Shareholder Activism

Unlocking Shareholder Value

JANUARY 24, 2019
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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. Zally Ahmadi
    Director
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  2. Jason Alexander
    Managing Director
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  3. Michelle Applebaum
    Independent Board Director
    Northwest Pipe Company
    Highland Park, IL
  4. Rachel Bangser
    Sr. Associate
    ASC Advisors LLC
    Stamford, CT
  5. Kate Beers
    Director
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  6. Townsend Belisle
    Executive Producer and Creative Director
    Haystack Needle, LLC
    New York, NY
  7. Joseph Berardino
    Managing Director, Corporate Transformation Services
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  8. Jonathan Bilyk
    Associate
    Davies
    Toronto, Canada
  9. Rolin P. Bissell
    Partner
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
    Wilmington, DE
  10. Josh Black
    Editor-In-Chief
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  11. Matt Bob
    Director
    Callon Petroleum
    Dallas, TX
  12. Everett Boccafola
    Director of Sales
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  13. Juan I. Bonifacino
    Managing Director, Shareholder Activism Defense
    Stifel
    New York, NY
  14. Jason Booth
    Senior Correspondent, Activist Investment
    Mlex Market Insight
    New York, NY
  15. Ernest Brod
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  16. Margaret Brown
    Associate
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  17. Stephen L. Brown
    Senior Advisor, Board Leadership Center
    KPMG LLP
    New York, NY
  18. Steve Bruce
    Managing Partner
    ASC Advisors LLC
    Stamford, CT
  19. Joe Byrnes
    Investment Analyst
    Kimmeridge Energy
    New York, NY
  20. David Carnevali
    Reporter
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  21. Sam Cassetta
    Senior Managing Director
    Barington Capital Group
    New York, NY
  22. Alexander Cavanaugh
    Marketing Coordinator
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  23. Hangquing Chen
    Reporter
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  24. James Chenard
    Managing Director
    Nomura Securities
    New York, NY
  25. Josh Clarkson
    Vice President
    Gladstone Place Partners
    New York, NY
  26. Gabriella Coffey
    Account Executive
    Gladstone Place Partners
    New York, NY
  27. Aneliya Crawford
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  28. Heidi Crowe
    Head of Research & Managing Director
    Kekst CNC
    New York, NY
  29. Christopher P. Davis
    Partner
    Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen
    New York, NY
  30. Michael Detlefsen
    Managing Director
    Pomegranate Capital Advisors INC
    Toronto, Canada
  31. Daniella Divito
    Director of Business Development
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  32. Juliette Dixon
    Marketing Associate
    InvestorCom
    Darien, CT
  33. Sean Donahue
    Partner
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Washington, DC
  34. Bill Dooley
    Vice President, Activism & Contested Situations
    Morrow Sodali
    New York, NY
  35. Jonathan Doorley
    Partner
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  36. Amit Doshi
    Managing Partner
    Harbor Spring Capital
    New York, NY
  37. Chris Drewry
    Partner
    Latham & Watkins
    Chicago, IL
  38. Kristen Duarte
    Senior Associate
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  39. Elana Duré
    Financial journalist
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  40. Craig Durrant
    Associate
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  41. Nate Dwyer
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  42. Jonathan Eyl
    Sr. Vice President
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  43. Michael Fein
    EVP, Head of US Operations
    Kingsdale Advisors
    New York, NY
  44. Jeremy Fielding
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Kekst CNC
    New York, NY
  45. Patricia Figueroa
    Senior Vice President
    Gladstone Place Partners
    New York, NY
  46. Michael Flaherty
    Senior Vice President
    Gladstone Place Partners
    New York, NY
  47. Jason Frankl
    Senior Managing Director
    FTI Consulting
    New York, NY
  48. Rachel Fridhandler
    Associate
    Sidley Austin LLP
    New York, NY
  49. Leah Friedman
    Analyst
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  50. Michelle Frosch
    Director of Proxy Services
    InvestorCom
    New Canaan, CT
  51. Lindsay Frost
    Reporter
    Agenda, a Financial Times publication
    New York, NY
  52. Alyssa Garrett
    Associate
    Barclays Investment Bank
    New York, NY
  53. Charles Garske
    Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  54. Marleen Geerlof
    Director
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  55. Joe Germani
    Senior Vice President
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  56. Tom Germinario
    Senior Vice President
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  57. Brandon Gold
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  58. Kal Goldberg
    Partner
    Finsbury
    New York, NY
  59. James Golden
    Partner
    Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
    New York, NY
  60. Bruce H. Goldfarb
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Okapi Partners LLC
    New York, NY
  61. Danny Goldstein
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  62. Philip Goldstein
    Founder
    Bulldog Advisors
    New York, NY
  63. Keith E. Gottfried
    Partner & Head of Shareholder Activism Defense
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Washington, D.C.
