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Now in its fourth year, The Directors’ Experience brings together executive and independent directors of publicly-listed companies in an unforgettable location to debate, discuss and share best practices surrounding the most pressing boardroom issues. Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent Corporation, curates an experience that includes important community building and exclusive social activities.

About The Experience

The Content

The heart of the event is a day-long forum to learn from peers and discuss how other boards tackle the most important issues currently impacting governance and oversight. Past speakers include:

  • Richard Breeden, Former SEC Chair, on the changing landscape of activism
  • John Chandler, Former CMO of MassMutual, on leading digital transformation
  • Maggie Wilderotter, Former CEO and Chair of Frontier Communication’s and 30+-time board member, on the board’s oversight of culture

The Networking

With dedicated time each day set aside to network, the event allows participants ample opportunity to forge new relationships with other leaders. The outstanding caliber of attendees is managed through an invitation-only guest list and the size of the event is limited to no more than 50 people to ensure all participants can meet.

Past boards represented include: Allergan, Barclays, Booz Allen Hailton, Coca-Cola FEMSA, Daily Mail & General Trust, DocuSign, Ericsson, Mastercard, Michael Kors, RBS Group, SeaWorld, Snap Inc., Standard Bank, Weight Watchers.

The Experience

Five-star locations combined with exclusive access to amazing activities sets the stage for an experience that participants aren’t soon to forget. Spouses and partners are also invited and encouraged to attend all social activities, as well as participate in other dedicated activities.

Past locations include:

  • Meadowood – Napa Valley
  • Il Sereno – Lake Como
  • Belmond Castello di Casole – Tuscany

Board Member Interviews