2022 Agenda


The Harold Pratt House . 58 East 68th Street . New York . NY
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
2:00 PM Welcome

Dennis Carey – Founder, CEO Academy & Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Recruiter, Korn Ferry
Michael Useem – Faculty Director of the Leadership Center & McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School

2:05 Transforming an Iconic American Company

Introduction by Maggie Wilderotter, Co-Chair, CEO Academy & Interim CEO, DocuSign Inc.
Greg Brown – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Motorola Solutions Inc.

2:50 Developing Strategy in a Turbulent Environment

Raj Ratnakar – Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, DuPont de Nemours Inc.
Yael Taqqu – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Facilitated by Harbir Singh – Mack Professor of Management, Co-Director, Mack Institute for
Innovation Management & Faculty Director, Huntsman Program, The Wharton School

3:30 Disclosure, ESG and Sustainability

David McAtee – Senior Vice President & General Counsel, AT&T Inc.
Brian Dumaine – Founder & Editor in Chief, High Water Press & Contributor, Fortune Magazine
Elizabeth Pollman, Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director, Institute for Law & Economics, University of Penn Carey Law School
Karen Fang – Global Head, Sustainable Finance, Bank of America Corporation
Facilitated by Richard Truesdell, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

4:15 Break
4:30 Digital Transformation: Show me the Money

Rodney Zemmel – Senior Partner & Global Leader of McKinsey Digital, McKinsey & Company
Facilitated by Peter Cappelli – George W. Taylor Professor of Management & Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

5:15 Unpacking Board Culture: How Behavioral Psychology Might Explain What’s Holding Boards

Paul DeNicola – Principal, Governance Insights Center, PwC
Leah Malone – Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC

6:00 Cocktails
7:00 Dinner Fireside Chat

Speakers: Frank Blake – Former Chairman & CEO, The Home Depot
John Stankey – President & Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Inc.

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

8:00 AM Informal Breakfast
8:30 Emerging Conflicts East & West

Ambassador Joe Westphal – Senior Global Fellow, Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, The Wharton School & Former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ram Charan – Business Advisor & Best-Selling Author
Claire Ngo – Managing Director, Private Equity Fund Investments & Managing Director, Americas,
Temasek International
Dinesh Paliwal – Former President & CEO, HARMAN International and Board Director, Raytheon Technologies Corporation and Nestle SA
Facilitated by John Zhang – Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor, Professor of Marketing, Director, Penn Wharton China Center, The Wharton School
9:15 People & Money: That’s All You Have to Work With

Tim Richmond – Executive Vice President & CHRO, AbbVie Inc.
Dantaya Williams – Executive Vice President & CHRO, Raytheon Technologies Corporation
Cecilia McKenney – Senior Vice President & CHRO, Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Katie Lawler – Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, ITW Inc.
Facilitated by Martine Haas – The Lauder Chair Professor of Management & Anthony L. Davis Director, Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, The Wharton School

10:15 Break
10:30 Cyber Security: If You Think Your Data is Safe, Think Again
Ida Kristensen – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Mark Fields – Former CEO, Ford Motor Company and Lead Director, Tanium, and Board Director,
Hertz Global Holdings Inc., TPG Pace Beneficial II Corporation, and Qualcomm Inc.
Facilitated by– Maggie Wilderotter – Interim CEO, DocuSign and Board Director, Tanium
11:15 Pivoting to Board Service from the C-Suite and Why Diversity Matters on Boards

Melissa Arnoldi – Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, AT&T Consumer and Board Director, NASDAQ Inc.
Denise Morrison – Former President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company and Board Director, Quest
Diagnostics Inc., Visa Inc. and MetLife Inc.
Martha McGarry – Partner and Co-Head, M&A, Mayer Brown LLP and Board Director, Organon &
Linda Addison – Former Managing Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright and Board Director, Globe Life Inc. and KPMG
Facilitated by Maggie Wilderotter – Interim CEO, DocuSign and Board Director, Sana Biotechnology, Lyft Inc., Costco Wholesale, DocuSign Inc., and Tanium

12:15 Lunch: Looking Back and Seeing Ahead
Don Gogel – Chairman, Clayton Dubilier & Rice

1:15 CEO Excellence: What the Research Shows About Who Excels or Fails

Carolyn Dewar – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company & Co-Author, CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest
Facilitated by Mike Useem – Faculty Director of the Leadership Center & McNulty Leadership

2:00 What’s Required from CFOs in Today’s Environment

Frank D’Amelio – Former Executive Vice President, Global Supply & CFO, Pfizer Inc. and Board Director, Zoetis Inc. & Humana Inc.
Tom Liguori – Chief Financial Officer, Avnet Inc.
Michael Roberts – William H. Lawrence Professor and Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
Facilitated by Emilie Feldman – Michael L. Tarnopol Professor and Professor of Management, The Wharton School
2:45 Break
3:00 Balancing Growth & Convergence of Multiple Risks
Celia Huber – Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Ram Charan – Business Advisor & Best-Selling Author
3:45 Succession From Both the CEO and Board Perspective

Greg Garland – Executive Chairman, Phillips 66 and Board Director, Amgen Inc.
Mark Turner – Former Chairman, WSFS Financial Corporation

4:30 Break
4:45 Working Together: Investors/Management

Ed Breen – Chairman & CEO, DuPont de Nemours Inc. and Board Director, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. & Comcast Corporation
Ed Garden – Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Trian Fund Management and Board Director, Janus Henderson Group plc and General Electric Company Facilitated By Abe Friedman, Partner & Head, PJT Camberview

5:45 Key Takeaways & Presentation of Wharton / CEO Academy Certificates

Dennis Carey – Founder, CEO Academy & Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Recruiter, Korn Ferry
Michael Useem – Professor of Management and Faculty Director of the Leadership Center & McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School

6:00 Cocktails

Entertainment: Benjamin Levy, renowned mentalist and dubbed “The King’s Magician” by Fortune
7:00 Dinner

Prium Prize: Awarded to David Taylor, Former Executive Chairman, Procter & Gamble Company and Board Director, Delta Air Lines Inc. and Nexii