Board Insights Series Part V: A Panel Discussion on Strategic Board Talent and Expertise

Join us for a compelling discussion hosted by Indra Elangovan, Travillian’s Head of Strategic Advisory, on bank board expertise, featuring a panel of experts sharing their perspectives on regulatory dynamics, risk management, cybersecurity, AI and offering invaluable advice to elevate your board to new heights during this transformative era in banking.

Please see below for a full video index so you can jump to what part of the video interests you most!


Video Index

00:16 | Welcome to Board Insights Board Talent Conversation

01:16 |  Introduction of Panelists

03:47 | Bank Boards – Are They Risky Enough?

04:44 | Why Board Expertise is Crucial and What resonated about this article?

13:12 | In a Transformational Period Board Talent Gaps in Risk Management, Regulatory, Cybersecurity and IT Pose a Real Concern

28:55 | Sourcing Crucial Board Talent

34:23 | Former St. Louis Fed Regulator Perspective

34:45 | Potential liability for banks with talent gaps

40:32 | Cybersecurity and AI threats and Board talent

48:15 | CRO Perspective on Board Talent

49:32 | Conclusion

More Information

For more information please e-mail Indra Elangovan directly at or to read the rest of the Travillian Next Bank Board Insights series, please click one of the links below:

Part I: A Thriving Bank Requires a Thriving Board – Let’s Make it Happen!

Part II: Risk Governance with Contributing Guest Michele Wucker

Part III: How to Dress For SUCCESSion

Part IV: Are Bank Boards Risky Enough?

Travillian’s Banking and FinTech Practice provides Search and Talent Advisory services to depository institutions across the country. Established in 1998, the firm has built a unique platform that touches every corner of the industry. To learn more, click here, or get in touch below!

​​Indra Elangovan, Head of Strategic Advisory
(443) 844-2798 |

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