Session: How to Accelerate Your Way to a Board Director Role
If you’ve ever thought, “There’s no place on a corporate board for someone with my background,” you're wrong. The time is now for CTOs, CSOs and CISOs to take a seat at the table. Boards are identifying and bringing on more directors than ever before with technology and security expertise, strategizing how to protect brand reputation, revenue, continuity and resilience. Learn proven strategies to launch your board journey or expand your existing board portfolio from a repeat cybersecurity tech founder, former CEO, and leadership expert, Tissa Richards. Tissa works with the world’s largest private and public companies and investment management firms to diversify their boards by successfully identifying critical board candidates.
You’ll discover how to communicate your value in a way that is memorable and clear – allowing you to be the first to come to mind when opportunities arise.
- Translate your operational experience into a compelling board story
- Talk about tech in a way that resonates with non-technical board members
- Create a crisp, concise, and effective narrative about your career successes
- Get started on your journey with the right board materials
- Leverage your network to identify board opportunities and scale your search
Tissa's speaking and leadership isn't theoretical-- it comes from experience
as a repeat software founder and CEO.
As a keynote speaker, leadership expert and corporate facilitator Tissa works extensively with F1000 and hyperscale organizations, guiding them to create individual and organizational success, develop high-performance cultures and diversify C-suites and corporate boardrooms.
Through workshops, speaking and coaching, Tissa brings pragmatic expertise and actionable steps to help boards and executive teams create value and solve challenges in real-time. She uses humor, stories and her real-world experience to create engaging events where attendees leave with impactful and relevant content they can begin using immediately to improve their own leadership and
the entire organization.