Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Palo Alto)
 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Bill Schlough, CIO, San Francisco Giants

Bill Schlough currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of the San Francisco Giants and Chairman of the Board of the San Jose Giants.

Since Schlough’s arrival in 1999, the Giants have been recognized as one of the most innovative teams in sports, playing a pioneering role in the world of HD video, mobile content, ticketing and payment systems. Wireless connectivity has been a primary focus since 2004 when AT&T Park became the first sports facility to provide free Wi-Fi to all fans. Schlough’s IT team has also implemented numerous proprietary analytic tools that helped secure three World Series titles over five years.

An Olympic enthusiast, Schlough is a board member of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee (BASOC) and served on the committees for San Francisco’s bids to host the 2012, 2016 and 2024 Olympic Games.

You must be a CSO, CISO, CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Dinner Series (Atlanta)
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Thad Sheely, CFO, Atlanta Hawks

Thad Sheely is the EVP, Real Estate and Chief Financial Officer for the Hawks and Philips Arena. Sheely oversees all aspects of the accounting, finance and data analytics departments and leads the charge for the company’s real estate initiatives.

Sheely previously developed Hudson Yards for the Related Companies, a 28-acre mixed-use property on Manhattan’s West Side, designing and planning their public experience, and managing the accounting, finance, IT and operations groups.  Sheely also led the stadium development and complex financing for major sports facilities including Metlife Stadium for the New York Jets and Giants, and American Airlines Arena for the Miami Heat.

Sheely holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from Columbia College.

You must be a CFO, Treasurer, Controller or related finance leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Paris)
 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Undisclosed Location

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $500mm+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Chicago)
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Jeff Joniak, Announcer, Chicago Bears

Jeff Joniak is in his 16th season behind the microphone as the play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Bears. In addition to hosting the Chicago Bears game day broadcasts since 1997, Jeff serves as WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM’s Director of Sports Operations.

Joniak and the Bears Radio staff earned the Peter Lisagor Award six times, presented for exemplary journalism.  He has also received multiple Associated Press “Best Sports Reporting” awards for his show “Joniak’s Journal.”  Joniak also earned the Silver Dome Award for “Best Sportscaster” and the Edward R. Murrow Award.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Toronto)
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Hy's Steakhouse

Michael Lepore, SVP Finance, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

Michael Lepore heads MLSE’s Finance team. MLSE is Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences to fans. It is the parent company of the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies, the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors and Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC. MLSE operates many of the venues its teams play and train in, including Air Canada Centre, BMO Field, MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence and Kia Training Ground. MLSE also provides fans in Toronto incredible live music and entertainment events.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $500mm+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Chicago)
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
David Burke's Primehouse

Andrew McIntyre, VP, Technology, Cubs

Andrew is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Cubs’ enterprise business applications and the technology infrastructure of Wrigley Field, Sloan Park and the Dominican Republic Training Academy.

Andrew oversees the Cubs’ CRM platform, Enterprise Data Management including BI & Analytics, Financial Accounting systems, and the operational systems supporting Legal, HR, and Ballpark Operations.

You must be a CSO, CISO, CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (London)
 
Monday, January 30, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Paddy Harverson, Managing Director, Milltown Partners

David Davies, fmr. CEO, Football Association

As Communications Secretary to Communications Secretary to TRH The Prince of Wales and head of communications at Manchester United, Paddy Harverson knows a thing or two about sport. Joining him in this intimate fireside chat will be the inimitable David Davies, BBC News contributor and former Executive Director of the Football Association. Together, they will help us dissect the latest trend lines in sport (and, perhaps, solve some of the world’s problems).

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $500mm+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Institutional Investor Lunch Series
 
Monday, January 30, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Jonathan Zwang, SVP, IT Infrastructure, Ralph Lauren

This lunch is strictly limited to 20 attendees – you must be an institutional investor to attend.


 
 
 
Institutional Investor Lunch Series
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Undisclosed Location

Scott Drake SVP Technology, NBC News Group

This lunch is strictly limited to 20 attendees – you must be an institutional investor to attend.


 
 
 
Marketing Maven Dinner Series (Boston)
 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The Capital Grille

Adam Grossman, CMO, Boston Red Sox & Fenway Sports Management

The Red Sox have been masterful marketers over the past 8-10 years. Red Sox CMO, Adam Grossman, will join us to discuss the innovative ways they are energizing their customer base (i.e. “fan engagement”) and take your questions.

Adam leads all marketing and communications efforts for the Red Sox (marketing, media relations, corporate communications, social media, and creative services). Prior to this role, Grossman served as SVP of Public Affairs for the Miami Dolphins. A cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in public policy, Grossman was one of eight members selected to the 2014 Eisenhower Fellowships program. While at Duke, he co-founded a student-led organization to improve the Durham Bulls Youth League, and spearheaded a $450,000 renovation project to refurbish two baseball fields in Durham’s inner city.

