner, Trian Fund Management LP, Robert McCormick, Esq, Chief Policy Officer, Glass Lewis & Co, Glenn Booraem, Fund Treasurer and Head of Corporate Governance, Vanguard Group. Topics discussed included: What boards are doing well, What corporate boards still need to address and improve, What lies ahead for corporate boardroom in the future.
|Director Connection||NACD Connecticut Chapter | Greenwich CT||May 6, 2016|
Ninth Annual Private Equity Director Connection focuses on networking with private equity firms meeting with potential directors. It is co-sponsored with ACG which includes 300 professionals focused on middle-market corporate groups via mergers and acquisitions, financing opportunities, business development, joint ventures and licensing arrangements. Past private equity firms have included 3K Limited Partnership, Brookside Mezzanine Partners, Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, Kidd & Co, Kohlberg & Company, Morningside Private Investors, MRT Capital Partners, Post Capital Partners LLC, Ropart Asset Management and Scott Capital Partners.
|Inspiring Innovation: When Inventors Meet Investors||Bloomberg BNA, NYC||June 2016|
Panel discussions included Inventing the Future: Next Generation Innovation withRIch Christie, Head of Development, Science & Innovation, Roche; John Cox, EVP Pharmacuetical Operation & Technology, Biogen and Alison Little, Principal, Advisor US Healthcare and Life Sciences KPMG
Investing in the Future: The Keys to Growth with Lionel Hadjadjeba, Corporate SVP & President Worldwide Commercial Accuray, Johanna Fridel-Naderer, SVP Head Europe & Canada Biogen And Raymond Cron, CEO Switzerland Innvation
Inventor Meets Investor: From Great Idea to Great Business with Elmar Mock, Co-Invenor of Swatch, Founder, Creaholic, Ted Leonsis, Founder, Revolution Growth, Craig Hatkoff, Founder Disruptor Foundation, Tribeca Disruptive Innovation AwardsView Photos
|Cybersecurity: How to Prepare for Inevitable Hacking||NACD Connecticut Chapter | Stamford, CT||September 17, 2015|
Cyber security is something for which every company and thus every board must prepare. Many experts say it is not a matter of if you will be hacked but when and if you know it. Please join one of the country’s leading experts on cyber security, Virginia Gambale, to learn more about the reality, prevention and mitigation, including potential tools and effective responses to threats.
|Outlook 2016 – An Economic and Geopolitical Perspective||NACD Connecticut Chapter | Stamford CT||November 19, 2015|
The Second Annual Outlook event is designed to provide board members valuable oversight into budgeting and planning for the coming year. Scott Merlis is once again leading the discussion with a well-known economist and geopolitical advisor sharing their insights. It will include a forecast for the global and US economy in 2016 highlighting potential risks and opportunities. A discussion of the energy and commodity sectors and the implications for the general economy and capital markets will be included. Known political risks and well as shifting geopolitical trends and their potential impact will be discussed.
|Importance of D&O Insurance to Board Members||NACD Connecticut Peer-to-Peer||February 2015|
This invitation round table on D&O Insurance addresses questions on whether sitting directors have adequate insurance, identifies where there are gaps and vulnerabilities and quantifies how they can be bridged and at what cost.
|Role of Innovation Committee||WCD European Institute | London||March 2015|
The role and onomy in 2016 highlighting potential risks and opportunities. A discussion of the energy and commodity sectors and the implications for the general economy and capital markets will be included. Known political risks and well as shifting geopolitical trends and their potential impact will be discussed.
|Private Equity Company Board: Evolving Needs from Private to Public||NACD Connecticut Chapter | Stamford, CT||March 5, 2015|