The Westin New York Grand Central
The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Thu Jan 27 EST (in about 2 months)
Location The Westin New York Grand Central
212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
Region Americas

• Engage
with industry thought leaders on why and how ongoing shareholder engagement and activism play a vital role in affecting share value

• Discover
how activist investors cultivate relationships with companies to positively influence sustained value creation

• Apply
the latest campaign practices of activists, how they unfold, their outcomes, and how boards and executives work constructively toward improved stock performance


2022 Speakers

Kal Goldberg
Partner, Finsbury Glover Hering

Jeremy Fielding
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Kekst CNC

Christopher P. Davis
Partner, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen

Lyndsay C. Howard
Senior Analyst for Foreign Policy, Bloomberg LP

John Jenkins
Senior Editor,, and Partner, Calfee, Halter & Griswald LLP

Dan Zacchei
President, Special Situations, Sloane & Company

Katherine Doherty
Corporate Finance Reporter, Bloomberg News

Aneliya S. Crawford
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel

Bob Marese
President, MacKenzie Partners, Inc.

John Glenn Grau
President and CEO, InvestorCom

David Katz
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Sarosh Kuruvilla
Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations, School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), Cornell University

Jason Judd
Executive Director, Cornell University New Conversations Project, School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR)

Leslie Picker
Reporter, CNBC

Lex Suvanto
Global Managing Director, Financial Communications, Edelman

Charles Elson
Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance and Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Chair of Corporate Governance, University of Delaware

Daniel Yunger
Partner & Member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, Kekst CNC

Dianne McKeever
Chief Investment Officer, Ides Capital

Steven J. Pully
Director, Multiple Boards; Co-Founder, Speyside Partners

Phil Goldstein
Principal, Bulldog Investors

Jeffrey Korn
General Counsel/Secretary, Crexendo

Jared Landaw
Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Barington Capital Group, L.P.

W Graeme Roustan
ICD.D, NACD Corporate Director Institute, Director, Executive Chairman, Roustan Capital

Eric Rosenfeld
Chairman and CEO, Crescendo Partners

Jason Frankl
Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Josh Black
Editor-in-Chief, Activist Insight Ltd

Rhonda Brauer
Founder and President, RLB Governance LLC

Ed Mullane
North America Editor, Activistmonitor, Acuris

Kai Liekefett
Partner and Chair, Shareholder Activism Practice, Sidley Austin, LLP

Townsend “T” Belisle
CEO, EP and Creative Director, Haystack Needle, LLC

Heidi Welsh
Executive Director, Sustainable Investments Institute

Benjamin Dell
Managing Partner, Co-Founder, Kimmeridge

James Han
Partner, GO Investment Partners

Cameron Munter
U.S. Ambassador (retired)

Richard Howitt
Strategic Advisor, Frank Bold, LLC

Bahar Gidwani
CTO and Co-Founder, CSRHub

Carol Nolan Drake
Corporate Governance, ESG and Diversity, and Federal Relations Attorney and Author, Carlow Consulting, LLC

Andrew Behar
CEO, As You Sow

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
• Schulte Roth & Zabel

• Kekst CNC

• Finsbury Glover Hering

• Morgan Stanley
• FTI Consulting
• Edelman
• Haystack Needle
• Sidley
• InvestorCom Shareholder Intelligence
• MacKenzie Partners, Inc
• Borden Ladner Gervals
• Sloane & Company
• Davies
• Kleinberg Kaplan

• Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
• Boldly.
• CSR Hub