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Deloitte
"Unacceptably slow" diversity progress within company boards - Deloitte
February 2022
While the number of women on company boards is rising, it could take more than 20 years to achieve equal parity.
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Forrester Research
Optimizely welcomes Donna Wilczek to board of directors
June 2021
Wilczek, who joins as the company’s first independent director, is currently senior vice president of product strategy and innovation at Coupa Software.
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Digital Transformation
Adobe appoints Bank of Queensland chairman to International Advisory Board
March 2021
The International Advisory Board will help customers to navigate disruption and set digital transformation strategies for success in customer experience.
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Identity
Auth0 recruits Smartsheet CFO to board of directors
May 2020
“The opportunity to serve on Auth0’s Board represents a highlight in my career and one that I am very excited to dive into," says Ceran.
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Cybersecurity
Getting the Board on board: How to talk cyber risk to the C-Suite suits
April 2020
In an era of heightened risk, effective communication between cybersecurity chiefs and business leaders at the board level has never been more important.
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Careers
The few women in the boardroom outpace men for top spots - Diligent Institute report
March 2020
Women board members take 6.31 years on average to be elevated to a leadership role, compared to 8.02 years for men. 
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Cloud
Intel board elects new chairman & new director
January 2020
Intel’s board of directors has recently welcomed Dr Omar Ishrak as its new independent chairman, following the upcoming departure of Andy D. Bryant in May 2020.
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Kogan.com
Spirit Telecom adds esteemed exec Greg Ridder to board
November 2019
Ridder also serves on the boards of Oxfam Australia (director), Ethical Property Australia (chairman) and Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (director).
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Women in Technology
APAC lights the way for women in executive roles
October 2019
Organisations in Asia Pacific and the United States have more women in management than organisations in Europe – and globally, female representation on boards has doubled in the space of just 10 years.
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Compliance
Cybersecurity guidance for board members: how to tell if your organisation is a breach target
May 2018
Cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue, leadership from the board has never been higher or a more pressing priority.
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Jobs
Tech Data announces new CEO as Robert Dutkowski steps down
April 2018
Ex-IBM channel veteran Richard T. Hume will fill the position of CEO, after serving 2 years as Tech Data's executive vice president.
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AT&T
AT&T: What the board expects from the CIO in 2018
February 2018
What does your board expect in 2018, and what will it take to satisfy it?
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Cybercrime
Study reveals boardroom to be chink in cybersecurity armour
October 2017
Leadership and board of director teams are proving to be the weak link in cybersecurity for organisations, according to new research from ISACA.
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ML
One step ahead: Safeguarding your business from the top down
September 2017
Mitigation plans against cyber attacks fail due to a lack of support from the board. But if the board starts leading the charge, they will succeed.
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Telecommunications
Spark's chairman to retire later this year, new chair named
August 2017
"At some point, it will be appropriate for each of the long-serving Directors to transition off the Board.”
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Telecommunications
Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors
June 2017
Segars’ appointment follows SoftBank’s acquisition of Arm Holdings for US$32 billion in September 2016.