Author: DeForest Soaries

The Complexity and Diversity of The Corporate Community

The Complexity and Diversity of The Corporate Community

I am finding great pleasure in teaching and coaching executives that aspire to become corporate directors.  I never imagined that the corporate community, motivated by investors and regulators, would make diversity in corporate governance a legitimate corporate goal. Never before have we seen companies’ annual reports and proxy statements contain as much information about diversity, […]

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Technology and The Boardroom

Technology and The Boardroom

Recently, I was conducting a live presentation on Zoom when I ran into an embarrassing technical challenge. While sharing a PowerPoint presentation on my screen, I attempted to play a video and quickly plunged into a technology abyss. Fortunately, the team member supporting me on this project was a 23-year-old recent college graduate who was […]

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The American Insurrection

The American Insurrection

I have hesitated to respond to the violent insurrection inspired and instigated by the President of the United States on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. There has been no shortage of commentaries and condemnations in response to the tragic events that occurred in our nation’s Capitol. I share a few of my thoughts.  First, our prayers […]

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