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11 September, 2019 | (01 hr)

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Forces of change and disruption are growing more powerful in business by the day: from trade wars and ethical pressures to heightened compliance. But none is more all-pervading than technology. A recent survey found 95 percent of board members ranked technology as the highest priority for the board.

It is important, however, to divide the technology issues the board must address into two categories: (1) how technology is demanding changes in the governance of major companies. (2) how technology is disrupting the core markets of the firm.

Join us for an interactive discussion to:

  • Understand key technologies and how they affect businesses
  • Learn from a real-world example about the deployment of blockchain today
  • Gain insight on the way boards are dealing with tech disruption

Speakers

Benjamin Dubois

Benjamin Dubois
Blockchain Lead and Digital Transformation Manager
Nestlé

Chris Gentle

Chris Gentle (Moderator)
Business Analyst
The Conference Board

Dr. Chris Gentle is an advisor to The Conference Board and teaches at London Business School and Hult International Business School.  He is also NED at Reach South and Chair of the Finance Committee.

Chris has over 20 years international experience in strategy consulting working at b...Full Bio

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