Byron is the founder of the Center for Board Excellence (CBE) and is architect of CBE’s unique board assessment and advisory platform. At the center of CBE is a team of thought leaders, innovators, and experienced corporate governance professionals who bring insightful perspectives to CBE’s unique approach. Byron is recognized in the governance realm for his acumen in dealing with board dynamics, corporate culture, accountability and performance. His experience and expertise are in the design and administration of assessments and advising boards and executives in a full range of corporate governance matters including board refreshment, diversity, best practices, structures and strategic planning. He and his team have also administered hundreds of Directors & Officers, COC, FCPA, COI, AS18, and other custom compliance questionnaires and assessments. Byron is a graduate of Harvard Business School (MBA) and James Madison University (BA). Some of his recent published works include: “Reboot, Not Refresh,” International Banker, Spring 2018; “Board Evaluations: Getting Aligned,” published by Nasdaq 2017; “Six Reasons Digital D&O Questionnaires Streamline Proxy Disclosure,” published by Nasdaq 2017; and “Board Evaluations 101,” 2016. Byron is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance, Institute of Directors (UK), and the National Association of Corporate Directors.