Agenda 2018

The keynote speakers are confirming quickly.

  • T. Casey Fleming from BLACKOPS Partners will speak on modern-day cyber warfare against our corporate websites and systems
  • Joan Woodward will once again provide us with the most useful, succinct hour of Washington policy updates you will hear all year
  • Jason Schenker will help us see into the future economy regarding AI and robotics
  • Dan Black will enlighten us on recruiting and working with millennials
  • Chris Clason will help us craft the perfect message as leaders in our respective companies
  • Ray Rothrock, RedSeal CEO and former Venrock partner, will address atypical risk


Thursday, November 29th

The Break Up of Big Tech

Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, founder of L2, Author of the Digital IQ Index, named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors”

Town Hall: NACD Blue Ribbon Commission – “Atypical Risk”

Moderator – Bob Gross, President, NACD Utah Chapter

Ray Rothrock, Chairman and CEO, RedSeal, Inc. Partner Emeritus, Venrock, Director Check Point Software Technology, Roku and NACD Northern California Chapter

Holly Gregory, NACD Blue Ribbon Commission, Author of numerous articles on governance topics, including the governance column for Practical Law: The Journal.

Transitioning From the C-Suite to the Board

Nora Denzel, Director, Ericsson and NACD

Strategic Composition of Boards

Ray Rothrock, Chairman and CEO, RedSeal, Inc. Partner Emeritus, Venrock, Director Check Point Software Technology, Roku, and NACD Northern California Chapter

Preparing for Tomorrow: How to Thrive in an Economy Driven by Robots and Automation

Jason Schenker, President, Prestige Economics, Chairman of The Futurist Institute; and Bestselling Author

Crafting the Perfect Pitch as Leaders

Chris Clason, Director of MBA Career Services, BYU Marriott School

Breakout Sessions include:

The Future of Cybersecurity

Diversity and Inclusiveness as a Business Strategy

Refreshing the Board – Board Assessment / Succession Planning

Business Sustainability – Customer Loyalty/Retention

Next Level Cybersecurity – The Battlefield of Modern Warfare

T. Casey Fleming, Chairman and CEO, BLACKOPS Partners


Friday, November 30th

How to Lead and Grow Companies With Millennials

Dan Black, Global Recruiting Leader, EY

Woodward on Washington

Joan Woodward, Executive VP Public Policy, The Travelers Companies, formerly with Goldman Sachs and U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

Breakout Sessions include:

IPO Ready – Trust the Process

Technology Disruptors: A Tutorial for Boards and C-Suites

The Science of Top Performing Organizations

Dr. Chris Bray, CEO and Founder, Adaption Institute, author Best Job Ever

World-Class Management Practices & How to Implement Them in Your Company

Ray Gilmartin, Director, NACD; former CEO and President, Merck & Co

Trust – The #1 Leadership Competency

Shawn Moon, CEO, Zeroez, Consultant, Franklin Covey and Author of Fierce Loyalty

Conference wrap-up/adjourn SKI AFTERNOON