June 10
10A - 10:10A
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison & Shyla Patel

Welcome Remarks

10:10A - 10:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO of DealRoom
Dr. Karl-Michael Popp, Senior Director Corporate Business Development and Ecosystem at SAP

The Future of M&A

11A-11:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Ben Sutton, Senior Manager - Corporate Development at NCR Corporation
Scott Kaeser, Executive VP Corporate Development - US Security Services at GardaWorld
Sean Corcoran, SVP of Corporate Development & M&A at Neustar, Inc.

Aligning Strategy with your M&A Process

12P - 12:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Stacy Hendricks, Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal
Carlos Cesta, Vice President Corporate Development at Presidio
Javid Moosaji, Global Head of Partner Channels | Partner Solutions & Platform Transformation at Travelex

Leading M&A with Integration

1P - 1:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Rima Franklin, President at Franklin Consulting Services
Russ Hartz, VP of Corporate Development at ANSYS, Inc
Dan Menge, Sr Director/Head of M&A Integration at Xilinx

Standing-up a Corporate Development Function

2P - 2:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
PJ Patel, Co-CEO & Senior Managing Director at Valuation Research Corporation (VRC)
Brian Buchert, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and M&A at Church & Dwight

Avoiding Valuation Surprises in Accounting for M&A Transactions

3P - 3:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of DealRoom
Devorah Bertucci, Director Corporate Development at Microsoft
Kim Jones, Sr HR M&A Manager at Microsoft

Bridging the Gap between Corporate Development and Integration

4P - 4:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Jonathan Shiery, Director at Guidehouse
Bill Clarkin, Head, Mergers & Acquisitions at BMO Financial Group

How to Modernize IMO / Building a Synergy Plan that Actually Delivers

5P - 5:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Jill Harrison, VP of Silverline Ventures
Cole Breidenbach, Head of M&A Integration at Okta
Josh Olson, Head of Experience Solutions Sales - Americas at VMware
Amy Gannaway, Vice President, Global Compensation, Benefits and HRIS at VMware

Positive Employee Experience is Key to Successful M&A

6P - ?
Topic:
Moderator:
Anish Mitra

Comedy Show - M&A Bloopers

Anish Mitra stand-up comedian and ex-Goldman Sachs banker leads happy hour with a comedy show followed by an open mic about M&A's biggest bloopers. The open mic segment will not be recorded.

Carlos Cesta, PJ Patel, Klint Kendrick, Sallie Cunningham, Jill Harrison, Scott Kaeser, Sean Corcoran
June 11
10A - 10:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Zoe Bogan, M&A Integration Professional, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
Ben de Haldevang, Partner at The Agile Gorilla
David Boyd, Partner at The Agile Gorilla

Why Everything You’ve ever been told about Integration is Wrong

11A - 11:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Valeria Strappa, Managing Director, Healthcare Integration Leader at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jonathan Shiery, Director at Guidehouse

21 Dimensions to Cultural Integration

12P - 12:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Galina Wolinetz, Managing Director at Virtas Partners M&A Integration | Separations
Josh Beggs, Field CTO at Dell Technologies
Jillian Kaebel-Sisk, HR - Global Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Manager at Caterpillar Inc
Nitin Kumar, Chief Executive Officer at Appnomic

Lessons Learned from Large Scale Divestitures

1P - 1:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Laura Lane, GTM Strategy and Execution | Chief of Staff | M&A
Kimberly Baird, Corporate Development Integration Lead at Cisco
Dawn White, Manager, M&A Integration - Corporate Development at Corning Incorporated

Virtualizing the People Experience during Integration

2P - 2:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of DealRoom
Christina Amiry, Head of M&A Strategic Operations, Integration at Atlassian
Steve Elliott, Head of Jira Align at Atlassian

Making Integration Successful from Both Sides of the Deal

3P- 3:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Klint C. Kendrick, Director, Mergers & Acquistions at Oracle
Sallie Cunningham, HR Executive, Integration Leader at Cytiva (formerly GE Life Sciences)
Keith Dunbar, Managing Partner at JKD Talent Solutions

Tone at the Top - Intersection of Leadership and Culture in M&A

4P - 4:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of DealRoom
Toby Tester, Senior Consultant & Project Manager at BTD

Post Merger Innovation: Don't Just Integrate, Innovate!

5P - 5:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Gwen Pope, Go-to-Market M&A Lead at Google
James Harris, Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google
Kash Ahuja, Senior Program Manager, M&A Integration at Google

Keeping Teams Aligned during M&A Integration

6P - ?
Topic:
Moderator:
Jim Ackerman, VP of Corporate Development at Flex

M&A War Stories (Chatham House Rules)

Jim Ackerman leads this open mic story telling session about some of the wild, crazy and unique surprises that come up during M&A. This session will not be recorded.

Carlos Cesta, Galina Wolinetz, PJ Patel, Justin Goldman, Isaac Lund, Peter Clyne, Rima Franklin, Kevin Robbins, Michael Frankel, Sallie Cunningham, Paul Weiskopf, James Tim Payne
10A - 10:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Zoe Bogan, M&A Integration Professional, Diversity & Inclusion Champion
Ben de Haldevang, Partner at The Agile Gorilla
David Boyd, Partner at The Agile Gorilla

Why Everything You’ve ever been told about Integration is Wrong

11A - 11:50A EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Valeria Strappa, Managing Director, Healthcare Integration Leader at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jonathan Shiery, Director at Guidehouse

21 Dimensions to Cultural Integration

12P - 12:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Galina Wolinetz, Managing Director at Virtas Partners M&A Integration | Separations
Josh Beggs, Field CTO at Dell Technologies
Jillian Kaebel-Sisk, HR - Global Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Manager at Caterpillar Inc
Nitin Kumar, Chief Executive Officer at Appnomic

Lessons Learned from Large Scale Divestitures

1P - 1:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Laura Lane, GTM Strategy and Execution | Chief of Staff | M&A
Kimberly Baird, Corporate Development Integration Lead at Cisco
Dawn White, Manager, M&A Integration - Corporate Development at Corning Incorporated

Virtualizing the People Experience during Integration

2P - 2:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of DealRoom
Christina Amiry, Head of M&A Strategic Operations, Integration at Atlassian
Steve Elliott, Head of Jira Align at Atlassian

Making Integration Successful from Both Sides of the Deal

3P- 3:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Klint C. Kendrick, Director, Mergers & Acquistions at Oracle
Sallie Cunningham, HR Executive, Integration Leader at Cytiva (formerly GE Life Sciences)
Keith Dunbar, Managing Partner at JKD Talent Solutions

Tone at the Top - Intersection of Leadership and Culture in M&A

4P - 4:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of DealRoom
Toby Tester, Senior Consultant & Project Manager at BTD

Post Merger Innovation: Don't Just Integrate, Innovate!

5P - 5:50P EST
Topic:
Moderator:
Gwen Pope, Go-to-Market M&A Lead at Google
James Harris, Principal, Corporate Development Integration at Google
Kash Ahuja, Senior Program Manager, M&A Integration at Google

Keeping Teams Aligned during M&A Integration

6P - ?
Topic:
Moderator:
Jim Ackerman, VP of Corporate Development at Flex

M&A War Stories (Chatham House Rules)

Virtualizing the People Experience during Integration

Laura Lane
Kimberly Baird
Dawn White
11A - 11:50A