Meeting Dates

All webconferences begin at 12 noon Eastern unless noted below and are also both recorded and summarized for our international members and those with schedule conflicts.

2018:   1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, 6/6, 7/11 (2 pm), 8/1, 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5.
2019:   1/9, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/10, 8/7, 9/11, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4.
2020:   1/8, 2/5, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2.




Meeting Topics and Discussion Leaders.

Any missed? Available on the member portal in both video and PDF summaries.


Procter & Gamble, Jeff Weedman, Sr. Vice President Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Open Innovation Principles"

Disney - Eric Muhlheim, Senior Vice President, Global Development .
  Discussing: "Global Business Development."

Lexis Nexis, Michael Frankel, Senior Vice President, Business Development and M & A,
  Discussing: "Building a High Performance Corporate Development Team"

Microsoft - Seth Christensen, Group Integration Manager.
  Discussing: "Venture Integration, Lessons Learned from M&A at Microsoft"

OnStar - Nick Pudar, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
  Discussing: "Systems Thinking for Corporate Planning - What's Old is New"

NASDAQ, Bill Shaw, Managing Director,
  Discussing: "Capital Markets and Exit Strategies,"

1-800 Flowers,David Siegel, Vice President of Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Due Dilligence Best Practices in this Economy"

Raytheon, Carlos Cristi, Manager, Global Partnering and Trade Development
  Discussing: "Partnering Structures and Models"

Best Buy - Kuk Yi, Corporate VP and Managing Director, Best Buy Capital.
  Discussing: "Best Buy Capital - Venture Capital Investment Thoughts"

LinkedIn, Scott Roberts, Senior Director, Business Development,
  Discussing: "Professional Networking and the Role of Business Alliances in a Web 2.0 World"

3M - Cathy Muggee, Integration Manager.
  Discussing: "Integration Partnership and Management"

Advanced Micro Devices - Keith Witek, Director of Strategy and Corporate Development.
  Discussing: "Leveraging Patents for Business and Monetary Gain"

Nationwide Insurance - Richard Sanderson, VP, Senior Relationship Manager.
  Discussing: Collaborative Whole Sale Efforts

Dell - Nathan Brunner, Senior Corporate Development Manager
  Discussing: "Strategic Partnership Values"

Best Buy, Kuk Yi, Senior Director Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Strategic Acquisitions in China - Key Learnings"

3M - Cathy Muggee, Senior Integration Manager, Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  Discussing: "Integration Best Practices"

. • Bank of America - Jim McComb, SVP.
  Discussing: "Positioning Your Organization for Certain Success in an Uncertain Future"

Home Depot, Richard McPhail, Vice President, Strategic Business Development,
  Discussing: "Lessons Learned from Building, and then Selling, a Major New Line of Business"

Verizon Communications, Anthony DiMaso, Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Development,
  Discussing: "Technology Paradigms and Business Model Transformation"

UNUM, Frank Williamson, SVP, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Corporate Development Capital Allocation Decision Making"

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Charles Simmons, VP Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Creating Value through Corporate Development"

Motorola, Joy Shih, Director, Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Negotiation Strategies in The Real World"

Sun Micro Systems, Stephen E. Goodman, Head of Strategy and Research,
  Discussing: "Aligning Executive Thought Leadership with Strategic Relationships"

LexisNexis - Timothy Payne, VP Global Acquisition Integrations.
  Discussing: "Post-Acquisition Integration"

. • YRC Wordwide, Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director, YRC Worldwide Strategic Market Planning,
  Discussing: "What Happens when the Gloom Lifts? Fast Recovery Options in a Post-Downturn World"

Raytheon, Carlos Cristi, Regional Manager, Global Partnering & Trade Development,
  Discussing: "Growing The Business Through Innovation"

Verizon, Carrie Croton, Director Corporate Strategy and Development,
  Discussing: "Technology Paradigms and Business Model Transformation - Best Practices for Successful M&A"

Bank of America, David Price, Executive in Residence; Center for Future Banking,
  Discussing: "Visions of the Future, Defining the Future of Banking"

LexisNexis, Michael Frankel, Senior Vice President Finance and M&A,
  Discussing: "Balancing P&L Verses Balance Sheet in Choosing Acquisition vs. Building"

Microsoft, Patti Brooke, Group Integration Manager,
  Discussing: "M&A Integration at Microsoft"

Cisco, Connie Chen, Senior Corporate Counsel, Acquisitions & Investments,
  Discussing: "Open Source Diligence in M&A Transactions"

LexisNexis, Michael Frankel, Senior Vice President, Business Development and M&A,
  Discussing: "Recruiting and Managing Corporate Development Talent"

AkzoNobel - Jennifer Midura, Head of Strategy and M&A.
  Discussing: "Leveraging End-user Segmentation."

Adobe - Mark Randall, Chief Strategist.
  Discussing: "Thinking Inside the Box"

Gallup - Katie Bell, Managing Consultant.
  Discussing: "Activating Strengths to Improve Well-being and Engagement."

