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Toronto Event: “Disruption and Transformation – The Board’s Role in Overseeing Opportunities and Risk” on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Women Get On Board

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

Toronto Event: “Disruption and Transformation – The...

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 You’re invited to Women Get On Board's Event in Toronto on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018:

 “Disruption and Transformation – The Board’s Role in Overseeing Opportunities and Risk

In the face of increasing disruption, organizations are increasingly undergoing widespread transformations to maintain their relevance and support future growth. While this presents opportunities to add value and create new customers, services, and products, it also creates new challenges and risks that need to be managed. This session will explore the role of the board in supporting C-suite decisions and exercising oversight on how and when to transform their business. 


KPMG LLP, our National Strategic Partner is pleased to host this event with
Women Get On Board.





Lori O'Neill, CPA, CA, ICD.D 

Lori is a corporate director and independent financial and governance consultant. She currently serves as a board member and chair of audit committee on several boards, including publicly traded and privately owned technology companies and Crown Corporations. Lori also currently assists several growth companies with strategic transactions, M&A, public offerings, due diligence.

 She previously served over 24 years in leadership of one of the world’s leading professional services firms, including various National partnership roles, with a focus on advising growth companies from start-up to multinationals, supporting complex transactions, private and public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions in Canada and the U.S.

 Lori has a Bachelor of Commerce with Highest Honours from Carleton University, and is accredited as a FCPA, FCA (Honor Roll) in Ontario, a CPA in the US, and has the ICD.D designation.


Lesley Luk, CPA, CA

Lesley is an audit partner in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (“TMT”) practice. She has over 15 years of experience and is well versed in IFRS, US GAAP and ASPE. She has serviced a number of large public companies, private companies, government business enterprises and high-growth companies, and has experience working with private equity firms. Lesley also leads the deployment of Lean in Audit ™ in Toronto. She trains, coaches and helps her clients apply Lean concepts in assessing their day-to-day activities and in performing process walkthroughs.

Lesley provides financial accounting and audit services to a number of public and private companies. She brings diverse experience with a broad spectrum of companies in leading their global audit engagements, supporting the accounting treatment of complex financing and revenue transactions and providing critical advice on the potential accounting impact of management’s growth, financing and operational strategies. 

Craig O'Neil

Craig O'Neill was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at VersaPay Corporation in 2013. He has also been a Director on the company’s board since 2013. He has more than 22 years of experience delivering enterprise software. Prior to joining VersaPay, Craig was the co-founder and CEO of Xeye, where he directed the company’s growth of more than 40% per year and sale to Odyssey Financial Technologies, and ultimately to the Temenos Group, where he became SVP Strategy and Development. His background includes management of large development groups, designing and building foundational components of corporate system architectures and applications, overseeing enterprise CRM implementations and driving strategic business initiatives. Craig holds a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in Computer Science and Mathematics.


Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Registration and Networking
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Panel discussion 
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Networking


KPMG LLP offices
333 Bay Street, Suite 4600
Toronto, ON M5H 2S5

Please purchase your ticket by Friday, November 9th, 2018. 
Please note that tickets are transferrable but no refunds or exchanges for this event are available.



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Women Get On Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. We do this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom.

Have questions about Toronto Event: “Disruption and Transformation – The Board’s Role in Overseeing Opportunities and Risk” on Wednesday, November 14, 2018? Contact Women Get On Board

When & Where

KPMG LLP offices
333 Bay Street
Suite 4600
Toronto, ON M5H 2S5

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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