“Cathy gets the best moderators, the highest level speakers, the most illustrious audiences, and the most press for the events she produces of anyone with whom I’ve ever worked.”
Chester Burger, Chester Burger & Company, Inc.
|Audiences at CGC Events|
|Our audiences are as illustrious as our speakers and, in fact, on numerous occasions former speakers have re-joined us to hear their fellow industry leaders. Attendees have included:|
Floyd Abrams, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Larry Aidem, President, Rainbow Ventures
Steven Alesio, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Corp.
Robert M. Amen, Chairman & CEO, International Flavors & Fragrances
Mark M. Besca, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young
Gary B. Bettman, Commissioner, National Hockey League
Kathy Bloomgarden, Co-CEO, Ruder Finn, Inc.
Louis D. Boccardi, President & CEO, Associated Press (retired)
George W. Bodenheimer, President, ESPN & ABC Sports, The Walt Disney Co.
Dr. Carolyn D. Brockington, Director of Stroke Center, Institute of Neurology & Neurosurgery, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Pauline J. Brown, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Harold Burson, Founding Chairman, Burson-Marsteller
Coleman M. Brandt, Chairman, Ark Asset Management Co.
The International Accounting Standards Board’s Sir David Tweedie, Deloitte & Touche’s DJ Gannon, Ernst & Young’s Danita Ostling, The New York Times’ Floyd Norris & Baruch College’s Ned Regan
John G. Chachas, Managing Director & Group Co-Head, Media & Digital Content, Lazard Ltd.
The Honorable Jon S. Corzine, Governor, State of New Jersey
Mario Cuomo, Of Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Massimo D'Amore, CEO, PepsiCo Americas Beverages, PepsiCo Beverages & Foods N.A.
Paul Duffy, Chairman & CEO, Pernod Ricard USA
Esther Dyson, EDventure
Nora Ephron, Director/Writer, Heartburn Entertainment
Yoshihiro Fujisawa, Chairman & President, Daiwa Securities Trust Company
D.J. Gannon, Partner, U.S. National Office & Leader, IAS Centre of Excellence - Americas, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Philip H. Geier, Jr., Chairman, The Geier Group
Julie L. Gerberding, President, Merck Vaccines, Merck & Co., Inc.
Susan M. Gianinno, Chairman & CEO, Publicis USA
Jim Gold, President & CEO, Bergdorf Goodman
Evan G. Greenberg, Chairman & CEO, ACE Group
Robert Greifeld, CEO, NASDAQ OMX Group
Duncan E. Goldie-Morrison, CEO, Calyon
Ken C. Hicks, Chairman & CEO, Foot Locker, Inc.
Tom Hill, Vice Chairman, The Blackstone Group LP
Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International
Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post
Jay W. Ireland, President & CEO, GE Asset Management Inc.
Terry D. Jackson, Managing Director, International Business & NYC Global Partners, New York City
Alex Jones, Director, Shorenstein Center, Harvard University
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Senior Managing Director, Lazard Frères & Co.
Raymond W. Kelly, Police Commissioner, City of New York, NY
Henry A. Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates
Gary Knell, President & CEO, Sesame Workshop
Edward I. Koch, Partner, Bryan Cave
Henry R. Kravis, Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman, The Estée Lauder Cos.
Shelly Lazarus, Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Paul LeClerc, President & CEO, The New York Public Library
Arthur J. Levitt, Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group
Eleanor Mascheroni, Senior Partner, Chief Marketing Officer, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Richard McCormack, Vice Chairman, Bank of America, N.A.
Robert B. Menschel, Senior Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Franck Moison, President, Global Marketing, Supply Chain & Technology, Colgate-Palmolive
Betsy Morgan, Former CEO, The Huffington Post
Robert E. Moritz, Chairman & Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John V. Murphy, Chairman & CEO, OppenheimerFunds
Steven O. Newhouse, President, Advance.net
N.J. Nicholas, Jr., Navy Walk Partners
Paul Noglows, Managing Director & Director, Global Research, Lazard Capital Markets
Danita K. Ostling, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Richard D. Parsons, Chairman, Citigroup
Alan J. Patricof, Founder & Managing Director, Greycroft Partners
Norman Pearlstine, Chief Content Officer, Bloomberg
Mark J. Penn, CEO, Worldwide, Burson-Marsteller
Ann Marie Petach, Managing Director & CFO, BlackRock
Peter G. Peterson, Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Diana Phillips, EVP, Worldwide Director of Press/Corporate Affairs, Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Ned Regan, Professor, Baruch College
Jessica Reif Cohen, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch
William R. Rhodes, Chairman, President & CEO, Citibank, N.A.
Breakfast at The Plaza
Joseph L. Rice III, Chairman, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Andrew Robertson, President & CEO, BBDO Worldwide
Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director, Barclays Capital, Inc.
Peter E. Roth, CEO, KBW Asset Management
Charlie Rose, Host, “The Charlie Rose Show”
Daniel Rose, Chairman, Rose Associates, Inc.
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Chairman & CEO, W.L. Ross & Company, LLC
Claire Rosenzweig, President & CEO, The Better Business Bureau
Frédéric Rozé, President & CEO, L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Howard J. Rubenstein, President, Rubenstein Associates
William C. Rudin, President, Rudin Management Company, Inc.
William F. Ruprecht, President & CEO, Sotheby's Holdings
Stanley S. Shuman, Managing Director, Allen & Company LLC
James Spanfeller, President & CEO, Forbes.com
Paul E. Steiger, Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman & CEO, Sony Corp.
Anne Sweeney, co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks, The Walt Disney Co.
Paul Taaffe, Chairman & CEO, Hill & Knowlton
James S. Tisch, President & CEO, Loews Corp.
Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., District Attorney, City of New York, NY
John B. Veihmeyer, Chairman & CEO, KPMG LLP
Mike White, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo International
Robert G. Wilmers, Chairman & CEO, M&T Bank Corp.
Advance.net’s Steven Newhouse and Cahill Gordon & Reindel’s Floyd Abrams
Neal L. Wolkoff, Chairman & CEO, American Stock Exchange
Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO, Partnership for New York City
Nina S. Zagat, Co-Founder & Co-Chair, Zagat Survey
Jeffrey A. Zucker, President & CEO, NBC Universal
Mortimer B. Zuckerman, Chairman & Publisher, The Daily News