New York City | June 17-18, 2019

Breakaway CEO

The Breakaway community is united by a shared purpose to achieve breakthrough performance. The Breakaway Summit is a gathering point for the community to acquire new strategies, skills, and perspectives that can transform their organizations, while building the peer relationships that make them more effective leaders.


Verne Harnish

Author, Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) Founder and CEO, Scaling Up // Founder, Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)

Gary Loveman

Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School; former CEO, Caesars Entertainment Corporation; and Healthcare Investor

General Stanley A. McChrystal

Co-Founder, McChrystal Group // Former Commander U.S. and International Security Forces, Afghanistan, and former Commander of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command

Kathryn Minshew

The Muse CEO & Founder

David M. Rubenstein

The Carlyle Group Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

Carol Massar

Bloomberg Television and Radio Co-Anchor Bloomberg Businessweek

June 17 - Monday

6:00 pm

Opening Night Cocktail Reception and Dinner

June 18 - Tuesday

9:00 am

Morning Session

We’ll begin the day with a fireside chat with Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former US JSOC commander and founder of the McChrystal Group, who will talk about the leadership lessons he’s learned along the way and what CEOs can do to be more effective leaders. Following that, we’ll open the discussion to the group and using a combination of panels, presentations and small group work, we’ll dig deep into issues of leadership, talent and workforce, creating a culture of innovation and success, and other top-of-mind topics.

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:45 pm

Afternoon Session

Continuing on from the morning, we’ll pick up after lunch with more keynote speakers, panels, presentations, and small group work before David Rubenstein joins us at the end of the day for a special live taping of The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations with a very special guest.

4:30 pm

Cocktail Reception

Standing Out
Martha Stewart on building her brand
Member Rosanna Myers

Members include

Mohamad Ali

Carbonite President & CEO

Nadir Ali

Inpixon CEO

Keith Alper

Nitrous Effect CEO

Christian Angermayer

Apeiron Investment Group Founder & Owner

Nikki Barua

Beyond Curious CEO

David Berg

Redirect Health President & Founder

Joe Bergera

Iteris President & CEO

Rob Bernshteyn

Coupa Software CEO & Board Chairman

David Blatt

CapStack Partners CEO

Andy Buyting

Carle Publishing Founder & CEO

Enrique Camacho


Tammy Camp

Stronghold CEO

Jim Cantrell

Vector Launch Inc. CEO & Co-Founder

Keith Cargill

Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. President & CEO

Scott Cattran

Woolpert, Inc. President & CEO

Erik Charlton


James Citron

Pledgeling CEO

Alan Colberg

Assurant Inc. President & CEO

Rob Coneybeer

Shasta Ventures Founder

Jim Continenza

Vivial Chairman & CEO

Bal Das

BGD Holdings, LLC Chairman

Ali Diab

Collective Health CEO

Daniel Dines

Uipath, Inc. Co-Founder & CEO

Robert D'Loren

Xcel Brands Chairman & CEO

Wael Doukmak

Rillet Co-Founder & CEO

Nicole Eagan

Darktrace CEO

Richard Edelman

Edelman President & CEO

Adriana Estrada

Openbox Managing Director

Joseph Fichera

Saber Partners, LLC CEO

William Foster

BioWorks President

Andrew Glincher

Peabody Managing Partner & CEO

Brett Goldberg

TickPick Co-CEO & Co-Founder

Kara Goldin

hint Inc. Founder & CEO

Michael Hanson

Massachusetts Credit Union Share Insurance Corporation (MSIC) President & CEO

Yuri Horwitz

Sol Systems CEO

Diane Hoskins

Gensler Co-CEO

Louis Jacobs

Delaware North Co-CEO

Walter Johnsen

Acme United Corporation Chairman & CEO

Jay Kaplan

Synack Co-Founder & CEO

Michael Kempner

MWWPR Founder & CEO

Floyd Kephart

The Renaissance Companies Chairman of the Board

Claude LeBlanc

Ambac Financial Group, Inc. President & CEO

Adam Levin

CyberScout Chairman and Founder

Frank Longobardi

CohnReznick CEO

Elliot Luchansky

Insynq CloudRunner CEO

Sam Luft

First Degree Global Asset Management CEO

Bradley Lukanic

CannonDesign, Inc. CEO

Ken Makovsky

Makovsky President & CEO

Rohan Malhotra

Roadzen Inc. CEO

Harvey Mallement

Harvest Partners Founder Emeritus

Steven Martin

Blue Cross & Blue Sheild of Nebraska Senior Vice President

Philip Martin

Censible Founder and CEO

Avner Mendelson

Bank Leumi CEO

Meir Moalem

Sky and Space Global Managing Director & CEO

Alex Moazed

Applico Founder & CEO

Shawn Mobley

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. CEO, Americas

Chris Moore

Massey Quick Simon Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Rosanna Myers

Carbon Robotics Co-Founder & CEO

Marc Olivie

W.C. Bradley Co. President & CEO

Mark Orttung

Nexient CEO

Mehul Patel

Hired CEO

Todd R. Pedersen

Vivint Smart Home Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO

Russell Perry

kompany Founder & CEO

Ben Pouladian

Deco Lighting Inc President & Co-Founder

Matthew Prince

Cloudflare CEO

Peter Rahal

RXBAR | Chicago Bar Company Co-Founder & CEO

Matthew Rizai

Workiva Inc. Chairman & CEO

Mark Rolston

Argodesign Founder

Martin Roper

The Boston Beer Company President & CEO

David Rosenthal

VP and GM, Razor Technology, LLC Former CEO, Atidan

Katica Roy

Pipeline Equity CEO

Patty Sachs

OMD East President

Josh Sapan

AMC Networks President & CEO

Ed Scheetz

The Scheetz Group CEO

Ken Seddon

LOT Network CEO

Rebecca Shanahan

Avella Specialty Pharmacy CEO

Mihir Shukla

Automation Anywhere CEO

Jay Sidhu

Customers Bancorp, Inc., and BankMobile Chairman & CEO

David Sipes

RingCentral, Inc. COO

Michael Small

Gogo Inc. President & CEO

Rich Sorota

Ranir President & CEO

KR Sridhar

Bloom Energy Corporation Founder, Chairman & CEO

Dr. Ellen Stang

ProgenyHealth Founder, President & CEO

Marquise Stillwell

Openbox Founder & Principal

Vijay Tella

Workato Inc CEO & Co-Founder

Benjamin Thompson

Fiera Capital President and CEO

Claudio Del Vecchio

Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. Chairman & CEO

Adam Warby

Avanade Inc. CEO

Isa Watson

Envested CEO

Scott Wells

Clear Channel Outdoor CEO, Americas

Harry West

frog CEO

Rosa Whitaker

The Whitaker Group President & CEO

Gregory Woods

AstroNova, Inc. CEO

Mary Ellen Zellerbach

Martin Investment Management, LLC Managing Director


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