AGENDA


Monday, October 1, 2018

10:00 AM
REGISTRATION OPENS
1:00 PM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS

AGILITY IN A TIME OF CHANGE
The 24/7 news cycle, social media, and global uncertainty are forcing companies to react, adapt, and evolve faster than ever before. Three leaders talk about how to thrive amid disruption.
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
Gina Drosos, Chief Executive Officer, Signet Jewelers Ltd.Sally Grimes, Group President, Prepared Foods, Tysons Foods
Karen Peacock, COO, Intercom
Carolyn Tastad, Group President, North America, Procter & Gamble
Moderator: Susie Gharib, Anchor and Senior Special Correspondent, Fortune
Introduction: Janet Foutty, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte
Additional speakers to be announced

WHERE INNOVATION MEETS PURPOSE
How do the best companies create new tools and breakthrough ideas to build social impact into the corporate core?
Growth and Innovation Track, hosted by Insigniam
Gail Boudreaux, Chief Executive Officer, Anthem
Michele Buck, President and CEO, The Hershey Company
Terri Kallsen, Executive Vice President, Investor Services, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Deanna Mulligan, President and CEO, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer, North America, Accenture
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Senior Writer, Fortune
Introduction: Shideh Bina, Founding Partner, Insigniam

RESPONSIBLE AI
Artificial intelligence can imitate and enhance human decision-making, enabling businesses to be more efficient. But how do we develop ethical AI to assure diverse datasets, unbiased applications, and the right consequences for our future?
AI and Emerging Technology Track, hosted by Intel
Margo Georgiadis, Chief Executive Officer, Ancestry.com Inc.
Clara Shih, CEO and co-founder, Hearsay Systems
Navrina Singh, Principal Lead, AI Product, Microsoft Corp.
Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President and CEO, AnitaB.org
Moderator: Ellen McGirt, Senior Editor, Fortune
Introduction: Aicha Evans, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, 
Intel Corporation

THE ART AND POWER OF STORYTELLING
What’s your story? Corporate storytelling experts share tips on communicating a brand message and story most authentically and effectively.
The Power of Brand Track, hosted by Marriott International
Desiree Gruber, Founder and CEO, Full Picture
Tamara Ingram, Worldwide Chief Executive Officer, J. Walter Thompson
Rachel Shechtman, CEO and Founder, STORY
Moderator: Nina Easton, Chair, MPW International, Fortune
Introduction: Karin Timpone, Global Marketing Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

THE NEW BUSINESS BUILDING ESSENTIALS
From diversity and inclusion to cybersecurity to proper governance, what are the new can’t-ignore areas of building a business that you need to integrate from the start?
Business Building Track, hosted by TPG
Sara Clemens, Chief Operating Officer, Twitch
Diane Dietz, CEO and President, Rodan + Fields
Christa Quarles, Chief Executive Officer, OpenTable
April Underwood, Chief Product Officer, Slack
Moderator: Polina Marinova, Editor, Term Sheet, Fortune
Introduction: Felicia Gorcyca, Director, Operations Group, TPG

4:00 PM
MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE

With a record-setting bull market keeping stocks near all-time highs, the imperative for CEOs and their chief financial officers to create continued growth and shareholder value is increasingly challenging—both for public companies and tech startups entering the markets. How do CFOs best work with their bosses and boards, and prepare for the unexpected amid an uncertain economic and political climate?
Hosted by Royal Bank of Canada
Martina Hund-Mejean, CFO, Mastercard
Jamie Miller, Senior Vice President and CFO, GE
Vanessa Wittman, CFO, Oath
Moderator: Jen Wieczner, Senior Writer, Fortune
Introduction: Patti Shugart, Managing Director and Global Head, Corporate Banking and Global Credit, RBC Capital Markets
Closing: Michal Katz, Managing Director and Co-Head Technology Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets

4:15 PM
MPW NOTEBOOK MENTORING

Host: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

One On One
Leanne Caret, President and CEO, Defense, Space and Security, The Boeing Co.
Interviewer: Polina Marinova, Editor, Term Sheet, Fortune

