Senior Partner, Global Technology Practice & CEO Succession
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It's a curious paradox: Tech boards represent some of the most innovative companies in terms of their strategies, products and services, but are among the least progressive when it comes to the number of women members.
Korn Ferry recently analyzed the membership of boards of directors of the Tech100, a list of the largest US technology companies as ranked by revenue as of June 2013. We then compared the makeup of those boards with that of the KFMC100, the largest companies by market capitalization in all sectors.
Among our findings:
In light of the demand for new skills and experience on boards in general and the proven value that female directors contribute, why are there still so few women on tech boards? And what can boards do to change that?