Erin Essenmacher serves as the chief programming officer for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), responsible for oversight and execution of more than 60 education programs and events a year. Essenmacher is also an award-winning writer, director, and producer with nearly 20 years of experience in writing, research, outreach, and broadcast and non-broadcast production. She has written, directed, and produced films for PBS, The Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, the History Channel, and Court TV. She is chair emeritus of Women in Film and Video of Washington, D.C.'s board, and serves on the board of Gandhi Brigade.
As a former SaaS CEO and PwC Partner, Bob Zukis is a leading speaker, author and advisor on the competitive impact of disruptive technologies from WebRTC to the internet of things (IoT), social, mobile, analytics and the cloud. He has over twenty years of experience advising the C-suite across 4 continents and 20 countries.
Named to the Financial Times Agenda Digital 50 - Board Candidates With Skills in New Technologies in 2013, Bob is a boardroom community advocate and advisor on IT governance and cyber-security. He is also a Senior Fellow in The Conference Boards Governance Center, and is on the NACD SoCal Board. He also sits on the Advisory Board of the UCI Center for Disruptive Technology.
Bob’s book, Social Inc. (Kauffman Fellows Press), tells the story of the future of business being shaped by disruptive technologies. He has an MBA from The University of Chicago.