Shareholder Activism 2

Unlocking Shareholder Value
January 26, 2017
Program Chair
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer
Barington Capital Group L.P.
Time Warner Center
10 on the Park
60 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10023

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
PROGRAM AGENDA

Time Description
8:00-8:45 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45-8:50 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:50-8:55 Program Chair, Opening Remarks
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer, Barington Capital Group L.P.
8:55-9:35 Activist Panel
The Quest for Value: The Importance of “Value” in Activist Investing
Moderator:

David Benoit, Activism Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
Panelists:
Phillip Goldstein, Founder, Bulldog Investors
Richard Mansouri, Managing Director, Sandell Asset Management
James A. Mitarotonda, Chief Executive Officer, Barington Capital Group L.P.
9:35-10:20 Issuer Panel
Company Defense: How Issuers Are Becoming More Prepared to Effectively Manage an Activist Campaign
Moderator:

David Katz, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Panelists:
Jason Frankl, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Bruce Goldfarb, Chief Executive Officer, Okapi Partners
Carol V. Schwartz, Secretary and Corporate Governance Officer, American Express Company
Matt Sherman, President, Joele Frank
Walied Soliman, Partner & Co-Chair of the Special Situations Team, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
10:20-10:30 Networking Break
10:30-11:15 Activist Investors: A Comparison of Styles, Objectives and Outcomes
Moderator:

Charlie Koons, Managing Director, MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
Panelists:
Jason Ader, Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager, SpringOwl
Joseph Oughourlian, ‎Founder and Portfolio Manager, Amber Capital
Elliot Sloane, Founder & Advisor, Sloane & Company
Marc Weingarten, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel
11:15-11:50 The Board Perspective
Insights Into How Boards Might Work Effectively Through Activist Engagements
Moderator:

Lex Suvanto, Global Managing Director Financial Communications & Capital Markets, Edelman
Panelists:
Mark Gerstein, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Herbert Parker, Executive Vice President Operational Excellence M&A, IT and Internal Audit, Harman
George Hornig, Board Director, Forrester Research and Various Public Companies
Charles Black, President and Chief Executive Officer, CB Urban Development and Non-Executive Chairman, Board of Trustees, Gramercy Property Trust Inc.
11:50-12:25 PM The Era of Settlement: What Settlement Trends Reveal
Moderator:

Josh Black, Editor-In-Chief, Activist Insight
Panelists:
Christopher Davis, Partner, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
Bob Marese, Managing Director, Mackenzie Partners, Inc.
Clifford Press, Partner and Managing Member, Oliver Press Partners, LLC
12:25-12:50 Networking Luncheon
12:50-1:20 Institutional Investor Panel
Institutional Investor Activism: Trends in Shareholder Campaigns
Moderator:

Adel Aslani-Far, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Panelists:
Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, City of New York
Philip Larrieu, Associate Portfolio Manager, CalSTRS
Gianna McCarthy, Director, Corporate Governance, New York State Office of the Comptroller
1:20-2:00 Engagement Simulation
“Acme” Company: The Unfolding of a Shareholder Campaign
Participants:
Kai Haakon Liekefett, Partner, Vinson & Elkins
Daniel Katcher, Vice Chairman, Joele Frank
Damien Park, Managing Partner, Hedge Fund Solutions
David Rosewater, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
2:00-2:40 M&A Activism: How It Can Drive or Destroy Shareholder Value
Moderator:

Kenneth Traub, Managing Partner, Raging Capital Management
Panelists:
Jonathan Feldman, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Andrew Freedman, Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
Jim Rossman, Managing Director, Lazard
Scott Winter, Managing Director, Innisfree
2:40-2:50 Networking Break
2:50-3:30 Activists: Practical Investment Ideas
Moderator:

Steve Wolosky, Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
Panelists:
Arnaud Ajdler, Managing Partner, Engine Capital LP
Jonathan Litt, Founder and CIO, Land and Buildings
James C. Pappas, Managing Member, JCP Investment Management, LLC
Eric B. Singer, Founder, Chairman, Portfolio Manager and Managing Member of Viex Capital Advisors, LLC.
3:30-4:10 Risks of Non-Successful Activist Engagement — Lessons from Williams
Moderator:

