GCA Studios Presents GCA Host Dr. Pamela Drew, a current Board Member and Experienced Aerospace and Defense Executive for various companies including Boeing and ITT Exelis. In this episode, Dr. Drew sits down with the legendary Nick Donofrio a former IBM executive. Nick is a seasoned Board Director of numerous Fortune 500 companies. He brings to the board table 44 years of experience as one of America’s preeminent technology executives (Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology and Fellow Emeritus, IBM). The two engage in an in-depth conversation on cyber security oversight in the role of corporate governance and the types of issues Board of Directors should be focused on prior to an event, the steps and approaches to take during an incident and the ways to ensure the enterprise has a full recovery. This is a must see for board directors engaged in cyber security governance and seeking to learn best practices.

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About Dr. Pamela Drew

Dr. Pamela (Pam) Drew is a globally focused P&L executive with a distinguished and progressive career path that includes top-level executive positions with Boeing, Northrop Grumman, TASC and ITT Exelis. In her 28 year career, she had led large scale multi-billion dollar P&L operations in aerospace & defense, high technology R&D, and technical services. Her career highlights include generation of multi-billion dollar contract awards through the innovative application of advanced technologies, often in very short time horizons, for customers in the military, global/homeland security, civil and commercial aviation markets. Pam is also a nationally recognized expert and has been a member or chair of various advisory boards including the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

To learn more about Dr. Drew, visit her Spotlight here.

About Nick Donofrio

Nick Donofrio is a 44-year IBM veteran who held the coveted position of Executive Vice President Innovation and Technology and was also selected as an IBM Fellow, the company’s highest technical honor. Nick holds seven technology patents, is a member of numerous technical and science honor societies, and holds several board positions.

Currently, Nick is focused sharply on advancing education, employment and career opportunities for underrepresented minorities and women in the STEM disciplines. He is a fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a fellow of the U.K-based Royal Academy of Engineering, a member of the US-based National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of New York/Mellon, Liberty Mutual, Delphi Automotive, AMD, and MITRE. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Syracuse University as well as being a member of the CT Board of Regents for Higher Education.

To learn more about Nick, please visit the following articles:
Nick Donofrio Spotlight
Nick Donofrio: The IBM Years
Nick Donofrio: The Formative Years

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