Harvard Alumni: Boards: Best Practices, Trends and Keys for Success

  • November 11, 2021
November 13, 2021 @ 5:00 am – 6:00 am Australia/Sydney Timezone
Harvard Alumni: Boards: Best Practices, Trends and Keys for Success

Dear Oxbridge Partners and Affiliates,

Invitation from Harvard Alumni.

What are boards and why are they a powerful tool for successful businesses?

Mark Hamill joins host Philip Guarino to look at best practices for startups, post-pandemic board trends, and the skills required for top performing boards. Together they discuss the keys to landing board positions, the benefits of virtual board meetings, and the increased demand for board diversity.

Whether you are a seasoned board member, looking for your first board spot, or an entrepreneur on the hunt for advisors, this episode is not to be missed.

The topics we cover are:

  • The role of boards and how they can be an asset to entrepreneurs

  • Emerging trends in the world of Advisory Boards

  • What entrepreneurs should look for when seeking board talent

  • Essential skills and considerations aspiring board members should have

  • How board demands have changed Post-Pandemic

This special series is in collaboration with The Virtual Advisory Board

This is part (1) of a (4) Part Series.

Part 1: Boards: Best Practices, Trends and Keys for Success

Part 2: Buzz Words No Longer: The Crucial Role of ESG and Diversity on Boards

Part 3: Boards for Startups: A Key to Success

Part 4:  Board Structuring – Considerations for PE & VC-Backed Businesses

Event Moderator: Philip Guarino, AB ’92, HAE Paris Chair

About Our Guest
Mark Hamill
– Founder & Chairman, Virtual Advisory Board

Mark has 20 years experience in Global Executive Search, having built an EMEA Search firm which he sold to Private Equity in 2017. He has since then launched The Naked Headhunter which focuses on Succession Search and Executive Transition and the Virtual Advisory Board, a global talent pool of “Board Advisory” global executives who can help CEOs and Owners with any insight they might need on the above topics across all worldwide markets.

While also chairing Ackermann International, the largest European Executive Search firm in Latin America, Mark has dedicated the last 3 years since his exit to identifying and understanding the pain and lifecycle of executive career transition. He has created tools (Visibility Quotient) and know-how, and now he helps navigate Executives through this period.

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