What is Private Director Symposium?

Private Director Symposium events feature speakers, perspectives and practical information on the most relevant of topics to help C-Suite executives, board members and their trusted advisors to Learn – Govern – Grow – Connect.

  • Learn – From leading experts in areas of board service such as cybersecurity, M&A, insolvency, risk management, family business and private equity.
  • Govern – Implement board, business and governance best practices to help you and your organization thrive.
  • Grow – Your skills, perspectives and board level experiences to help your business grow.
  • Connect – With your peers in leadership roles within privately controlled businesses across the tri-state area and beyond!

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4:00 – 4:10 pm Introductory Remarks
4:10 – 5:30 pm Cybersecurity & Data Privacy – For the Private Company Director


  • Cassandra Porter, Cognizant
    Lead, Americas and APAC Data Privacy Teams; Director, Sr. Privacy Counsel (Americas)
  • David Ross, Baker Tilly
    Principal, Privacy Practice Leader, Cybersecurity Practice Leader
  • Kari Rollins, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
  • Elizabeth Vandesteeg, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger
    Chair, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice
5:30 – 5:40 pm Break
5:40 – 7:00 pm M&A Considerations – For the Private Company Director


7:00 – 8:00 pm Cocktail Reception & Networking

Event Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:

Ernst & Young - Building a better working world BoardBookit

Silver Sponsors:

Point Road Group Baker Tilly

Organizational Co-Sponsors:

Association of Corporate Growth - NYC Chapter Financial Executives International - NYC Chapter
New York Institute of Credit Private Directors Association - National Organization, Metro NYC Chapter
NY Metro Chapter of the Society of Information Management Society for Corporate Governance

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