Fit for the Future Orlando 2020

Fit for the Future Orlando 2020

2020-12-07 07:30 - 2020-12-08 15:30



Profile - Dave Knox Dave Knox Author Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Fame of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips Bio coming soon.
Profile - Matt Loeb Matt Loeb Principal Optimal Performance Seekers LLC; Director, Excelsior College, Knimbus Online, Center for Cyber Safety and Education Bio coming soon.
Profile - Jason Schenker Jason Schenker Chair The Futurist Institute; President, Prestige Economics, LLC Bloomberg News has ranked Jason Schenker the No. 1 forecaster in the world in 25 unique categories since 2011, including for his forecasts of the euro, oil prices, gold prices, and industrial metals prices. As president of Prestige Economics, Schenker advises corporate boards, institutional investors, and central banks. As chair of The Futurist Institute, Schenker trains analysts, strategists, and executives to incorporate new and emerging technology risks and opportunities into their strategic planning. Schenker has written more than a dozen books, including Jobs for Robots (2017), The Promise of Blockchain (2018), and Quantum: Computing Nouveau (2018). He is also the editor of The Robot and Automation Almanac (2017, 2018) and a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion. He has recorded courses for LinkedIn on financial risk management as well as on audit and due diligence. Schenker is ranked one of the 100 most influential financial advisors in the world by Investopedia.
Profile - Robert Galford Robert Galford Lead Independent Director Forrester Research Inc.; Director, Sakonnet Point Club; Managing Partner, Center for Leading Organizations Robert Galford is the lead independent director of Forrester Research Inc., where he chairs the compensation and nominating committee. He is also on the board of directors of the Sakonnet Point Club and is an outside board advisor at Shepley Bulfinch, an architectural firm. Galford is a managing partner of the Center for Leading Organizations and a Leadership Fellow in Executive Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is the co-author of four books, The Trusted Advisor, The Trusted Leader, Your Leadership Legacy, and Simple Sabotage, along with numerous articles in Harvard Business Review.
Profile - Mary Beth Vitale Mary Beth Vitale Chair Risk and Technology Committee, GEHA; Director, Luna Innovations Inc, Pareteum Corp.; Co-Chair, Women Corporate Directors: Colorado Chapter Mary Beth Vitale is a director of GEHA Inc. She was a director of CoBiz Financial Inc. She chaired the audit and nominating & governance committee as well as serving on the executive committee. CoBiz was sold at the end of 2018 to Bank of Oklahoma. She chairs GEHA's risk and technology committee, and serves on the executive committee. Previously, Vitale was lead director for Eye-Ris Inc. and on the board of Zynex Inc. She chaired Zynex' compensation committee and served on its audit committee. Vitale is a former chair and CEO of Westwind Media Inc. and a past director of both Intrado Inc. and RMI. She is a faculty member for NACD's Board Advisory Services. She is a past president and corporate officer of AT&T Inc. Vitale is a founding commissioner of the Colorado Governor's Commission on Science and Technology; a past president and COO of Rocky Mountain Internet; a past chair and founding member of NACD's Colorado Chapter; and a founding co-chair of the Greater Colorado Chapter of Women Corporate Directors. Vitale is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and holds the cyber security oversight certificate.
Profile - Jane Sadowsky Jane Sadowsky Founder Gardener Advisory LLC; Director, Yamana Gold Inc., Nexa Resources Jane Sadowsky was a Wall Street investment banker for nearly 25 years before retiring in 2011 from Evercore Partners as a senior managing director. Prior to joining Evercore, Sadowsky was a managing director of Citigroup’s Investment Bank and cohead of its North America Power & Utility group. She began her career in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Sadowsky is an independent director of Yamana Gold Inc., serving on its audit and its governance and nominating committees. She is a director of the NYISO and a former director of Petrofac. Sadowsky has provided expert testimony to the World Court at The Hague. She received a Wharton Women in Business Award (2006) and serves on the Wharton Women’s Leadership Council.
Profile - Ellen Richstone Ellen Richstone Director Orion Energy Systems Inc., NACD New England Chapter, eMagin Corporation, Superior Industries Ellen B. Richstone is a board director of public and private companies, a former chief financial officer for a Fortune 500 company, and the former CEO of a private company. She serves as a director of Superior Industries, eMagin, and Orion Energy Systems, and is on the board of the NACD New England Chapter. Richstone chairs three audit committees, and she has extensive experience on both nominating/governance committees and compensation committees. She was a director of American Power Conversion (an S&P 500 company) until its sale. Richstone’s industry experience spans the technology, industrial, consumer products, pharma/biotech, chemicals, clean tech, financial services, and automotive/aerospace sectors. She has completed more than 35 M&A deals as an operating executive and another 10 as a director. Richstone was the recipient of the first annual Distinguished Director Award from the American College of Corporate Directors. She is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.