You must be the CMO or head of marketing of a company with $1bn+ in revenue to attend.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Harvard Club of New York

Michelle McKenna-Doyle, SVP, Chief Information Officer, NFL

Michele McKenna-Doyle is responsible for the NFL’s technology strategy, shared service delivery and management of the league’s technology activities. She is executive sponsor of the league’s WIN – Women’s Network, and was recently awarded a Game Changer Award by Sports Business Journal. She also leads the league’s Sideline of the Future effort, rolling out new technology that is integral to the game.

Ms. McKenna joined the NFL from Constellation Energy in Baltimore and has extensive experience in the media and entertainment industry as SVP and CIO at Universal Orlando Resort, where she led the company’s largest ever technology investment.

You must be a CSO, CISO, CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Startup & VC Dinner Series (San Francisco)
 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
McCormick & Kuleto's

Bryan Srabian, VP, Brand Development and Digital Media, San Francisco Giants

You must be the CEO/Founder of a venture-backed Life Sciences startup or an actively investing VC/PE firm. to attend.

Joining us will be the Giants’ head of all things technology and digital, Bryan Srabian. Bryan will break down the technology operations of the team and take your questions.


 
 
 
Masters of Media Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Undisclosed Location

Michael Kassan, Chairman & CEO, MediaLink

To attend, you must be a CEO/Founder of a venture-backed startup (B round or beyond) or a C-level executive at an enterprise-level Media company.

The inimitable Michael Kassan of MediaLink will discuss the intersection of the media, advertising, entertainment and technology industries. MediaLink provides critical counsel to many of the Fortune 100’s biggest global brands. Previously, Kassan was the President/COO and Vice-Chairman of Initiative Media Worldwide. In addition, Kassan has served on the Board of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society, the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy and the Cultural Affairs Commission – City of Los Angeles and has been Chairman of the State Senate Select Committee on the Entertainment Industry.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Menlo Park)
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
LB Bistro

Ken Goldman, CFO, Yahoo

Round II with Ken Goldman, a Silicon Valley pioneer who served as CFO at Siebel, Sybase and Cypress and is also a prolific startup investor and advisor. Ken spoke at our CFO Dinner last Fall and we’re excited to have him back post-the-Verizon deal to discuss what’s new.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (New York)
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maialino

Saul Hansell, Reporter/Editor, NYT, HuffPo (Moderator)

Bob Bowman, President, Business & Media, Major League Baseball (MLB)

The inimitable Bob Bowman, longtime president of Major League Baseball, will walk us through the amazing presence and digital business strategy of the league (did you know they have a larger social presence than the NFL?). Bob will also discuss where the league is headed and how the teams are getting involved in the overall evolution of the game. Joining him will be Saul Hansell, the much-hailed technology reporter from the New York Times, Huffington Post and others.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $500mm+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Marketing Maven Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Capital Grille

Chris Halpin, SVP, Licensing & Consumer Products, National Football League (NFL)

Renie Anderson, SVP, Sponsorship & Partnership Management, National Football League (NFL)

As ever, the role of the CMO evolves at ludicrous speed. However, CMOs in the enterprise have been tested like never before over the past 18-24 months. They must now be adept at understanding deep technology in the enterprise as well as remain ahead of the curve on Big Data, social and all things digital. Oh, and there’s the internal politics, too.

To help us navigate are two of the savviest consumer marketers around – Chris Halpin and Renie Anderson from the NFL.

Chris is responsible for managing the League’s apparel, hardlines and gaming licensing activities, as well as overseeing the NFL’s e-commerce platform, relationships with retailers and on-field uniform and equipment programs. Prior to his current role, he was the VP of Media Strategy & Business Development, charged with helping to grow the League’s Media business. Chris’ focus included the management and growth of the NFL’s content rights across League owned-and-operated assets, NFL broadcast, cable and satellite TV partners, and digital and OTT opportunities.

Renie Anderson oversees the league’s sponsorship and new business divisions. A few key partners include, Pepsi, Microsoft, P&G, McDonalds, Bose, etc. Her group works internally to leverage the goals and brands of the companies associated with the NFL with key initiatives including the NFL’s high-profile calendar initiatives such as Draft, Training Camp, Kickoff, Thanksgiving, Playoffs, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. This group also works to integrate partners in unique and authentic ways, including Surface Tablets on the sidelines of NFL games and Bose headsets worn by coaches.

You must be the CMO or head of marketing of a Retail company with 1bn+ in revenue to attend.

