Forget your grandfather’s boardroom with a posse of aging duffers deciding corporate fate in wise and masterful inactivity. Board members have gone shirtsleeves – governance has morphed to an intensely more involved process. Gender quotas, mandated Qualified Financial Advisors, specialized authority members, and scores of others pressures are rampaging across the directorial horizon and leaping through a very pierced corporate veil into boardrooms both domestic and global. To sort through these upheavals, major boards are calling upon host Bart Jackson’s guest, sought-after consultant Thomas Bakewell. Author if the definitive “Claiming your Place at the Boardroom Table” and veteran member of the leadership board and faculty for the National Institute of Corporate Directors, Thomas Bakewell knows firsthand how boardroom traditions are blending with today’s changing roles. Tune in and learn how major companies are evolving and how they truly run.