PLANNING THE OCTOBER BOOTCAMP

We are working to combine the best elements of our inaugural bootcamp with valuable participant insights to create the best possible program for our October 10th session. We will post the faculty and agenda later this summer. In the meantime, the April speakers and agenda below will give you a good sense of the program.

MEET THE FACULTY FROM THE APRIL BOOTCAMP

The April Bootcamp was presented by experienced industry and academic leaders with decades of combined board experience. During this one-day bootcamp, participants learned the responsibilities of being an effective board member, gained practical insights and developed their networks.

Mohamad Ali
CEO
Carbonite

Lynda Applegate
Professor
Harvard Business School

Wolfgang Bauriedel
Advisor & Recruiter
Russell Reynolds Associates

Gail Deegan
Former Director on
Six Public Company Boards

Tom Hopcroft
President & CEO
MassTLC

William Kolb
Partner
Foley Hoag

Pamela Lenehan
Chair
Monotype Imaging

Matthew Littlewood
Partner
PWC

Leah Malone
Director, Governance
Insights Center, PWC

Marilyn Matz
CEO & Co-Founder
Paradigm4

Pam Reeve
Chair
The Commonwealth Institute

Tuck Rickards
Managing Director
Russell Reynolds Associates

Corey Thomas
CEO
Rapid7

Carol Vallone
Chair
McLean Hospital

Sophie Vandebroek
VP, Emerging Tech Partnerships
IBM

Linda Whitlock
Governance Committee
Chair & Former Lead Director

Susan Windham-Bannister
President & CEO
Biomedical Growth Strategies

THE APRIL COHORT BOOTCAMP AGENDA

The Board-Ready Bootcamp is a full-day program that was held on Thursday, April 11th, 2019, at PwC, 101 Seaport Boulevard, in Boston’s Innovation District. The next Bootcamp will be held on Thursday, October 10th, 2019. The April bootcamp agenda was as follows: 

7:30-8:00
Networking & Coffee

8:00-8:30
Welcome & Bootcamp Kickoff

8:30-9:15
Board Foundations & Basics

9:15-10:15
What Value/ROI Do I Bring?

10:15-10:30
Networking Break

10:30-12:00
Linking Leadership & Governance

12:15-1:00
Lunch & Qualities of a Board

1:00-1:30
Essentials of the Audit

1:30-2:15
Governance Hot Topics: Emerging Risks & Rewards

2:15-2:45
Talent, Diversity & Compensation

2:45-3:00
Networking Break

3:00-4:00
As CEO, What I Expect from My Board

4:00-5:00
Action Planning – Assembling Your Board Toolbox

5:00-6:00
Networking Reception

BOOTCAMP UNDERWRITERS

Thank you to the following organizations for providing the financial support and thought leadership to make this initiative possible.