Private Equity Insights is delighted to present the first webinar in 2021 with focus on board excellence and digital tools.

Inviting outstanding thought leaders from leading American PE firms, alongside the Nasdaq Board Engagement team, the webinar will dive into governance best practices and address some of the most significant challenges of 2021.

Whether you're a General Counsel, PE firm C-suite, a portfolio management professional, or just interested in board strategy, then the webinar is going to lift your problem solving in extraordinary times.

Sign up to watch live or on-demand as we bring in top partners from European PE.
  • Supporting “Digital Transformation” initiatives, both internally and with portfolio company operations around meetings and communications
  • Growing investments is putting greater demands on partners, operating partners and staff around portfolio company meetings, reviews, consents and workflows
  • Concerns around information security and the use of email, particularly with portfolio companies and third parties outside the firewall, are increasing
  • Growing concerns regarding conflicts of interest for deal partners serving as directors on portfolio company boards
  • Desire to improve channels for information sharing and collaboration with portfolio companies, and to connect leaders across businesses
  • Establishing corporate governance best practices and efficiencies for companies at every stage of maturity, including public readiness solutions
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    Private Equity Insights
    For more than 10 years, PEI has helped Investors, Fund Managers and CXOs rethink what it takes to fundraise, invest, operate and exit in Private Equity, and does so via online engagement and cutting edge conferences in Singapore, UK, France, Poland & CEE, Benelux, Switzerland, Iberia, Germany, Italy, Nordics and DACH.
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    Byron E. Loflin
    Global Head of Board Engagement @ Nasdaq
    Byron Loflin is the Global Head of Board Engagement at Nasdaq, where he leads the Board Engagement team in providing a strategic, collaborative, and technology-based approach to support boards’ efforts in strengthening governance effectiveness.

    The portfolio of governance services and products includes a variety of board, CEO, and management evaluations, streamlined Directors’ and Officers’ Questionnaire and pre-proxy disclosure processes, and the Nasdaq Boardvantage board portal.

    Byron is the founder and former CEO of the Center for Board Excellence (CBE), which was acquired by Nasdaq in 2019. His experience and expertise are in the design and administration of evaluations, as well as advising boards, board chairs, CEOs, and executive management on board strategy.
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    Stephen W. Powell
    Corvest Capital Partners, VC Veteran and Public Company Board Member
    Steve’s 35-year career spans private capital investment, investment banking, corporate operating, board governance and public accounting roles. Steve invests in and advises emerging growth services, products and technology companies in the consumer, healthcare, and financial sectors. He leads an investment and operating company focused on optimizing human performance in military, national security, public safety, elite athletics and corporate wellness populations. He is a member of the Haymaker Acquisition Corp. special purpose acquisition company sponsor platform. He is an advisor to the senior management and board of Atlanta Life Financial Group.

    Steve’s current board governance roles include OneSpaWorld Holdings (Nasdaq-OSW), Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III (Nasdaq-HYAC, in registration), and private equity backed Massage Envy Holdings. His board roles include and have included the audit and compensation committees of both publicly traded and private equity backed companies.
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    Christina Lema
    General Counsel @ Vista Equity Partners
    Christina Lema joined Vista Equity Partners in February 2012 and is Vista’s General Counsel. Ms. Lema also sits on the boards of Vista portfolio companies Datto (NYSE: MSP), Greenway and Jamf (NASDAQ: JAMF).

    Prior to joining Vista, Ms. Lema worked for a number of years at Kirkland & Ellis in its San Francisco office. While at Kirkland, Ms. Lema focused on leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, equity financings and minority investments. Ms. Lema is a member of the State Bar of California and was recognized on The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: United States in 2019.