Making Smart Technology Investments

November 5, 2019 All Industries Technology Trends

In this episode of Looking Ahead, CEO & Co-Founder of Spiral Bank, Paul Melamed, and Executive Vice President of Capgemini, Shankar Krishnan, explore how executives and their boards can devise business strategies that incorporate new technologies.

The CISO Grind

November 5, 2019 All Industries Human Capital

It can be challenging to be a CISO, or chief information security officer. Few people inside the organization understand what they do, but still place an enormous amount of pressure on them to safeguard the organization.

How to Oversee the IoT

November 5, 2019 All Industries Risk

The Internet of Things is here. You may have a smartwatch that monitors your fitness routine or a smart home that allows for remote control of the lighting, security or temperature. But when it comes to business, leveraging the Internet of Things to accomplish specific tasks is no plug-and-play matter.

Time to Finally Go Public, or Private—Your Pick

September 20, 2019 Technology IPO

Companies are increasingly staying private for longer, raising ever larger amounts from private equity and venture capital. SoftBank Technology Corp.’s Vision Fund took the lead in an $8 billion backing of Uber in January 2018, a little more than a year before the company’s IPO, valuing the business at $48 billion.

Regulatory Trends Impacting Public Companies

September 10, 2019 All Industries Activism

The United States may no longer be the country for entrepreneurs to try out new technology and break things, says Ed Knight, executive vice president and global chief legal and policy officer at Nasdaq. He and Melissa Sawyer, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, discuss some of the emerging issues in regulation and how regulators are changing their focus.

How to Create a Culture of Technological Creativity

August 27, 2019 All Industries Growth

Georgette Kiser, a member of the executive team at The Carlyle Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the world, and Kristen Pross, chief product manager at Nasdaq corporate services, talk to Al Dominick, CEO of DirectorCorps, about why the chief information officer is coming to board meetings and what’s exciting them most.