Shareholder Activism

Unlocking Shareholder Value

NOVEMBER 19, 2019
CONVENE
810 7TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY

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The Skytop Strategies team takes pride in assembling top-tier audiences
to maximize not only the discussion experience and accuracy of
polling results, but the networking experience as well.

  1. Jason Alexander
    Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  2. Marilyn Alexander
    Board Director
    Torchmark
    Laguna Beach, CA
  3. Michelle Applebaum
    Independent Board Director
    formerly the #1 Institutional Investor-rated steel analyst
    Northwest Pipe Company
    Chicago, IL
  4. Ken Bertsch
    Executive Director
    Council of Institutional Investors
    Washington, DC
  5. Patricia Brammer
    Corporate Governance Officer
    Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
    Columbus, OH
  6. Rhonda Brauer
    President
    RLB Governance LLC
    New York, NY
  7. Cindy Burrell
    President
    Diversity in Boardrooms
    Chicago, IL
  8. Carol Nolan Drake
    Founder & CEO
    Carlow Consulting LLC
    Columbus, OH
  9. Charles Elson
    Director
    John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
    Newark, DE
  10. Michael Fein
    Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Operations
    Kingsdale Advisors
    New York, NY
  11. Daniel Gagnier
    Founder & President
    Gagnier Communications
    New York, NY
  12. Michael Garland (unconfirmed)
    Assistant Comptroller – Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
    Office of New York City Comptroller
    New York, NY
  13. Charles (Chuck) Garske
    Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  14. Kal Goldberg
    Partner
    Finsbury
    New York, NY
  15. Bruce Goldfarb
    President & CEO
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  16. Phillip Goldstein
    Founder
    Bulldog Investors LLC
    New York, NY
  17. Fred Duff Gordon
    Senior Director
    Digitalis
    London, UK
  18. Irving S Gomez (unconfirmed)
    Chief Governance Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary, and Director
    Intel Corporation 
    San Francisco, CA
  19. Jeff Gramm
    Portfolio Manager
    Bandera Partners
    Author of “Dear Chairman”
    New York, NY
  20. John Glenn Grau
    President and CEO
    InvestorCom
    New York, NY
  21. Keith Hallam
    Partner
    Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
    New York, NY
  22. Svea Herbst-Bayliss
    Reporter
    Thomson-Reuters
  23. Sylvia Hermina
    Senior Vice President
    Kingsdale Advisors
    New York, NY
  24. Duncan Herrington
    Managing Director, Head of Activism Response & Contested Situations
    Raymond James
    New York, NY
  25. David Katz
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  26. Jonathan Litt
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Land and Buildings
    Greenwich, CT
  27. George P. Long, III
    Managing Chief Counsel
    The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
    Pittsburgh, PA
  28. Simon M. Lorne
    Vice Chairman & Chief Legal Officer
    Millennium Management LLC
    New York, NY
  1. Samir Manji
    Chief Executive Officer
    Sandpiper Group
    Vancouver, Canada
  2. Bob Marese
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  3. Gianna McCarthy
    Director, Corporate Governance
    New York State Common Retirement Fund
    New York, NY
  4. Liad Miedar
    Managing Partner
    Gatemore Capital Management
    London, UK
  5. Ed Mullane
    Editor
    Acuris-Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  6. Lydia Mulyk
    Vice President
    Kingsdale Advisors
    New York, NY
  7. Sabastian Niles
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  8. Joseph Oughourlian
    Founder, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager
    Amber Capital
    UK
  9. Gilbert Palter
    Chairman and CEO
    Egads Group
    Toronto, Canada
  10. Cynthia Plouché
    Independent Board Trustee, Northern Funds/Northern Institutional Funds
    Northern Trust Corporation
    Chicago, IL
  11. Clifford Press
    Managing Member
    Oliver Press Partners, LLC
    New York, NY
  12. Steven Pully
    Co-Founder
    Speyside Partners
    Director
    multiple boards
    Dallas, TX
  13. Jim Schnorf
    Investment Committee
    Eastern Illinois University
    Charleston, Illinois
  14. Eric Rosenfeld
    President & CEO
    Crescendo Partners
    New York, NY
  15. Graeme Roustan
    Active Investor
    Toronto, Canada
  16. Lex Suvanto
    Managing Director
    Financial Communications & Special Situations
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  17. Jim Schnorf
    Investment Committee
    Eastern Illinois University
    Longwood, FL
  18. Margot Uszakiewicz
    Independent Investor Relations/Proxy Voting Consultant
    New York, NY
  19. Patrick J McHugh
    Co-founder and Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  20. Andrew Wallach
    Co-CEO & Co-Founder
    Spring Owl Asset Management
    New York, NY
  21. Stephen Weiss
    Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner
    Short Hills Capital Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  22. Tracy Wyman
    Founder & CEO
    SHEchange
    Alameda, CA

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