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Webinar | The Board’s Role in Shaping a Company’s Digital Transformation
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
Category: New England

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Pacific)
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Mountain)
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Central)
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM (Eastern)


Zoom invitation will be shared the day before the event.


Digital transformation enables companies to use technology to compete better and is even more critical in challenging times.  Boards play a crucial role in shaping this digital transformation by sharing their expertise, judgment, and focus on long-term value. The panelists will discuss the board’s role in a company’s digital transformation as well the success factors.  

Value to Audience

After the event, the audience will have a better appreciation of the best practices for leveraging digital transformation to create winning business models. 

Key Takeaways 

  • How boards can best approach digital transformation to give the company a strategic and competitive advantage 
  • Recognition of factors beyond technology alone which contribute to digital transformation success 
  • What works and what doesn't? Best practices for digital transformation and the board's role in shaping it. 

Thank you to our National and Gold Chapter Sponsors!



Alana Robinson
Robinson Consulting Group

Alana Robinson is CEO of the Robinson Consulting Group (RGC).  RGC specializes in interim CIO leadership, enterprise-level IT assessment and strategy, risk management, and implementation of business process improvement solutions that leverage technology as a tool for digital innovation, strategic decision-making, and streamlined operational efficiencies. It has clients in global supply chain and logistics, banking, and healthcare sectors.  Alana is the C-suite's trusted advisor to solve complex business problems, transform organizations' operational effectiveness, and consistently produce desired outcomes. She is a seasoned, senior executive with leadership experience in Fortune 500 publicly-traded corporations including IBM, KMART, Coors Brewery, Sara Lee Corporation, and R. R. Donnelley.  Alana serves on several non-profit boards.


Andy Billings
Innovation, Growth and Transformation Leader

Andy Billings is passionate about energizing leaders to anticipate and shape their futures.  Andy is a leader in the digital transformation of Electronic Arts, a videogame developer moving from 90% retail to 90% digital revenues.  He advises a professional services firm moving from face-to-face to a digital delivery model.  On the Board of the Rod McLellan company, the company moved from regional to national retailer whose customers included Walmart, Home Depot, and Lowes. He has been an innovation advisor to several Fortune 500 companies. Earlier, Andy was a Managing Director of RHR International and served at Stanford’s School of Medicine.


Bassam Fawaz
Founder and Managing Principal
Qualidas Solutions, Inc.

Bassam is a transformational IT and operations strategist with broad experience with companies of diverse sizes and sectors, domestically and internationally. He has served as Chief Information Officer, Head of Worldwide Operations, and executive team member for companies with revenues of up to $6.8B, and advised CEOs and Management Boards on the strategic use of business technology. He is a performance turnaround, transformation, and resource management specialist.  Bassam is the Managing Principal of Qualidas Solutions, Inc., a business operations consultancy, and a partner in the CIO practice of Fortium Partners, a national firm providing Technology Leadership-as-a-Service. He serves on several professional society and nonprofit boards.  



Ameeta Soni
Altek Consulting

Ameeta delivers dramatic growth for technology and digital health companies as a strategy consultant, interim CMO, and board director. She is passionate about leveraging digital technologies to gain competitive advantage and drive revenues and profits. Ameeta has had diverse roles in tech companies, including founder, CEO, CMO, investor, board director, and advisor, and helped raise >$100M in venture capital. She is a member of the Maroon Venture Partners Fund's investment committee and holds board roles for its portfolio companies HomeBinder, OmPractice, and TOP: The Organic Project. She was previously a board director at PlumChoice, Inc. and MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge (Chair). She is a current and past board member for several nonprofits.