Jeroen van Kwawegen, Partner, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Panelists:
Professor Charles Elson, Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance, University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business & Economics
Robert Jackson, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Law and Policy, Columbia Law School
Alan Klein, Partner, Co-Head of Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
4:10-4:50 The Board of the Future: Can Boards and Activists Align on Matters of Board Composition, Diversity, Talent and Leadership?
Moderator:

Robert Jackson, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Law and Policy, Columbia Law School
Panelists:
Paul DeNicola, Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC
Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Director of the Leadership Program and Senior Heyman Fellow, Heyman Center for Corporate Governance, Cardozo School of Law
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer, Barington Capital Group L.P.
4:50-5:00 Networking Break
5:00-5:40 Constructive Involvement Between Board and Activist: What the SunOpta Case Reveals About the Changing Nature of Engagement
Moderator:

Amy Freedman, Chief Executive Officer, Kingsdale Advisors
Panelists:
Shan Atkins, Director and Chair of Special Committee of SunOpta, Board of Directors, Darden Restaurants, SpartanNash, LSC Communications
James Ben, Managing Director, Rothschild
Patricia L. Olasker, Partner, Davies, Ward, Phillips and Vineberg LLP
Glenn Welling, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Engaged Capital
5:40-6:10 Armchair Chat
Operating as Private Equity in the Public Markets: A Conversation with Trian Partners
Interviewer:

Anne Sheehan, Director of Corporate Governance, CalSTRS
Interviewee:
Peter May, President and Founding Partner, Trian Fund Management, L.P.
6:10-6:30 The Big Debate–Part II: The Pros and Cons of Activism
Presenters:

David Katz, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Eleazer Klein, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel
6:30 Conference Wrap-Up
Networking Reception Begins

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Jason Ader
    Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager
    SpringOwl
    New York, NY
  2. Arnaud Ajdler
    Managing Partner
    Engine Capital LP
    New York, NY
  3. Shan Atkins
    Director and Chair of Special Committee
    SunOpta
    Board of Directors
    Darden Restaurants
    SpartanNash
    LSC Communications