  64. Lynda J. Grant
    Partner
    TheGrantLawFirm, PLLC
    New York, NY
  65. John Glenn Grau
    President and CEO
    InvestorCom
    New York, NY
  66. Mark Grothe
    Senior Analyst, M&A and Contested Proxy Research
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  67. Peter Hansen
    Chairman
    Battea Global Litigation Research, Inc
    New York, NY
  68. Barbara J. Hart
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Lowey Dannenberg, P.C.
    White Plains, NY
  69. Victoria Hart
    Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer
    Pinnacle Capital Management
    Fayetteville, NY
  70. Hazel Henderson
    President and Founder
    Ethical Markets
    St. Augustine, FL
  71. Svea Herbst-Bayliss
    Correspondent
    Thomson Reuters
    Boston, MA
  72. Duncan Herrington
    Managing Director, Head of Activism Response & Contested Situations
    Raymond James
    New York, NY
  73. Josh Hochberg
    Deputy General Manager
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  74. Susan Hood
    Senior Managing Director
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  75. Thomas Hughes
    Partner
    Winston & Strawn
    New York, NY
  76. Taylor Ingraham
    Managing Director
    ASC Advisors LLC
    New York, NY
  77. Doug Jaffe
    Managing Director
    InvestorCom
    New York, NY
  78. Teresa Jankovic
    CPA
    Independent Consultant
    New York, NY
  79. Evan Johnson
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  80. Amit Joshi
    Director
    IHS Markit
    New York, NY
  81. John Kaden
    Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
    Navy Capital, LLC
    New York, NY
  82. Eric Kamback
    Vice President, Activism & Contested Situations
    Morrow Sodali
    Stamford, CT
  83. David Katz
    Partner
    Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  84. Riley Kelleher
    Associate
    Sidley Austin LLP
    New York, NY
  85. Charles Kim
    Vice President
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  86. Eleazer Klein
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  87. Charles A. Koons
    Managing Director, Activism & Contested Situations
    Morrow Sodali
    New York, NY
  88. Rebecca Kral
    Director
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  89. Jeroen van Kwawegen
    Partner
    Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann
    New York, NY
  90. Catherine LaMarr, Esq.
    Office of the Treasurer
    the State of Connecticut
    New Haven, CT
  91. Nicholas Lamplough
    Partner
    Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
    New York, NY
  92. Jared L. Landaw
    Chief Operating Officer
    Barington Capital Group, L.P.