5:30 PM
MPW SUMMIT NEWCOMER MEET AND GREET

For New Delegates Only
Hosted by Herman Miller

6:00 PM
OPENING RECEPTION

Hosted by NYSE

7:00 PM
GALA DINNER AND CONVERSATION

REDEFINING POWER IN TECH…AND IN A CAREER
Alphabet and Google finance chief was present at the creation of the Internet boom—and helped drive the growth as a top investment banker. Now she’s in Silicon Valley, driving new kinds of growth. Insights from the front lines of innovation.
Ruth Porat, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet and Google
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

6:30 AM
SOLUTIONS DESK OPEN
7:00 AM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK BREAKFAST CONCURRENT SESSIONS

AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
No one is a born leader. Every leadership story involves challenge and struggle and lessons learned on the way to success. Learn how leaders with dramatic personal stories have used them to enhance their own leadership.
Diane Bryant, Former Chief Operating Officer, Cloud Unit, Google
Pamela Manfredo Curtis, Founder and President, Manfredo Curtis Associates
Melanie Foley, Executive Vice President, Chief Talent and Enterprise Services Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Paula Schneider, Chief Executive Officer, , Susan B. Komen Foundation
Moderator: Susie Gharib, Fortune

LESSONS AND REFLECTIONS FROM TECH PIONEERS
Growth and Innovation Track, hosted by Insigniam
Eighty years after Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard set up shop in a Palo Alto garage, the tech industry is at a new inflection point. What can we learn from the past and the pioneers—what works and what doesn’t for the future of tech?
Joanne Bradford, Chief Marketing Officer, SoFi
Caterina Fake, Founder and CEO, Findery.com; General Partner, Yes VC
Jennifer Fonstad, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Aspect Ventures
Julie Larson-Green, Chief Experience Officer, Qualtrics
Heidi Roizen, Partner, DFJ
Moderator: Pattie Sellers,Fortune

AI AND THE FUTURE OF WORK
AI and Emerging Technology Track, hosted by Intel
What’s the big picture? Where are the opportunities and how do we adapt? Our MPW weigh in.
Ana Paula Assis, President, Latin America IBM Corp.
Michal Katz, Managing Director and Co-Head Technology Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets, RBC
Deanna Mulligan, President and CEO, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Ellyn Shook, Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, Accenture
Moderator: Jen Wieczner, Senior Writer, Fortune

THE WELLNESS REVOLUTION
Wellness—in your corporate culture, in your customer relationships, and in your personal well-being regimen—has never been more important. MPW experts explore how being healthier, happier, and more present leads to success.
The Power of Brand Track, hosted by Marriott International
Karen Lynch, President, Aetna
Maria Molland, Chief Executive Officer, Thinx
Gregg Renfrew, Founder and CEO, Beautycounter
Grace Zuncic, Senior Vice President, People, Chobani
Introduction: Tina Edmundson, Global Brand Officer, Marriott International, Inc.
Moderator: Erika Fry, Senior Writer, Fortune

REDEFINING POWER WITH PURPOSE
What does it take to generate social as well as economic impact? Three leaders explain how they put purpose at the core of their strategies.
Business Building Track, hosted by TPG
Maya Chorengel, Partner, The Rise Fund, TPG
Jennifer Morgan, Member, Executive Board, President, Americas and Asia Pacific Japan, SAP
Varsha Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Clover Health
Lata Reddy, Chair and President, The Prudential Foundation; Senior Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Impact, Prudential Financial
Moderator: Claire Zillman, Editor, Fortune

7:50 AM
SWITCH BREAK
8:05 AM
THE BIG GET-TO-KNOW-YOU
8:55 AM
THE CO-CHAIRS WELCOME
9:00 AM
HONORING GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS

David Solomon, Chief Executive Officer, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
The Goldman Sachs/Fortune Global Women Leaders Award Winners:
Aleksandra Gren of Poland, Executive Board Member and Country Head, Fiserv EMEA International Group
Gitanjali Rajamani of India, Co-Founder and COO, Farmizen
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Senior Editor at Large, Executive Director, and Co-chair, MPW Summit,
 Fortune

9:20 AM
TRANSFORMATION FROM WITHIN

How do you transform a sleeping giant? You listen, learn, and change the culture. Meet the little known and very powerful CFO who has guided Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and helped triple the stock.
Amy Hood, Executive Vice President and CFO, Microsoft
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Co-chair, MPW Summit and Senior Writer
, Fortune

9:40 AM
THE ROAD AHEAD

America’s Transportation Secretary talks about the future of roads and drones, railways and shipping, autonomous vehicles, and regulation in an era of ever-accelerating innovation.
Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

