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News and Articles

As part of the recent Private Company Governance Summit 2023 in
Black directors have formed an organization focusing on healthcare inequities in Black communities.
Eight private company boards will be honored at the 2023 Private Company Governance Summit.
Independent board directors offer experience, perspective and knowledge during a challenging economy.
A new Deloitte report sees directors increasingly focused on workplace issues and climate change.
Some of directors’ most impactful time is spent in interim meetings, one-off calls and dinners
A successful onboarding of the chief executive depends on communication, shareholder relationships and effective coaching.
This most important governance relationship is more complex for a private company.
Sometimes the easiest way to divine top boardroom concerns is to read the financial news. Or you can always ask your directors!

Liquid Instruments

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Liquid Instruments is a precision software-defined test and measurement instrumentation company. Their equipment enables scientists, engineers, and students to acquire data, generate signals, and control their experiments.


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Cohisity consolidates enterprise data - backups, archives, file shares, object stores, and data used for dev/test and analytics - onto one web-scale platform, allowing organizations to run apps, making it easier to back up and extract insights from data.

Octo Consulting Group

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Octo Consulting is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government's most complex challenges with artificial intelligence, blockchain, agile devsecops, cloud engineering, open source, cybersecurity and data science solutions.

Virtual Governance Summit 2020
Welcome to the Virtual Governance Summit 2020. Our Summit was designed to be a weeklong series of daily webinars to address the board's role in rebuilding the company and the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. Each day's session featured key directors and thought leaders in conversation-style discussions that addressed key aspects of the recovery process.
If you would like to access the on-demand replay, presentation materials or related resouce materials, please go to the program tab (above) and make your selection. 
We hope you enjoy the information-rich sessions and materials!
The Team at Directors & Boards and Private Company Director


Featured Speakers

Board Considerations: Returning to the Workplace and Navigating the “New Normal”
Speakers: Bob Rock, Chairman, MLR Media; James Hunt, Chairman, Caesars Entertainment; Nina Henderson, Director, CNO Financial, Inc.; Paula Loop, Governance Insights Center Leader, PwC; Kevin Keegan, Partner, PwC, Private Equity Practice
Session Resource Materials:
Compensation Issues in the Recovery—Setting CEO and Senior Management Compensation
Speakers: Jon Weinstein, Managing Partner, Pay Governance; David Shaw, Publishing Director, Directors & Boards
Refreshing the Board and The Executive Suite After the Crisis
Speakers: Charles Elson, Director, Encompass Health; Pamela Packard, Director, Gray & Company, Inc.; Lee Ann Howard, Founder, Howard & O'Brien Executive Search
ESG: Before, During and After the Crisis
Speakers: Roy Dunbar, Former Chairman & CEO, Network Solutions, Inc.; Brad Oates, Director, CIT Group; Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director, Diligent Institute, Diligent Corporation
Risk Management After Covid-19
Speakers: Eileen McDonnell, Chairman and CEO, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company; Michael Montelongo, Director, Herbalife Nutrition, Ltd., Larry H. Miller Management Corp., Ed Haug, Chairman; Haug Partners LLP

About Conference

The Virtual Governance Summit 2020 is a weeklong series of once-a-day, one-hour webinars that address the board's role in rebuilding the company and the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic, from the editors of Directors & Boards and Private Company Director magazines. Each day's session will feature key directors and thought leaders in conversation-style discussions that address key aspects of the recovery process.
Why attend?
The Virtual Governance Summit 2020 is specifically designed for public and private board members.
You may attend one or more of the events live or on demand. You will the have opportunity to ask questions during the live event(s).
On-demand access: no matter how many live events you attend, you will have full access to all replays, supporting thought leadership materials and exclusive survey results.
Best of all — registration for this special event is free.  Register for one, two or all five events, but please note that there is a maximum of 500 attendees for each session, so register today to secure your spot!


Confirmed Speakers

Directors and Boards
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