Upcoming Ethics Events
- Ethics Week 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019
MCB Ethics Case Competition
Congratulations to the Fall 2019 Ethics Case Competition Winners
1st Place - John Tricarico, Adam Schacht, Justine Babbitt, Brennen Butts, and Maria Derzinski
2nd Place - Emma McIntyre, Jacob Pierce, and Rafayil Bilovol
3rd Place - Jordan Prestich, Blake Johnson, Nick Trujillo, and Ian Goeringer
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
President & CEO Otter Products
As President and CEO of Otter Products, Jim Parke drives strategic development. Parke brings to this role a deep understanding of corporate structure and finance as well as experience developing and mentoring start-up and early stage companies. Parke also serves as CEO for Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc. where he manages all operations for the company, including the real estate and professional services functions of the company. He’s held this role since 2013 and has overseen the formation and acquisition of new business ventures ranging from start-up companies to multinational corporations.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Erica Salmon Byrne, J.D.
Executive Vice President Ethisphere and Chair of BELA
Erica Salmon Byrne is the Executive Vice President for The Ethisphere Institute, where she has responsibility for the organization’s data and services business and works with Ethisphere’s community of clients to assess ethics and compliance programs and promote best practices across industries. Ms. Salmon Byrne also serves as the Chair of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance; she works with the BELA community to advance the dialogue around ethics and governance, and deliver practical guidance to ethics and compliance practitioners around the globe.
Prior to joining Ethisphere, Ms. Salmon Byrne served as the Executive Vice President of Compliance & Governance Solutions for NYSE Governance Services, Corpedia, a leading ethics, compliance, and risk assessment consulting company and licensed credentialing partner of the Ethisphere Institute. Ms. Salmon Byrne worked closely with Corpedia’s varied clients in addressing their compliance needs, including evaluating compliance programs, assisting companies in measuring peer practices and drafting training programs. She hosted the on-demand web video series, Inside Compliance, and shared the host chair of another on-demand web series from NYSE Governance Services, This Week in the Boardroom. She was also responsible for product strategy for NYSE Governance Services.
Prior to joining Corpedia, Ms. Salmon Byrne practiced with DLA Piper in Washington, DC, where she focused in the areas of internal investigations, enforcement actions, government audits, and international law. Ms. Salmon Byrne has advocated on behalf of clients in front of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of Georgia, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the House of Representatives’ Permanent Subcommittee’ for Oversight and Investigations. In addition, she assisted multinational companies in complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.S. Export Controls.
Ms. Salmon Byrne received a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University, a Master of Arts degree with Highest Distinction from Northeastern University and a Juris Doctor cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. She is a regular columnist in The Compliance and Ethics Professional and a contributing editor to the Compliance and Ethics blog. She previously served as adjunct faculty, teaching business ethics in the Department of Business Ethics and Legal Studies in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
David Ryan Polgar
Tech Ethicist & Digital Citizenship Expert
David Ryan Polgar is a leading voice in the areas of tech ethics, digital citizenship, and tech balance/digital wellness. He is a tech writer (IBM thinkLeaders, Quartz, Dell Perspectives), global speaker, and regular media commentator for national & international press. Polgar is the co-host/co-creator of Funny as Tech, a NYC-based bi-monthly live panel show & weekly podcast that tackles the thorniest issues in technology. He recently launched All Tech Is Human, which serves as a hub for the thoughtful tech movement.
Friday, October 4, 2019
A Sandwich for your Thoughts, Kepner Foyer (Reflection activity), 11:00-1:00