Wednesday, September 22, 2021

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Registration & Breakfast


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Day One Keynote: In Conversation With Laura Franco, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Bumble

A C-Suite executive, Laura Franco brings more than 25 years of public company experience including mergers and acquisitions, international expansions, corporate governance and SEC and other public company compliance matters. As General Counsel and a member of the executive leadership team of CBS Corporation, she worked closely with the Board of Directors on the critical business issues including the merger with Viacom, direct to consumer strategy, compliance, litigation, government investigations, as well as driving cultural transformation to actively address the #Me Too movement. After the merger of CBS and Viacom, Laura was recruited by Blackstone to become the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Bumble Inc., a global, social networking platform which operates the top dating apps Bumble and Badoo. Laura was a key member of the IPO team which took Bumble public in February 2021 (NASDAQ: BMBL; market cap $10B).

Keynote: Laura Franco, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Bumble

Interviewer: Heather D. Nevitt, Esq., Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Counsel, Inside Counsel and Global Leaders in Law, ALM

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Morning Networking Break



12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch & Networking Break

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3:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Afternoon Networking Break

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Cocktail Reception


6:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Close of Day One


Thursday, September 23, 2021

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Registration & Breakfast


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Day Two Keynote: In Conversation With Rhonda Powell, Chief Legal Officer, Buzzfeed

As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Buzzfeed, Inc., Rhonda Powell leads a team of professional and administrative staff that supports all areas of the company’s rapidly growing digital media business. In her role, Rhonda provides both strategic and legal guidance to the organization on corporate and commercial transactional matters, compliance, employment and labor relations, risk management and intellectual property use and protection. Ms. Powell joined Buzzfeed in September 2018 from Complex Networks, where she previously served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, after twelve (12) years in various roles at Scripps Networks.

Keynote: Rhonda Powell, Chief Legal Officer, Buzzfeed

Interviewer: Heather D. Nevitt, Esq., Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Counsel, Inside Counsel and Global Leaders in Law, ALM

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Morning Networking Break



12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch & Networking Break



2:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Close of Day Two