Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Open Breakfast Event: "Fostering Innovation: Has Risk Become A 4-Letter Word?"
Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Open Breakfast Event: "Fostering Innovation: Has Risk Become A 4-Letter Word?" PR Newswire SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By definition, innovation requires risk. With companies under increasing regulations and executives more concerned about the risks they take, is America fading in its ability to innovate? At its open breakfast event, veteran panelists will offer San Diego business leaders their opinions and suggestions on successful strategies to ensure companies stay on the leading edge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121130/DC21508LOGO) Expert panelists include: o Jack Lief, chairman, president and CEO, Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. o David Schlotterbeck, chairman and CEO, Aperio o Duane J. Roth, CEO, CONNECT Panelists will provide practical advice and discuss: o How can a board help nurture a culture of innovation? o How do boards evaluate "failure," which is often critical to discovery? o Has "pay for performance" had a dampening effect on risk-taking? o How can a board best support the CEO in taking necessary risks? WHEN: Friday, March 22 7 – 7:30 a.m. – Coffee and Peer Networking 7:30 – 9 a.m. – Breakfast and Program WHERE: Hyatt Regency La Jolla, in the Pavilion 3777 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122 COST: Corporate Directors Forum Members – Free Non-Members – $50 PAYMENT & RSVP: Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 20. To register, contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455-7930 or visit www.directorsforum.org. Contact: Greg Kershaw Nuffer, Smith, Tucker 619/296-0605, ext. 226 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Corporate Directors Forum Website: http://www.directorsforum.org