HITEC-KPMG Board Readiness Program

Positioning Hispanic Technology Executives for Corporate Boards

About the Program

The program is designed for HITEC’s senior technology executives who are seeking to enhance their understanding of the boardroom and have an interest in positioning themselves as candidates for a corporate board seat.  

  • Since 2017 KPMG partnered with HITEC to host the Board Readiness program at HITEC’s Leadership Summits.
  • In 2021, the program transitioned to an annual virtual program.

Program Highlights

Over the course of the program, participants gain insight into emerging boardroom trends and leading practices including board oversight of strategy, risk, talent, technology, compliance, and financial reporting. In addition, participants have networking opportunities with HITEC’s members who are currently serving on corporate boards.

Program Hosts

Susan Angele and Stephen Brown are Senior Advisors, Board Governance, at KPMG's Board Leadership Center. Through an array of programs, KPMG’s Board Leadership Center engages with directors and business leaders to help articulate their challenges and promote continuous improvement of public and private company governance. The Center champions outstanding governance to help drive long-term corporate value and enhance investor confidence.

Participation and Graduation Criteria

  • Must be a Corporate Partner at the Diamond, Platinum, Gold or Silver level OR a HITEC Individual Member
  • VP-level and above (Fortune 500 company) or C-level (start-up/mid-size company)
  • Can commit to 6 sessions (one makeup session available online)
  • Attends 5 of 6 sessions

2023–2024 Program Schedule

Dates/Times are subject to change.

March 23 | Kickoff Session | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

May 25 | Session 2 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

July 27 | Session 3 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

August 24 | Networking Session #1 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

September 28 | Session 4 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

November 16 | Session 5 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

January 18 | Session 6 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

February 8 | Networking Session #2 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM ET

February 29 | Graduation | 4:00PM – 5:30PM ET

Submission Guidelines

The Board Readiness Program is a benefit for HITEC Corporate Partners. Slots in the program begin at the Silver level. HITEC will receive nominations for the 2024–2025 Program from August 16, 2023 through February 9, 2024.

For those interested in learning more about the Board Readiness Program, please reach out to your organization's HITEC Champion, or to Programs Director, Cristin Aguilera at cristin@hitecglobal.org.

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