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Event Date Sun Jun 2 EDT - Wed Jun 5 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location JW Marriott Desert Ridge
5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, Arizona
Region Americas

The world of IR and the capital markets is changing rapidly and dramatically. As the largest gathering of the investor relations community in the world, the NIRI Annual Conference will help you navigate this evolving landscape and stay ahead of the curve.

NIRI19 will deliver actionable takeaways and critical insights from leading industry professionals in the dozens of educational sessions, as well as opportunities throughout the conference to address your unique challenges, discover solutions, and create your own learning experience. Tap into the Power of IR at NIRI19.


2019 Speakers

Gina Martin Adams, CFA, CMT
Chief Equity Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

Lee M. Ahlstrom, IRC
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, RigNet

Ted Allen
Vice President, Communications and Member Engagement, National Investor Relations Institute

Dennis Alvarez
Senior Director, Capital Markets, Nasdaq

Ben Ashwell
Editor, IR Magazine

Ariel Fromer Babcock, CFA
Director, FCLTGlobal

Michael Becker
EVP, Strategy, Business Wire

Deborah Belevan, CPA, IRC
VP of Investor Relations, Hudson Group

Remy Bernarda, IRC
President, Sage IR

David Bobker
Managing Director, Governance, ESG & Board Evaluation, Rivel Research Group

Sarah Bowman
Vice President, Investor Relations, Deutsche Post DHL Group

Rob Bradley, IRC
Vice President, Investor Relations, LogMeIn

Robert S. Brunn
VP of Investor Relations, Corporate Strategy, and Product Strategy, Ryder System, Inc.

Karri Callahan
Chief Financial Officer, RE/MAX

Anne Chapman
Managing Director, Joele Frank

Kiran Chetry
CEO & Founder, Chetry Communications

David Chun
Founder & CEO, Equilar

Mike Conway
Director Investor Relations & Corporate Communications , The Sherwin-Williams Company

Mickey Cooper
Director of Research, Valinor

Leon Cooperman
Chairman & CEO, Omega Family Office, Inc.

Rebecca Corbin
Founder & CEO, Corbin Advisors

Sally J. Curley, IRC
CEO, Curley Global IR, LLC

Patrick Davidson
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Oshkosh Corporation

Heather Davis
Vice President and Head of Investor Relations, Groupon

Alexandra Deignan
Director, Head of Investor Relations, Lazard, Ltd

Bob Dickey
Managing Director, Technical Strategist, RBC Wealth Management

Jim Donald
Co-Chairman, Albertsons Companies

Molly Doran
Director, Advisory and Design, Labrador

Robert Dornau
Director, RobecoSAM

Jessica Doyle
Vice President of Communications, Etsy

David Dragics
Consultant - Former Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, CACI International

Governor Doug Ducey
Governor, State of Arizona

Holly Duckworth
CEO, Leadership Solutions International

Shep Dunlap
Vice President of Investor Relations, Mondelēz International

Victoria Hyde-Dunn
Head of Investor Relations, 8x8, Inc.

Michelle Edkins
Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Stewardship, BlackRock

Victoria Emerick
Director of Sustainability , Bristol-Myers Squibb

Richard Evans
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia

Megan Faust
Corporate Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Amkor Technology, Inc.

Patricia Figueroa
Senior Vice President, Gladstone Place Partners

David Fine
President, Fine Communications Inc.

Mark Flannery
Managing Director, Point72 Asset Management

Dorothy Flynn
President, Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions

Malcolm Frank
Executive Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, Cognizant

Barbara Gasper
Senior Advisor, Arbor Advisory Group

Amy Greene
Vice President, Investor and Stakeholder Relations, Avon

Joe Hassett
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Gregory FCA

John Heinbockel
Managing Director, Analyst, Guggenheim Partners

Kelly Hernandez, IRC
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Leidos

Richard Hockley
Head of Client Solutions, UBS Evidence Lab

Niels Holch
Founding Partner, Holch & Erickson, LLP

Karen Litzler-Hollier
Director, Investor Relations, Dell Technologies

Randall Hopkins
Managing Director, Nasdaq

Fred Isleib III, CFA
Director, ESG Research and Integration, Manulife Asset Management

Adam Kanzer
Head of Stewardship – Americas, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Simona B. Katcher
Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Visa Inc.

Meredith Kaya
Senior Director, Investor Relations, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Wendy Kelley
Director Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, WD-40 Company

Kevin Kessel
Vice President, IR and Corporate Communications, Flex

Laura Kiernan, IRC, CPA
Founder & CEO, High Touch Investor Relations

Jenny Kobin
Partner, IR Advisory Solutions

Ian Koenig
SVP, Corporate Digital Marketing, Investis Digital

Jonathan Kuai
Managing Director and General Counsel, Korn Ferry

Coleman Lannum, CFA
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Officer, Zimmer Biomet Holdings (ZBH)

Bomi Lee
Partner, Fenwick & West

Samuel Levenson
Chief Executive Officer, Arbor Advisory Group

Simon MacMahon
Head of ESG Research, Sustainalytics

Christina Maguire
Managing Director, Proxy Voting & Governance Research, BNY Mellon

