Economics can be an incredibly useful discipline if put into proper practice. In the boardroom, economists can help us as board directors make informed decisions that prepare us for what may lie ahead. There are 9 essential risks facing the boardroom in the coming decade and it’s critical to be ready for them.

Today, Kathleen Camilli joins the show to help us learn more about these 9 risks facing us as board directors in this new decade. Kathleen is a former Federal Reserve-trained Wall St. economist now serving in the boardroom. Her expertise is in helping CEO’s navigate changes in the economy. 

In today’s episode, Kathleen provides insights from her experience serving on two public company boards (NYSE and TSX) in the US and Canada, as well as a private cryptoasset exchange in Chicago. She leverages her experiences in these roles and provides unique insight into how she’s overcome the 9 challenges that face every board director. We discuss all of these topics and more on this episode of Boardroom Bound 

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Today’s episode is sponsored by the Private Directors Association.  

PDA empowers directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As one of the recognized authorities on leading boardroom practices, PDA helps today's directors be well prepared for tomorrow's challenges.

I’m part of the leadership team for the Boston chapter.  And I’m very excited that on Wednesday, March 25th we’re providing a free virtual meeting offering board-relevant guidance to help companies confront the Coronavirus and mitigate its business impact. 

Amid the fear, uncertainty, and disruption created by the Coronavirus, boards can make critical contributions to help their organizations withstand and recover from this escalating crisis. Their collective experience with past crises and the ability to take a long-term view can offer management very helpful perspectives during this time. 

During this virtual meeting, we will discuss several key actions that boards should consider taking now. 

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