EXPERT OPPORTUNITIES

Private engagements are funded by sponsors to advance the innovation in specific fields. Feel free to apply to any of the projects listed below.


Exploring the Use of Bedside Ultrasound on Ventilated ICU Patients in Europe

We are assembling an online advisory board to explore the future of ultrasound technology for Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Europe.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage EU-based:
- ICU Directors
-Internists
-Resuscitation Specialists
- Anesthesiologist
- Intensivists
- Clinical Researchers at hospitals and Key Opinion Leaders in the space
- Respiratory Therapists
- Nurses

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Exploring Conjugation of Molecular Structures

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the Conjugation of Molecular Structures with metal ions. This board’s objective is to shed light on the interactions of organic and inorganic molecules with metal ions both in solution and on surfaces.

Seeking Expert Participation

Please apply to this board if you have deep molecular ionic bonding and association experience. More specifically, we want folks with deep metal ion conjugation experience, specifically 1st and 2nd series and transition metal ions. Only degreed chemists, preferably at least ten years of experience.

Potential research applications:
Cleaning
Flocculation
Floor polish
Anti-scale (Industrial boilers)
Ship holes, deep boring limestone
Mining
Academia, etc.

Key words: ion, sequestering, ionic, ionic bonding, ionic association, metal, transition metal, sodium, calcium, zinc, iron, copper, aluminum, precipitation.

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Exploring the Application of 3D Printing in Healthcare

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15 experts in healthcare (payers), orthopedic surgery, and 3D printing to discuss the innovations that will determine the future of 3D printing in orthopedics practices -- over 4 days of online engagement.

Seeking Expert Participation

We are looking to engage experts with the following perspectives:
1. Healthcare & hospital directors/execs focused on innovation, technology, strategy, business & operations
2 Orthopedic surgeons & physicians familiar with the benefits of 3D printing
3. 3D printing expertise

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Exploring the Ecosytem for Developing Bathroom Cleaning Products

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to better understand the ecosystem and who the key players are in the bathroom cleaning product space so we can develop a valuable ecosystem map of this space.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking for experts in the cleaning product category:
- Inventors
- Entrepreneurs
- Product Innovation
- Heads of R&D
- Venture Capitalists/Angel Investors
- CPGs Experts
- Academia

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Exploring the Ideal Home of the Future

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of homes for the aging population, specifically a home designed for people to "age in place".

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following experts:
- Architects
- Urban planners
- Retirement home builders and leaders
- Care staff for elderly patients (nurses, doctors, therapists)
- People who specialize in modifications to homes to allow people to age in place today
- People who specialize in providing experiences to this age group (think travel agents, exercise instructors, etc).

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The Future of Self-Repairing Materials and Surfaces

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss new technologies in self-repairing materials and surfaces.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following experts:
- Biological materials experts
- Adaptive biology experts
- Evolutionary biologists
- Experts in adaptable materials that change based on changes to the external enviornment
- Wound healing experts,

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Exploring the Strategies for Selling Intellectual Property

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the creation of intellectual property for the expressed purpose of selling that property.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following experts:
- Patent attorneys
- IP strategy managers
- Managers who broker technology transfer from one company to another
- People who create IP for the sole purpose of selling it to someone

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Exploring the Customization of Mass Production Supply Chains

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of product customization, more specifically, to learn new techniques and approaches in the supply chain.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following experts:
- Supply chain experts
- Equipment manufacturers
- Equipment design
- Customization experts

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Exploring Solutions for Reducing Litter of Films-based Packaging

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss solutions for films based packaging that pollutes our water and land.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following expertise:
- Solid Waste Management
- Environmental Sustainability
- Eco-toxicity
- Suppliers/experts in packaging film
- Sustainable packaging
- Marine pollution
- Ocean science
- Rubbish/trash management

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Exploring Different Methods of Mosquito Spatial Repellency

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of -mosquitos spatial repellency.

