NACD Peer Exchange

NACD Peer Exchange

New York, NY

2019-02-19 11:30 - 2019-02-19 14:30

The rate at which companies are innovating and adopting new technologies has outpaced the security features necessary to ensure a resilient digital economy. As a result, the world’s governments, businesses, and societies are at higher risk of new forms of digitally based criminal activity. With cyber risks becoming increasingly difficult to assess and mitigate, with disruption intensifying, and with competition increasing, how is your board evaluating and overseeing cyber risk?

Join NACD, Accenture, and a select group of directors from the country’s leading companies to explore how you—as a director—can help ensure that your organization successfully adapts to accelerating change and builds its cyber resilience from the inside out. 

 Explore three key imperatives:

 

 

Topics

Topics and Agenda

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.   Registration, Networking, and Light Lunch

12:00 p.m.–12:15 p.m.  Program Welcome and Introductions

12:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.     Roundtable Discussion

2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.       Lightning Round and Roundtable Summations

2:30 p.m.                        Program Adjourns

Speakers

Profile - Robert Kress Robert Kress Managing Director Accenture Robert (Bob) Kress is a managing director and the global quality and risk officer for Accenture Security. Kress is also responsible for Accenture Security’s offerings to boards of directors, and he is the Midwest Region Security lead, as well. Kress has also served as the managing director of Global IT Audit in Accenture’s Internal Audit organization and as the COO of Accenture’s Internal IT organization. Previously, Kress worked in Accenture’s Management Consulting and Software Products organizations. He has published two books: Running IT Like a Business (2009) and IT Governance to Drive High Performance (2010). His most recently published articles are Digitizing Internal Audit, Analytics Transforming Internal Audit for a Digital Future, and Innovation in Continuous Risk Assessment. Kress chairs the board of i.c.stars and the advisory board for the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa. He cochairs the technology committee of The Executives Club of Chicago.
Profile - Vik Desai Vik Desai Global Managing Director Accenture

Venue

University Club of New York
One West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019

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