13 March, 2014 | (01 hr)
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The “Internet of things” is a rapidly evolving business and technology concept. Recently, it was described as a $19 trillion opportunity. So what are the forces at work here? What does the internet of things mean for companies and boards strategically and economically? Our panel of experts will cut through the hype and discuss the issues that boards need to consider when addressing this phenomenon, including why boards and management should rethink their IT governance in light of the internet of things, and how to incorporate the internet of things into strategic planning and thinking.
Audience: Board members and C-Suite/senior management
Bob Zukis is a Senior Fellow with The Conference Board Governance Center.
Named in 2013 to the Financial Times Digital 50 Board Candidates With Skills In New Technology, Bob also educates and advocates around IT governance and cyber-security as an NACD Southern California Board Member.Full Bio
Scott Gillis is a business transformation architect, financial expert and change management leader.
As Controller, then Chief Financial Officer and board member, Gillis played an essential role in building SunAmerica, Inc. into one of the leading and fastest growing U.S. retirement f...Full Bio
Neil Postlethwaite is Product Manager for IBM’s Messaging Product portfolio, including WebSphere MQ, IBM MessageSight & IBM’s Internet of Things focus. He was appointed to his present position in 2013, having previously been responsible for product enablement across th...Full Bio
Marcel Bucsescu serves as co-program director of The Conference Board Council of Chief Legal Officers. Bucsescu is also executive director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School, where he leads fundraising, events, special research project...Full Bio