Seeking Expert Participation

We are looking to engage:
- Entomologists
- Chemists
- People working in Mosquito Research Fields

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Blockchain Transformation for Pharma Distributors

We are assembling an online panel to 20 experts in supply chain and blockchain to discuss transformations for pharmaceutical distributors.

Seeking Expert Participation

We are looking to engage experts (non-consultants) in the pharma supply chain ( Manufacturers, Distributors, 3PL, Pharmacies) with experience in:
- Blockchain transformation
- Supply chain (from a technology perspective)
- Innovation and Strategy
- Business-centric Development
- Large-scale Tech Initiatives
- Those who understand how blockchain applications can best be utilized for pharma distributors

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Exploring Breakthrough Cardiovascular Treatments

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15 experts in within Cardiology to discuss the innovations that will determine the future of cardiovascular treatments over a 4-day panel of online engagement. We are looking to better understand how to drive awareness and what needs to be true for adoption of new treatments.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking for Practicing Healthcare Professionals
- Cardiologists
- Medical Professionals (MDs)
- General Practitioners
- Primary Care Physicians

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Understanding the Challenges of Workshop Facilitators in Qualitative Market Research

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15 experts in workshop facilitation to discuss the innovations that will determine future solutions in the space over a 4-week panel of online engagement.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with experience in:
Workshop facilitation (ideally, experience focused on expert focus groups)

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Exploring the Future of Risk Management in Cybersecurity Insurance

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15-20 to explore the future of cybersecurity insurance. The focus will be on understanding the needs of insurers and brokers, as well as new ways to measure potential incident using data, technology, & tools within the enterprise.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Cybersecurity insurance experts (underwriting, claims, brokering, etc.)
- CISOs
- Cyber risk managers
- Buyers of cyber insurance

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Exploring Biodegradable Plastics in the Environment

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of subject of environmentally biodegradable plastics, and disruptive technologies in the space.

Seeking Expert Participation

We are looking to engage experts from across the globe with, but not limited to, the following:
Polymer scientists
Chemists
Environmental scientists
Biopolymer experts
Industrial experts
Academics
Consultants
NGO's
Plastics experts

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Exploring the Next Generation of Probiotics

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of probiotics.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking for, but not limited to, the following:
- Microbiome expert
- Probiotic experts
- Immunologists
- Microbiologists
- integrative health practitioners
- Dietitians and dietary supplement experts
- Endocrinologists

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Exploring Behavior Changes Toward Sustainable Nutrition

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of sustainable nutrition and dietary behaviors with a global perspective.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage individuals from developed and emerging markets with expertise in::
- Consumer behavior
- Public health
- Agriculture, Food systems and novel food technologies
- Public policy issues around food / industry / agriculture / health
- Nutrition
- Public relations, social media, and communications

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Exploring the Use of Bedside Ultrasound on Ventilated ICU Patients in the US

We are assembling an online advisory panel to explore the future of ultrasound technology for Intensive Care Units (ICUs).

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage US-based:
- ICU Directors
- Intensivists Pulmonologists
- Clinical Researchers at hospitals
- Key Opinion Leaders in the space
- Respiratory Therapists

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Exploring the Evolution of Fibers & Textiles in Athleisure/Athletic Wear

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the current and future trends of textiles used in athletic wear.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to build a global panel with, but not limited to, the following titles:
- Textile manufacturers
- Fiber experts
- Product development experts or designers from athleisure / athletic wear companies
- Fashion professors, fashion industry experts who would analyze or be up to date on athleisure / athletic wear trends
- Trends analysts,
- Textile engineers and technologists
- Fashion and textile managers

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Exploring the Adoption of CRM Solutions in the Pharma Industry

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15-20 life science professionals to discuss the innovations that will determine the future of orchestrated customer engagement over a 4-week panel of online engagement.

