NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

The Board and Long Term Value Creation

December 1, 2015
Philadelphia, PA

Location and Time


Top of the Tower
Three Logan Square, 51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

7:30am - 8:00am Registration


8:00am - 9:00am Program

Speaker Spotlight


Bill McCracken

From January 2010 to January 2013, Bill McCracken was chief executive officer at CA Technologies, one of the world's largest information technology management software companies. He is now an executive advisor to the company. Bill joined CA Technologies Board of Directors in 2005, and held the roles of both non-executive and executive chairman from 2007 – 2010. Prior to joining CA Technologies, Bill held numerous executive positions at IBM during his 36-year tenure. He served as a member of the Chairman's Worldwide Management Council and general manager of IBM's printing division. Prior to those roles, he was president of IBM's EMEA and Asia PC Company, and a general manager of marketing, sales and distribution for IBM PC Company. Bill is currently a member of the Board of Directors of MDU Resources Group, is the president of Executive Consulting Group, LLC, and was a director of IKON Office Solutions. In 2009, Bill was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship as one of the top 100 most influential people in the boardroom, and in 2010 was also named to the NACD board. He was a commissioner of the NACD 2009 Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on Risk Governance and in 2012 was co-chair of the BRC on Board Diversity, he was also a member of the 2013 BRC. Bill was the New York Vice-Chair of CEOs Against Cancer, and a member of the Business Roundtable. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York. Bill is the chairman of the board of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, and serves on the board of PENCIL, a nonprofit organization that partners businesses with public schools in New York City. He is the New York chairman of the Chairmen's Forum, and is a member and vice-chairman of the board of the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia



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