Sally Q. Yates, Fmr. Deputy Attorney General, Added as Directors Forum 2019 Keynote Speaker

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual Directors Forum conference, held each January in San Diego, has added Sally Yates to its already impressive lineup of keynote speakers. While currently serving as Partner, Special Matters & Government Investigations, at King & Spalding LLP, she held the position of Deputy General Attorney under President Obama.

“The extraordinary lineup of keynote speakers that now includes former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is a true powerhouse.  We are excited that Sally will join us to share her deep experience, leadership and wide-ranging background.  In these times of profound controversy, it is an extraordinary opportunity to hear from a leader who has played a significant role at top levels of government and is involved with key issues at top levels of Corporate America,” says Corporate Directors Forum’s CEO, Christina de Vaca.

 Additional Keynote Speakers Include:
  Ray Cameron, Head of Investment Stewardship – The Americas, Blackrock
  John Carreyrou, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist & Author, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  Lenny Comma, Chairman, President & CEO, Jack in the Box Inc
  Robert Jackson Jr., Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission 

Directors Forum 2019, hosted by Corporate Directors Forum from January 13 – 15, 2019 at the University of San Diego campus, brings together investors, directors and management to engage in open, off-the-record dialogue about today’s pressing governance issues.  It is designed to encourage personal interaction between attendees and the nation's leading corporate governance authorities. Attendance at the event is limited to ensure maximum participation and provide quality networking opportunities.

Each year, attendees comment that having the conference in January proves highly beneficial in helping to prepare them for what lies ahead and allowing them to put plans in place to avoid pitfalls and strategize appropriately. Some companies have already registered their entire boards, ensuring that everyone is on the same page.

Directors Forum 2019
(Twitter handle: @corpdirforum) is open to the public, and registration is $2,050 per person. Discount and sponsorship opportunities are also available. To register or inquire about discount and sponsorship opportunities, please call 858/455-7930 or register online at   

Corporate Directors Forum is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization found in 1991.  Its purpose is to help directors and those who support them build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer networking.  Corporate Directors Forum believes better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.

Contact:  Gina Fascilla
  Corporate Directors Forum