Thought Leadership/Articles - Boards

Software Boards Report

Building a Board of Directors as a Strategic Weapon - How the Fastest Growth Software Companies Select and Pay their Boards (Revenue Range: $100 million to $1 billion)
We researched how to build a board of directors as a strategic weapon. In part one of this series of insightful reports, we explore the fastest-growth software companies in the $100 million to $1 billion range. We analyze patterns in educational backgrounds, demographics, function and industry backgrounds, tenures and terms, and compensation elements. Download Report

Entrepreneurial Boards Report

Entrepreneurial Boards Composition & Compensation Survey
The Vell Entrepreneurial Technology Board report shares common and best practices of technology company boards, providing guidance on matters such as compensation and diversity of experience targets. Download Report

Canadian Boards Report

Entrepreneurial Boards Composition & Compensation Survey - The Canada Report
The Vell Canadian Entrepreneurial Technology Board report shares the common and best practices of technology company boards in Canada, and compares them to U.S. companies. Download Report

Articles on Boards


11/19/12 - Agenda - What Makes a Great Independent Chairman?

01/17/12 - Agenda - Demand Mounts for Directors With Digital Smarts

11/16/11 - NewsFactor - Apple Strengthens Disney Ties with Board Pick

08/16/10 - Agenda - Did Bank Directors Bolt as Going Got Tough?

08/02/10 - Agenda - Lead Directors Should Help Set Meeting Agendas: Survey

02/08/10 - Agenda - What Are Some Succession Planning Missteps?

12/21/09 - Agenda - What is Most Rewarding about Being a Director These Days?

10/19/09 - Agenda - More Directors Selected for Sector Expertise

08/10/09 - Agenda - July’s Moves: Financial Expertise Still at a Premium in Director Recruitment

07/20/09 - Agenda - Responsibilities for Lead Directors Go Beyond Chairing Executive Sessions

06/08/09 - Agenda - May’s Moves: Boards Under Pressure to Change