 


 
 
 
Startup & VC Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Capital Grille

Michele Carr, Group Managing Director, Partnerships, National Football League (NFL)

Michele Carr manages a portfolio of brand partners across multiple industries and leads all their experiential, digital, social and media activations with the League. Before the NFL, she spent 16 years at American Express in the global sponsorships group, leading both sports and entertainment partnerships – specifically relationships with over twenty premiere partners including the United States Tennis Association, United States Golf Association, NBA, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and Barclays Center.

This dinner is for startup founders and their VC counterparts only. You must be the CEO/Founder of a venture-backed startup to attend or an actively investing VC/PE firm.


 
 
 
Non-Profit Leaders Dinner (New York City)
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
BLT Prime

Stanley Litow, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, IBM and President, IBM International Foundation

The non-profit arena is often misconstrued as either bureaucratic or non-innovative. In fact, some of the country’s most progressive corporations are non-profits. Newbies such as DonorsChoose.org and old-schoolers such as the Rockefeller Foundation are implementing far more disruptive and cutting edge management practices than their for-profit corporation counterparts.

This event is designed specifically for non-profit heads (chairman, CEO, Executive Director, etc.) to come together and discuss innovations in the sector. Corporate foundation counterparts are also welcome to attend.


 
 
 
Startup & VC Dinner Series (San Francisco)
 
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Il Fornaio

You must be a CEO/Founder of an IPO-ready Life Sciences company or an actively investing venture capitalist to attend.


 
 
 
Startup & VC Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
BLT Prime

Brooke Eaton, Director of Digital Media, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (Nets, Islanders, Barclays Center)

You must be a CEO/Founder of an IPO-ready technology company (industry agnostic)  or an actively investing venture capitalist to attend.

Joining us will be Brooke Eaton, who heads digital at the Nets as well as the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
BLT Prime

Charlie Mierswa, EVP Business Operations & CFO, Brooklyn Nets

Michael Steves, CMO, NY Giants

Jon Fitzgerald, EVP, HackensackUMC Foundation

From the Nets – Charlie Mierswa is in his tenth season as EVP of Business Operations, and Chief Financial Officer of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. Prior to joining the Nets, Mierswa was the Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Music Operations for Clear Channel (Live Nation). Charlie will discuss

From the Giants – Michael Stevens is CMO of the NY Giants. He also ran marketing for the Redskins and the NBA. Jon Fitzgerald runs the HackensackUMC Foundation and was also president of the Henry Ford Health System and Nationwide’s Hospital Foundation. Michael and Jon will discuss a charitable program launched by the Giants and the HackensackUMC Foundation, called Tackle Kids Cancer. Eli Manning is the spokesperson and they’ve raised over $2 million dollars for pediatric cancer research.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Miami)
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
The Capital Grille

Chris Clements, CFO, Miami Dolphins

Chris Clements of the Miami Dolphins talks about the public-private partnerships taking place between the Dolphins and Miami’s largest corporations.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Chicago)
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
David Burke's Primehouse

Jon Greifenkamp, CFO, Chicago Cubs

Jon Greifenkamp joined the Cubs in 2010, after serving as VP of Finance for Thomson Reuters Healthcare in Evanston, where he led the sale of Solucient into Thomson Healthcare.  Jon also worked at PwC and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Marquette University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Sen. Charles E. Schumer – Invite Only (New York City)
 
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Undisclosed Location

Sen. Charles E. Schumer

Sen. Chuck Schumer discusses the impact of public policy on the business ecosystem.


 
 
 
Institutional Investor Lunch Series (New York City)
 
Monday, May 16, 2016
TAG New York

Jeff Glueck, CEO, foursquare

This lunch is strictly limited to 20 attendees – you must be an institutional investor to attend.

Jeff also served as CEO of Skyfire Labs, which was company acquired by Opera Software and he co-founded site59.com, an online travel company that grew to over $100 million in sales in two years, and was acquired by Travelocity. Previously, Jeff was a White House Fellow in the Clinton Administration. He holds a master’s degree from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Park Avenue Spring

Dan Doctoroff

The former CEO of Bloomberg LP and key figure in urban transformation discusses the notion of civic technology. And, why leveraging technology for social change is eminently achievable.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Washington, DC)
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Capital Grille

10-time Emmy award winner & "Voice of the Redskins"

Transformation has reached the final frontier of the C-suite – the misunderstood, all powerful CFO. Limited to 25 attendees.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Boston)
 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Capital Grille

Tim Zue, Sr. Vice President, Finance, Strategy & Analytics, Boston Red Sox

Lessons from Sports leadership and how teams can contribute to local communities. Limited to 25 attendees.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Chicago)
 
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Spiaggia

Sona Chawla, CMO, Walgreens

25 enterprise(ing) CMOs and CTOs gather to discuss how to best to assess and deploy the myriad software choices at their disposal.

