Meet the C-Suite: Nasdaq’s Adena Friedman

We welcome Nasdaq President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Adena Friedman, to the Frank G. Zarb School of Business for our Meet the C-Suite series. Friedman became President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq on January 1, 2017 and is a member of the Board of Directors. She brings more than 20 years of industry leadership and expertise, and is credited with significantly shaping Nasdaq’s transformation into a leading global exchange and technology solutions company with operations across six continents. Friedman has served as a Class B director to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York since December 2018. She was elected to the Board of Directors of FCLTGlobal, a non-profit organization that researches tools that encourage long-term investing, in January 2020.

Attend and hear about Friedman drove efficiency, product development, growth, and expansion at Nasdaq, and learn about the management of the exchange from Friedman’s time spent serving in a variety of roles, including head of the company’s data products business, head of corporate strategy, and Chief Financial Officer.

A reception will follow.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020



Fortunoff Theater
Monroe Lecture Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Ariella Greenbaum

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