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From asphalt to grain production and from outpatient care centers to consulting services, all industries are experiencing an underlying current that is stirring unprecedented change. How are constantly changing technologies affecting your boardroom?

Inspired by conversations with directors from a diverse range of industries, this experiential symposium will help directors harness one of today’s most daunting challenges—overseeing technology risks and opportunities.

During the Symposium, NACD will take you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Google campus, which will culminate in a deep-dive briefing from senior members of Google's Cloud team. The Google insiders will provide insight into the latest technology and AI tools being used for cybersecurity and business operations. 

The event will also feature an experiential tour of the famed Silicon Valley accelerator, Plug and Play. The interactive Google tour, together with the tour of Plug and Play, will provide a holistic picture of how emerging trends and technology are impacting today’s economy and the boardroom.

Event Date: July 12-13, 2018

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Agenda

NACD is curating an immersive, experiential agenda that combines on-site tours of Silicon Valley's leading technology firms and thought-provoking conversations with seasoned directors, technology innovators, venture capitalists, leading executives, and cybersecurity thought leaders.

Jeffrey Burgess

Jeffrey Burgess

National Managing Partner, Audit Services, Grant Thornton LLP

Jeff Burgess is the national managing partner of Audit Services for Grant Thornton LLP, and a member of the firm’s senior leadership team. Burgess focuses on ensuring quality is the foundation for everything Grant Thornton does in the audit practice. He is the firm’s lead visionary for its focus on the audit of the future, including how the firm strategically leverages automation and new innovations to deliver quality via gaining a deeper understanding of its clients’ business.

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Jeff Burgess is the national managing partner of Audit Services for Grant Thornton LLP, and a member of the firm’s senior leadership team. Burgess focuses on ensuring quality is the foundation for everything Grant Thornton does in the audit practice. He is the firm’s lead visionary for its focus on the audit of the future, including how the firm strategically leverages automation and new innovations to deliver quality via gaining a deeper understanding of its clients’ business.
Friso van der Oord

Friso van der Oord

Director of Research, National Association of Corporate Directors

Friso van der Oord currently serves as the director of research at NACD. He spent the last 17 years in consulting and research roles, advising Fortune 500 and global firms on complex governance, risk, compliance and integrity issues. Prior to NACD, he worked for CEB (the Corporate Executive Board) where he led research practices serving heads of audit, risk management and compliance of large, global companies. He also developed new client solutions for LRN, a New York City-based advisory and education firm that helps firms realize more principled and sustainable performance.

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Friso van der Oord currently serves as the director of research at NACD. He spent the last 17 years in consulting and research roles, advising Fortune 500 and global firms on complex governance, risk, compliance and integrity issues. Prior to NACD, he worked for CEB (the Corporate Executive Board) where he led research practices serving heads of audit, risk management and compliance of large, global companies. He also developed new client solutions for LRN, a New York City-based advisory and education firm that helps firms realize more principled and sustainable performance.
Nadia Banks

Nadia Banks

Intel Sports - Experience Manager, Intel Corporation

Bio coming soon.

Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Founder & CEO, GEC Risk Advisory; Ethics Advisor, Financial Oversight & Management Board for Puerto Rico; Governance Chair, Epic Theatre Ensemble; Chair Emeritus, Ethics & Compliance Association

Andrea Bonime-Blanc is the CEO and founder of GEC Risk Advisory, has held senior executive roles at Bertelsmann, PSEG, and Verint Systems and has held numerous board seats for the past 25 years. In early 2017, she was appointed Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight & Management Board for Puerto Rico. In both 2014 and 2015, the Ethisphere Institute recognized her as among the “100 Most Influential in Business Ethics.” She is a mentor at Plug & Play, the largest global technology innovation ecosystem. Additionally, she was named among the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America in 2014. She is chair emeritus of the Ethics and Compliance Association and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Bonime-Blanc has published widely and is the author of The Reputation Risk Handbook: Surviving and Thriving in the Age of Hyper-Transparency (2014) and of The Conference Board’s Emerging Practices in Cyber-Risk Governance (2015). In April 2018, Praeger Publishers published her published her latest book, co-authored with Anastassia Lauterbach, The Artificial Intelligence Imperative: A Practical Roadmap for Business. Her next solo book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience & Value, will be published by Routledge/Greenleaf in early 2019.

