On October 14, 2013, I was invited by the National Association of Corporate Directors to sit on a panel with Virginia Gambale, director, JetBlue and managing partner, Azimuth Partners LLC; Helene D. Gayle, president and CEO, CARE USA; director, The Coca-Cola Co. and Colgate-Palmolive Co.; and Clara Shih, CEO, Hearsay Social and director, Starbucks, to discuss the perspectives, expertise, and skill sets that will be critical for boardrooms of the future.