KPMG Board Leadership Conference

Board directors, business leaders, and governance professionals explore challenges and priorities driving board agendas through a combination of keynote speakers, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and committee-focused peer exchanges.

Recalibrating for the new reality

2022 KPMG Board Leadership Conference

 

Virtual Event

Program concluded.

The 2022 KPMG Board Leadership Conference—a virtual program for corporate board directors focused on the pressing issues driving business priorities and boardroom agendas.   

The program included a series of live conversations with preeminent leaders and luminaries on the challenges and opportunities shaping boardroom agendas in the year ahead. In addition, breakout sessions  focused on the critical challenges and priorities driving audit, compensation, and nominating and governance committee agendas in 2022.

Featured speakers

Fernando Aguirre

Fernando Aguirre

Director, CVS, Synchrony Financial, Barry Callebaut AG

Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer

Founder and President, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media

Dr. Steven Chu

Dr. Steven Chu

Former Secretary of Energy; Nobel Prize-winning physicist; Professor, Stanford University

Ronan Farrow

Ronan Farrow

Pulitzer Prize Winning, Investigative Journalist

Dr. Richard Haass

Dr. Richard Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations

Constance L  Hunter

Constance L Hunter

Former Principal and Chief Economist, KPMG LLP

Katty Kay

Katty Kay

Award-winning Journalist & Anchor, and Bestselling Author

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs

Former Director, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS)

Sara Mathew

Sara Mathew

Board Chair, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (Freddie Mac), Director, State Street, Reckitt, Dropbox, and XOS

Michael McFaul

Michael McFaul

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation; NBC News Analyst; Professor, Stanford University and Hoover Institution

Maziar Minovi

Maziar Minovi

Chief Executive Officer, Eurasia Group

Amanda A. North

Amanda A. North

CEO and Founder, Plan C Advisors

Tom Rogers

Tom Rogers

Executive Chairman, Engine Media, Inc.

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Senior Associate Dean, Yale School of Management

Jonathan Swan

Jonathan Swan

Axios National Political Reporter, and Emmy Award Winning Journalist

Program at a glance

Day 1 | Wednesday, January 5
12:00pm–5:30pm (Eastern)

  • Geopolitical Radar: Top Risks for 2022 
  • The Economy in Focus: View from the Corner Office
  • Calibrating Committee Agendas for 2022
  • Disinformation and the Trust Deficit

 

Day 2 | Thursday, January 6
12:00pm–5:30pm (Eastern)

  • Climate at a Crossroads
  • Cyber Risk in a Complex World
  • Recalibrating for the New Reality: A Board’s-eye View
  • Resilient Leadership on the World Stage

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