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Andrea Bonime-Blanc is the CEO and founder of GEC Risk Advisory, has held senior executive roles at Bertelsmann, PSEG, and Verint Systems and has held numerous board seats for the past 25 years. In early 2017, she was appointed Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight & Management Board for Puerto Rico. In both 2014 and 2015, the Ethisphere Institute recognized her as among the “100 Most Influential in Business Ethics.” She is a mentor at Plug & Play, the largest global technology innovation ecosystem. Additionally, she was named among the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America in 2014. She is chair emeritus of the Ethics and Compliance Association and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Bonime-Blanc has published widely and is the author of The Reputation Risk Handbook: Surviving and Thriving in the Age of Hyper-Transparency (2014) and of The Conference Board’s Emerging Practices in Cyber-Risk Governance (2015). In April 2018, Praeger Publishers published her published her latest book, co-authored with Anastassia Lauterbach, The Artificial Intelligence Imperative: A Practical Roadmap for Business. Her next solo book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience & Value, will be published by Routledge/Greenleaf in early 2019.
Michael Daniels

Michael Daniels

Director, BlackBerry, Mercury Systems, CACI International, Northern Virginia Technology Council, Virginia Chamber of Commerce; Chair, TwoSix Labs, Logistics Management Institute

Michael A. Daniels was chair and CEO of Network Solutions and Mobile365, and senior vice president at SAIC. He is most well-known for finding and acquiring Network Solutions while at SAIC. Daniels purchased Network Solutions for $4.7 million in 1995, raised $3.2 billion in the public markets from IPO in 1997 to 2000 in three offerings, and sold Network Solutions in 2000 for $19.3 billion—one of the greatest returns on any investment in a five-year period from purchase to sale. He serves on the boards of BlackBerry, CACI International, Mercury Systems, Invincea (as chair), and the Logistics Management Institute (as chair). He has worked with DARPA, on the White House National Security Council as a senior advisor, on the US Trade Representative’s International Investment Policy Advisory Commission, and on the US National Commission to UNESCO. Daniels is a recipient of the Earle C. Williams Leadership in Technology Award.

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Michael A. Daniels was chair and CEO of Network Solutions and Mobile365, and senior vice president at SAIC. He is most well-known for finding and acquiring Network Solutions while at SAIC. Daniels purchased Network Solutions for $4.7 million in 1995, raised $3.2 billion in the public markets from IPO in 1997 to 2000 in three offerings, and sold Network Solutions in 2000 for $19.3 billion—one of the greatest returns on any investment in a five-year period from purchase to sale. He serves on the boards of BlackBerry, CACI International, Mercury Systems, Invincea (as chair), and the Logistics Management Institute (as chair). He has worked with DARPA, on the White House National Security Council as a senior advisor, on the US Trade Representative’s International Investment Policy Advisory Commission, and on the US National Commission to UNESCO. Daniels is a recipient of the Earle C. Williams Leadership in Technology Award.
Nora Denzel

Nora Denzel

Director, Ericsson Inc., Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Talend, NACD Northern California Chapter

Nora M. Denzel is a public board director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), Ericsson and Talend. She heads the compensation committee at AMD and serves on the technology committee of Ericsson. Prior public board service includes Redbox (where she also served as interim CEO), Overland Storage, and Saba Software. She is on the advisory board for BBVA (a global bank based in Spain) and on the board of the NACD Northern California Chapter. Prior to full-time board work, Denzel worked for more than 25 years in the Silicon Valley. Her last position was as the senior vice president of Big Data and Social Product design at Intuit (the makers of TurboTax and Quicken software(. She has also held executive-level positions at HP Enterprise and IBM.

