Unlocking the Power of Governance for Tech Firms

Challenges that Boards and Tech companies face are to ensure that strong, conflicting beliefs don’t affect the company’s performance. There are heightened expectations and the role of the board in effective governance has never been more critical. Join us for an enlightening event where we explore the future of Canadian governance, and how technology firms can leverage boards to drive positive impact.

Key Themes:

1. Navigating Challenges:

  • Board Directors: Discover how to address the evolving challenges faced by board directors in today’s complex business landscape.
  • Companies: Understand how robust governance practices can enhance organizational resilience and performance.

2. Lessons for Technology Companies from Chat GPT:

  • Recent incidents have exposed gaps in board views of good governance. Learn how technology companies can benefit from sound governance principles.

3. VC Firms and Board Training Sandbox: A Path to Investor Interest:

  • Top venture capital firms recognize the importance of governance. Explore how board training can propel early-stage tech companies toward investor appeal.


4:30 Welcome and Networking Reception

5:00 Presentation by Barbara Stymiest

5:30 Discussion Panel

6:00 Interactive Q&A

6:30 Event Ends

Networking Reception:

Before the main event, join us for a networking reception. Connect with fellow professionals, exchange ideas, and forge valuable relationships.

May 2, 2024 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. ET
Gowling WLG, 345 King St W Suite #600, Kitchener, ON N2G 0C5

 Members: $20, Non-Members: $30

Cancellations must be received in writing 48 hrs prior to the date of the event to be eligible for a full refund.

All refund requests should be emailed to the Chapter Administrator or events@icd.ca



Barbara Stymiest


Former CEO, TMX Group Inc.

Chair of the Board for RIM during transformative times.

CTF Committee member

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