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Corporate Development Conference

Pivot to Prepare: Transforming Business Models through Dealmaking
OCTOBER 22 - 23, 2019 | CONVENE | NEW YORK, NY

October 22 - 23, 2019

About the Conference

This year’s conference will take an up-close look at the strategies of successful CorpDev executives with a focus on defining value drivers and how to capture value across the spectrum of acquisition and divestiture. A range of highly interactive sessions will cover topics including: portfolio management, creating a pipeline, conducting due diligence, valuation, post-merger integration, and divestment. Join your CorpDev peers in sharing experiences and first-hand knowledge of anticipating and adapting to growth opportunities in its various forms.

Session Highlights Include:

  • Growth Strategy Design: How to strategically position yourself for growth in your industry
  • Selling to grow
  • Big Data: How data analytics Improves deal-making
  • How to accelerate technology and innovation: buy or build?
  • Culture as an enabler of digital transformation
  • Getting a Seat at the Table: How to influence capital allocation at your organization
  • Creating Value in an Uncertain World: How to reshape your business to thrive amid market and economic disruption  

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Discover the latest challenges, trends, and best practices in corporate development.
  • Examine successes and failures of various deal structures through leading case studies.
  • Learn how leading practitioners have developed best-in-class M&A integration capabilities.
  • Explore the differences in strategies and outcomes of alliances, JVs, and partnerships.
  • Find out how AI, machine learning, and digital transformation can impact CorpDev.
  • Better understand how to work across business groups, units, and functions to develop and execute value strategies involving M&As and divestitures.
  • Learn from EY’s newly launched 2019 Global Capital Confidence Barometer report.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your corporate development peers.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed especially for executives from private, corporate, and private equity organizations involved in driving and executing inorganic value creation strategies. Titles include Vice Presidents, Heads, and Directors of:

  • M&A
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Strategy & Development
  • Business Operations
  • Business Transformation
  • Private Equity

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 9.5 CPE credits
Management Services
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2019 conference, please contact us:

LOCATION

Convene
605 Third Avenue (between 39th & 40th)
New York, NY 10158

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

LEAD SPONSOR
EY - Corporate Development 2019 - Lead Sponsor v2
MARKETING PARTNER
M&A Advisor 2019 Corp Dev
AGENDA
OCTOBER 22 - 23, 2019
CONVENE,NEW YORK, NY
October 22 - 23, 2019

About the Conference

This year’s conference will take an up-close look at the strategies of successful CorpDev executives with a focus on defining value drivers and how to capture value across the spectrum of acquisition and divestiture. A range of highly interactive sessions will cover topics including: portfolio management, creating a pipeline, conducting due diligence, valuation, post-merger integration, and divestment. Join your CorpDev peers in sharing experiences and first-hand knowledge of anticipating and adapting to growth opportunities in its various forms.

Session Highlights Include:

  • Growth Strategy Design: How to strategically position yourself for growth in your industry
  • Selling to grow
  • Big Data: How data analytics Improves deal-making
  • How to accelerate technology and innovation: buy or build?
  • Culture as an enabler of digital transformation
  • Getting a Seat at the Table: How to influence capital allocation at your organization
  • Creating Value in an Uncertain World: How to reshape your business to thrive amid market and economic disruption  

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Discover the latest challenges, trends, and best practices in corporate development.
  • Examine successes and failures of various deal structures through leading case studies.
  • Learn how leading practitioners have developed best-in-class M&A integration capabilities.
  • Explore the differences in strategies and outcomes of alliances, JVs, and partnerships.
  • Find out how AI, machine learning, and digital transformation can impact CorpDev.
  • Better understand how to work across business groups, units, and functions to develop and execute value strategies involving M&As and divestitures.
  • Learn from EY’s newly launched 2019 Global Capital Confidence Barometer report.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your corporate development peers.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed especially for executives from private, corporate, and private equity organizations involved in driving and executing inorganic value creation strategies. Titles include Vice Presidents, Heads, and Directors of:

  • M&A
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Strategy & Development
  • Business Operations
  • Business Transformation
  • Private Equity

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 9.5 CPE credits
Management Services
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2019 conference, please contact us:

David Allen, Business Development & Licensing Director, Medtronic, Inc.

Kimberly Baird, Corporate Development Integration Lead, Cisco Systems Inc.

William Casey, Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services, EY

Carol Challed, Vice President and General Manager, Henry Schein Inc.

Ron Charles, Executive Director, Transaction Integration, EY

Karl Cheng, Managing Director, Co-head of Technology, EY-Parthenon

Christopher Cleary, Vice President - Corporate Development, Medtronic, Inc.

Timothy Crowhurst, Head of Corporate Development, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Andy Donner, SVP, Music & Corporate Development, Eventbrite

Evelyn Douglas, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, BD

David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO, The M&A Advisor

Kent Fisher, VP Corporate Development, The Boeing Company

Jeff Fraser, Head of Corporate Development, Mediaocean LLC

Malinda Gentry, Americas Transaction Analytics Leader, Transaction Advisory Services, EY

Douglas Giordano, VP, Business Development, Pfizer, Inc.

Jelena Guzenko, Director M&A, Siemens Corporation

Brian Hamilton, Managing Director, Business Development, Blue Sky Vision

Ed Hammond, US Mergers and Acquisition Reporter, Bloomberg

John Hauser, Americas Transaction Support - Cyber Due Diligence Leader, EY

Peter Hawthorne, Managing Partner, P. Chandler Partners

Tom Jessop, Head of Corporate Business Development, Fidelity Investments

Klint Kendrick, Director, Mergers & Acquisitions HR, Oracle Corporation

Jeff Leach, Director, Business Development, EY

Niki Lee, Principal, People Advisory Services, EY

Jit Lodd, Head of M&A Strategy, Mondelez International, Inc.

Andrew Lorenzetti, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, EY

Gaurav Malhotra, Partner, EY

David Martin, Head of Strategy, Corporate Development & Venture Capital, Caterpillar

Bruce McConnell, Director, Corporate Finance, Global Head of M&A, CAE Inc.

Rich Mills, Global Divestitures Leader, Transaction Advisory Services, EY

Chuck Moritt, Managing Director, People Advisory Services, EY

Duane Nelles, SVP, Corporate Development, Qualcomm

Lilian Ore, University Faculty, NYU

Torsdon Poon, Americas International Tax and Transactions Integration Leader, EY

Greg Psihas, Head of Corporate Development, Lockheed Martin

Marie Quintero-Johnson, Vice President and Director, Mergers and Acquisitions, The Coca-Cola Company

Satish Raman, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Fractal Ai

Elizabeth Satin, Senior Vice President, Head of M&A, Wolters Kluwer U.S. Corporation

Andrew Strickenburg, Director, Ball Enterprise Intelligence, Ball Corporation

Travis Sullivan, VP and General Manager, The Boeing Company

Julia Trujillo, SVP, Chief Talent and Workforce Development Officer, MetLife, Inc.

Bart van Ark, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & Chief Economist, The Conference Board

Lead Sponsor
EY - Corporate Development 2019 - Lead Sponsor v2
Marketing Partner
M&A Advisor 2019 Corp Dev