    Chicago, IL
  4. James Ben
    Managing Director
    Rothschild
    New York, NY
  5. David Benoit
    Activism Reporter
    The Wall Street Journal
    New York, NY
  6. Charles Black
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    CB Urban Development
    San Diego, CA
    Non-Executive Chairman, Board of Trustees
    Gramercy Property Trust Inc.
    New York, NY
  7. Josh Black
    Editor-In-Chief
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  8. Thomas W. Christopher
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    New York, NY
  9. Charlie Koons
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  10. Christopher Davis
    Partner
    Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
    New York, NY
  11. Paul DeNicola
    Managing Director, Governance Insights Center
    PwC
    New York, NY
  12. Professor Charles Elson
    Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance
    University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business & Economics
    Newark, DE
  13. Adel Aslani-Far
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    New York, NY
  14. Jonathan Feldman
    Partner
    Goodmans LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  15. Jason Frankl
    Senior Managing Director
    FTI Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  16. Amy Freedman
    Chief Executive Officer
    Kingsdale Advisors
    Toronto, Canada
  17. Andrew Freedman
    Partner
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
    New York, NY
  18. Michael Garland
    Assistant Comptroller, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
    City of New York
    New York, NY
  19. Mark Gerstein
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    Chicago, IL
  20. Bruce Goldfarb
    Chief Executive Officer
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  21. Phillip Goldstein
    Founder
    Bulldog Investors
    Saddle Brook, NJ
  22. George Hornig
    Board Director
    Forrester Research and Various Public Companies
    New York, NY
  23. Robert Jackson
    Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Law and Policy
    Columbia Law School
    New York, NY
  24. Daniel Katcher
    Vice Chairman
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  25. David Katz
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  26. Alan Klein
    Partner, Co-Head of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    New York, NY
  27. Eleazer Klein
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  28. Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin
    Director of the Leadership Program and Senior Heyman Fellow, Heyman Center for Corporate Governance
    Cardozo School of Law
    New York, NY
  1. Jeroen van Kwawegen
    Partner
    Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
    New York, NY
  2. Jared L. Landaw
    Chief Operating Officer
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  3. Philip Larrieu
    Associate Portfolio Manager
    CalSTRS
    West Sacramento, CA
  4. Kai Haakon Liekefett
    Partner
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  5. Jonathan Litt
    Founder & Chief Investment Officer
    Land and Buildings
    Stamford, CT
  6. Richard Mansouri
    Managing Director
    Sandell Asset Management
    New York, NY
  7. Bob Marese
    Managing Director
    Mackenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  8. Peter May
    President and Founding Partner
    Trian Fund Management, L.P.
    New York, NY
  9. Gianna McCarthy
    Director, Corporate Governance
    New York State Office of the Comptroller
    New York, NY
  10. James A. Mitarotonda
    Chief Executive Officer
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  11. Patricia L. Olasker
    Partner
    Davies, Ward, Phillips and Vineberg LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  12. Joseph Oughourlian
    ‎Founder and Portfolio Manager
    Amber Capital
    London, United Kingdom
  13. James C. Pappas
    Managing Member
    JCP Investment Management, LLC
    Houston, TX
  14. Herbert Parker
    Executive Vice President Operational Excellence M&A, IT and Internal Audit
    Harman
    Stamford, CT
  15. Clifford Press
    Partner and Managing Member
    Oliver Press Partners, LLC
    New York, NY
  16. David Rosewater
    Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  17. Jim Rossman
    Managing Director
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  18. Carol V. Schwartz
    Secretary and Corporate Governance Officer
    American Express Company
    New York, NY
  19. Anne Sheehan
    Director of Corporate Governance
    CalSTRS
    West Sacramento, CA
  20. Matt Sherman
    President
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  21. Eric B. Singer
    Founder, Chairman, Portfolio Manager and Managing Member
    Viex Capital Advisors, LLC.
    New York, NY
  22. Elliot Sloane
    Founder & Advisor
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  23. Walied Soliman
    Partner & Co-Chair of the Special Situations Team
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  24. Lex Suvanto
    Managing Director
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  25. Kenneth Traub
    Managing Partner
    Raging Capital Management
    Rocky Hill, NJ
  26. Marc Weingarten
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  27. Glenn Welling
    Founder and Chief Investment Officer
    Engaged Capital
    Newport Beach, CA
  28. Scott Winter
    Managing Director
    Innisfree
    New York, NY
  29. Steve Wolosky
    Partner
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
    New York, NY

DELEGATES
  1. Jason Ader
    Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager
    SpringOwl
    New York, NY
  2. Zally Ahmadi
    Director of Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  3. Arnaud Ajdler
    Managing Partner
    Engine Capital LP
    New York, NY
  4. Ted Allen
    Director of Regulatory Affairs and Practice Resources
    NIRI
    Alexandra, VA
  5. Stephen Amdur
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    New York, NY
  6. Fred Andersson
    Analyst
    Innisfree
    New York, NY
  7. Ben Ashwell
    Digital Editor
    IR Magazine
    New York, NY
  8. Adel Aslani-Far
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    New York, NY
  9. Shan Atkins
    Director and Chair of Special Committee
    SunOpta
    Board of Directors
    Darden Restaurants
    SpartanNash
    LSC Communications

