4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Registration and Networking
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Program
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception
The speed of disruptive change in today’s global marketplace is unprecedented and likely to only accelerate over time. Companies that are not agile and adaptive enough to recognize market opportunities and emerging risks and capitalize on that knowledge with timely adjustments to their strategy and infrastructure are at risk of being swept aside by a disruptive tidal wave.
Join us for a timely and important discussion on how companies are addressing these risks and how boards can effectively exercise oversight with our distinguished speakers.
Jim DeLoach is a Managing Director of Protiviti, a global consulting firm providing solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit to clients in over 20 countries. With more than 35 years of experience, DeLoach has assisted many companies with responding to government mandates and a changing business environment and integrating these considerations with strategy setting, business planning, and performance management. He is also noted for his expertise in corporate governance and designing and evaluating internal control and compliance systems.
One of 25 recipients of the Consultant of the Year award from Consulting Magazine in 2011, DeLoach was named to the NACD Directorship 100 list annually for seven years from 2012 to 2018, recognizing him as one of the 100 most influential governance professionals in the boardroom community. In 2019, he was awarded the Bette Stead Leadership Award by Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable. He has served on the COSO Advisory Council for 10 years contributing to the development of several frameworks.
DeLoach has worked with hundreds of companies and groups in 30 countries. He writes The Bulletin quarterly and Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight monthly, Protiviti’s publications on governance-related issues. He regularly facilitates discussions among active directors on a wide variety of topics germane to corporate governance. Widely quoted in the press, he has published more than 300 articles covering various aspects of governance, business disruption, enterprise risk management, and effective internal controls. He publishes a monthly blog for NACD BoardTalk and Corporate Compliance Insights, as well as oversees a periodic blog, The Protiviti View. In addition, he has written several books, including Enterprise-wide Risk Management: Strategies for Linking Risk and Opportunity, which was published by Financial Times in June 2000 and was the first book written on the subject of enterprise risk management.
Director, Northwest Pipe Company and Former Vice President and Managing Director, Intel Capital
Keith Larson recently retired from Intel Capital, the strategic investment and M&A group of Intel Corp., where he was a vice president and managing director. He was one of five voting executives of the Investment Committee responsible for approving all Intel Capital Investments, and he has led executive strategy setting for several Intel-wide and Intel Capital investing and acquisition initiatives. Prior to joining Intel Capital in 1996, Larson worked as a financial and strategic consultant, COO and VP Operations of a footwear company, and general partner of a venture capital fund. He started his career with the Private Business Advisory Services Group of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. (now known as KPMG).
Larson has served on numerous boards of directors and regularly advises others regarding board of director issues. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Northwest Pipe Company (Nasdaq: NWPX), North America’s leading manufacturer of engineered steel pressure pipe used in water transmission projects. He is an advisor to Groq Inc., a venture-backed developer of high-performance computer solutions using hardware and software targeting machine learning applications. He is a former chairman and board member of the Oregon Investment Council (OIC) and was appointed by multiple Governors and confirmed by the State Senate. Larson served on the Board of Regents of the University of Portland and national board of directors of TechAmerica (a prominent industry association representing 1,200 technology companies). Additionally, he served on the boards of both Protocol Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: PCOL), an innovator in portable vital signs patient monitoring equipment acquired by WelchAllyn, and Sports Inc., a footwear and apparel company acquired by Adidas.