You must be a CMO or head of marketing with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Detroit)
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Giovanni's

Robert Allen, Reporter, Detroit Free Press

Duane McLean, EVP, Detroit Tigers

Heads of finance gathering to discuss the evolving role of the CFO.  Limited to 20 attendees.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Fintech Rising Summit (New York City)
 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Rise New York

Stephane Dubois, CEO & Founder, Xignite

Alejandro Cremades, Founder & Executive Chairman, OneVest

Ryan Felt, Founder & CEO, SeedInvest

David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital

Jalak Jobanputra, Founder & Managing Partner, Future Perfect Ventures

Alex Bangash, Founder & CEO, Trusted Insight

Why are big banks reinventing internal processes from the ground up, meeting early stage startups, and setting up accelerators around the globe? There is a seismic shift and new world order to how banks are thinking about innovation.


 
 
 
Institutional Investor Lunch Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
TAG New York

Dave Moore, President, WPP Digital & Chairman, Xaxis

An intimate sit down with media industry stalwart, Dave Moore. Attendance limited to 20 people. You must be an institutional investor to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Charlotte)
 
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Undisclosed Venue

Jim Dunley, Controller, Charlotte Hornets

Transformation has reached the final frontier of the C-suite – the misunderstood, all powerful CFO. Limited to 25 attendees.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Health & Bio Technology Summit (New York City)
 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Microsoft

Mike Keriakos, Co-Founder, Everyday Health

Katherine Ryder, Founder & CEO, Maven

Jay Parkinson, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Sherpaa

Deborah Estrin, Founder, Tech Hub, Cornell Tech

Digital health leaders, the consumer journey and promise to self-manage their healthcare.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maialino

Bill Bratton

NYPD innovations, working with the NYC technology community and 2016 game plan. For VCs and CEOs only.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Dallas)
 
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Bob's Steak & Chop House

Jim Rossman, Dallas Morning News

Ronnie Fauss, Dallas Mavericks

Running the books for the Mavs and being an award-winning singer. Fielding questions with Dallas Morning News’ Jim Rossman.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (Palo Alto)
 
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Four Seasons Palo Alto

Ken Goldman, CFO, Yahoo

A Silicon Valley pioneer who served as CFO at Siebel, Sybase and Cypress and is also a prolific startup investor and advisor.

You must be a CFO or related finance leader (Controller, etc.) with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.


 
 
 
Masters of Media Dinner Series (Los Angeles)
 
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Spago Beverly Hills

Michael Hiltzik

An intimate discussion on business, politics and the economy with the inimitable Michael Hiltzik.


 
 
 
Marketing Maven Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Harvard Club

Fred Bucher, CMO, TimeWarner Cable

This session will cover the twists and turns of marketing cable services in the digital era.


 
 
 
Masters of Media Dinner Series (Atlanta)
 
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The Capital Grille Buckhead

Matt Kempner

Irreverent business columnist Matt Kempner on Atlanta’s booming economy and staying one step ahead of the macro economy.


 
 
 
Finance Leadership Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Microsoft

Mariano Belinky, Managing Partner, Santander InnoVentures

Michael Kopelman, General Partner, Edison Partners

David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital

David Klein, CEO & Co-Founder, CommonBond

Howard Katzenberg, CFO, OnDeck

Cristina Kim, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

Why big banks are investing in startups and building incubators around the world, the most disruptive startups and re-imagining student loan refinancing.


 
 
 
Health & Bio Technology Summit (New York City)
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Microsoft

Saeju Jeong, CEO, Noom

Lee Wrubel, General Partner, Flare Capital Partners

Dr. Peter Fleischut, Chief Innovation Officer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Bob Sheehy, fmr. CEO, United Healthcare

Esther Dyson, Founder of HICCup and chairman of EDventure Holdings

Mony Weschler, Chief Applications Strategist and Architect, Montefiore Medical Center

Payers and providers, the empowered consumer, Regulation A+ and more.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Nixon Peabody

Tomas Landh, Senior Principal Scientist, Novo Nordisk

Tomas Landh joins 20 industry CEOs for networking and discussion.


 
 
 
Startup & VC Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
NYPD Headquarters

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

A private sit-dwon between venture capitalists and New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton to discuss technologies being deployed to protect NYC citizens.


 
 
 
Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Metropolitan West

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson has single-handedly got Apple, Microsoft and others to open up and share their stats on employee diversity. we’ll dive into why diversity matters.


 
 
 
Masters of Media Dinner Series (New York City)
 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Metropolitan West

Shari Redstone, Vice Chairman, Viacom/CBS

Shari Redstone talks Media and why she’s excited about her latest venture…launching a venture capital fund.


 

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