Meet the C-Suite: Nasdaq's Adena Friedman

Join us for a virtual event featuring Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman, part of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business Meet the C-Suite series. The discussion will be moderated by Hofstra alumna and Trustee Stella Mendes, senior managing director, FTI Consulting. Attend and hear about:

• Friedman’s leadership of Nasdaq, including her role on the board of directors.
• Her 20 years of industry experience, including as CFO of The Carlyle Group.
• How Friedman drove efficiency, product development, growth, and expansion at Nasdaq.
• Friedman’s time at the exchange in a variety of management roles, including head of the
company’s data products business, head of corporate strategy, and chief financial officer.

Register here. You will receive log on information the week of the event. 

About Adena Friedman
Adena Friedman became president and CEO 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 nonprofit organization that researches tools
that encourage long-term investing, in January 2020.

About Stella Mendes
Stella Mendes is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting, a global business
advisory firm. With over 25 years of banking experience, Mendes previously served
as president and chief operating officer for First National Bank. Additionally, Mendes
served as the compliance and bank secrecy officer for the bank and interfaced with
all phases of the regulatory process and bodies governing that activity.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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