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Economy, Strategy & Finance

Carol Corrado
Measurement of intangibles and their role in innovation process and economic growth, financial innovation, innovation measurement
Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board
carol.corrado@conferenceboard.org

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Carol Corrado

Elizabeth Crofoot
Comparative measures of employment, unemployment, labor productivity, worker compensation, unit labor costs
Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board
elizabeth.crofoot@conferenceboard.org

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Elizabeth Crofoot

Denise Dahlhoff, PhD
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board
Denise.Dahlhoff@conference-board.org

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Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Klaas de Vries
Economist
The Conference Board
klaas.devries@conferenceboard.org

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Klaas de Vries

Abdul Erumban
Productivity, technology and change, globalization, internal comparisons of economic development, and structural change
Senior Research Fellow
The Conference Board
abdul.erumban@conferenceboard.org

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Abdul Erumban

Lynn Franco
Consumer behavior, indicators, consumer and business confidence
Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
The Conference Board
lynn.franco@conferenceboard.org

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Lynn Franco

Anne Greer
Program Director, Market Insights Council; Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board

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Anne Greer

Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD
Innovation, intangible assets, internal comparative studies of innovation, productivity, economic performance
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
janet.hao@conferenceboard.org

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD

Hollis W. Hart
Senior Fellow
ESF Center

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Hollis W. Hart

David Hoffman
Thought leadership on operating environment for MNCs in China, China's regulatory policy, structural risks, development trajectory
Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board
david.hoffman@conference-board.org

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David Hoffman

Gad Levanon, PhD
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, PhD

Erik Lundh
China, Global Train, Global Value Chains and The Gulf Region
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
erik.lundh@conferenceboard.org

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Erik Lundh

Ilaria Maselli
Economic outlook and global economy, contingent workforce, gig economy, migration
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
ilaria.maselli@conferenceboard.org

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Ilaria Maselli

John Metselaar
Innovation, leadership, strategy. culture and organizational change
Program Director and Senior Fellow
The Conference Board

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John Metselaar

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
Applied macroeconomics, forecasting, and international and development economies, business cycle indicators
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board
ataman.ozyildirim@conferenceboard.org

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Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Dana Peterson
Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board

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Dana Peterson

Charles Popper
Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board

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Charles Popper

Rita Shor
Program Director, Product & Services Development Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board
rita.shor@conferenceboard.org

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Rita Shor

Frank Steemers
Economics Department
Economist
The Conference Board
frank.steemers@conferenceboard.org

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Frank Steemers

Bart van Ark
Senior Advisor
The Conference Board

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Bart van Ark

Environmental, Social & Governance

Fern Cheng
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board
fern.cheng@conference-board.org

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Fern Cheng

Jeff Hoffman
Corporate social responsibility strategy, reputation and brand management, ESG governance
Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center
The Conference Board

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Jeff Hoffman

Anuj Saush
Corporate leadership practice, sustainability
Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board
anuj.saush@conference-board.org

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Anuj Saush

Anke Schrader
Corporate sustainability practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropic engagement, China demographic change, labor force evaluation and development
Research Director, the China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte
Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board
uwe.schulte@conferenceboard.org

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Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Robert Schwarz
Senior Researcher, ESG Center
The Conference Board
robert.schwarz@conference-board.org

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Robert Schwarz

Thomas Singer
Revenue growth through sustainable products and services, corporate sustainability disclosure and performance
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
thomas.singer@conferenceboard.org

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Thomas Singer

Matteo Tonello
Corporate governance and sustainability leadership, CEO succession, CEO compensation
Managing Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Conference Board
matteo.tonello@conferenceboard.org

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Matteo Tonello

Paul Washington
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board
paul.washington@conference-board.org

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Paul Washington

Human Capital

Amy Lui Abel, PhD
Building highly engaging cultures, strategic talent management, human capital, CEO succession, trends in executive coaching
Vice President, Human Capital Research
The Conference Board
amy.abel@conferenceboard.org

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Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Nabeel Ahmad, EdD
Senior Researcher
The Conference Board

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Nabeel Ahmad, EdD

Andrew Bell
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Andrew Bell

Sarah Bond
Understanding inclusion, building inclusive workplace cultures, change management in diversity & inclusion
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Sarah Bond

Solange Charas, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Solange Charas, PhD

David Clutterbuck, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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David Clutterbuck, PhD

Deb Cohen, PhD
Consultant and Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Deb Cohen, PhD

Vicki Culpin, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Vicki Culpin, PhD

Marion Devine
Strategic human resources, talent management, and engagement, leveraging older workers, and European trends in human capital
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

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Marion Devine

J. Keith Dunbar, EdD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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J. Keith Dunbar, EdD

Robin Erickson, PhD
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
robin.erickson@conference-board.org

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Robin Erickson, PhD

Jane Horan, EdD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow and Program Director, Asia Talent and Diversity Council and Asia Council of Women Leaders
The Conference Board

