Live Streaming: Leveraging Risk as a Catalyst for Growth


September 13, 2017


8:00AM - 10:00AM EST


CPE Credits: 2

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

Hosted by The CFO Alliance

Cost: Free

Registration for this event is closed.

 Join C-Suite Executives, CFO Alliance Members and colleagues as we gather for our Q3 Breakfast Roundtable Series to discuss how you and your organizations can best leverage financial and operational tools and data to measure, mitigate, and manage current and emerging risk exposures and most effectively compete in an increasingly uncertain business, economic and regulatory environment.

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Specific Roundtable Learning Objectives & Key Takeaways: During this Roundtable you will engage in discussions and peer group exercises to help you identify and seize these key opportunities:

  • Discover how the current business, economic and regulatory landscape can impact your organization's risk exposure and your ability to compete in an increasingly complex environment.
  • Learn the most effective ways to communicate and create strategic alignment in risk management across functional lines with IT, HR, and Sales & Marketing leaders.
  • Learn how to enhance your culture of risk awareness and impact your organization’s Risk IQ relative to customer retention, cyber, reputation, and regulatory compliance risk exposures.
  • Determine how you can best leverage your organization's resources to promote risk management agility and effectively manage risk exposures.
  • Enhance your work with IT to execute cybersecurity risk mitigation initiatives and ensure that the most effective cybersecurity breach response plans are in place and ready to respond.
  • Identify financial instruments that you can use to manage your organization's exposure to credit, market, foreign exchange, volatility, sector, liquidity & inflation risks.

About Our SME and Roundtable Facilitator

Dante Disparte is the founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, a strategy, risk and capital management firm focused on mid-market opportunities, market expansion and innovation on a global scale. He is the co-author of the book “Global Risk Agility and Decision Making”.

Prior to forming Risk Cooperative, Mr. Disparte served as the managing director of Clements Worldwide, a leading insurance brokerage with customers in more than 170 countries. Mr. Disparte is a specialist in strategy and risk reduction through the design and delivery of comprehensive risk solutions of worldwide scope. He is credited with designing the world’s first card-based life insurance program for the United Nations, a plan that has placed more than a half billion USD of risk with the markets in more than 150 countries. This innovation was heralded as one of the top product innovations of 2011 by the MENA Insurance Review. Mr. Disparte serves as the vice-chair of the board of the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C., and on Harvard Business School’s global alumni board. He is the founder and chair of the Business Council for American Security and a board member with the American Security Project. He also serves as member of the Bretton Woods II Council with New America.

He was formerly the managing director of Land Rover’s operations in 32 Sub Saharan African markets and held numerous general management roles in Denmark, where he developed applied skills in social entrepreneurship. Mr. Disparte is credited with developing a humanitarian fleet management solution that is proven to reduce the economic, environmental and social impact of humanitarian operations. This body of work is profiled in a business case published by INSEAD’s Social Innovation Centre. He served on the board of directors of Kjaer Group A/S, one of the top 10 workplaces in Europe and the top workplace in Denmark. He is conversant in 6 languages and has published numerous articles on the subject of risk, strategy and business effectiveness. A graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development, Mr. Disparte holds a degree in international and intercultural studies from Goucher College and a MSc. in risk management from NYU’s Stern School of Business

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