12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Registration and Lunch
12:30 PM – 12:45 PM
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Myths & Realities of Shareholder Engagement & Proxy Voting
Eric Hosken, Partner, Compensation Advisory Partners
Eric Jensen, Partner, Cooley LLP
Sara Grootwassink Lewis, Board Member, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, PS Business Parks, Sun Life Financial, and Weyerhaeuser Co.
Rob Zivnuska, Principal, CamberView Partners, LLC
Moderator: Ron Schneider, Director, Governance Services, RR Donnelley
1:30 PM – 2:10 PM
Compensation & Cultural Challenges for a New Public Company
Rich Cayetano, Director, Compensation, LinkedIn
Seamus O’Toole, Managing Director, Semler Brossy Consulting Group, LLC
Ben Spero, Board Member, GrubHub Inc.; Managing Director, Spectrum Equity
Moderator: Anamika Mandal, Senior Account Executive, E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc.
2:10 PM – 2:50 PM
Executive Compensation Under the Microscope
Matt Isakson, Lead Consultant, Meridian Compensation Partners
Gwen Le Berre, Director – Proxy & Governance, Charles Schwab Investment Management
Yumi Narita, Vice President, BlackRock’s Americas Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
Megan Arthur Schilling, Attorney, Cooley LLP
Moderator: Dan Siciliano, Faculty Director, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford Law School
2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
3:10 PM – 3:55 PM
Avoiding Post-IPO Pitfalls: Operational, Risk and Liability Considerations
Steve Hobbs, Managing Director, Protiviti, Inc.
Priya Huskins, SVP & Partner, Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.; Board Member, Realty Income Corp.
Lauren Silvernail, CFO & Chief Business Development Officer, Revance Therapeutics, Inc.
Moderator: Catherine Bromilow, Partner, PwC’s Governance Insights Center
3:55 PM – 4:40 PM
Board Evolution: Recruiting Directors for the Future
Katherine August-deWilde, Board Member, Sunrun, TriNet, First Republic Bank, EventBrite, and Equilar, Inc.
Catherine Bromilow, Partner, PwC’s Governance Insights Center
Ron Codd, Board Member, ServiceNow Inc., Veeva Systems Inc, Rocket Fuel, FireEye
Ben Holzemer, Co-Head, North America, Spencer Stuart
Moderator: David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar, Inc.
4:40 PM – 5:30 PM
Avoiding the Activists’ Knock at the Door
Edward Knight, EVP, General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer, Nasdaq
Meredith Leary, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
Andrew Shapiro, Founder, President & Portfolio Manager, Lawndale Capital Management
Moderator: Jed Repko, Partner, Joele Frank
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM