The Modern C-Suite Conference: Navigating AI and Technology

Dive deep with industry leaders as they tackle critical challenges & sustainable strategies. Don't miss this VIRTUAL landmark event on June 6-7, 2024!

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Dive deep into the boardroom with Chief Executive Officers, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief People Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Commerce Officers, Chief Diversity Officers and Chief Technology Officers as they grapple with the toughest business and legal challenges facing their sectors. Listen to their diverse perspectives, explore collaborative solutions, and uncover game-changing strategies for future-proofing your success. Dedicated panels for each C-Suite role, plus a bonus session shining a light on non-profit leadership!

Who Should Participate?
  1. Working professionals: Hear how leaders of industry think about today’s issues to help inform the next steps in your career.
  2. Lawyers: Gain a 360-degree view of the law from the perspective of your clients.
  3. Students (Graduate and Undergraduate): Gain insight from industry leaders and understand the various potential roles to aspire towards in your career.

See Program Details for more information.

BONUS! We're raffling off 5 FREE conference registrations for those who sign up by May 7th! No purchase necessary. Simply register below to enter the raffle to win one of the free registrations.

Register by May 31st with the Early Bird discount code EB500 for $500 off General Admission! Price: $495 (50% discount!)

Topics and Panelists

50 C-Suite Leaders and Executives
38 Organizations Represented
11 Panel Sessions
2 Packed Days of Sessions

Each panel, a microcosm of the C-Suite, will dissect the intricate web of challenges their position faces. From talent pipelines to data governance, gain insights into the legal and business forces shaping their world. Expand the panels below to unlock the impressive speaker lineup!

  • Panel: Chief Executive Officers

    CEOs, AI, Technology. Oh my!

    Panelist Alex Mecl

    Alex Mecl

    Chief Executive Officer at Bruce Brown Films LLC

    Panelist Lev Peker

    Lev Peker

    Chief Executive Officer at

    Panelist Ozan Kaya

    Ozan Kaya

    CEO of Voltage Park

    Panelist Tatiana Pilon

    Tatiana Pilon

    Chief Executive Officer at Brightbots

    Panelist Catrice Monson

    Moderated by: Catrice Monson

    Chief Executive Officer at Groupfully

  • Panel: Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officers

    Continuing the Conversation on Sustained and Comprehensive Commitment to DEI

    Panelist Philline Zitin

    Philline Zitin

    Co-Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Panda Restaurant Group

    Panelist Shane Lloyd

    Shane Lloyd

    Chief Diversity Officer at Baker Tilly

    Panelist Lydia Smith

    Lydia Smith

    Chief Diversity Officer at Victoria's Secret & Co.

    Panelist Brenda Suttonwills

    Moderated by: Brenda Suttonwills

    Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UCLA School of Law

  • Panel: Chief Operating Officers
    Panelist Dan Frank

    Dan Frank

    Chief Operating Officer at Heritage Provider Network

    Panelist Arielle Moyal

    Arielle Moyal

    Chief Operating Officer at Moyal Enterprises LLC

    Panelist Joe Snowden

    Joe Snowden

    Chief Operating Officer at Trioscope

    Panelist Iman Anabtawi

    Moderated by: Iman Anabtawi

    Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law

  • Panel: Chief Human Resources Officers

    What’s Next Up for AI, the Organization, and the CHRO

    Panelist Alicia Goodman

    Alicia Goodman

    Chief Human Resources Officer at Cerus

    Panelist Michael Walters

    Michael Walters

    Chief Human Resources Officer at Lyten

    Panelist Louis Gutierrez

    Louis Gutierrez

    Chief Human Resources Officer at Los Angeles World Airports

    Panelist Amy Steadman

    Amy Steadman

    Chief Human Resources Officer at See's Candy

    Panelist Edie Givens

    Moderated by: Edie Givens

    Executive Vice President, People & Organization at Sony Pictures

  • Panel: Chief Commerce Officers

    Chief Commerce Officer: Legal Issues

    Panelist Paul Spence

    Paul Spence

    Chief Commerce Officer at Optinose

    Panelist Andrew Oxtoby

    Andrew Oxtoby

    Former Chief Commercial Officer at Chinook Therapeutics

    Panelist Tiffany Ahlers

    Tiffany Ahlers

    Senior Vice President, Commercial Lead at Syneos Health

    Panelist James Park

    Moderated by: James Park

    Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law

  • Panel: Non-Profit Leaders

    Sponsored by UCLA School of Law's Lowell Milken Center on Philanthropy and Nonprofits