Yum! Brands - John Garratt, Senior Director of Corporate Strategy.
  Discussing: "Strategies to Drive Shareholder Value."

Gartner - Doug Laney, VP Research, Information Innovation & Business Analytics.
  Discussing: "Infonomics: Valuing and Managing Information as an Actual Corporate Asset."

Experian - Mark Kapczynski, VP, Corporate Development & Strategy.
  Discussing: "Aligning through Acquisitions."

ADP - Bill O'Connell, VP Global Trust Assurance.
  Discussing: "Third Party Risk: How to Help a Business Succeed in an Outsourced Economy"

Plantronics - Alejandro Bustamante, Senior VP of Operations.
  Discussing: "Developing a Corporate Enterprise."

AMD - Keith Witek, CVP/Strategy.
  Discussing: "Technology Innovation Disruption: The Next 20 Years."

Denny's - Steve Dunn, Senior Vice President of Global Development.
  Discussing: "Brand Revitalization"

AkzoNobel - Jennifer Midura, Head of Strategy and M&A.
  Discussing: "End-user Segmentation."

Standard and Poors - Julie Ford, Director, Client Business Management.
  Discussing: "Demystifying Credit Ratings"

Pepperidge Farm - Jennifer Lannom, Corporate Manager, HPO & Operational Excellence.
  Discussing: "High Performance Organization."

Citi - Anne Marie Tedesco, Vice President, Digital Customer Experience.
  Discussing: "Optimizing the Digital Customer Experience."

McAfee - Alex Thurber, SVP, Worldwide Channels, Commercial and SMB Operations.
  Discussing: How to Protect and Grow Your Company at the Same Time

Sirius XM - Greg Nease, Senior Director of Advanced Product Engineering.
  Discussing: "Corporate Merger: Leading in a Time of Change"

AT&T - Mike Stephens, Director of Engineering.
  Discussing: "How Do You Drive Innovation and Process Improvements Within Large Organizations"

Bank of America - Jim McComb, SVP.
  Discussing: "Positioning for Certain Success in an Uncertain World"

Denny's - Stephen Dunn, CFE, Senior Vice President Global Development.
  Discussing: "Wake Up To Something Great"

Aflac - John A. Moorefield, Senior Vice President, Strategic Management.
  Discussing: "Successful Acquisitions Do Happen: Case Study - Aflac's integration of CAIC."

Fifth Third Bank - Mike Crawford, Senior Manager, Strategic Planning Group.
  Discussing: "Building a Strategic Intelligence Function"

BET Networks - Martez Moore, EVP.
  Discussing: "Change Management Under Trying Circumstances - A Step-by-Step Guide for Remaking An Under-performing Business."

Wrigleys - Bill Zollinger, Senior Director.
  Discussing: "CONFECTIONERY INDUSTRY - STRATEGY AND CONSOLIDATION."

Advance Micro Devices - Keith Witek, CVP, Corporate Development - Office of Strategy.
  Discussing: "Leveraging Patents for Business and Monetary Gain."

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) - Lynn Pitts, Director of Economic Development.
  Discussing: "Economic Development Initiative."

Flextronics - David Mark, Chief Strategy Office.
  Discussing: "Ecosystems and Convergence."

Saleforce.com - Matthew Garratt, Director, Corporate Development.
  Discussing: "Corporate Development Summit Presentation: M&A for Rapidly Growing Tech Companies."

Zurich Insurance - Luca Marighetti, Group Head of Strategy.
  Discussing: "New Insurance Markets from the Perspective of Strategic Management."

Sprint, Susan Nelson, VP-Alliances and Partnerships,
  Discussing: "Building and Leveraging Executive Alliance Program Commitments"

Motorola, Don McLellan, Corporate Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions
  Discussing: "Acquisition Strategies: A Workable Strategic Plan"

Home Depot, Patrick Jones, Manager, Strategic Business Development,
  Discussing: "Creating an effective due diligence and integration process in high volume deal environment"

3COM, Anik Bose, Vice President of Business Development,
  Discussing: "Partnering and Expanding in the China Market"

HSBC Bank, Mark P. Turchan, Group Director - Affinity Partnerships,
  Discussing: "Embracing the Seven Habits of Effective B-to-B Partnerships"

Compuware, Scott Johnson, Vice President Corporate Development,
  Discussing: "Compuware Corporation, Creating Value"

Microsoft, Mark Wolfram, GM Venture Integration,
  Discussing: "Due Diligence - Best Practices and Strategies to Ensure a Successful M&A"

NASDAQ, Bill Shaw, Managing Director,
  Discussing: "NASDAQ - Overview of the International Markets - Trends and Where We Are Headed"

Verizon, Anthony DiMaso, Vice President Corporate Strategy and Development,
  Discussing: "Technology Paradigms and Business Model Transformation"




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