2018 Agenda

The Harold Pratt House . 58 East 68th Street . New York . NY

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2:00 PM           Welcome
Dennis Carey – Founder, CEO Academy & Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Recruiter, Korn Ferry
Michael Useem – William & Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management & Director, Center for Leadership & Change Management, The Wharton School

2:05                  Why “CEO Continuous Improvement” Is Critical
Geoffrey Garrett – Dean, The Wharton School

2:45                  Leadership Lessons Looking Back
Fernando Aguirre – Former Chairman, President & CEO, Chiquita Brands International
Ivan Seidenberg – Former Chairman & CEO, Verizon Communications Inc.
Mark Turner – Chairman, President & CEO, WSFS Financial Corporation & WSFS Bank
Facilitated by Martine Haas – Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

3:45                  Break

4:00                  What Does a Good CFO Look Like
Dominic Caruso – Former Executive Vice President & CFO, Johnson & Johnson
Brian Kane – Chief Financial Officer, Humana Inc.
David Meline – Executive Vice President & CFO, Amgen Inc.
Facilitated by – Joanne Crevoiserat, Executive Vice President & COO, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

5:00                  Reflections on Being a CEO and Director
Ellen Kullman – Former Chairman & CEO, DuPont Company and current Director of United Technologies Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Amgen Inc., Dell Technologies Inc., and Carbon3D
Facilitated by Sigal Barsade – Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor, Professor of Management, The Wharton School

6:00                  Cocktails

7:00                  Dinner
Speaker:          Ram Charan, Business Advisor & Best Selling Author
Topic:              The Digital CEO

Thursday, November 15, 2018

8:00 AM          Informal Breakfast     

8:45                  Activists, Spins and Value Creation:  A Case Study of SPX Corporation
Chris Kearney – Former Chairman, President & CEO, SPX Corporation

9:30                  A Case Study of Board / CEO Interaction – Phillips 66
Greg Garland – Chairman & CEO, Phillips 66
Denise Ramos – CEO, ITT Inc., and Director, Phillips 66
Glenn Tilton – Former Chairman & CEO, United Airlines, and Director, Phillips 66
Facilitated by Richard Truesdell, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

10:30                Break

10:45                Relationship Between the CEO and Institutional Investors
Glenn Booraem – Principal & Investment Stewardship Officer, The Vanguard Group
Amy Lissauer – Managing Director, Evercore Partners
Abe Friedman – Partner, PJT Camberview
Facilitated by Michael Useem – William & Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management & Director, Center for Leadership & Change Management, The Wharton School

12:00                Lunch

1:00                  How CEOs Should Think About Their Portfolio
Ishaan Seth – Senior Partner, Leader of Americas Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice, McKinsey & Company
Facilitated by Harbir Singh – Mack Professor of Management, Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, and Vice Dean, Global Initiatives, The Wharton School

2:00                  The Cyber Threat is Real
Art Coviello – Former President & CEO, RSA Security Inc.

2:45                  Break

3:00                  Go Long:  Why Long-Term Thinking Is a Good Short-Term Strategy
David Dorman – Chairman, CVS Health Corporation
Rodney Zemmel – Managing Partner, Northeast Office, McKinsey & Company
Facilitated by Brian Dumaine – Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Magazine

3:45                  CHRO as Chief Transformation Officer
Dennis Carey – Founder, CEO Academy & Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Recruiter, Korn Ferry
Larry Costello – Former Executive Vice President & CHRO, Tyco
Brian McNamee – Executive Vice President, Full Potential Initiatives, Amgen Inc.
Facilitated by Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management & Director of the Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

4:30                  Break

4:45                  Digitization, Artificial Intelligence, Block Chain – and Other Terms Being Thrown About
Facilitated by Paul Willmott – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

5:15                  Unlocking Shareholder Value
Ronald Williams – Former Chairman, President & CEO, Aetna Inc., and current Director of American Express Company, Johnson & Johnson, and The Boeing Company
Shubham Singhal – Senior Partner, Leader of Global Healthcare Systems & Services Practice, McKinsey & Company
Facilitated by Thomas Donaldson, Mark O. Winkelman Professor, Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, The Wharton School

6:15                  Closing Remarks
Dennis Carey – Founder, CEO Academy & Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Recruiter, Korn Ferry Michael Useem – William & Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management, Director, Center for Leadership & Change Management, The Wharton School

6:30                  Cocktails

7:00                  Dinner
                        Speaker:          Michael McFaul – Former U.S. Ambassador to The Russian Federation
                        Topic:              The Current Geo-Political Environment – What CEOs Should Know
Prium Prize:   Awarded to Kenneth Chenault, Former Chairman and CEO, American Express Company, and current Director of Airbnb Inc., Facebook Inc., IBM Corporation, and Procter & Gamble Company

List of CEO Academy Faculty and Attendee Board Affiliations for 2018

3Com Corporation
ABB Ltd.
Abbott Laboratories Inc.
Abbvie Inc.
Abercrombie & Fitch Company
Acushnet Holdings Corporation
Aetna Inc.
Akari Therapeutics plc
American Express Company
Amgen Inc.
AptarGroup Inc.
Arkan Building Materials Co PJSC
Artic Cat Inc.
AT&T Inc.
Barry Callebaut AG
Bell Atlantic Corporation
BlackRock Inc.
Boeing Company.
Boston Properties Inc.
Carbon 3D Inc.
Chevron Corporation
Chiquita Brands International Inc.
Coca-Cola European Partners plc
Corning Inc.
CVS Health Corporation
Dell Technologies Inc.
DCP Midstream Partners LP
Dynegy Inc.
E I DuPont Nemours & Co
eBay Inc.
Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Enernoc Inc.
Envision Healthcare Corporation
General Motors Corporation
Gigamon Inc.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Hanover Insurance Group Inc.
Hindalco Industries Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
International Business Machines Corporation
ITT Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Koninklijke DSM NV
Lincoln National Corporation
Lucent Technologies Inc.

McKesson Corporation
Micromet Inc.
Motorola Solutions Inc.
Multi-Color Corporation
Nucor Corporation
Nynex Corporation
Oncosec Medical Inc.
Patheon NV
PayPal Holdings Inc.
Park Hotels & Resorts Inc.
Phillips 66
Phorm Corporation Ltd.
Pier 1 Imports Inc.
Polypore International Inc.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc.
Praxair Inc.
Radius Health Inc.
RSA Security Inc.
Sabre Holdings Corporation
SecureWorks Inc.
Semperit AG Holding
Science Applications International Corporation
Scientific Atlantic Inc.
SPX Corporation
Synchrony Financial
Syncor International Corporation
TE Connectivity Ltd.
Tenable Holdings Inc.
Texaco Inc.
TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation
TXU Corporation
United Continental Holdings Inc.
United Technologies Corporation
Univision Communications Inc.
US Foods Holding Corporation
Viacom Inc.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Vince Holding Corporation
Vista Outdoor Inc.
WABCO Holdings Inc.
WellPoint Health Network Inc.
W.R. Grace & Company
WSFS Financial Corporation
Wyeth Inc.
Yum! Brands Inc.