    Panelist Betsy Butler

    Betsy Butler

    Executive Director at California Women's Law Center

    Panelist Diego Cartagena

    Diego Cartagena

    President and Chief Executive Officer at Bet Tzedek

    Panelist Conway Collis

    Conway Collis

    Chief Executive Officer at The Mayor's Fund for LA

    Panelist Christina Yang

    Christina Yang

    General Counsel and ProBono Director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California

    Panelist Rose Chan Loui

    Moderated by: Rose Chan Loui

    Founding Executive Director, Lowell Milken Center on Philanthropy and Nonprofits at UCLA School of Law

    Logo Lowell Milken Center on Philanthropy and Nonprofits
  • Panel: Chief People Officers
    Panelist Ellen Goldsmith

    Ellen Goldsmith

    Chief People Officer at Deluxe

    Panelist Teresa Clarke

    Teresa Clarke

    Attorney and HR Executive

    Panelist Adriana Bokel Herde

    Adriana Bokel Herde

    Lecturer and Team Coach at MIT Sloan School of Management; Former Chief People Officer at Snyk

    Panelist Deborah Roberson

    Deborah Roberson

    Chief People Officer at ACLU Southern California

    Panelist Stacy Green

    Moderated by: Stacy Green

    Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Sony

  • Panel: Chief Compliance Officers

    AI, Resource Allocation, and Best Practices

    Panelist Fabiana Lacerca-Allen

    Fabiana Lacerca-Allen

    Chief Compliance Officer at Aimmune Therapeutics

    Panelist Joseph Suich

    Joseph Suich

    Chief Compliance Officer at National Grid

    Panelist Cindy Durkin

    Cindy Durkin

    Vice President - Compliance and Ethics at Kohler Co.

    Panelist Stephen Bainbridge

    Moderated by: Stephen Bainbridge

    William D. Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law

  • Panel: Chief Financial Officers
    Panelist Chester Rodeheaver

    Chester Rodeheaver

    Chief Financial Officer at Trioscope

    Panelist Michael Xu

    Michael Xu

    Chief Financial Officer at ResultsCX

    Panelist Angela Chen

    Angela Chen

    Chief Financial Officer at Mars Veterinary Health North America

    Panelist Steve Yu

    Moderated by: Steve Yu

    Chief Financial Officer at UCLA South Bay

  • Panel: Chief Technology Officers

    What CTOs need to know in the new AI and Data Environments

    Panelist David Mariani

    David Mariani

    Chief Technology Officer at AtScale

    Panelist Sanjiv Gomes

    Sanjiv Gomes

    Chief Technology Officer at

    Panelist Dave Contreras

    Dave Contreras

    Chief Technology Officer at Redesign Health

    Panelist Alex Alben

    Moderated by: Alex Alben

    Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law; Founder and Co-CEO of Theo Ai; Founder and member of

  • Panel: Chief Legal Officers

    Navigating Change: AI and Social Media

    MCLE: 1 hour*

    *UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This session has requested MCLE credit and is currently pending approval.

    Panelist Laura Black Dawson

    Laura Black Dawson

    Head of Business Affairs and General Counsel at Echoverse

    Panelist Teri Witteman

    Teri Witteman

    Chief Legal Officer at Beyond Meat

    Panelist Jonathan Anschell

    Jonathan Anschell

    Chief Legal Officer at Mattel Inc. and Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law

    Panelist Andrea Hartman

    Moderated by: Andrea Hartman

    Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law


Program Details

This conference will be held virtually on June 6 & 7, 2024 during business hours Pacific Time, and all panel sessions will take place live on Zoom webinars. A detailed conference schedule and Zoom credentials will be sent to conference participants upon confirmation of admission purchase.

  • Certificate and MCLE

    Certificate of Participation earned: Navigating AI and Technology.

    MCLE: X hours for California attorneys. For all other CLE inquiries, contact your relevant regulating body.

  • Program Cost and Discounts

    General Admission: $995

    • Super Early Bird Discount:
      • Don't miss out! Get $600 off the regular price with the Super Early Bird Discount!**
      • Price: Just $395! (That's a 60% discount!)
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      • Code: Use code SUP600 at checkout.
    • Early Bird Discount:
      • Still a great deal! Get $500 off with the Early Bird Discount.
      • Price: Just $495! (That's a 50% discount!)
      • Register by May 31, 2024 to save on admission!
      • Code: Use code EB500 at checkout.

    UCLA Law Alumni: $250

    Paid UCLA Law Executive Education Past Participant: $250

    Student (Undergraduate or Graduate within last 6 months): $95

    Groups of 5 or more: Contact for group discounts.

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