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Nora M. Denzel is a public board director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), Ericsson and Talend. She heads the compensation committee at AMD and serves on the technology committee of Ericsson. Prior public board service includes Redbox (where she also served as interim CEO), Overland Storage, and Saba Software. She is on the advisory board for BBVA (a global bank based in Spain) and on the board of the NACD Northern California Chapter. Prior to full-time board work, Denzel worked for more than 25 years in the Silicon Valley. Her last position was as the senior vice president of Big Data and Social Product design at Intuit (the makers of TurboTax and Quicken software(. She has also held executive-level positions at HP Enterprise and IBM.
Erin Essenmacher

Erin Essenmacher

Director, Ghandi Brigade; Chief Programming Officer, NACD

Erin Essenmacher serves as the chief programming officer for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), responsible for oversight and execution of more than 60 education programs and events a year. Essenmacher is also an award-winning writer, director, and producer with nearly 20 years of experience in writing, research, outreach, and broadcast and non-broadcast production. She has written, directed, and produced films for PBS, The Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, the History Channel, and Court TV. She is chair emeritus of Women in Film and Video of Washington, D.C.’s board, and serves on the board of Gandhi Brigade.

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Erin Essenmacher serves as the chief programming officer for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), responsible for oversight and execution of more than 60 education programs and events a year. Essenmacher is also an award-winning writer, director, and producer with nearly 20 years of experience in writing, research, outreach, and broadcast and non-broadcast production. She has written, directed, and produced films for PBS, The Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, the History Channel, and Court TV. She is chair emeritus of Women in Film and Video of Washington, D.C.’s board, and serves on the board of Gandhi Brigade.
Glenn Gow

Glenn Gow

Marketing Partner, Clear Ventures; Blockchain Advisor; Director, acutelQ

Glenn Gow is a marketing partner at Clear Ventures. Gow is a CEO coach who provides CEOs with expertise and counsel on some of their biggest challenges. He is also a board member and a popular speaker and advisor on blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrencies. Gow’s recent blockchain presentations include Clear Ventures Blockchain Entrepreneurs Meetups, CB Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference, Global Token Galaxy Expo, Blockchain & ICO Funding Summit, Stanford University, and Dapps (Distributed Applications) on blockchain.

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Glenn Gow is a marketing partner at Clear Ventures. Gow is a CEO coach who provides CEOs with expertise and counsel on some of their biggest challenges. He is also a board member and a popular speaker and advisor on blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrencies. Gow’s recent blockchain presentations include Clear Ventures Blockchain Entrepreneurs Meetups, CB Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference, Global Token Galaxy Expo, Blockchain & ICO Funding Summit, Stanford University, and Dapps (Distributed Applications) on blockchain.
Joe Jensen

Joe Jensen

VP of Internet of Things Group and GM of the Retail Solutions Division, Intel Corporation BOD,, Retail Leaders Trade Association (RILA)

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Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang

Founder, Wuju Learning Inc.; TED Speaker

As the founder and CEO of Wuju Learning, Jia Jiang is at the helm of a company that trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training. Jiang’s blog, 100 Days of Rejection Therapy, documents and analyzes his journey to discover and conquer the fear of rejection. Jiang (a.k.a. the Rejection Guy) is a newly minted TED speaker and the author of the bestselling book, Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection (2015). Jiang’s work has been featured in Forbes, WIRED, Time, Bloomberg Businessweek, and many more.