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Jane Horan, EdD

Sandhya Karpe, PhD
Human Capital
Senior Research Advisor of Human Capital Center, Asia
The Conference Board
sandhya.karpe@conferenceboard.org

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Sandhya Karpe, PhD

Gad Levanon, PhD
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, PhD

Barbara J. Lombardo, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow and Program Director, Onboarding Talent Council and Learning, Development & Organizational Performance Council
The Conference Board
Barbara.Lombardo@conference-board.org

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Barbara J. Lombardo, PhD

Stela Lupushor
Senior Fellow, Human Capital; Program Director, Strategic Workforce Planning Council, and Strategic HRBP Council

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Stela Lupushor

John McMackin, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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John McMackin, PhD

Charles Mitchell
Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality
The Conference Board
charles.mitchell@conferenceboard.org

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Charles Mitchell

Patti P. Phillips, PhD
ROI competency building, ROI measurement and evaluation
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board
patti.phillips@conferenceboard.org

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Patti P. Phillips, PhD

Amanda Popiela
Employee ownership of engagement, leadership perspectives of C-Suite executives, mental health and well-being in the workplace
Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
amanda.popiela@conferenceboard.org

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Amanda Popiela

Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Executive Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

Laura Sabattini, PhD
Human Capital
Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
Laura.Sabattini@conference-board.org

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Laura Sabattini, PhD

Karlheinz Schwuchow, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Karlheinz Schwuchow, PhD

Amy Ye
Employee engagement, leadership development, talent management, and strategic human resources
Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Amy Ye

Lyle Yorks, EdD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board
ly84@columbia.edu

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Lyle Yorks, EdD

CED/Public Policy

Cindy Cisneros
Vice President of Education Programs
Committee for Economic Development
Cindy.Cisneros@tcb.org

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Cindy Cisneros

Dr. Lori Esposito Murray
President
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board

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Dr. Lori Esposito Murray

Joseph J. Minarik
Global economy, national debt and inflation
Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Committee for Economic Development

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Joseph J. Minarik

Devin O’Connor
Deputy Director, Economic Research
Committee for Economic Development

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Devin O’Connor

Steve Odland
Public policy, fiscal health, education, global competitiveness, and democratic institutions
President and CEO
The Conference Board, Inc.

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Steve Odland

Marketing & Communications

Jessica Adelman
Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board

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Jessica Adelman

Jake Beniflah, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board

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Jake Beniflah, Ph.D.

Jan Botz
Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council and Internal Communications Council II
The Conference Board

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Jan Botz

Devry Boughner Vorwerk
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Devry Boughner Vorwerk

Craig E. Carroll, PhD
Leader
The Conference Board Communications Institute

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Craig E. Carroll, PhD

Chiqui Cartagena
Chief Marketing Officer & Center Leader, Marketing & Communications
The Conference Board
chiqui.cartagena@conferenceboard.org

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Chiqui Cartagena

Denise Dahlhoff, PhD
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board
Denise.Dahlhoff@conference-board.org

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Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Lisa R. Davis
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Lisa R. Davis

Vanessa DiMauro
CEO
Leader Networks
Vanessa.DiMauro@tcb.org

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Vanessa DiMauro

Sally Falkow
CEO
Meritus Media Inc
Sally.Falkow@tcb.org

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Sally Falkow

Nora Ganim Barnes
Chancellor, Professor of Marketing, Director, Center for Marketing Research
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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Nora Ganim Barnes

Susan Getgood
Vice President - Product Innovation
SHE Media

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Susan Getgood

Shel Holtz
Director of Internal Communications
Webcor
shelholtz@tcb.org

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Shel Holtz

JP Kuehlwein
Marketing Institute Leader
The Conference Board
jp.kuehlwein@conferenceboard.org

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JP Kuehlwein

Emile Lee
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Emile Lee

Jen McClure
Distinguished Principal Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Jen McClure

Colin McConnell
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Colin McConnell

Grant McLaughlin
Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board

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Grant McLaughlin

Mike Moran
Senior Fellow, Marketing and Communications Center; Program Director, Digital Leadership & Transformation Council and Digital Marketing Strategy Council
The Conference Board

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Mike Moran

Alicia Nieva-Woodgate
Managing Director
ANW Networks

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Alicia Nieva-Woodgate

Steve Odland
Public policy, fiscal health, education, global competitiveness, and democratic institutions
President and CEO
The Conference Board, Inc.

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Steve Odland

Katie Paine
Founder and CEO
Paine Publishing
Katie.Paine@tcb.org

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Katie Paine

Timothy Powell
Communications and Marketing
President
The Knowledge Agency

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Timothy Powell

Jeff Pundyk
Communications and Marketing
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center
jeff.pundyk@conferenceboard.org

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Jeff Pundyk

Kelly Semrau
Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board

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Kelly Semrau

Kirk Stewart
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Kirk Stewart