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Economy, Strategy & Finance Peer Networks
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A

  1. Applied Innovation Council

    As mid-to senior-level managers in innovation, product/service development and commercialization, we bump up against realities of aligning work to corporate strategies, managing parallel paths to solve an issue, and collaborating with diverse functions.

B

  1. Business Performance Council

    Driving performance excellence requires an understanding of every organizational function. Senior executives engage in confidential and frank dialogue to ensure they are abreast of current trends regarding the alignment of quality with the business plan.

C

  1. CFO Council

    This Council serves as a forum for senior executives who share common functional responsibilities, including but not limited to, a varied mix of the following: finance, tax, audit, treasury, accounting, and controller, as well as other internal services.

  2. CFO Council: Fortune 250

    This Council is one of the most prestigious forums that exist for bringing together CFOs of multinational companies to discuss current issues and challenges. Because of the confidentiality that governs the meetings, members develop a incredible trust.

  3. Change & Transformation Council

    Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

  4. Chief Audit Executives Council

    This council, for heads of internal audit, explores a range of issues that enhance members' ability to monitor and assess business processes and risks. The confidential forum encourages intimate dialogue and relationship building.

  5. Chief Data Officers Council

    CDOs discuss their top issues as they lead their organizations' data strategy and align it with the enterprise business strategy in an ever-changing environment of increasing privacy pressures, cyber threats, and the adoption of cloud technology.

  6. Chief Human Resources Officers Council

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on challenges currently facing chief human resources officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to problem solve and share strategies unique to senior HR professionals.

  7. Chief Human Resources Officers Council II

    Chief Human Resources Officers meet in person and virtually to focus on the most critical business challenges regarding human capital.

  8. Chief Human Resources Officers Council III

    HR executives in mid-market and not-for-profit organizations are required to function both operationally and strategically. In these candid and confidential meetings members gain a broader perspective and shared experiences for unique issues in this role.

  9. Chief Intellectual Property Officers Council

    The Chief Intellectual Property Officers Council provides a confidential environment where a select group of chief and senior IP leaders come together to openly discuss both legal and business issues related to IP protection and management.

  10. Chief Privacy Officers Council

    This Council is uniquely designed for heads of privacy. Confidential meetings allow members to share and collaborate in a trusted setting. Agendas are member-driven ensuring timeliness and relevancy.

  11. CIO Business and Transformation Council

    The Conference Board CIO Council is an invitation-only, confidential community where you draw on the group’s collective knowledge and collaboratively explore solutions.

  12. CIO Business Council

    While many resources exist to help leaders to survive and even thrive in an environment of rapid change, the CIO Council provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share business issues related to IT services and solutions with peers.

  13. Compensation & Employee Benefits Council

    This newly formed US Compensation & Employee Benefits Council will focus on key trends, metrics and market challenges in compensation and employee benefits unique and specific to companies with less than 20,000 employees.

  14. Continuous Improvement Council

    Offers senior executives a forum for the candid exchange of ideas & strategies on achieving operational excellence, effective management, & cultures of improvement. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

  15. Corporate Controllers Council

    The Corporate Controller is a pivotal position in the financial organization of any enterprise and today's Corporate Controller has to be more of a thinker with honed accounting, technology, analytical and leadership skills.

  16. Corporate Treasurers Council

    The US Council provides a forum for corporate treasurers to engage in candid, off-the-record discussions that explore topics relevant to the members. Members value the confidential setting and the level of strategic conversation that develops at meetings.

  17. Customer Experience Council

    Executives responsible for maximizing value for both the customer and the bottom line engage in candid and confidential discussions. Members value the opportunity to share best practices and develop innovative strategies in a confidential setting.

  18. Customer Experience Council II

    Many companies today have a CEO-driven mandate to significantly improve their Customer Experience. How can you find the most effective ways to achieve this challenging goal?

D

  1. Design Leaders Council

    Design continues to become a more prominent business competency, rising to a role of strategic leadership and business value today. This Council is for Design leaders responsible for leveraging and elevating design strategically in their organizations.

  2. Digital Leadership & Transformation Council

    In such an environment of rapid change, the Digital Leadership & Transformation Council provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there – and will be there.

