Public companies are continuously searching for qualified board candidates. The new California mandate, requiring the inclusion of women on boards, creates even greater demand.Find out more »
What do first-time directors need to know, and how can the onboarding process assist with the transition to joining a board?Find out more »
“Cybersecurity risks pose grave threats to our investors, our capital markets, and our country.” Securities and Exchange Commission – 2018.Find out more »
Despite the trend toward separating the roles of CEO and Board Chair, many companies still choose to combine these roles. Each with pros and cons, it cannot be denied that a powerful and active board can help minimize risk and be a true asset to the organization. Strong and independent directors can be counted on to provide counsel to support management in times of crisis.Find out more »
Is the recent California law (SB-826) requiring women on boards good for corporate governance?
Should it stay? Should it go? Does it matter?
Does it help or hinder the broader question of board diversity?
How can boards ensure they have the necessary perspectives at the table?
As a director or executive, what should you know? What questions should you be asking? What should you do in response to an activist campaign?Find out more »
Cybersecurity is both a risk and a strategy issue in the news every day. The threat is especially significant to organizations, considering the magnitude of potential damage to their reputation, competitive standing and proprietary information.Find out more »
Our panelists Hansol Hong, Eugene Izhikevich, Gioia Messinger, and Darren Moe will discuss anticipated effects of AI and robotics on areas such as IT, operations, manufacturing, supply chain and customer-facing activities.Find out more »
Join your peers for an insightful, interactive discussion about the in's-and-out's of developing a solid IP plan that protects you today, while allowing you to maximize future opportunities. Hosted and facilitated by Ray Wagenknecht, US Patent Attorney & Founder of the Wagenknecht IP Law Group, and Antony Novom, US Patent Attorney at the Wagenknecht IP Law Group.Find out more »
Our expert panelists Michael J. Berthelot, Haney Hong, John Skousen, & Amy Wakeham will discuss best practices to help the board and management understand unforeseen risks, deal with crises, and limit potential damage, while allowing their organization to thrive.Find out more »
Learn from Sabrina Martucci Johnson what every CEO and C-suite executive should know about the dynamics of new and established boards.Find out more »
Hear what our experienced directors and industry experts Karin Eastham, Edwin A. Guiles, Phil Johnston, & Carrie Stone have to say about refreshing the board, how boards members are evaluated and how that strengthens board effectiveness and fosters a continuous feedback mindset.Find out more »
Our panel of experts Janice P. Brown, Randall Clark, Scott Dobroski, & Michael E. Oclaray will provide solutions for companies to compete in attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent. They will share their own experiences and insights regarding successful solutions that will help guide key talent-related decisions.Find out more »
How did a single service travel nurse organization in 1985 grow to become the industry leader in healthcare workforce solutions today? Join Susan Salka, CEO and President of AMN Healthcare, as she shares an insider's view of a leadership success story.Find out more »
In a time where polarization is at an all-time high and information is shared rapidly, what is the role of the CEO in addressing these issues and how can they navigate these tricky waters? Our experienced panelists Tara Ceranic Salinas, Lenny Comma, Hank Nordhoffwill, & Chris Wollerman provide insights on managing these complex issues in turbulent times.TFind out more »
What economic risks and opportunities will San Diego businesses face in the next 12 months? Our panel of economic experts Ray Major, Norm Miller, & Lynn Reaser will share how we can leverage today’s economic indicators and discuss how these and other critical factors, reflected by global and national economic trends, affect our own plans for growth and development.Find out more »
Our panel Chuck Adams, Barbara Borden, Les Howe & Greg Lucier bring both experience and expertise to discussing an in-depth examination of the full cycle of a deal as well as provide insights regarding creation of value while avoiding unwelcome surprises.Find out more »
Because most important decisions in business are made by committees, vigilance of the process is required. Dana R. Carney Ph.D., Neil Kurtz, M.D., Magda Marquet, Ph.D., & John Mutch will walk through how it happens, and our other panelists will share personal experiences as activist investors, directors, CEOs and chairmen.Find out more »
With the ever-expanding reach of Google and Facebook, the behind-the-scenes impact of “Search Engine Manipulation Effect” (aka autocomplete) can condition and manipulate our thinking on politics, news/current events, what we like, what we buy – everything! We’ll look at these and other techniques used to influence us, in ways most of us are unaware.Find out more »
What makes a great board? Can all the board members clearly articulate how the board adds value? How does the board actually measure its value to the organization?
Dr. Erica M. Rivera brings extensive experience in the psychological aspects of leadership and executive behavior to share research on how great boards actually do add value.