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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.

Economy, Strategy & Finance
Expert Briefings

Distinguishing Practices of Highly Innovative Organizations in the Digital Era

What is the global state of innovation? High innovators think of innovation as a strategic imperative—not just as R&D.  

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? 

Unlock Growth Through Sustainable Innovation

How can scenario planning be used to guide sustainable innovation?

Using TCB Economic Data Tools

The Conference Board is a major producer of data that can be used for a variety of applications from labor markets to productivity and supply chains. 

Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the Data on Intangible Investment Reveals

Where to look for “missing” spending and how to make a more holistic assessment of overall innovation spending.

Measuring Intangible Assets to Drive Innovation

Explore how the rise of intangible assets are affecting business, economy and society in dramatic ways. What are the implications for companies’ innovation strategies and the future financial accounting?

Innovation Culture and Brand: Measuring Intangibles That Drive Financial Outcomes

Companies with a strong culture of innovation are viewed more favorably and seen as having greater investment potential, among other favorable outcomes.

Our Experts


John Metselaar

Co-Leader Innovation & Digital Transformation Institute
The Conference Board


Rita Shor

Co-Leader Innovation & Digital Transformation Institute
The Conference Board


Charles Popper

Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Ataman Ozyildirim

Senior Director, Economics and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board


Bart van Ark

Managing Director and Principal Investigator
The Productivity Institute


Anne Greer

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


Carol Corrado

Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board

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Dr. James Gregory

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board

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Chander Velu

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board

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