Your journey starts here.
The Path to the Boardroom is a three-part series of Executive Briefings designed to help first-time aspirants for a board seat negotiate the difficult route to success.
Drawing on our work with 600+ boards annually, we created a real-world guide to help you find your first corporate directorship. From starting your search, to interviewing for a directorship, to getting off to a good start as a new board member, this guide will prepare you to confidently take a seat at the boardroom table.
The Opportunities to Serve
Finding a board seat is akin to a job search. It takes time and effort to find the right fit, and there are more qualified candidates than there are board seats. But more opportunities are becoming available.
428 new directors elected to S&P 500 boards in 2018--the largest number of new directors since 2004
65% of directors named to boards in 2018 were not C-suite executives