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CED | Public Policy

Bernard C. Bailey
President
Committee for Economic Development

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Bernard C. Bailey

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

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

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Cindy Cisneros

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

Economy, Strategy & Finance

Bart van Ark
Global economic indicators, global outlook, forecasts, productivity, GDP, employment
Executive Vice President, Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer
The Conference Board
bart.vanark@conferenceboard.org

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Bart van Ark

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, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board

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Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.

Klaas de Vries
Productivity and growth, labor and capital productivity, global economy
Associate 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 Economist
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

Yuan Gao
Economic outlook and research for China, economic, fiscal, and monetary policy analysis
Senior Economist
China Center for Economics and Business
yuan.gao@conferenceboard.org

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Yuan Gao

Anne Greer
Leading innovation, brand and innovation strategy
Program Director, Innovation Council, Applied Innovation Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board

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Anne Greer

Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.
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, Ph.D.

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@conferenceboard.org

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David Hoffman

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

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

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
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, Ph.D.

Brian Schaitkin
US labor markets and macroeconomic trends, labor shortages, immigration, US regional economic conditions
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
brian.schaitkin@conferenceboard.org

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Brian Schaitkin

Anke Schrader
Corporate sustainability practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropic engagement, China demographic change, labor force evaluation and development
Senior Researcher
China Center for Economics and Business
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Jonathan Spector
Digital transformation, economic trends and best management practices
Senior Advisor, Former President and CEO
The Conference Board

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Jonathan Spector

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

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Frank Steemers

Minji Xie
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst
China Center for Economics and Business
minji.xie@conferenceboard.org

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Minji Xie

Siqi Zhou
Consumer market, regional development, economic growth
Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business
siqi.zhou@conferenceboard.org

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Siqi Zhou

Environment, Social, and Governance

Douglas Chia
Corporate and board governance, shareholder engagement
Leader, ESG Center
The Conference Board
douglas.chia@conferenceboard.org

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Douglas Chia

Jeff Hoffman
Corporate social responsibility strategy, reputation and brand management, ESG governance
Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council
The Conference Board

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Jeff Hoffman

Gary Larkin
Corporate governance trends, board composition and refreshment, shareholder engagement
Research Associate, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board
gary.larkin@conferenceboard.org

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Gary Larkin

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

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Anuj Saush

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte
Supply chain, corporate responsibility, procurement, responsible sourcing, sustainability
Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre
The Conference Board
Uwe.Schulte@conference-board.org

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Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

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
Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Leadership Practice Lead
The Conference Board
matteo.tonello@conferenceboard.org

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Matteo Tonello

Minji Xie
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst
China Center for Economics and Business
minji.xie@conferenceboard.org

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Minji Xie

Human Capital

Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Building highly engaging cultures, human capital analytics, trends in executive coaching, CEO succession, employee engagement
Executive Vice President, Human Capital; Executive Director, The Engagement Instituteā„¢
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.

Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.
Building highly engaging cultures, strategic talent management, human capital, CEO succession, trends in executive coaching
Managing Director, Human Capital
The Conference Board
amy.abel@conferenceboard.org

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Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.

Andrew Bell
Senior Fellow, Human Capital, Strategic HR Institute Leader & Program Director
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

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, Ph.D.
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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J. Keith Dunbar, Ph.D.

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

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Robin Erickson, Ph.D.

Michelle Jing Li
Research Assistant, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Michelle Jing Li

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Stela Lupushor
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Stela Lupushor

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

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Charles Mitchell

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

Nicholas Sutcliffe
Leadership challenges, organizational cultures and human resource strategies, human capital analytics, enhancing productivity
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board
nick.sutcliffe@conferenceboard.org

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Nicholas Sutcliffe

Mary B. Young, D.B.A.
Strategic workforce planning, big data, human capital analytics, digital transformation, inclusion and innovation
Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
mary.young@conferenceboard.org

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Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

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

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Amy Ye

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

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Lyle Yorks

Marketing & Communications

Jan Botz
Social media, corporate communications, marketing and branding
Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council and Internal Communications Council II
The Conference Board

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Jan Botz

Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board

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Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.

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

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Vanessa DiMauro

James Gregory
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board
James.Gregory@conference-board.org

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James Gregory

Neville Hobson
Trend analysis, behaviors and practices in digital communication, disruptive change in workplaces, social media, marketing communications
Social Media Strategist
The Internet Society

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Neville Hobson

Jeff Hoffman
Corporate social responsibility strategy, reputation and brand management, ESG governance
Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council
The Conference Board

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Jeff Hoffman

JP Kuehlwein
Marketing Institute Leader
The Conference Board
JP.Kuehlwein@conference-board.org

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JP Kuehlwein

Jennifer McClure
Program Director, Social Media Council
The Conference Board
Jen.McClure@conferenceboard.org

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Jennifer McClure

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

Alexander Parkinson
Corporate philanthropy, communicating and measuring social impact, corporate communications and marketing
Senior Researcher
The Conference Board
alexander.parkinson@conferenceboard.org

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Alexander Parkinson

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

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Jeff Pundyk

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

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
Senior Researcher
China Center for Economics and Business
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Matteo Tonello
Corporate governance and sustainability leadership, CEO succession, CEO compensation
Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Leadership Practice Lead
The Conference Board
matteo.tonello@conferenceboard.org

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Matteo Tonello

Minji Xie
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst
China Center for Economics and Business
minji.xie@conferenceboard.org

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Minji Xie
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