Brian Matt
Director and Global Head, Strategy & Innovation, IHS Markit

Melissa McCarthy
Vice President of Product Management, EQ

Peter McDermott
Principal, Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations, Korn Ferry

Ted McHugh
Executive Vice President, U.S. Practice Lead, Investor Relations, Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets

Christopher McKnett
Senior ESG Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Asset Management

Beate Melten
Global Head of Investor Relations Counsel, Citi Depositary Receipt Services

Amanda Miller
Senior Director of Global Corporate Communications, PayPal Holdings, Inc

Michael Miller, CFA
Director, IR Advisory, IHS Markit

Matthew Mishan, CFA
Vice President, Equity Research Analyst, Medical Products, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

Charles Moreau
Executive Director – Co-Head, Corporate Access, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Jonathan Neitzell
Former Chief Data Officer, FE, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Kirsten Nielsen
Vice President of Investor Relations, Cubic Corporation

Sabastian Niles
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Nils Paellmann
Vice President IR and Head of Investor Relations, T-Mobile US

Ravi Paidipaty
Portfolio Manager, Consumer, Surveyor Capital

Samantha Sue Ping
Vice President, Head of ESG Issuer Communications, MSCI

Melissa Plaisance
Group Vice President, Treasury & IR, Albertsons Companies

Scott Pond
Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Nu Skin

Rupert Della-Porta
COO & Partner, Atlantic Equities LLP

J. Christopher Preuss
Executive Vice President, WPP Group

Tim Quast
President, ModernIR

Gabrielle Rabinovitch
Vice President of Investor Relations, PayPal

Brett Redfearn
Director, Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Smooch Repovich Reynolds
Managing Partner, Global IRO & CCO Practice Leader, ZRG Partners

Brian Rice
Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies, California State Teachers’ Retirement System

Emily Riley, IRC
SVP, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Radian Group Inc.

Brian P. Rivel
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rivel Research Group

Dan Romito
Global Head of Investor Analytics, Nasdaq

Andrea Rose
Partner, Joele Frank

Lisa Rose, IRC
President, Dix & Eaton

David Rosenbaum
Head of Investor Relations, Brighthouse Financial

Katie Royce, CFA
Global Head of Investor Relations, Cognizant

Howard Rubel
Vice President of Investor Relations, General Dynamics

Joseph Saluzzi
Partner and Co-Founder, Themis Trading LLC

Michael Samuels
Founder, Broome Street Capital

Ali Saribas
Partner, SquareWell Partners

Elizabeth Saunders
Partner, Clermont Partners

Ronald M. Schneider
Director, Corporate Governance Services, Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN)

Evan Schnidman
Founder & CEO, Prattle

Photograph ofJeffrey A. Schoenborn
Principal, Casteel Schoenborn Investor Relations

Kate Scolnick
Senior VP of Finance, Corporate Communications & Treasury, Seagate Technology

Ann Scott
Vice President of Investor Relations, Ball Corporation

Hilla Sferruzza, MBA, CPA
Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer, Meritage Homes Corporation

Suzanne Shepherd
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Assurant

Andrew Siegel
Partner, Joele Frank

Matthew Simon
Head of Ashler Capital, Citadel

Jeff Stacey
Head of PR Product Management, Digital Media Solutions, West

Michael Steele, CFA, IRC
Vice President, Investor Relations, Zebra Technologies

Neil Stewart
Vice President, IR Advisory, Citi Depositary Receipt Services

Jennifer Stroud
Senior Vice President, Bay Area Head of Financial Communications & Capital Markets, Edelman

Steven Strycula
Executive Director & Analyst, Consumer Staples, UBS Investment Bank

Lex Suvanto
Global Managing Director, Financial Communications, Edelman

Shawn Tabak
Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasury, Shutterfly

Lisa Maret Traeger
Corporate Relationship Officer & Partner, Atlantic Equities LLP

Lynn Antipas Tyson
Executive Director, Investor Relations, Ford Motor Company

Carol Villazon
Investor Relations Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Amy Wakeham
VP, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, ResMed

Deb Wasser, IRC
Vice President of Investor Relations, Etsy

Richard Yerganian
Vice President of Investor Relations, Cohu Incorporated

Tabitha Zane
Vice President of Investor Relations, TopBuild Corp.

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors

• Alpha IR
• AlphaSense
• Asbury Investor Relations
• annoData
• Baird
• Bloomberg L.P.
• Broadridge Financial
• Solutions, Inc.
• Business Wire
• Chorus Call, Inc.
• Computershare/
• Georgeson
• Corbin Advisors
• Clermont Partners
• Donnelley Financial
• Solutions
• Edelman
• EQ
• EQS Group
• Gladstone Place Partners
• Glass Lewis
• IHS Markit
• InComm Conferencing, Inc.
• Investis Digital
• Innisfree M&A
• Incorporated
• IR Magazine
• Issuer Direct
• Litchfield Hills Research
• Laurel Hill Advisory
• Group, LLC
• ModernIR
• Morrow Sodali
• MZ Group
• Nasdaq
• Q4 Inc.
• Rivel Research Group, Inc.
• S&P Global Market Intelligence
• Say
• Sentieo
• Stock Wave
• Toppan Merrill
• UBS Evidence Lab
• Virtua Research
• WeConvene
• West Corporation