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As the founder and CEO of Wuju Learning, Jia Jiang is at the helm of a company that trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training. Jiang’s blog, 100 Days of Rejection Therapy, documents and analyzes his journey to discover and conquer the fear of rejection. Jiang (a.k.a. the Rejection Guy) is a newly minted TED speaker and the author of the bestselling book, Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection (2015). Jiang’s work has been featured in Forbes, WIRED, Time, Bloomberg Businessweek, and many more.
Nichole Jordan

Nichole Jordan

National Managing Partner--Clients, Markets & Industries, Grant Thornton LLP

Nichole Jordan is the national managing partner of Markets, Clients & Industry at Grant Thornton LLP. Jordan chairs the firm’s Growth Committee, an enterprise-wide integrated leadership team focused on the greatest opportunities to bring value to clients, including digital labor and the workforce of the future, data analytics, innovation assessments, and robotic process automation. Jordan also serves as the executive sponsor of Grant Thornton’s C-suite and Board Networks programs, which connect industry peers to exchange leading practices and innovative ideas they can leverage to create value within their own businesses.

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Nichole Jordan is the national managing partner of Markets, Clients & Industry at Grant Thornton LLP. Jordan chairs the firm’s Growth Committee, an enterprise-wide integrated leadership team focused on the greatest opportunities to bring value to clients, including digital labor and the workforce of the future, data analytics, innovation assessments, and robotic process automation. Jordan also serves as the executive sponsor of Grant Thornton’s C-suite and Board Networks programs, which connect industry peers to exchange leading practices and innovative ideas they can leverage to create value within their own businesses.
JT Kostman, PhD

JT Kostman, PhD

CEO, Applied AI; Director, Reimagine Holdings, Jocata

JT Kostman is a member of the board of directors for Reimagine Holdings. He previously served as chief data scientist for Samsung and chief data officer for Time Inc., and has led the development of cutting-edge capabilities for several U.S. intelligence, defense, and security agencies—including CIA, DIA, DHS, FBI, DoD, as well as for President Barack Obama. Kostman has been recognized by his peers and the press as one of the world’s leading data strategists and is an internationally recognized expert in cognitive computing and applied artificial intelligence.

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JT Kostman is a member of the board of directors for Reimagine Holdings. He previously served as chief data scientist for Samsung and chief data officer for Time Inc., and has led the development of cutting-edge capabilities for several U.S. intelligence, defense, and security agencies—including CIA, DIA, DHS, FBI, DoD, as well as for President Barack Obama. Kostman has been recognized by his peers and the press as one of the world’s leading data strategists and is an internationally recognized expert in cognitive computing and applied artificial intelligence.
Michael Marquardt

Michael Marquardt

Chair, International Assistance Group, Assistance Alliance International Inc. (Malaysia), American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division; Director, ACS Cancer Action Network (National), ACS Cancer Action Network (Global), Commonwealth Trust Comp, Global Kompass Strategies Inc

Michael Marquardt serves as a global business advisor to corporations in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Since 2007, he has served as the independent non-executive chairman of a large healthcare logistics and technology company based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He also serves on the board of Commonwealth Trust Company in Delaware. Michael grew up in Berlin, but emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1991. He serves on several nonprofit organization boards, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's national and global boards. Michael is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

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Michael Marquardt serves as a global business advisor to corporations in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Since 2007, he has served as the independent non-executive chairman of a large healthcare logistics and technology company based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He also serves on the board of Commonwealth Trust Company in Delaware. Michael grew up in Berlin, but emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1991. He serves on several nonprofit organization boards, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's national and global boards. Michael is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.
Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer

CEO, The Palmer Group, LLC

Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group. Palmer is Fox 5 New York’s on-air tech expert and host of the Emmy-nominated television show, Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He is also a regular technology commentator for CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, and Fox Business News. He is the patented inventor of the underlying technology for Enhanced Television used by response-based advertising systems and programs such as ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Palmer is a popular speaker and moderator at technology and media conferences and a published author. He is a guest lecturer at top-tier colleges and universities. Palmer is a past president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology in 2016 and 2017.

