Sunday, May 19, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WCD Advisory Board Meeting (at the Santa Clara Marriott)
*Advisory Board Members only

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Chapter Chair Meeting (at the Santa Clara Marriott)
*Chapter Chairs only

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Pre-Institute Welcome Dinner at the Tech Museum of Innovation

Monday, May 20, 2019

All sessions are held at HPE unless otherwise noted.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Institute Session 1
2019 Private and Family Company Governance Institute

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Pre-Institute Session 2
Emerging Tech Trends Directors Need to Know About 
What’s Next? Visionary Technology Trends

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Pre-Institute Session 3
Pearl Meyer: Executive and Board Compensation Trends 

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Pre-Institute Session (at the Santa Clara Marriott)
Aspiring Directors Summit: Strategies to Secure a Board Seat

12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Opening of Global Institute

  • Susan C. Keating (United States), CEO, WCD Foundation

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Opening Keynote Address

  • Antonio Neri (United States), President & CEO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • An introduction by: Maggie Wilderotter (United States), Director, Ardent Health Services, Cadence Design Systems, Costco Wholesale Corporation, DocuSign, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lyft, and Tanium; WCD Member, Advisory Board Member and 2016 Visionary Award Winner
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Panel 1:  It’s About Time: Sisters Doing it for Themselves in Venture Capital and Private Equity

  • Nancy Pfund (Moderator) (United States), Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners; Director, Farmers Business Network, The Daily Muse, Inc., Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Off-Grid Electric, PowerGenix Corp., and Primus Power; WCD Chapter Chair
  • Julie Allegro (United States), Founder and Managing Partner, FYRFLY Ventures
  • Hollie Moore Haynes (United States), Founder and Managing Partner, Luminate Capital Partners 
  • Cynthia Ringo (United States), Partner, DBL Partners
  • Shally Shanker (United States), Founder and Managing Partner, AiiM
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A Conversation with Claudio Del Vecchio (Italy), Chairman and CEO of Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.; Director, National Retail Federation
Interviewed by: Marina Brogi (Italy), Director, Mediaset and Salini Impregilo; Full Professor of International Banking and Capital Markets, Sapienza University; WCD Family Business Co-chair, WCD Chapter Chair and WCD Advisory Board Member

4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Panel 2: DEBATE: Do Legislated Quotas Work; Should the U.S. Continue to Adopt Them?

  • Betsy Berkhemer Credaire (United States), CEO, 2020 Women on Boards and CEO, Berkhemer Clayton, Inc.; WCD Member
  • Sarah Payne (United States), Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Ana Zambelli (Brazil), Director, Petrobras; WCD Member
4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Day 1
  • Evelyn Dilsaver (United States), Director, HealthEquity, Tempur Sealy International, Blue Shield of California; WCD Advisory Board Member and 2019 Global Institute Co-chair
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Visionary Awards Reception (at the Santa Clara Marriott)

    7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Visionary Awards Dinner (at the Santa Clara Marriott)

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

    Registration, Networking and Breakfast

    8:45 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

    Opening of Day 2

    8:50 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.


    9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    Panel 3: Culture Shock-Board Oversight in a #MeToo Era

    • Wendy Webb  (United States), Director, Wynn Resorts, ABM Industries, American Homes; WCD Member
    • Ana Paula Pessoa (Brazil), Former Chief Financial Officer, Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games; Director, Crédit Suisse, News Corp. and Vinci; Member of the Consulting Board for TNC Brasil (The Nature Conservancy); Chair and Partner of Kunumi Technologies; WCD Member
    • Ora Fisher (United States), Vice Chair, Latham & Watkins
    10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    A Conversation with Jim Coulter (United States), Partner and Co-CEO, TPG Capital LP; Director, J. Crew Group, Philz Coffee, and Rodan + Fields LLC

    Interviewed by Debbie Messemer (United States), Director, Carbon 3D, Allogene Therapeutics, PayPal Holdings, Retired Managing Partner, KPMG LLP; WCD Member

    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Panel 4: Augmented Intelligence, Friend or Foe?

    • Holly Dockery (Moderator) (United States), Deputy Vice President, International Homeland and Nuclear Security Programs, Sandia National Laboratories; WCD BoardNext Member
    • Liz Centoni (United States), GM, Internet of Things, Cisco
    • Nelda Connors (United States), Director, Delphi Technologies, Enersys, Echo Global Logistics, and Boston Scientific Corp; WCD Member
    • Emma Maconick (United States), Partner, Shearman and Sterling
    • Maureen K. Ohlhausen (United States), Partner, Baker Botts; former Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    1:40 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Panel 5: Champions of Diversity-the Impact of Nominating Committees 

    • Kapila Anand (Moderator) (United States), Director, Extended Stay America, Inc., ESH Hospitality, Omega Healthcare Investors, and Elanco Animal Health, Inc.; Retired Partner and Senior Advisor, KPMG LLP; Lead Director, WCD Foundation; and WCD Chapter Chair
    • Ben Holzemer (United States) Partner and Head of Global Human Capital, TPG Capital, L.P.
    • Gaby Sulzberger (United States), Co-founder, Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners LP; Director, MasterCard and Brixmor Property Group; WCD Advisory Board Member
    2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Panel 6: What will Transportation Look Like 2020 - 2030?

    3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Panel 7: From Global Payments to Patient Records- The Growing Applications for Blockchain

    • Tegan Keele (Moderator) (United States), Director & US Blockchain Program Lead, KPMG
    • Cheemin Bo-Linn (Moderator) (United States), CEO and President of Peritus Partners Inc.; Director, Sphere3d and Snomed International; WCD Chapter Chair
    • Matthew LeMerle  (United States), Co-founder and Managing Partner of Fifth Era and of Keiretsu Capital; Investor and Board Director; Speaker and Author
    • Mario Nava (European Union), Director of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
    4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    A Conversation with a Leading Executive

    5:40 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Group Networking Reception

    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Group Dinner at HPE
    Closing Day 2

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Breakfast and Silicon Valley Live!

    8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    Breakfast with Keynote(at the Santa Clara Marriott)

    9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Silicon Valley Live! Tech Company Experiences

    WCD Global Institute Sponsors