Executive Compensation: Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Location: Ericsson Executive Briefing Center
200 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134
In Silicon Valley, maybe more so than anywhere else, the right executive leadership can make or break the success of an enterprise. This has created a competitive free-for-all in recruiting, and a strong executive compensation package is a crucial component to winning. At the same time executives and company boards are under increasing scrutiny and criticism for excessive compensation. Where is the right balance?
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:00â€“8:30 p.m.
Ericsson Executive Briefing Center
200 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134
F. Daniel Siciliano
Professor of the Practice of Law and Associate Dean for Executive Education and Special Programs,
Stanford Law School
F. Daniel Siciliano, JD â€™04, is a legal scholar and entrepreneur with expertise in corporate governance, corporate finance, and immigration law. He assumes a variety of leadership roles at the law school, including faculty director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, associate dean for executive education and special programs and co-director of Stanfordâ€™s Directorsâ€™ College. He is also the co-originator of the OSCGRS (Open Source Corporate Governance Reporting System) Project. He is the senior research fellow with the Immigration Policy Center and a frequent commentator on the long-term economic impact of immigration policy and reform. Siciliano serves as a governance consultant and trainer to board directors of several Fortune 500 companies and is a member of the Academic Council of Corporate Board Member magazine.
Director of Governance Research,
Aaron Boyd is the Director of Governance Research at Equilar, where he leads the firmâ€™s research into executive compensation and corporate governance trends and disclosure practices. Aaron is responsible for heading Equilarâ€™s efforts in producing some of the most relevant analyses in the industry. He has contributed analysis and commentary on numerous topics that have appeared in some of the leading business news outlets, including the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNBC, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has specialized in executive compensation and corporate governance topics including board practices, equity trends, peer groups, and say on pay. Aaron has spent his entire career in executive compensation annually reviewing thousands of companies each year. Aaron holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in managerial economics from the University of California, Davis.
Â Vice President, Rewards,
Mason leads the compensation and benefits teams for Intuit and is the compensation connection with Intuitâ€™s board. Mason has been with Intuit since 2004 and previously held roles in executive compensation, equity compensation, broad-based compensation design, as well as several human resources business partner leadership roles. Masonâ€™s experience prior to Intuit includes roles leading human resources, leading compensation, benefits and HR systems, and human resources business partner roles in Europe and Japan. Prior company experiences include NetApp, Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, and SynOptics Communications.
Director, Executive Compensation,
Monica Davis oversees executive compensation and the board relationship at Google. Previously, Monica led the global teams working on broad-based compensation design and recognition, and she provided compensation support for the technical organization. Prior to joining Google in 2007, Monica spent three years in corporate compensation for Pulte Homes focused on executive compensation, broad-based compensation, performance management, and sales compensation. She started her career with four years in executive compensation consulting for Mercer Human Resources Consulting in Chicago. She has over 14 years of professional compensation experience. Monica earned a bachelorâ€™s degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Donna M. Dell
Former Labor Commissioner,
State of California
Currently an executive advisor to several public companies, Donna M. Dell was chosen by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as Californiaâ€™s 30th appointed Labor Commissioner since 1883. In her role as the stateâ€™s chief labor and employment enforcement officer, she was responsible for resolving wage claims between workers and employers; investigating complaints alleging discriminatory retaliation in the workplace; inspecting job sites to ensure compliance with workers compensation, child labor, minimum wage, working condition, and overtime laws; enforcing prevailing wages on public works construction projects; qualifying, registering, and licensing employers in regulated industries; and promulgating regulations and issuing decisions interpreting state labor and employment laws as they interact with federal DOL and OSHA regulations affecting the stateâ€™s 17 million employees.