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Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group. Palmer is Fox 5 New York’s on-air tech expert and host of the Emmy-nominated television show, Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He is also a regular technology commentator for CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, and Fox Business News. He is the patented inventor of the underlying technology for Enhanced Television used by response-based advertising systems and programs such as ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Palmer is a popular speaker and moderator at technology and media conferences and a published author. He is a guest lecturer at top-tier colleges and universities. Palmer is a past president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology in 2016 and 2017.
Shri Santhanam

Shri Santhanam

Partner, Oliver Wyman Labs

Shri Santhanam is a partner with Oliver Wyman Labs, where he focuses on commercial effectiveness topics like pricing, growth, marketing, and sales-force effectiveness. Santhanam is passionate about using engineering approaches and technology to drive sustained commercial impact in companies. He has spent more than a decade working in a range of sectors, including distribution, retail, high tech, and transportation. Santhanam has led large-scale multiyear commercial transformations at billion-dollar companies, and is also the business architect of Oliver Wyman’s commercial tool kit for field-force effectiveness.

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Shri Santhanam is a partner with Oliver Wyman Labs, where he focuses on commercial effectiveness topics like pricing, growth, marketing, and sales-force effectiveness. Santhanam is passionate about using engineering approaches and technology to drive sustained commercial impact in companies. He has spent more than a decade working in a range of sectors, including distribution, retail, high tech, and transportation. Santhanam has led large-scale multiyear commercial transformations at billion-dollar companies, and is also the business architect of Oliver Wyman’s commercial tool kit for field-force effectiveness.
Christa Steele

Christa Steele

Former CEO, Mechanics Bank (MCHB); Owner, Boardroom Consulting LLC

Christa Steele is a board director of FIG Partners and Pacific Coast Banking School. She serves on the nominating, compensation, and audit committees of FIG Partners, and she is a qualified financial and audit expert. Steele is the past president, CEO, and inside voting director of Mechanics Bank. Steele, then the youngest female CEO in the United States to lead a bank of its size, led the successful financial turnaround and sale of Mechanics Bank in 2015. She improved core earnings by 43 percent in a single calendar year and doubled the value of the company in less than two years. She was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business. Steele is a well-known blockchain advocate and financial technology enthusiast. Today, she serves as an advisor, observer, and board member to public and private companies.

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Christa Steele is a board director of FIG Partners and Pacific Coast Banking School. She serves on the nominating, compensation, and audit committees of FIG Partners, and she is a qualified financial and audit expert. Steele is the past president, CEO, and inside voting director of Mechanics Bank. Steele, then the youngest female CEO in the United States to lead a bank of its size, led the successful financial turnaround and sale of Mechanics Bank in 2015. She improved core earnings by 43 percent in a single calendar year and doubled the value of the company in less than two years. She was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business. Steele is a well-known blockchain advocate and financial technology enthusiast. Today, she serves as an advisor, observer, and board member to public and private companies.
Michael J. Turillo, Jr.

Michael J. Turillo, Jr.

Co-Founder, Chair, Inno360 Inc.; Chair, Swarm Intelligence LLC

Bio coming soon.

Charlotte Whitmore

Charlotte Whitmore

Co-Founder and Chair, Analytics Pros, Inc.

Charlotte Whitmore is chair and cofounder of Analytics Pros. Analytics Pros is a digital analytics agency based in Seattle. Analytics Pros works with companies in verticals such as health care, retail, automotive, media, and real estate and with clients such as Tesla, Starbucks, Visa, GoPro, Redfin, and Yelp. Analytics Pros helps companies to strategize, implement, and analyze customer-centric data. Whitmore is also chair and cofounder of LaPointe Foundation. LaPointe Foundation is a nonprofit focused in the north end of Haiti, out of Port-de-Paix. LaPointe provides the funding and resources for a school enrolling 250 children who were not previously going to school, and also provides funding for instruction and resources for the nurses, doctors, and midwives at Beraca Medical Center.

