About this event

Andrea Bonime-Blanc takes Athena members on a deep-dive into the first governance megatrend of 2021: “tech disruption at the speed of light”. She will explore key characteristics and examples of tech disruption and the role of the board in times of rapid-fire technological change, risk, and opportunity. Learn how to future-proof your organization through tech disruption governance in this engaging and informative salon. This is the second in a six-part series on navigating strategic ESGT (ESG + technology) in transformational times based on Andrea’s 2020 book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value. Suggested Readings: Chapter 6 of Gloom to Boom: “Technology: Transforming technology risk into opportunity from cyber-fear to trusted tech” Articles:  “Technology Trust and Ethics: A Governance Toolkit”-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VvNlYVzt4mM63E8tJf1yAyl5cJVLHBgf/view?usp=sharing and "Technology and Risk in Stormy Times"-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SEXnonxCam-I2sB3n9NnTpWP712hyol0/view?usp=sharing


Andrea Bonime-Blanc Strategist, Director, Author, Speaker

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD, is CEO and Founder of GEC Risk Advisory and a global governance, risk, ESG, ethics, cyber and crisis strategist, serving business, nonprofits, and government. Since 2017, she has served as the Independent Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico. She spent two decades as a c-suite global corporate executive at Bertelsmann, Verint, and PSEG overseeing legal, governance, risk, ethics, CSR, compliance, audit, InfoSec and environmental health and safety. She began her career as an international corporate lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb. She serves on several Boards and Advisory Boards including Crisp, Greenward Partners, Ethical Intelligence, Epic Theatre Ensemble, the NACD New Jersey Chapter and NYU Stern-based think tank, Ethical Systems. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow and Governance faculty and holds the Carnegie Mellon CERT Certification in Cyber-Risk Oversight. She is a global keynote speaker and graduate faculty at NYU teaching “Cyber Leadership, Risk Oversight and Resilience”. She is an extensively published author. Her latest book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value (Routledge 2020). She lives in New York City and was born and raised in Europe and is multi-lingual.

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Risk & Crisis Management

Governance Deep Dive – Megatrend #1: Tech Disruption at the Speed of Light

Wed, Mar 31 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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