Seeking Expert Participation

Experience with buyer's decision making in Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals.
Titles may include but are not limited to:
CMOs; Sales and Marketing VPs; Senior Directors and Directors of sales; Sales Operations; VPs of Operations supporting sales and market; Heads of procurement;

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Global Issues and Digital Disruptions Facing Board Members

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to explore the latest trends in digital disruptions, ethics, and corporate governance facing board members globally.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Board members and executive/independent directors of global organizations
- Global corporate governance experts
- Global thought-leaders, business, and c-suite execs
- Experts must be fluent in the issues and trends facing businesses today

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Exploring the Use Cases of IoT Edge Computing

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of IoT edge computing

Seeking Expert Participation

- Business owners who are considering non-consumer IoT projects in order to improve their operations or add products / product features to their portfolio
- Application developers working on IoT platform or analytics software.
**** this includes: product managers, business development, product marketing or applications engineers who may have similar customer insights to product requirements and use cases
- Manufacturing equipment vendors who also have supporting analytics or control platforms would be welcome.
- IT experts responsible for bringing up and supporting enterprise IoT or "edge" computing projects
- Technical Architects in IOT and Artificial Intelligence

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Exploring the Utilization of SPECT/CT for Surgical Planning

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to explore the awareness, adoption, and utilization of SPECT/CT for the surgical planning of Sentinel Node biopsy and extraction technology. We want to gain insight in how influencers and decision makers decide how to utilize different technologies.

Seeking Expert Participation

- General Surgeons
- Surgical Oncologists
- Breast Surgeons
- KOL's
- Hospital Administrators
- Director of Materials Management
- CEOs and CFOs at Health Organizations
- Procurement & Purchasing Department
- Payer & Insurers

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Exploring the Latest Trends in Hair Care

We are assembling an ongoing advisory panel to explore "whitespace" opportunities in hair care. More specifically we are looking to see if there is a story that will have large enough appeal to elevate the "Free Of" business in hair & shampoo products.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Hairstylists, beauty bloggers
- Health food experts (e.g. dietitian, nutritionist, herbalist, Whole Foods, etc.)
- Beauty trends experts
- Environmentalists and Botanist
- Chemists

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The Future of Media & Entertainment Technologies

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of Media & Entertainment Technologies

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in:
Media and Entertainment technologies
- Executives
- Consultants
- Subject Matter Experts

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Exploring Control Tower Capabilities for Pharmaceutical Distributors

As pharma supply chains become increasingly complex, companies need solutions that are supported by a central platform. We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board of industry leaders to discuss the future of end-to-end supply chain visibility within the pharma and healthcare supply chains -- with a focus on modern control tower capabilities.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Independent consultants in end-to-end supply chain
- Control tower experts in pharma, healthcare, and distributors
- Transportation, supply chain planning, customer service, procurement control tower, end-to-end supply chain visibility
- Big pharma supply chain executives

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Exploring Oleochemicals in the Lubricant Industry

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to better understand the Lubricant Industry

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts with experience in:
- Formulation of lubricants
- Formulation of lubricant additives
- Formulation of metalworking fluids
- Formulation of synthetic esters
- Formulation of Green Lubricants
- Formulation of Marine Lubricants
- Marketing of Synthetic Ester manufacturers
- Marketing of Metalworking fluids
- Marketing of Marine Lubricants

This includes:
- Formulation Chemists
- Synthetic Chemists
- Ester Chemical Specialists
- Technical Supervisors
- Technical Managers
- Technical specialists
- Senior Engineers

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Exploring Innovations & Solutions in Toilet Hygiene

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the pain points and solutions to household bathroom hygiene. We want to understand the market space, leading players, where the white space is, identify the potential solutions, and better understanding the behaviors that surround household tasks.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Landlords and Hosts (AirBnB, Tripping, FlipKey, HomeAway, etc.)
- Household Cleaning Trends Bloggers, Analysts, and Marketers
- Cleaning Service and Sanitation Founders
- CPG entrepreneurs
- Hygiene service experts

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The Future of Cyber Security in Transforming Business

The pace of cybersecurity threats is accelerating faster than most people realize. With the emergence of new technologies and the explosion of endpoints via mobility and IoT, it is almost impossible to stay current.