    New York, NY
  93. Sean Lanzner
    Account Executive
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  94. Shahed Larson
    Partner
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  95. Nick Leasure
    Director
    Finsbury
    New York, NY
  96. Kai Haakon E. Liekefett
    Partner & Chair of Shareholder Activism
    Sidley Austin LLP
    New York, NY
  97. Heather Lemarier
    VP, Business Development
    K2 Intelligence
    New York, NY
  98. Patricia Lenkov
    Senior Managing Director
    Teneo
    New York, NY
  99. Tony Lind
    Partner
    Command Financial
    New York, NY
  100. Cara Lombardo
    Reporter
    Wall Street Journal
    New York, NY
  101. Jennifer Longhurst
    Partner
    Davies
    Toronto, Canada
  102. Alexander Lotz
    Associate
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  1. Maxwell Lubkeman
    Analyst
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  2. Christopher Ludwig
    Director
    Credit Suisse
    New York, NY
  3. Elizabeth Lynch
    Manager
    KPMG
    New York, NY
  4. Elsie Maio
    CEO
    Humanity, Inc/SoulBranding
    New York, NY
  5. Andrea Mandel-Campbell
    Senior Vice President
    National Capital Markets
    Toronto, Canada
  6. Bob Marese
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  7. David Marinstein
    Client Service Manager
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  8. Jason McCandless
    Senior Director, M&A Research
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  9. Darren McDermott
    Partner
    Brunswick Group LLP
    New York, NY
  10. Patrick J. McHugh
    Senior Managing Director and Co Founder
    Okapi Partners
    New York, NY
  11. Ted McHugh
    Financial Communications & Capital Markets
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  12. James A. Mitarotonda
    Chief Executive Officer
    Barington Capital Group L.P.
    New York, NY
  13. Greg Monahan
    Portfolio Manager
    Jamarant Capital
    New York, NY
  14. Marcus E. Montejo
    Managing Partner/Attorney
    Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A.
    Wilmington, DE
  15. Merritt Moran
    Senior Consultant
    FTI Consulting
    New York, NY
  16. Kristin Mott
    Investor Relations
    Seamax Capital Management
    Westport, CT
  17. Bob Mueller
    Vice President
    Command Financial
    New York, NY
  18. Ed Mullane
    Editor, North Americas
    Acuris-Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  19. Ashley Myles
    Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  20. Sean Neary
    Executive Vice President
    Edelman
    Washington, DC
  21. Jill Niemczyk
    Partner
    Judson Partners
    New York, NY
  22. Sabastian Niles
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  23. Jon Oestreich
    Partner
    Grant & Eisenhofer
    Wilmington, DE
  24. Patricia Olasker
    Partner
    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  25. Ronald Orol
    Senior Editor
    The Deal
    Washington, D.C.
  26. Ruth Pachman
    Managing Director
    Kekst CNC
    New York, NY
  27. Jennifer Pafiti
    Partner
    Pomerantz LLP
    New York, NY
  28. Joseph Palmieri
    Associate
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Woodbridge, Canada
  29. Amelia Pan
    Partner
    Brunswick Group LLP
    London, UK
  30. Arielle Patrick
    Senior Vice President
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  31. Lissa Perlman
    Senior Vice President
    Kekst CNC
    New York, NY
  32. Jeffrey Petri
    Vice President-M&A
    Wells Fargo
    Charlotte, NC
  33. Quinn Pitcher
    Analyst
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  34. Fred Pletcher
    Partner
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Vancouver, Canada
  35. Geoff Pollak
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  36. Alfredo Porretti
    Executive Director, Shareholder Activism & Corporate Defense
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  37. Steve Pully
    Partner, Speyside Partners and board member
    multiple boards
    Dallas, TX
  38. Sunny Puri
    Principal and Portfolio Manager
    Anson Funds
    Toronto, Canada
  39. Mitchell Rabin
    Advisory Board Member and Media Liaison
    Ethical Markets Media
    New York, NY
  40. Douglas A. Rappaport
    Partner
    Akin Gump
    New York, NY
  41. Heidi Reinhart
    Partner
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  42. Gregory Rice
    Director
    BCG
    New York, NY
  43. Alex Rich
    Principal
    Audubon Terrace Advisors
    Houston, TX
  44. Adam Riches
    Vice President
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  45. Lowell Robinson
    Managing Director
    LWR Advisors, LLC
    New York, NY
  46. Shaira Romero
    Research Analyst & Asst. Manager
    IR Japan
    New York, NY
  47. Andi Rose
    Partner
    Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
    New York, NY
  48. Jim Rossman
    Managing Director, Head of Corporate Preparedness
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  49. Colin Ruegsegger
    Senior Analyst, M&A Research
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  50. Allie Rutherford
    Managing Director
    PJT Camberview
    Washington D.C.
