42. Startup Boards: A Field Guide to Building an Effective Board of Directors

June 17, 2022

In a very short time – six, seven years – we’ve gone from impact investing being referred to as “invest for less” to “companies responsibly harnessing technology to solve big problems will outperform.”  In this episode we discuss how ESG has helped to drive that shift and the impact it is having on investing and board governance.

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38. Mark Pfister – Build an effective board and success will follow

In this episode, Mark A. Pfister, the “Board Architect,” talks about how to build a board, what that means and the powerful impact it has on any company or organization. Thanks for listening! We love our listeners! Drop us a line or give us guest suggestions here. Links …

36. David Chun – The power of data in driving board composition, diversity and corporate governance

David Chun is the founder and CEO of Equilar, one of the most trusted names in the corporate governance community. He has been recognized as one of the most 100 influential players in corporate governance by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).  In this episode we discuss …

34. Boardroom Bound with host Alexander Lowry

Alexander Lowry is a professor at Gordon College in Wenham Massachusetts where he is the Executive Director of the Master’s in Financial Analysis program and the creator, voice and driving force behind “Boardroom Bound”  – a weekly podcast about boards of directors, how to become a board mem…

37. Todd Sears on Out Leadership and its Impact on LGBTQ+ Equality

Todd Sears is the founder and CEO of Out Leadership, the first company in history whose sole product is LGBTQ+ equality. Todd has spent over 20 years working at the intersection of finance and equality. He began his career as an investment banker before joining Merrill Lynch as a financial …

35. Great board governance is invaluable – it opens the door for what is possible for a business

Roberta has been a CEO, a founder-entrepreneur, and a corporate executive as well as a highly experienced board member who has served in executive and board leadership positions on a variety of private, public and non-profit boards.  In this episode, we talk about the vital importance of boa…

33. Extraordinary Women on Boards: a force in advancing diversity and excellence on boards

After a fascinating career at Goldman Sachs, Lisa Shalett “retired” in 2015 – and two years later started what has become Extraordinary Women on Boards, EWOB, a peer-to-peer community of hundreds of women directors from the US and around the world, focused on advancing board excellence, modernizi…

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