We are assembling a thought-leadership panel of global industry leaders to understand how businesses can take advantage of Cyber Security to shape and secure their future. Our focus in the coming weeks will be blockchain technologies, deployments and scenario planning.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Global blockchain experts in cybersecurity
- CISOs from global 2000 companies
- CTOs/CIOs and data officers
- Entrepreneurs
- Experts with a strong understanding of emerging technologies for cybersecurity

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Developing the Ideal of ICO

We are assembling a high-caliber panel of 15 experts on Cryptocurrency and ICOs with a focus on utility coins to discuss the innovations that will determine the creation of an ideal ICO over a 4-day panel of online engagement.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Private ICO Investors
- ICO fund managers
- ICO Presale Investors
- VCs who invest in ICOs

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The Future of AI Technologies in Life Sciences

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of Future of AI Technologies in Life Sciences. We are looking to understand the application of artificial intelligence, which is just emerging as a tool and platform technology. Our objective here is to both learn about as well as discuss, analyze and critique AI's evolution, technology and future commercial, social and technological impact within biotechnology

Seeking Expert Participation

We'll look at highly varied perspectives through the multiple disciplines that affect the biotechnology industry - from clinical work to drug development to insurance industry practices through to hospital management and legal ramifications.

We are seeking multiple experts representing those disciplines and viewpoints from the top to the bottom. Importantly, we are looking for folks within their discipline who have deep experience and or have had a significant quantifiable impact in their space. Please be very specific in your qualifications and experience.

- Artificial intelligence experts with deep practical, real-world experience and or touch points
- Entrepreneurs and investors who are specifically and successfully applying AI to their business(s)
- Current Artificial intelligence users commercially who can relay their experience and link to results
- Medical Experts - across the board, including doctors, nurses, and administrators
- Health insurance experts with deep data and management experience and AI experience.
- Biotechnology research who are specifically and successfully applying AI to their work

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The Future of Mesh Home Networks

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the Future of Mesh Home Networks technologies.

Seeking Expert Participation

Smart Home Entrepreneurs & VCs with experience and an understanding of:
- Mesh Networking
- Service Architecture
- User Experience
- Industry ecosystem-related challenges in creating compelling Smart Products for consumers

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The Future of Department Store Retailers

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the disruptive trends impacting department stores and retail brands. Our goal is to explore the new technologies, innovations, and transformational concepts that are enabling retailers to stay relevant in today's competitive environment.

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts and industry executives with the following perspectives:
1. Leaders/executives with strong experience with retail and apparel brands (e.g. Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Fossil...)
2. New customer, omni-channel, and channel strategy from department store retailers (e.g. Nordstroms)
3. Technologies/business models disrupting department store retail (e.g. Retail start-ups, direct-to-consumer, etc.)

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The Future of Data Science Within the Insurance Industry

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of Data Science within the Insurance Industry. We are looking to better understand the market, including the top trends, the top providers, and their future vision.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Insurance data scientists
- Insurance industry analysts
- Data analytic architects for insurance

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The Future of Superfluid Markets

We're assembling an ongoing virtual Advisory Board to discuss how new markets and business models and how that is shaping the future of commerce (i.e. sharing economies as-a-service models, logistics, digitalization of physical goods, etc.).

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts in:
- Technology UI/UX
- Driverless transportation
- Drone Technology
- Blockchain
- Sharing Economies
- Knowledge and understanding of disruptive innovation in a rapidly changing business environment and potential business implications and opportunities of these innovations
- Business futurists / thought leaders—views on how business, markets, commerce, and companies will change over the next 5-10 years (grounded in present realities)

- Global perspective - Representation from major regions across the world
- Diversity - In terms of gender and age.