9:55 AM
TRADING UP

The first woman to head the Big Board talks about her rise from intern to the top job—and her plans to lead the storied NYSE into its global, tech-focused future in a competitive climate.
Stacey Cunningham, President, NYSE
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

10:10 AM
BEYOND THE TRACK

What is next for the sports’ most celebrated – and recognizable – female race car driver? From her Napa Wine label to her next venture hear where she’s headed now.
Danica Patrick, former professional racing driver & entrepreneur
Interviewer: Mina Kimes, Senior Writer, ESPN

10:25 AM
REFRESHMENT AND SWITCH BREAK
11:00 AM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS

INSIDE THE BOARDROOM
Lessons in board leadership and good corporate governance from MPW pros.
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
Renée James, Chairman and CEO, Ampere Computing; Director, Citigroup, Oracle, Vodafone, and Sabre; Chairman, National Security Advisory Committee
Ellen Kullman, Retired Chair and CEO, DuPont; Director, Amgen, Dell, Goldman Sachs, and United Technologies Corp.
Pat Russo, Chairman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE); Director, General Motors, Alcoa, Merck, and KKR
Susan Schwab, Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; Director, Boeing, Caterpillar, FedEx and Marriott; Strategic Advisor, Mayer Brown LLP
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune
Introduction: Teresa Briggs, Vice Chair and West Region Managing Partner, Deloitte

HARD CHOICES: PIVOTING FOR THE LONG TERM
How do you redefine your company’s power? And how much must you lose in the short term to gain bigger in the long term? Talk with the MPW doing the tough work that it takes to regroup, reposition, and grow.
Growth and Innovation Track, hosted by Insigniam
Amy Bohutinsky, Chief Operating Officer, Zillow Group
Mary Mack, Senior Executive Vice President and Head, Community Banking and Consumer Lending, Wells Fargo
Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer, GE; CEO, Business Innovations, GE
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune
Introduction: Jen Zimmer, Partner, Insigniam

THE AI REVOLUTION IS HERE
Smart assistants and the algorithms that power them are changing the ways we live and work. How do we harness these exciting new technologies without compromising privacy, security, and well-being?
AI and Emerging Technology Track, hosted by Intel
Aicha Evans, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Intel Corporation
Toni Reid, Vice President, Digital Products, Alexa Experience and Devices, Amazon.com
Bridget van Kralingen, Senior Vice President, Global Industries, Platforms and Blockchain
, IBM
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

LUXURY, REDEFINED
For any brand, the days of luxury being synonymous with wealth are over. Today, luxury can mean authentic craftsmanship, a one-of-a-kind experience, or something that saves you time. Our MPW experts explore the new consumer mindset and the meaning of “luxury” for brands across a variety of industries.
The Power of Brand Track, hosted by Marriott International
Mercedes Abramo, President and CEO, Cartier North America
Maelle Gavet, COO, Compass
Jane Lauder, Global Brand President, Clinique, The Estée Lauder Companies
Stephanie Linnartz, Global Chief Commercial Officer, Marriott International
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

FOUNDERS’ FORUM
Starting a company takes fortitude, passion, and serious appetite for risk. Successful MPW entrepreneurs tell tales from the trenches and advise how to incorporate founder thinking into your company, your team—and your own career.
Business Building Track, hosted by TPG
Amy Chang, Co-founder and Former CEO, Accompany; Senior Vice President, Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco
Deirdre Quinn, Co-founder and CEO, Lafayette 148 NY
Alli Webb, Founder, Drybar
Moderator: Kristen Bellstrom, Deputy Digital Editor, The Broadsheet, Fortune

11:45 AM
SWITCH BREAK
12:00 PM
POWER ADVANTAGE

She arrived in the U.S. from Russia in 1994 with $700 and a dream. After five Grand Slam championships, a 15-month ban from tennis, and much wisdom gained, Maria Sharapova is building her future as a champion and an entrepreneur.
Maria Sharapova, Tennis Champion and Entrepreneur
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

12:15 PM
BRAIN TRUST

What if a vaccine could prevent the worst brain diseases? A rising-star biotech leader reveals promising innovations in the fight against Alzheimer’s and other ravaging brain disorders.
Mei Mei Hu, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, United Neuroscience
Interviewer: Nancy Snyderman, Board Director, Alkermes and Geneos Therapeutics

