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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Innovation Alpha Index: Tracking Stock Performance

This index identifies top innovators with their powers in controlling and deploying their intellectual property, including patents, trademarks and copyrights.

Metrics for Innovation Leaders

Comprehensive list of metrics to measure the innovation capability, progress and success of six key aspects of innovation.

Communication for Innovation Success

How can innovation leaders and senior executives use communication as a strategic tool to improve innovation outcomes? 

Consumer Attitudes About Data Practices

Customer data can be a gold mine for marketers—but how can both marketers and consumers best benefit?

Unlock Growth Through Sustainable Innovation

How can scenario planning be used to guide sustainable innovation?

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on US Consumption in the Short and Long Terms

As we continue to wrestle the pandemic for longer than expected, how will consumer spending evolve in the near term, and what will be the long-term effects?

Taking Diversity & Inclusion Global

Taking diversity and inclusion (D&I) global requires aligning complex enterprise-level strategies and priorities across multiple businesses and regions, while also adapting them to unique local needs and cultural contexts.

Looking at Data Privacy as an Asset: C-Suite Challenge 2020 Results

This year’s survey, beside the hot button issues looking inside the organization and at the external environment, includes questions on a specific topic: data privacy.

Our Experts


Dana Peterson

Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board
Center Leader, Economy, Strategy & Finance


Bart van Ark

Senior Advisor
The Conference Board


Gad Levanon, PhD

Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board


Lynn Franco

Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
The Conference Board


Klaas de Vries

The Conference Board


Abdul Erumban

Senior Research Fellow
The Conference Board
Assistant Professor, Economics
University of Groningen


Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board


David Hoffman

Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board


Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Elizabeth Crofoot

Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Carol Corrado

Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD

Senior Economist
The Conference Board

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Frank Steemers

The Conference Board


Anne Greer

Program Director, Market Insights Council; Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board


Rita Shor

Program Director, Product & Services Development Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board


John Metselaar

Program Director and Senior Fellow
The Conference Board


Charles Popper

Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board


Hollis W. Hart

Senior Fellow
ESF Center