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.
Jim DuBois is the former chief information officer of Microsoft, a position he held from May 2013 to September 2017. He is a tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and digital transformation along with a deep understanding of technical strategy, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. He brings these topics to life with stories from his 25 years at Microsoft, especially leading the digital transformation as the CIO while Satya Nadella reinvented Microsoft. DuBois held many key leadership positions at Microsoft, leading product and application teams, infrastructure, and security teams, including serving as Microsoft’s chief information security officer for three years and spending several years living in Asia and then Europe learning the Microsoft field business while running the respective regional IT teams.
DuBois has served as a board director for Expeditors International since May 2016. Since retiring from Microsoft, he has written a critically acclaimed book about the lessons he learned in the transformation at Microsoft and has become very active in the startup community, including serving as a venture advisor at Ignition Partners and on the board or advisory board for several tech startups, including Asignio, Catalina, Collabra, Corent, CoreStack, Cyemptive, Saviynt, Subsplash, and Verb.
Before joining Microsoft, Dubois spent several years at the company now called Accenture, implementing financial and distribution systems.
Michael Trzupek is senior vice president and chief financial officer at Premera. In this role, he provides leadership over Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Investment and Treasury. Trzupek previously served as group vice president at Providence St. Joseph Health System, where he executed finance functions, strategic planning and budgeting, and the evaluation of affiliations, acquisitions, and strategic investments. Prior, he was a corporate finance general manager at Microsoft, focused on business planning for the company’s hardware products, including Xbox and Surface. He started his financial career at Intel. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the Seattle Aquarium, a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee chair at Caliber Co. in Scottsdale, Arizona, and an advisory board member for eCapital Advisors based in Minneapolis.