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SF Chapter NASPP Virtual Session - April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021

12:00pm to 1:00pm PT

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Dan Schwab
The Future of Equity Compensation in a Post-Pandemic World. This session will help attendees focus on a crucial part of every equity program - communications!

Speaker Information

Nicole Contreras , Computershare NA 
As the Key Account Director in Computershare's Communication division, Nicole is responsible for developing, analyzing, and implementing the company's communication programs.  As part of the program lifecycle, she collaborates with internal and external business partners to develop the design and execution of solutions that exceed clients’ shareholder multi-channel communication expectations. Nicole has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management and over 10 years of experience in production processing, communications, business analysis, program, and account management services across several Computershare lines of business.
Peter Kontara, Uber Technologies, Inc.
Peter is a Global Equity Compliance Manager at Uber, based in San Francisco. Since Uber’s IPO in 2019, Peter has focused on the tax and regulatory compliance for Uber award participants in over 65+ countries, and the global rollout of the ESPP in 24 countries. Prior to Uber, Peter spent five years at PwC in both Australia and the US, specializing in global equity and multi-country reporting for mobile employees.  Peter received his Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University
Robyn Shutak, Computershare NA
 Robyn Shutak is a practice leader for Computershare’s Plan Managers business and has nearly 20 years of comprehensive experience with employee equity programs. In her current role, Robyn helps contribute to the successful positioning of Computershare’s Plan Managers business in North America through timely and relevant thought leadership messaging and other communications on key topics of interest. She also provides expertise, service and advice surrounding equity compensation to clients around the world, both public and private.
Prior to joining Computershare, Robyn worked as a Senior Director at the Global Equity Organization (GEO) where she was instrumental in transforming their membership services, was the Education Director for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and has held positions at various corporate issuer companies in the San Diego area.
Robyn is a Fellow of Global Equity (FGE) and a Certified Equity Professional (CEP). She serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the CEP Institute, has served on the Certification Counsel and the Curriculum Committee of the CEP Institute and has been regularly recognized by the CEP Institute with Volunteer Excellence awards. Robyn is a frequent speaker on equity compensation topics and is a co-author of the book, “If I’d Only Known That,” published in 2011 by the NCEO. She served as the Programming Director for the San Diego Chapter of the NASPP for more than seven years.
She holds a BA in English from San Diego State University and a Paralegal Certificate (with honors) from the ABA Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego.

Event Details

Industry experts from Computershare and Uber will provide insights into how best to communicate your equity plans to participants in today’s environment. Our panelists from Computershare will share their real-world experience garnered from working with hundreds of equity plan clients. Our panelist from Uber will share his experience working with a recently-public company granting equity awards in 65+ countries and offering ESPP in 24 countries.  You’ll learn new and creative ways to communicate the value of your plans, the channels to use and the message to convey to ensure your equity plans create that desperately needed employee engagement.

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