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Charlotte Whitmore is chair and cofounder of Analytics Pros. Analytics Pros is a digital analytics agency based in Seattle. Analytics Pros works with companies in verticals such as health care, retail, automotive, media, and real estate and with clients such as Tesla, Starbucks, Visa, GoPro, Redfin, and Yelp. Analytics Pros helps companies to strategize, implement, and analyze customer-centric data. Whitmore is also chair and cofounder of LaPointe Foundation. LaPointe Foundation is a nonprofit focused in the north end of Haiti, out of Port-de-Paix. LaPointe provides the funding and resources for a school enrolling 250 children who were not previously going to school, and also provides funding for instruction and resources for the nurses, doctors, and midwives at Beraca Medical Center.
Linda Yates

Linda Yates

Founder & CEO, mach49

Linda Yates is the founder and CEO of mach49. She is a seasoned CEO with over 20 years of experience creating global strategy and driving innovation. As a native of Silicon Valley, with an extensive network, she has served as a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Global 1000 her entire career. She launched mach49 in May of 2014, as the first Silicon Valley incubator/accelerator focused exclusively on helping Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations. Linda spent a decade as a member of the board of directors for NYSE-traded Sybase Inc. (now SAP) and has been a board member and advisor to many entrepreneurs and private companies. Linda was CEO of Strategos, a leading international strategy consulting firm she co-founded with business guru Gary Hamel, helping G1000 global clients innovate in fundamentally new ways. Prior to Strategos, she spent six years with the Mac Group Gemini where she was head of the San Francisco office, co-head of the High Tech practice on the West Coast and, later, Europe (based in Amsterdam). She spent two years at Smith Barney in corporate finance and M&A and has extensive global experience having worked in or traveled to over 50 countries.

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Linda Yates is the founder and CEO of mach49. She is a seasoned CEO with over 20 years of experience creating global strategy and driving innovation. As a native of Silicon Valley, with an extensive network, she has served as a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Global 1000 her entire career. She launched mach49 in May of 2014, as the first Silicon Valley incubator/accelerator focused exclusively on helping Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations. Linda spent a decade as a member of the board of directors for NYSE-traded Sybase Inc. (now SAP) and has been a board member and advisor to many entrepreneurs and private companies. Linda was CEO of Strategos, a leading international strategy consulting firm she co-founded with business guru Gary Hamel, helping G1000 global clients innovate in fundamentally new ways. Prior to Strategos, she spent six years with the Mac Group Gemini where she was head of the San Francisco office, co-head of the High Tech practice on the West Coast and, later, Europe (based in Amsterdam). She spent two years at Smith Barney in corporate finance and M&A and has extensive global experience having worked in or traveled to over 50 countries.

Venue

Four Seasons, Silicon Valley
2050 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA  94303

NACD has reserved a block of guestrooms at the Four Seasons at the group rate of $565/night, plus applicable taxes.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 650-470-3847 and giving the group name “NACD”. The rate will be available until June 18, 2018, or until sold out.

Accreditation

NACD Fellowship® Credits: 6 Skill and 4 Collaborative

6 Skill Credits 4 Skill Credits

This program offers Fellowship Credits for NACD members working toward attaining or maintaining NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®.

Contact

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Payment, Cancellation, and Transfer Policy

Event registrations are not guaranteed until payment is received. Each cancelled registration will be assessed a $500 cancellation fee. Cancellations must be received in writing no fewer than 30 calendar days before the event start date in order to qualify for a partial refund. If written notice is given within 29 calendar days of the event start date, registrants will forfeit the entire program fee unless it is transferred to another NACD program pursuant to the following transfer policy.

Application for transfer credit must be received within 30 calendar days of the date on which NACD receives written notice of cancellation. Transferred credit (less the $500 cancellation fee) will apply only to eligible NACD programs that occur within 12 months of a cancellation. Please submit all cancellations and transfer requests via e-mail to registration@NACDonline.org or via fax to 866-536-9044.