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The Future of Cloud Technologies

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of cloud technologies covering Cloud Transformation Strategies, Technologies, Governance, Skills and Best Practices.

Seeking Expert Participation

CIOs and IT directors who are in the middle of a cloud transformation
Cloud Transformation consultants
Cloud service providers
Digital Transformation Specialists
IoT Solutions, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, RPA perspectives
Cloud Architects/Engineers
Experts with hands on experience that have led large complex transformations

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The Future of Blockchain Within Supply Chains

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of The Future of Blockchain Within Supply Chains. We will discuss the where and how to apply blockchain technology to optimize how supply chains operate as well as the challenges in implementation.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Heads of Blockchain service providers
- Blockchain Consultants
- Heads of Supply Chain

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The Future of CPG in an Era of eCommerce and Friction-less Markets

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of CPG in an Era of Friction-less Markets and eCommerce. We want to better understand how CPG companies need to adapt in this new era, and what are the effects on manufacturing and the supply chain.

Seeking Expert Participation

- CPG thought leaders
- CPG executives
- eCommerce/DTC VCs and Entrepreneurs

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The Future of Industrial Manufacturing

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of Industrial Manufacturing. We want to understand how manufacturing will evolve due emergence of new technologies like 3D printing and other digital transformations.

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts in:
- Industrial Manufacturing Strategy
- Manufacturing Digital Transformation
- Supply Chain Management and Disruption
- Analytics (big data, sensors)
- Machine Vision
- Economics of Manufacturing
- 3D Printing
- Market Analysts

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Bringing Innovation into Company Workflow

With new data sources, analytics methods and technologies, the pace of change is increasing faster than ever before. In order to keep up, how can companies bring innovation out of program offices and into everyday workflow?

In this exclusive online advisory board of 15-20 thought leaders, you'll have the unique opportunity to gain and share insights on how organizations can adopt new methods and technologies to become more innovative.

All participation is online and at your convenience. You are only committing to participate at least once a week (or as inspired) at your convenience.

You'll explore questions like these:

- How will organizations learn to adapt faster to new technologies and new models of work?
- What needs to be true about future solutions such that innovation is moved out of the program office and into the workflow of business?

Seeking Expert Participation

- Market Researchers
- Heads of Strategic Planning
- Consultants
- Information services leaders
- Heads of data analytics
- Organizational change and effectiveness leaders
- Directors of Innovation teams

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Whitespace in OTC Personal Care

We're assembling an exclusive online Advisory Board to discuss how innovations in OTC personal care are developing in retail channels and presenting opportunities to CPG manufacturers, especially in the areas of health, vitality and better breathing.

Seeking Expert Participation

- CPG futurists
- Retail market insights experts
- Entrepreneurs and VCs who work in the space

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Proactive Behaviors in Personal Health & Wellbeing

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the innovations in personal health and wellbeing that drive the adoption of new positive behaviors (fitness, diet, lifestyle) and how individuals adhere to those routines.

Ideal participants will possess knowledge related to Health and Wellness. We are looking for a wide range of experts like nutritionists, fitness experts, behavioral psychologists, life coaches, substance abuse counselors, and military training.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Behavioral psychologists
- Substance abuse counselors
- Military training
- Fitness experts
- Dietitians
- Nutritionists
- Clinical Psychologist
- Life coaches
- Hypnotherapists
- Food science industry professionals
- General practitioners

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Pain Points of Audit Board Committee Members

While financial auditing is important to businesses, shareholders/owners, lenders, investors and other stakeholders alike, new accounting changes are impacting Audit Board Committees members.

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to understand the pain points of Audit Board Committee members for both private and public companies and discuss best practices made for the new regulatory landscape.

Seeking Expert Participation

Audit Board Committee members (both public and private companies)
Board Directors
Chief Financial Officers
VP, Finance, Accounting, Audit, or Compliance

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