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  • 10 Leaders In Corporate Governance To Follow On Twitter 0 comments
    Apr 16, 2014 11:28 AM | about stocks: TWTR

    Corporate governance thought leadership and experts (#corpgov) abound on Twitter to keep the social universe informed on regulatory issues, investor concerns, and corporate news. Yet, only 27% of directors consider themselves very knowledgeable about social media with regard to the company's practices. If you are looking to build a foundation of social listening, Enlight Research has listed 10 of our favorite leaders in corporate governance for you to follow on Twitter.

    #1: Lucy Marcus


    Lucy Marcus is the CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting and a Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School. She focuses on corporate government, ethics and leadership and has examined how corporate boards can plan for the future. She writes a column and hosts a TV series for Reuters called "In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus" which discusses the intersection of boards and leadership.

    #2: Michelle E. Gutman


    Michelle Gutman is the Associate Director for Research Programs at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. Ms. Gutman has experience actively managing a private investment trust and at American Express Inc. At Stanford, she provides program guidance and research support to enhance knowledge and education about corporate governance worldwide.

    #3: Jeffrey Sonnenfeld


    Mr. Sonnenfeld is the Senior Associate Dean for Executive Programs and a Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management at the Yale School of Management. He is also the founder and president of the Chief Executive Leadership Institute, a nonprofit research and educational institute focused on corporate governance and leadership. He has been recognized by Directorship magazine and one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Corporate Governance. His research has been published and cited by leading academic journals and other publications such as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times.

    #4: Frank Aquila


    Mr. Aquila is a lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP specializing in mergers and acquisitions, complex global transactions and ventures, and private equity transactions. He serves as a counsel to boards of directors on issues of corporate governance and is also a columnist for BusinessWeek. Mr. Aquila was named to the NACD's "Directorship 100", a list of the 100 most influential people in corporate governance.

    #5: Rajeev Peshawria


    Mr. Peshawria is the CEO of the Iclif Leadership & Governance Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, an Asia-focused center that provides programs in effective business leadership and corporate governance. He is also the author of Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders. He has developed extensive experience in global leadership development with a particular focus in developing business strategy and has previously worked with Goldman Sachs to develop, Pine Street, the firm's esteemed leadership academy. He is a regular writer for Forbes and the Wall Street Journal where he focuses on leadership and corporate change.

    #6: James McRitchie


    Mr. McRitchie publishes, one of the most extensive blogs on the Internet regarding the subject of corporate governance. His site has fostered solutions-based dialog between corporate directors, pension funds, labor leaders, and individual investors. He has opened up conversations about relationships between investors and corporate leaders.

    #7: Beth A. Brooke


    Ms. Brooke is the Global Vice Chair of Regulatory and Public Policy for Ernst & Young and works with policy makers, regulators, and capital market stakeholders all over the world. She has helped incorporate corporate responsibility into EY's strategy and is passionate about using her influence to make a difference. She is an advocate for the advancement of women and is a sponsor of EY's diversity and inclusiveness efforts.

    #8: Fay Feeney


    As the founder of Risk for Good, Fay Feeney helps CEOs and their boardroom fast track their business in a digital world. Fay Feeney advises corporate and board leaders who want to leverage their time while leading successful business strategy. Fay is helping the c-suite and directors become more digitally savvy. Fay's expertise in enterprise risk management is a foundation for her advisory work.

    #9: Steven M. Davidoff


    Mr. Davidoff is a Professor of Law and Finance at the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University and their Co-Director of Law and Capital Markets. His research is multidisciplinary in finance and law and he specially focuses on financial regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and deal theory. He write a weekly column for the New York Times called The Deal Professor for the "Deal Book" financial news section of the publication in which he discusses corporate governance and other prominent business concerns.

    #10: Scott L. Mitchell


    Mr. Mitchell is the Co-Founder and CEO of LoopLogic, a company that provides businesses and individuals with the ability to use video with analytics and lead generation on blogs, mass emails and other marketing tools. An expert in corporate governance, he has worked with tech-startups and has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

    Of course, you can also follow Enlight Research @enlightresearch where we will be sure to keep you informed and up-to-date on the latest corporate governance topics.

    Article by Rachel Clausen at Enlight Research, LLC

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Themes: Corporate Governance, Twitter Stocks: TWTR
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