12:25 PM
LEADING FOOD INTO THE FUTURE

From trade wars to new technologies to changing consumer tastes, disruptions are eating into Big Food. Land O Lakes’ new chief—who’s also the first openly gay female CEO in the Fortune 500—explains how she plans to lead the $14 billion co-op into the future.
Beth Ford, Chief Executive Officer, Land O’Lakes
Interviewer: Beth Kowitt

12:40 PM
FINDING JUSTICE

In a Fortune MPW exclusive, we talk with the two attorneys who are prosecuting the white supremacists behind the deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville.
Karen Dunn, Partner, Boies, Schiller Flexner
Robbie Kaplan, Founding Partner, Kaplan Hecker & Fink
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

1:00 PM
LUNCH

OPEN NETWORKING LUNCH

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION LUNCH
Hosted by Salesforce
Speakers and moderator to be announced

2:15 PM
SWITCH BREAK
2:30 PM
THE DIGITAL-FIRST REPUBLIC

Estonia’s first female and youngest-ever president explains how her country carried out an extraordinary tech transformation—and how she leads a republic where the government uses blockchain, society is entirely digital, and access to a free internet is seen a basic human right.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President, Republic of Estonia
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

2:50 PM
SPACE, THE NEXT (DEFENSE) FRONTIER

Four of the top five U.S. defense businesses are led by women, and they’re facing new threats on earth, in space, and in cyberspace. One is working on the biggest rocket ever built to one day go to Mars, and she’s plotting a future where autonomous flying cars and interplanetary travel are part of daily life.
Leanne Caret, President and CEO, Defense, Space and Security, The Boeing Co.
Interviewer: Jen Wieczner, Fortune

3:05 PM
LEANING IN

Moving from corporate litigator to Fox News phenom to NBC morning show host, Megyn Kelly has constantly embraced risk in her career. Has it been worth it? Lessons in redefining power.
Megyn Kelly, Host, Megyn Kelly Today, NBC News
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

3:20 PM
TOWN HALL: GETTING TO EQUAL AND BEYOND

Workplace behavior and gender equity are today’s hot-button issues for every leader. What have we learned about building successful corporate cultures—and rebuilding when bad behavior poisons an organization? In the #MeToo era, what’s the role of the CEO—and the board? What companies are devising best practices and building best workplaces—and how can we improve ours? A new Fortune MPW format takes us beyond discussing problems to finding real solutions.
Featured participants:
Thasunda Duckett, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Theresia Gouw, Founding Partner, Aspect Ventures
Anita Hill, University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University
Cindy Robbins, President and Chief People Officer, Salesforce
Moderator: Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments, Director and Vice Chairman, Starbucks; Director, The Estée Lauder Companies and JP Morgan & Co.

4:00 PM
THE BUSINESS OF SHOWBIZ

The first-ever female African-American head of a major broadcast TV network talks about the major shifts in the entertainment industry and media’s role in our politically polarized society.
Channing Dungey, President, ABC Entertainment Group
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

4:15 PM
FREE TIME
4:30 PM
PROFESSIONAL SECRETS: EXPLORING VINTAGE AND VINEYARD

Taste wines from some of California’s top female vintners and explore the influences of time and place

6:15 PM
RECEPTION AND DINNER

Fortune has once again partnered with the James Beard Foundation to bring eight of America’s most renowned female chefs to the MPW Summit to prepare a signature dish. Each menu will be paired with specially-selected wines. Meet the chefs and mingle with your fellow Summit participants at an evening designed simply around good food and conversation.
Featured Chefs:
Kim Alter, Chef/Owner, Nightbird, San Francisco, CA
Amanda Cohen, Chef and Owner, Dirt Candy, New York, NY
Erika Cline, Owner, Bleu Chocolat, British Virgin Islands
Lauren DeSteno, Corporate Executive Chef, Altamarea Group, New York, NY
Pati Jinich, Host, Pati’s Mexican Table; Resident Chef, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington D.C.
Beverly Kim, Owner and Chef, Parachute, Chicago, IL
Andrea Reusing, Chef and Owner, Lantern; Executive Chef, The Durham Hotel, Durham, NC
Amanda Rockman, Corporate Executive Pastry Chef, New Waterloo, Austin, TX

9:15 PM
NIGHTCAP

Hosted by TPG

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

7:00 AM
SOLUTIONS DESK OPEN
7:30 AM
BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES

BEYOND DESIGN THINKING
Hosted by Herman Miller
Great companies embrace the power of design as a vital component of growth. How can we move beyond “design thinking” to leverage design to transform the ways you do business?
Jill Braff, President, Brit + Co
Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO, Hint
Andi Owen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Herman Miller
Moderator: Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune

CHAIRMAN’S FORUM
Hosted by Heidrick & Struggles
CEOs and chairs of Fortune 500 companies share ideas about how the board chair role is changing— and how the best board leaders promote diversity, manage CEO succession, develop boardroom chemistry, and handle activist shareholders.
Jan Fields, Director, Chico’s; Former Chairman, Buffalo Wild Wings
Tricia Griffith, President and CEO The Progressive Corporation
Bonnie Gwin, Vice Chairman and Co-managing Partner, Global CEO & Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles
Karen Kaplan, Chairman and CEO, Hill Holliday
Lorrie Norrington, Operating Partner, Lead Edge Capital; Director, Autodesk, Colgate-Palmolive and HubSpot
Moderator: Claire Zillman, Fortune
Introduction: Sandrine Roseberg, Managing Partner, CEO & Board Practice, UK London, Heidrick & Struggles

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: THE NEXT STEP
Hosted by Salesforce
In a post-#MeToo universe, how do we turn crisis into opportunity, and where do we take the diversity and inclusion challenge?
Terri Cooper, Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte
Cindy Robbins, President and Chief People Officer, Salesforce
Jennifer Tejada, CEO, PagerDuty
Moderator: Ellen McGirt, Fortune

8:20 AM
SWITCH BREAK
8:35 AM
WELCOME BACK
8:40 AM
DATING DRAMA

The CEO of online dating giant Match talks about her drama-packed first year at the helm, the evolution of her booming industry, and the tech advances that will continue to transform the ways strangers meet and connect.
Mandy Ginsberg, Chief Executive Officer, Match Group
Interviewer:Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

8:55 AM
BENTONVILLE’S ROLE IN THE WORLD

Walmart’s international chief talks about its international strategy, global risk, and her own journey from Middlesbrough, England, to one of the most powerful jobs in business.
Judith McKenna, President and CEO, Walmart International
Interviewer: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

9:15 AM
AMERICA’S ROLE IN THE WORLD

With the post-war liberal order in collapse, a veteran intel officer analyzes an uncertain future.
Jami Miscik, Vice Chairman and CEO, Kissinger Associates
Interviewer: Lori Esposito Murray, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

9:30 AM
ARMED WITH EMPATHY

Nadja West started out as an orphan adopted into a family with 12 children. Today she is the top doctor in the U.S. Army, the first black Army Surgeon General, and the highest-ranking female graduate of West Point.
Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of U.S. Army Medical Command
Interviewer: Ellen McGirt, Fortune

9:45 AM
BEEN THERE, DONE THAT, NEXT?

“I was born on my 30th birthday,” Lesley Stahl once said about joining CBS News in 1972. The legendary TV journalist talks about interviewing presidents from Carter to Trump, redefining her own power—as a grandmother—and breaking barriers from the Mad Men era to #MeToo.
Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, 60 Minutes, CBS News
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

10:05 AM
ONE ON ONE

Alli Webb, Founder, Drybar
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

10:15 AM
BEYOND A DATING APP

Bumble’s founder disrupted online dating by putting women first. Now she’s leading with purpose, banning photos of guns, urging users to take breaks—and newly challenging her giant competitors.
Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder and CEO, Bumble
Interviewer: Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune

10:30 AM
THE OPERATORS

What makes a great No. 2? Three tech COOs explain what the best COOs do, how the No. 2 job is evolving, and what more women in the COO role might mean for the future of female leadership.
Belinda Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Airbnb
Linda Kozlowski, Chief Operating Officer, Etsy
Marne Levine, Chief Operating Officer, Instagram
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

10:50 AM
DRIVING CHANGE AND REBUILDING CULTURE

Four decades before Dara Khosrowshahi was tapped to turn around Uber, he was a young Iranian immigrant with grit and a strong mother to guide him. In their first interview together, Dara and Lili Khosrowshahi talk about their challenging journey.
Dara Khosrowshahi, Chief Executive Officer, Uber Technologies
Lili Khosrowshahi
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

11:10 AM
PROGRAM CLOSE