    Chicago, IL
  10. Steven C. Balet
    Head of Corporate Governance
    and Activist Engagement
    Managing Director – New York
    Strategic Communications
    FTI Consulting
    New York, NY
  11. Tom Ball
    Senior Managing Director
    Morrow Sodali
    Stamford, CT
  12. Svea Herbst-Bayliss
    Senior Correspondent
    Thomson Reuters
    Boston, MA
  13. Derek J. Bell
    Partner
    DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  14. James Ben
    Managing Director
    Rothschild
    New York, NY
  15. David Benoit
    Activism Reporter
    The Wall Street Journal
    New York, NY
  16. Joseph Berardino
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  17. Ron Berenblat
    Partner
    Olshan Frome Wolosky
    New York, NY
  18. Alexander Berger
    Principal
    Lake Cove Management
    Boston, MA
  19. Charles Black
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    CB Urban Development
    San Diego, CA
    Non-Executive Chairman, Board of Trustees
    Gramercy Property Trust Inc.
    New York, NY
  20. Josh Black
    Editor-In-Chief
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  21. Gerald Brant
    Partner
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
    New York, NY
  22. Kara Brickman
    Account Supervisor
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  23. Ernest Brod
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  24. Timothy Brog
    President
    Locksmith Capital
    New York, NY
  25. Cameron Brown
    Managing Partner
    Amber Capital
    New York, NY
  26. Adam Brunk
    Associate
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    New York, NY
  27. Cindi Buckwalter
    Former SVP, Investor Relations
    Cablevision
    New York, NY
  28. Dave Cahoy
    Vice President
    Evercore
    New York, NY
  29. Christine Carey
    Manager, Governance Insights Center
    PwC
    New York, NY
  30. David Carnevali
    Senior Reporter
    Mergermarket
    New York, NY
  31. Christine Carson
    Chief Executive Officer
    Shorecrest Financial
    Calgary, Canada
  32. Jinghan Chen
    Investment Analyst
    Ascapia Capital
    New York, NY
  33. Thomas W. Christopher
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    New York, NY
  34. Mike Coronato
    Senior Content Manager
    FactSet Research Systems
    New York, NY
  35. Caitlin Cornell
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  36. Justin Cousins
    Investment Analyst
    Peregrine Capital
    Sandown, South Africa
  37. Aneliya Crawford
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  38. John R. Cryan
    Head of Activism Advisory
    EA Markets
    New York, NY
  39. Chris Couvelier
    Vice President
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  40. Nadia Damouni
    Senior Vice President
    Edelman; Financial Communications & Capital Markets
    New York, NY
  41. Christopher Davis
    Partner
    Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
    New York, NY
  42. Mary Ann Deignan
    Managing Director
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  43. Paul DeNicola
    Managing Director, Governance Insights Center
    PwC
    New York, NY
  44. Marc Diagonale
    Chief Financial Officer
    Engine Capital LP
    New York, NY
  45. Sean Di Somma
    Vice President, Sales and Business Development
    Kingsdale Advisors
    Red Bank, NJ
  46. Daniella Divito
    Director of Business Development
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  47. Katie Donnelly
    Senior Director, Activism and M&A Solutions
    FTI Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  48. Bill Dooley
    Senior Associate
    Morrow Sodali
    Stamford, CT
  49. Seth Duppstadt
    Senior Vice President
    Proxy Insight
    New York, NY
  50. Lawrence Elbaum
    Counsel, Commercial & Business Litigation
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  51. Professor Charles Elson
    Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance
    University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business & Economics
    Newark, DE
  52. Scott Epstein
    Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
    venBio Select Advisor, LLC
    New York, NY
  53. Brad Faris
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    Chicago, IL
  54. Steve Farr
    Investment Banking
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  55. Blair Fasbender
    Associate
    Brunswick Group
    New York, NY
  56. Brad Favreau
    Managing Director
    Engine Capital LP
    New York, NY
  57. Jonathan Feldman
    Partner
    Goodmans LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  58. Michael Fein
    Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  59. John Ferguson
    Co-Founder
    Saratoga Proxy Consulting
    New York, NY
  60. Daniel Fetters
    Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley
    Los Angeles, CA
  61. Michael Flaherty
    Activist Shareholder/Corporate Governance Reporter
    Reuters News, New York
    Thomson Reuters
    New York, NY
  62. Patrick Foley
    Associate
    Latham & Watkins
    Chicago, IL
  63. Elizabeth Forminard
    General Counsel, Consumer Group & Supply Chain
    Johnson & Johnson
    New Brunswick, NJ
  64. Jason Frankl
    Senior Managing Director
    FTI Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  65. Amy Freedman
    Chief Executive Officer
    Kingsdale Advisors
    Toronto, Canada
  66. Andrew Freedman
    Partner
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
    New York, NY
  67. Heath Freeman
    President
    Alden Global Capital
    New York, NY
  68. Michael Garland
    Assistant Comptroller, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
    City of New York
    New York, NY
  69. Charles W. Garske
    Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  70. Courtney Gaughan
    Associate
    Goodwin Procter LLP
    Boston, MA
  71. Joseph Germani
    Vice President
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  72. Thomas Germinario
    Senior Vice President
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  73. Mark Gerstein
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    Chicago, IL
  74. Brandon Gold
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  75. Bruce Goldfarb
    Chief Executive Officer
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  76. Phillip Goldstein
    Founder
    Bulldog Investors
    Saddle Brook, NJ
  77. Shane Goodwin
    Senior Fellow and Project Director
    Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School
    New York, NY
  78. Keith Gottfried
    Partner and Shareholder Activism Practice Leader
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Washington DC
  79. Jeff Gramm
    Portfolio Manager
    Bandera Partners
    New York, NY
  80. Richard Gray
    Chief Client Officer
    Engaged Capital
    Newport Beach, CA
  81. Steven Green
    Associate
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  82. Elan Greenberg
    Shareholder Activism & Corporate Defense
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  83. Edward Greene
    Vice President, Research & Research Development
    Kingsdale Advisors
    New York, NY
  84. Nicholas Griffin
    Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  85. Mark Grothe
    Senior M&A Research Analyst
    Glass Lewis & Co.
    New York, NY
  86. Mary Beth Grover
    Managing Director
    ASC Advisors
    Stamford, CT
  87. Jeff Haas
    Professor of Law
    New York Law School
    New York, NY
  88. Rie Haruki
    Manager & Senior Research Analyst
    IR Japan
    New York, NY
  89. Chris Hayden
    Senior Managing Director
    Georgeson
    New York, NY
  90. Kathleen Heaney
    Investor Relations
    The Vitamin Shoppe
    Secaucus, NJ
  91. Geordie Hebard
    Partner and Director of Research
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  92. Duncan Herrington
    Managing Director, Head of Activism Response & Contested Situations
    Raymond James
    New York, NY
  93. Marianne Hewitt
    Managing Principal
    The Growth Strategy Group
    Chicago, IL
  94. Joshua Hochberg
    Managing Director
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  95. Devon Holstad
    Associate, Commercial & Business Litigation
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  96. Houdin Honarvar
    Deputy General Counsel
    Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.
    New York, NY
  97. George Hornig
    Board Director
    Forrester Research and Various Public Companies
    New York, NY
  98. Benjamin Horney
    Senior Reporter, M&A, PE
    Law360
    New York, NY
  99. Taylor Ingraham
    Director
    ASC Advisors
    Stamford, CT
  100. Robert Jackson
    Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Law and Policy
    Columbia Law School
    New York, NY
  101. William Jannace
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    Fordham University
    New York, NY
  102. Melissa Johnson
    Account Executive
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  103. Daniel Katcher
    Vice Chairman
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  104. David Katz
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  105. Alan Klein
    Partner, Co-Head of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    New York, NY
  1. Eleazer Klein
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  2. Kyle Kliegerman
    Principal
    Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.
    New York, NY
  3. Gregory Klochkoff
    Director of Research
    Program on Corporate Law and Policy
    Columbia Law School
    New York, NY
  4. Jeffrey Kochian
    Partner
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