  3. Digital Marketing Strategy Council

    Allows senior executives to systematically analyze the profound impact of new information technologies on corporate strategy, marketing, and product development. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

F

  1. Financial Planning & Analysis Council

    It is critical that today’s Financial Planning & Analysis Executives have a broad view of the finance world, not only within his/her industry, but also across the financial spectrum of what their peers are doing to meet today’s challenges.

G

  1. Global Business Services Council

    The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders in the US working across business functions on a global basis.

  2. Global Investor Relations Executives Council

    Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.

H

  1. HR Technology Council

    The HR Technology Council provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in managing the specialized area of technology and IT for the Human Resources function.

I

  1. Information & Research Management Council

    Members are corporate librarians who explore timely issues involving the strategic management of internal and external information resources. The Council provides a confidential forum for idea exchange and collaborative problem solving.

  2. Innovation Leadership Council

    All aspects of innovation are on the table for our members, from the smallest tactical question to the biggest global issue. We are a preeminent network for companies with well-developed innovation functions.

  3. Intelligent Automation Executives Council

    With proven benefits from robotic process automation, businesses are exploring artificial intelligence applications, often within an overall digital transformation. Join other leaders accountable for exploring, adopting or scaling intelligent automation.

  4. IT Audit Leaders Council

    As information has become companies’ most valuable asset, IT systems are central to business processes and value creation. IT auditors contribute vital skills and knowledge to internal audit to provide assurance to the board and senior management.

K

  1. Knowledge & Collaboration Council

    Executives engage in candid dialogue that seeks to advance the practice of learning and knowledge management and to underscore its importance to corporations. Members value the confidential discussions, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

M

  1. Market Insights & Analytics Council

    The Council’s mission is to help leaders in the practice of market research, business intelligence and data analytics across industries and regions. The group provides a peer-to-peer bench-marking and problem-solving safe space to exchange.

  2. Market Insights Council

    The Council provides an opportunity for senior executives to meet for candid, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences. Members value the intimate forum, expert speakers, and ability to leverage the collective expertise year-round.

  3. Mergers & Acquisitions Executives Council

    Allows senior-most executives involved in mergers and acquisitions to share best practices to help their companies’ M&A activities fuel top and bottom line growth. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

P

  1. Product & Services Development Council

    As front-line leaders in product/service development, we integrate and use market trends, user needs, technology, internal systems, investments & innovation methods in stages from market research through production and launch.

  2. Project Management Executives Council

    This council discusses ways to manage projects across your organization in order to minimize bureaucracy and maximize benefits.

  3. Purchasing & Supply Leadership Council

    Chief procurement officers engage in strategic discussions of best practices and issues critical to the success of a company’s purchasing organization. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Q

  1. Quality Council

    The Council provides a means to transfer information, share insights and successful performance excellence and quality practices in a confidential setting with an esteemed group of peers. Members head up the quality function in their organizations.

S

  1. Sales Enablement Leaders Council

    The Council brings together Sales Enablement leaders who believe in the strategic importance of this rapidly emerging field in order to create a peer community, address challenges, and establish the criteria and best practices for success in the role.

  2. Shared Services Council

    The Shared Services Council, gives you the opportunity to learn, benchmark, and access the insights which will ensure successful implementation and institutionalization of shared services models, or take it to the next level.

  3. Social Media Council

    Social media is an ever-changing and critical component of communications and marketing strategy, so convening with peers is incredibly important. Members meet three times a year to discuss challenges they’re currently facing and best practices.

  4. Strategic Workforce Planning Council

    This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. Meetings are confidential and the emphasis is on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

  5. Strategy Executives Council

    The Council is designed for the senior most executive responsible for strategic planning organization wide. It provides a private forum for exchange of relevant ideas and issues. Members value the confidentiality and high level focus of the discussions.

  6. Supplier Diversity Leadership Council

    The Council meets three times a year to discuss the challenges that face supply chain organizations. Members are heads of the supplier diversity practice in their companies. They value the confidential forum and benchmarking opportunities.

  7. Sustainability Council II: Innovation & Growth

    This Council will focus is on how you super-please your customers: delivering products, services, and solutions that help customers reduce their footprint.

T

  1. Talent Acquisition Enterprise Council

    As talent acquisition leaders, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

U

  1. Unified Security Council

    The Council is a private community for senior executives responsible for the security function (either physical, cyber, information, or operational) at their organization and an interest in examining the function from a holistic perspective.