Andrew is the former global CEO of LexisNexis Group. He served on the Board of Directors of Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV, parent entities to LexisNexis, until his retirement from LexisNexis Group. Previously he was EVP and COO at Thomson Reuters Legal.  Andrew serves on the boards of many public and private companies including Transunion, Cott Corporation, ACAMS, Ethoca, Asset International, Interactive Data Corp (IDC), Scribestar, and Synaptive.


Barry is the former CEO of AARP. He was chairman and CEO of Equitant, Inc. and chairman and CEO of Avis Group Holdings. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Agilent Technologies and Campbell Soup. Barry also spent 13 years as a member of Howard University’s Board of Trustees and served as Chairman for 8 of those years.  He began his career with Xerox, where he held a number of executive positions, including EVP of Worldwide Operations.


Jeffrey is co-founder of the Wellsford group of public and private real estate companies and has served as chairman of three exchange-listed corporations. He is currently a Commissioner of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.  He has served as an independent director on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards, including New York University (NYU) and the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.  Earlier in his career, he held a number of senior investment banking positions on Wall Street.


Jon is former president of CNN/US and is currently CEO of Tapp Media. He led CNN to the network’s highest ratings ever and has won every major broadcast honor, including multiple Emmys, Peabodys, and DuPont-Columbia awards.  Previously, Jon was the founder and CEO of The FeedRoom - a pioneering online video aggregation business.  Earlier in his career, he was an EVP at CBS News where he oversaw programs including “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours”.

Gretchen G.

Gretchen is the CEO of Leadership Directories, Inc., a premier information services company. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Forrester Research, Inc. Previously, she was the CEO of Scientific American, Inc. Gretchen also held senior roles at CMP Media, Inc., a leading provider of technology news and information, the New York Times, and Time Warner.


Marv is Executive Chairman of the Highnote Foundry Executive Leadership Council. Marv was the Chairman and CEO of the National Executive Service Corps and served as Area Managing Partner for the Northeast region of Heidrick & Stuggles. Prior to that, he served as SVP of Knight Ridder and was SVP and on the Board of Directors of Continental Grain Company. 

Robert E.

Bob is the former president of McGraw-Hill Education and on retirement was an advisor to companies including Apax Partners, Inc., and The Parthenon Group. He previously held various posts at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, as well as at Sea World Theme Parks where he was Chairman and CEO. Bob held senior financial positions at Harper & Row, Conrail, and Amtrak and was a Partner at Arthur Andersen & Co. 


Bob was the CEO of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International, and held several senior positions at Citicorp/Citibank N.A. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Western Union Company and Fidelity Equity and High Income. Bob also served on the Board of Directors of MasterCard Incorporated, MasterCard International and the Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.


Vin is a former president and CEO with Fidelity Capital. He is an entrepreneur and civic leader noted for his contributions in both the private and public sectors. Vin is the founder of six companies, spanning marketing, information technology and media, and he is an eight-time corporate CEO. Among his nonprofit leadership, he served as the head of the National Park Foundation, and is the founder of the Committee for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE-NYC).