    New York, NY
  5. Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin
    Director of the Leadership Program and Senior Heyman Fellow, Heyman Center for Corporate Governance
    Cardozo School of Law
    New York, NY
  6. Charlie Koons
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners
    New York, NY
  7. Rebecca Kral
    Associate
    Brunswick Group
    New York, NY
  8. Jeroen van Kwawegen
    Partner
    Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
    New York, NY
  9. Riyaz Lalani
    Chief Executive Officer
    Bayfield Strategy, Inc.
    Toronto, Canada
  10. Jared L. Landaw
    Chief Operating Officer
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  11. Philip Larrieu
    Associate Portfolio Manager
    CalSTRS
    West Sacramento, CA
  12. Sean Leibowitz
    Associate
    CamberView Partners
    West Palm Beach, FL
  13. Kai Haakon Liekefett
    Partner
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  14. Jonathan Litt
    Founder & Chief Investment Officer
    Land and Buildings
    Stamford, CT
  15. Jay Livnat
    Senior Vice President
    Steel Partners
    New York, NY
  16. Corey Lorinsky
    ‎Principal
    Land & Buildings Investment Management
    New York, NY
  17. Leah Malone
    Director, Governance Insights Center
    PwC
    New York, NY
  18. Marcel Maier
    Ph.D. Candidate
    Technical University Munich (TUM)
    Munich, Germany
  19. Joe Manko
    Partner
    The Horton Fund
    Philadelphia, PA
  20. Richard Mansouri
    Managing Director
    Sandell Asset Management
    New York, NY
  21. Hajime Matsuura
    Advisor
    FCI
    New York, NY
  22. Bob Marese
    Managing Director
    Mackenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  23. David Martin
    Principal
    CamberView Partners
    New York, NY
  24. Mary Matranga
    Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
    JCP Investment Management, LLC
    Houston, TX
  25. Peter May
    President and Founding Partner
    Trian Fund Management, L.P.
    New York, NY
  26. Edward McCarthy
    Senior Vice President
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  27. Gianna McCarthy
    Director, Corporate Governance
    New York State Office of the Comptroller
    New York, NY
  28. Patrick J. McHugh
    Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  29. Ted McHugh
    Senior Vice President
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  30. Carol A. McFate
    Chief Investment Officer
    Xerox
    Riverside, CT
  31. Craig Melcher
    Partner
    Land & Buildings Investment Management
    New York, NY
  32. Anne C. Meyer
    Senior Managing Director
    Georgeson
    New York, NY
  33. Joe Mills
    Co-Founder
    Saratoga Proxy Consulting
    New York, NY
  34. James A. Mitarotonda
    Chief Executive Officer
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  35. Gilles Mentré
    Managing Director M&A
    Lazard Frères
    Paris, France
  36. Michael Monticciolo
    Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
    Alden Global Capital
    New York, NY
  37. Alex Moore
    Partner
    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  38. Merritt Moran
    Business Analyst, Activism and M&A Solutions
    FTI Consulting
    Los Angeles, CA
  39. Stuart Morrow
    Partner
    DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
    Vancouver, Canada
  40. Brian Moss
    Partner
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  41. Ed Mullane
    Editor
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  42. Samuel Nadler
    J.D Candidate
    Columbia Law School
    New York, NY
  43. Sabastian V. Niles
    Partner — Activism, Governance, and M&A
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  44. Darren Novak
    Executive Director
    UBS Investment Bank
    New York, NY
  45. Patricia L. Olasker
    Partner
    Davies, Ward, Phillips and Vineberg LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  46. James J. Olecki
    Founder and CEO
    J2O Advisors
    New York, NY
  47. Joseph Oughourlian
    ‎Founder and Portfolio Manager
    Amber Capital
    London, United Kingdom
  48. Damien Park
    Managing Partner
    Hedge Fund Solutions
    New York, NY
  49. James C. Pappas
    Managing Member
    JCP Investment Management, LLC
    Houston, TX
  50. Herbert Parker
    Executive Vice President Operational Excellence M&A, IT and Internal Audit
    Harman
    Stamford, CT
  51. Leslie Picker
    Reporter
    New York Times
    New York, NY
  52. Jeffrey Pochowicz
    Senior Counsel
    McDonald’s Corporation
    Oak Brook, IL
  53. Alfredo Porretti
    Vice President, Shareholder Activism & Corporate Defense
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  54. Rachel Posner
    Managing Director
    Kekst
    New York, NY
  55. Clifford Press
