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DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky Selected as a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations

July 12, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Congratulations to Chloe Demrovsky, DRI President and CEO, on her recent term membership to the Council on Foreign Relations! She is looking forward to participating in these high-level dialogues on foreign policy and international relations particularly on issues relating to national security. Founded in 1921, CFR is a leading foreign policy organization independent, nonpartisan membership […]

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Is Your Company The Next Target (Or Google Or Argentina) Of A Massive IT Failure? – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

June 19, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

“Bloomberg reported that an internal Target glitch may cost the company up to $50 million. Cybersecurity incidents perpetrated by malicious actors may make the headlines more often because they are full of crime and international mystery. However, a plain old technology failure that is related to internal problems such as lack of investment or human error can […]

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Watch: DRI’s Chloe Demrovsky Presents on Overcoming the Global Preparedness Gap

June 12, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky recently presented “Stronger Together: Deploying Cross-Sectoral Collaboration to Overcome the Global Preparedness Gap” at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva, Switzerland. Thanks to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, now you can watch that presentation online!

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‘Game of Thrones’ and Resilience – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

May 21, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

“We do see, however, that good leaders have a role to play in fostering those structures and ensuring that they institutionalize lessons learned from past crises (this should be no sweat for Bran the Broken who is, after all, the ‘memory’ of Westeros). So what can leaders in the real world do to ensure that […]

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Notre Dame in Flames: Protecting Our Cultural Treasures – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

April 15, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

“It is sadly predictable and not the first incident to affect a site of great cultural and historical value. Unfortunately, it will not be the last. Just last year, we saw a fire destroy up to 90% of the precious artifacts and other items housed in the National Museum of Brazil. And it is hard to […]

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DRI Leadership Perspectives: Building Resilience through Disaster Risk Reduction in the South Pacific

April 5, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

By Chloe Demrovsky, President & CEO, DRI International The small island countries of the Pacific are vulnerable to many hazards including cyclones, tsunamis, floods, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes. And more recently, climate change poses growing challenges including sea level rise, increasingly severe storms and changes in rainfall patterns. Chronic stressors like population growth, poverty, and […]

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The Broader Business Lessons From The Boeing 737 Crash – Chloe Demrvosky for Forbes

March 15, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

“It is essential that we discuss the business continuity aspects of an incident like this so that business leaders can manage events effectively, learn from mistakes, and try to prevent these things from happening again. While it may seem cold to focus on the business impact, we all rely on these organizations to identify and […]

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How The FaceTime Bug Puts Business At Risk – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

January 30, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

“What should leaders actually do to maintain trust? To use something practical and immediate, let’s take the case of the bug within Apple’s popular FaceTime app (sometimes cleverly referred to as the “FacePalm” bug). It’s pretty much a guarantee that someone in your network is using an off-the-shelf iPhone, even if your team is using desk phones or […]

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Don’t Ignore These 10 Global Business Risks In 2019 – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes

January 14, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

If you are a business leader, you probably enjoy acting on your ideas and charging into the future fueled by optimism. But it is also your responsibility to plan for the panoply of risks—like increased technology threats and worrying climate challenges—that make it seem like we’re all living in a sci-fi blockbuster. From coordinated cyberattacks […]

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A Letter from DRI International President Chloe Demrovsky: Scared By Our 2019 Predictions? Here’s 10 Ways DRI Can Help

January 7, 2019 Leave a comment DRI Admin

It’s a scary world out there — our 2019 Predictions Report reads like a horror movie script, forecasting a coordinated cyberattack on national critical infrastructure, a supply chain disruption of telecomm components in Asia, and an increase in terrorist acts on Western targets. If our 10 dire predictions have left you feeling glum, here are […]

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