5:00pm – 6:00pm
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego
8:30 – 9:40am
Jon Lukomnik, Managing Partner, Sinclair Capital, LLC; Executive Director, Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute
Aeisha Mastagni, Portfolio Manager, Corporate Governance, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Lyndon Park, Managing Director, Head of Governance Advisory Services, ICR, Inc.
Darren Robbins, Partner, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
9:40 – 9:50am
9:50 – 10:50am
Megan Gates, Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Practice, Mintz
James A. Lawrence, Chair, Great North Star LLC; fmr Director, International Airline Group; Director, Avnet; Director, Smurfit Kappa; fmr Chair, Rothschild North America
Veena Ramani, Program Director, Capital Market Systems, Ceres, Inc.
10:50 – 11:00am
11:00am – 12:00pm
Grainne McNamara, Principal, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Leader, PwC
Jeff Mahony, CEO & Co-Founder, UBIQUICOIN
Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Business Futurist, Trend Mastery Inc.; Author, Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
12:00 – 1:30pm
1:30 – 1:40pm
1:40 – 2:40pm
Richard Bennett, President & CEO, ValueEdge Advisors: fmr CEO and Chairman, GMI Ratings
Chris Cernich, Founding Partner & Managing Director, Strategic Governance Advisors; fmr Managing Director, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
Andrew Shapiro, President, Lawndale Capital Management, LLC
Glenn W. Welling, Principal & Chief Investment Officer, Engaged Capital; Director, TiVo Corporation; Director, The Hain Celestial Group
2:40 – 2:50pm
2:50 – 3:50pm
Michael Berthelot, Director, Fresh Del Monte Produce Company; CEO, Cito Capital Corp; Managing Principal, Corporate Governance Advisors, Inc.
Natasha Lasensky; Project Manager, Software and Web Development, PINT, Inc.; MBA Candidate, UCSD Rady School of Management
Linda Riefler, Director, MSCI, Inc. & CSX Corporation; fmr Chairman of Global Research, Morgan Stanley
Paul Somers; Head of Programs, GKN Aerospace; MBA Candidate, UCSD Rady School of Management
David Swinford, President and CEO, Pearl Meyer & Partners
3:50 – 4:00pm
4:00 – 5:00pm
Phillip Rudolph, EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Jack in the Box Inc.
Kimberly Gladman, Research Director, 50/50 Climate Project
5:00 – 5:30pm
9:00 – 10:00am
Sally Q. Yates, Partner, Special Matters & Government Investigations, King & Spalding LLP; Former Deputy Attorney General, US Department of Justice in a Fireside Chat with Donald J. Rosenberg, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Qualcomm, Inc.
10:00 – 10:15am
10:15 – 11:15am
Robert McCormick, Managing Director, PJT CamberView; fmr Chief Policy Officer, Glass Lewis & Company
George Anderson, Partner, Lead for Board Effectiveness Services, Spencer Stuart
Ahmad Abu-Ghazeleh, Chair, United Cables Industries Company; Chair, Augustus Management International; CEO, ARABWINGS-International Wings Group; Vice Chair & CEO, Abdali Celemenceau Hospital Project
Karin Eastham, Director, Illumina, Inc.; Veracyte, Inc.; Geron Corporation
11:15 – 11:30am
11:30 – 12:30pm
Corporate Directors Forum is a San Diego-based, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer-networking. We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.