  51. Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr.
    EVP, General Counsel, Law & Regulatory Affairs
    Aetna
    New York, NY
  52. Ray Saito
    Research Analyst
    IR Japan
    New York, NY
  53. Caroline Sambuco
    Analyst
    Lazard
    New York, NY
  54. Paula Schaap
    Senior Reporter, Global Markets
    S&P Global
    New York, NY
  55. Doug Schnell
    Partner
    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    Palo Alto, CA
  56. Paul Schulman
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  57. Abraham Schwartz
    Law Clerk
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  58. Richard Segrin
    Business Manager
    Prickett Jones & Elliott PA
    Wilmington, DE
  59. David Sgro
    Senior Managing Director
    Crescendo Partners
    New York, NY
  60. Phil Shaer
    Chief Legal Officer
    Canopy Growth Corporation
    Ottawa, Canada
  61. Vidish Shah
    Associate
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY
  62. Megan Shattuck
    President, Talent Advisory
    Teneo
    New York, NY
  63. Kara Shepard
    Managing Director
    Teneo
    New York, NY
  64. Matthew Sherman
    President & Partner
    Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
    New York, NY
  65. Marla Shipton
    Associate
    Raymond James
    New York, NY
  66. Bill Sholten
    Senior Consultant
    FTI Consulting
    Washington, DC
  67. Andrew Siegel
    Partner
    Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
    New York, NY
  68. David Silverman
    Managing Director
    Blue Harbour Group
    Greenwich, CT
  69. Lisa Silverman
    Managing Director
    K2 Intelligence
    Chicago, IL
  70. Walied Soliman
    Chair, Canada
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Toronto, Canada
  71. Brad Spiegel
    VP of Client Experience
    Haystack Needle LLC
    New York, NY
  72. Joe Stauff
    Event-Driven Special Situations Specialist
    Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP
    Lititz, PA
  73. Pamit Surana
    Managing Director, Corporate Transformation Services
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  74. Lex Suvanto
    Managing Director
    Financial Communications & Special Situations
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  75. Michael Swartz
    Partner
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  76. William Tevlin
    Associate
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    New York, NY
  77. Michele Thomas
    Senior Client Service Manager
    Glass Lewis
    New York, NY
  78. Jeffrey Tullman
    Partner
    Kane Kessler, p.c.
    New York, NY
  79. Glenn Tyranski
    Managing Director
    FTI Consulting
    New York, NY
  80. Rebecca Van Derlaske
    Associate
    Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen
    New York, NY
  81. Roy Van Hamburg
    Senior Account Manager
    Activist Insight
    New York, NY
  82. Michael A. Verrechia
    Managing Director, Activism & Contested Situations
    Morrow Sodali
    New York, NY
  83. Kurt Viehl
    Head of Sales
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  84. Michaela Walsh
    Founding President, Women’s World Banking
    Ethical Markets
    New York, NY
  85. Charles Wang
    Associate Professor
    Harvard Business School
    Boston, MA
  86. Kathy Wang
    Associate
    Sidley Austin LLP
    New York, NY
  87. Geoffrey Weinberg
    Senior Vice President
    D.F. King
    New York, NY
  88. Greg Wendt
    Co-Founder
    Living Economy Advisors
    Torrance, CA
  89. David Whissel
    Executive Vice President
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  90. Warren S. de Wied
    Partner, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance
    Fried Frank
    New York, NY
  91. Jessica Wood
    Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
    Vinson & Elkins
    New York, NY
  92. Deniz Yigin
    SVP, Strategy & Communications
    Teneo
    New York, NY
  93. Dan Zacchei
    Managing Director
    Sloane & Company
    New York, NY
  94. Justin Zacks
    Analyst
    Activistmonitor
    New York, NY
  95. Reuben Zaramian
    Associate
    Sidley Austin LLP
    New York, NY
  96. Trevor Zeyl
    Senior Associate
    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
    Toronto, Canada

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