    Partner and Managing Member
    Oliver Press Partners, LLC
    New York, NY
  56. Ashley Pullen
    Director of Marketing and Investor Relations
    Engine Capital Management LLC
    New York, NY
  57. Steven J. Pully
    Board Director
    Energy XXI
    Dallas, TX
  58. Geoffrey Rawle
    Associate
    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  59. Zoya Raynes
    Head of Marketing and Investor Relations
    Amber Capital
    New York, NY
  60. Gregory Rice
    Managing Director
    Graham & Dodd Fund LLC
    New York, NY
  61. Alex Rich
    Principal
    Audubon Terrace Advisors
    Houston, TX
  62. Adam Riches
    Vice President
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  63. Lowell Robinson
    Board Member
    EVINE
    New York, NY
  64. Victoria Roseman
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    SpringOwl Asset Management
    New York, NY
  65. David Rosewater
    Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  66. Jim Rossman
    Managing Director
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  67. Chris Ryall
    Senior Vice President
    Finsbury
    New York, NY
  68. Jonathan Sassover
    Analyst
    Alden Global Capital
    New York, NY
  69. Brian L. Schorr
    Chief Legal Officer & Partner
    Trian Fund Management, L.P.
    New York, NY
  70. Carol V. Schwartz
    Secretary and Corporate Governance Officer
    American Express Company
    New York, NY
  71. Mark Semer
    Managing Director
    Kekst
    New York, NY
  72. Ben Shapiro
    Financial Journalist
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  73. Anne Sheehan
    Director of Corporate Governance
    CalSTRS
    West Sacramento, CA
  74. Matt Sherman
    President
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  75. Jennifer Shotwell
    Founding Managing Director
    Innisfree M&A Incorporated
    New York, NY
  76. Dina Showah
    Analyst
    Innisfree
    New York, NY
  77. Eric B. Singer
    Founder, Chairman, Portfolio Manager and Managing Member
    Viex Capital Advisors, LLC.
    New York, NY
  78. Elliot Sloane
    Founder & Advisor
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  79. Corinne Snow
    Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  80. Jason Soncini
    Partner
    Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C
    New York, NY
  81. Walied Soliman
    Partner & Co-Chair of the Special Situations Team
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  82. Thomas Spellman
    Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
    Johnson & Johnson
    New Brunswick, NJ
  83. Anthony Steel
    Senior Account Executive
    Joele Frank
    New York, NY
  84. Emily Stegich
    Associate
    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Chicago, IL
  85. Lex Suvanto
    Global Managing Director
    Edelman; Financial Communications & Capital Markets
    New York, NY
  86. Michael Swartz
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  87. Anne Tarbell
    Head of Communications
    Trian Fund Management, L.P.
    New York, NY
  88. Keith Thomas
    Business Development Professional
    OCP Capital LLC
    New York, NY
  89. Rich Thomas
    Director
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  90. Marc Thürig
    Director, Liquid Strategies
    Rising Tide GmbH
    Zurich, Switzerland
  91. Kenneth Traub
    Managing Partner
    Raging Capital Management
    Rocky Hill, NJ
  92. Jeffrey Tullman
    Partner
    Kane Kessler, P.C.
    New York, NY
  93. Laura Turano
    Associate
    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    New York, NY
  94. Michael Verrechia
    Senior Managing Director, M&A and Proxy Contest
    Morrow Sodali
    Stamford, CT
  95. Kurt Viehl
    Head of Sales
    Mergermarket
    New York, NY
  96. Renee Walton
    Publisher
    Corporate Secretary Magazine
    New York, NY
  97. Kathy Wang
    Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  98. Marc Weingarten
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  99. Glenn Welling
    Founder and Chief Investment Officer
    Engaged Capital
    Newport Beach, CA
  100. Margaret Whelan
    Chief Executive Officer
    Whelan Advisory, LLC
    New York, NY
  101. David Whissel
    Vice President
    MacKenzie Partners
    New York, NY
  102. Jennifer Wild
    Director
    Alden Global Capital
    New York, NY
  103. Scott Winter
    Managing Director
    Innisfree
    New York, NY
  104. Steve Wolosky
    Partner
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
    New York, NY
  105. Jessica Wood
    Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  106. Dan Zacchei
    Managing Director
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  107. Stephen Zelkowicz
    Analyst
    Wynnefield Capital Inc.
    New York, NY

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