Jim Cramer to Host The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference: Cybersecurity, Board Structure, Activists and Other Challenges to Value Creation

Keynote interviews include Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., Randall J. Hogan and Ed Garden

NEW YORK, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal and BoardEx, business units of TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST), will host their 2nd annual Corporate Governance conference June 5th at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York to help corporate decision makers and their key advisers master the latest and most critical challenges in managing their companies to maximize shareholder value.

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The conference will include a highly anticipated Cybersecurity panel, in the wake of the "WannaCry" attacks, moderated by James J. Cramer, Founder of TheStreet, Inc.; best-selling author; Host, "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" and Co-Anchor of "Squawk on The Street," CNBC. This panel will discuss what leaders need to know in order to protect themselves from becoming vulnerable to arguably the most perilous risk facing companies today. Discussion will center around how to reduce and manage the threat of cybersecurity attacks, and how to respond to an incident while minimizing the resulting legal, regulatory and business fallout.

Cramer will also conduct keynote interviews with Ed Garden, Chief Investment Officer & Founding Partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., Randall J. Hogan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pentair, and Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., of the Delaware Supreme Court.

"Serving on a board is harder than ever these days. From cybersecurity to federal regulations, pitfalls abound and lawsuits are lurking around every corner," said Chief Executive Officer David Callaway. "Our conference aims to help board members, C-suite executives and others navigate these troubled waters."

Other speakers include:

  • Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III, Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Udi Mokady, Chairman & CEO, CyberArk
  • Gary Steele, Chief Executive Officer, Proofpoint, Inc.
  • Arthur Winkleblack, Member of the Boards of Church & Dwight Co., Performance Food Group Company and The Wendy's Company; Retired EVP & CFO of HJ Heinz
  • Glenn Booraem, Investment Stewardship Officer, Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller - Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, Office of New York City Comptroller
  • Fritz van Paasschen, Former CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

For a full list of speakers, the conference agenda and to purchase tickets, please visit The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference site.

The event is produced by The Deal and BoardEx, and presented in collaboration with Paul Weiss, Morgan Stanley, PWC, Kekst and Seal.

For press tickets contact Jon Kostakopoulos at 212.321.5561 or jon.kostakopoulos at thestreet.com.

About The Deal 
The Deal (www.thedeal.com) provides actionable, intraday coverage of mergers, acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control to institutional investors, private equity, hedge funds and the firms that serve them. The Deal is a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST, www.t.st), a leading financial news and information provider. Other business units include TheStreet (www.thestreet.com), which is celebrating its 20th year of producing unbiased business news and market analysis; BoardEx (www.boardex.com), the leading relationship mapping service of corporate directors and officers; and RateWatch (www.rate-watch.com) which supplies rate and fee data from banks and credit unions across the U.S.

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