This session brings together a group of leading chief executive officers who will discuss their experiences of diversity and inclusion. What role does the chief executive officer play in influencing the board? What obstacles can get in the way of progress and how can they be overcome? How do CEOs view and encourage activation and engagement within their organisations? How can reverse mentoring help CEOs and senior leadership teams to gain a better understanding of the issues?

Speakers: Peter Arvai, chief executive, Prezi

Erika Karp, founder and chief executive, Cornerstone Capital Inc.

Mike Pedersen, group head, U.S. Banking, TD Bank Group; president and chief executive, TD Bank

Moderator: Tom Standage, Deputy editor, The Economist