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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Expert Briefings

C-Suite Challenge 2020: CMO/CCO Views on Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19

This research features the views of CMOs/CCOs on long-term impacts of COVID-19 on topics relating to management & organization, and customers & customer interaction. 

Consumer Attitudes About Data Practices

Customer data can be a gold mine for marketers—but how can both marketers and consumers best benefit?

ESG Rating and Ranking Initiatives: A Necessary Evil?

How did ESG initiatives come about and how are they evolving?

Consumers Attitudes about Sustainability, Part 2: How Sustainability Features Influence Consumers Choices

Which sustainability features attract consumers to sustainable brands, reasons for them to not buy brands with sustainable features, and where they rank sustainability features among their buying criteria.

The Future of Work: Frontline Challenges in an Era of Digital Transformation

What are the major challenges that senior HR executives envisage for themselves and their function as they help lead their organizations through the digital transformation journey?

Advertisers' Awareness and Attitudes Towards Fake News

Are advertisers aware of the issue of fake news and its impact on their brands, and what are their intended actions to respond?

C-Suite Challenge 2020: A Marketing Perspective

The 20th edition of our annual CEO and C-Suite survey identified not only top executives’ Hot Button Issues, but also their views on external partnerships and data privacy. 

The Leadership and Governance of Corporate Sustainability

What are the key business practices that define leadership in corporate sustainability?

Our Experts


Mike Moran

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


Matteo Tonello

Managing Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Conference Board

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Steve Odland

President and CEO
The Conference Board, Inc.

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Phil Gomes

Chief Communications Officer
Bloq, Inc.


JP Kuehlwein

Marketing Institute Leader
The Conference Board


Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board


Vanessa DiMauro

Leader Networks
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Katie Paine

Founder and CEO
Paine Publishing
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Jeff Pundyk

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Jen McClure

Distinguished Principal Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Dr. James Gregory

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board


Timothy Powell

The Knowledge Agency
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Nora Ganim Barnes

Chancellor, Professor of Marketing, Director, Center for Marketing Research
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Elizabeth Albrycht


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Dr. Christine Bailey

Chief Marketing Officer
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center


Susan Getgood

Vice President - Product Innovation
SHE Media