Betsy Atkins is a 3 time CEO and serial entrepreneur co-founding enterprise software companies in the energy, healthcare and software industries. She scaled companies through hyper growth, helped give shape to the future of digitization and led companies to successful IPO and acquisitions. She has served on over 38 public boards and been through 17 IPOs. Her Corporate Board experience covers industries including: Technology, Financial Services, Healthcare, CPG, Automotive, Manufacturing, Hospitality and Retail. She brings an operational perspective of how-to tech enable to accelerate business solutions and “time-to-insight” for B2B and D2C enterprises. She leverages broad contemporary knowledge of digital technology to reduce costs, drive efficiency and productivity using AI machine learning analytics to streamline processes. Betsy brings vision for elegant UX UI customer journey and experience, relentless customer focus and high business discipline around execution. Betsy has written three books including, “Be Board Ready: The Secrets to Landing a Board Seat and Being a Great Director”. Corporate Governance Thought Leadership Publications/Appearances: Newly published book, Be Board Ready. Regular Contributor: WSJ, Forbes, CNBC PowerLunch, Bloomberg appearances and Yahoo Finance commentator. Betsy is a thought leader on ESG who has catalyzed corporate culture and driven diverse talent infusion globally. Current Boards: Wynn Resorts, Gopuff. Chair, Google Cloud.
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Extends the reach and impact of the Milken Institute to the Asia-Pacific region
Center for Financial Markets
Conducts research and constructs programs designed to facilitate smooth and efficient operation of financial markets
Center for the Future of Aging
Advances healthy longevity and financial security for all through high-impact policies, research, convenings, and multisector partnerships.
Center for Public Health
Develops research, programs, and initiatives designed to envision and activate sustainable solutions leading to better health for individuals and communities worldwide.
Center for Regional Economics and California Center
Analyzes the dynamics that drive job creation and promote industry expansion
Center for Strategic Philanthropy
Empowers philanthropists to effectively address some of the world's most urgent problems
Clears roadblocks that prevent medical breakthroughs from reaching patients sooner
Financial Innovations Labs
Addressing society's greatest challenges through a financial lens
Global Market Development
Working with government partners in emerging and developing economies to build strong, domestic financial markets.
Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream
Anyone with a dream should have the opportunity to make it come true—through determination and an economic system that works for all
Addressing global policy issues on Health Economics, International Finance, and Regional Economics
Research and Analysis
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Government and Policy Engagement
Collaborating across all levels of government to advance finance and health policy priorities that address global challenges.
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