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Adena Friedman

President & CEO of NASDAQ

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 Adena Friedman Biography

Adena 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.

Prior to being named CEO, Adena served as President and Chief Operating Officer throughout 2016 and was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s business segments with a focus on driving efficiency, product development, growth and expansion.

She rejoined Nasdaq in 2014, after serving as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group from March 2011 to June 2014 and playing a critical role in taking the company public in May 2012.

Before Carlyle, Adena was a key member of Nasdaq's management team for over a decade, serving in a variety of roles, including head of the company's data products business, head of corporate strategy and Chief Financial Officer. She played an instrumental role in Nasdaq’s acquisition strategy, overseeing the acquisitions of INET, OMX, and the Philadelphia and Boston Exchanges. She originally joined Nasdaq in 1993 as an intern.

Adena 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.

Adena earned a Master of Business Administration from Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Williams College in Massachusetts.

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Adena Friedman

President & CEO of NASDAQ

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Adena Friedman Biography

Adena 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.

Prior to being named CEO, Adena served as President and Chief Operating Officer throughout 2016 and was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s business segments with a focus on driving efficiency, product development, growth and expansion.

She rejoined Nasdaq in 2014, after serving as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group from March 2011 to June 2014 and playing a critical role in taking the company public in May 2012.

Before Carlyle, Adena was a key member of Nasdaq's management team for over a decade, serving in a variety of roles, including head of the company's data products business, head of corporate strategy and Chief Financial Officer. She played an instrumental role in Nasdaq’s acquisition strategy, overseeing the acquisitions of INET, OMX, and the Philadelphia and Boston Exchanges. She originally joined Nasdaq in 1993 as an intern.

Adena 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.

Adena earned a Master of Business Administration from Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Williams College in Massachusetts.

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  • An Interview with Adena Friedman, Nasdaq and Robin Wigglesworth
    An Interview with Adena Friedman, Nasdaq and Robin Wigglesworth, Financial Times 002. CB Insights. Loading... Unsubscribe from CB ...
  • ToF: Adena Friedman on Disruptive Markets and Technology
    Adena T. Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq, Inc. - Duration: 35:55. The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. 6,733 views.
  • VIP Speaker Series: NASDAQ's President Adena Friedman - YouTube

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  • How to book Adena Friedman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Adena Friedman for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Adena Friedman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Adena Friedman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Adena Friedman?

    Booking fees for Adena Friedman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Adena Friedman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Adena Friedman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Adena Friedman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Adena Friedman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Adena Friedman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Adena Friedman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Adena Friedman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Adena Friedman for your event is available upon request. Adena Friedman generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Fran Hauser, Kirsten Green and Margaret Keane. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Adena Friedman for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Adena Friedman Speaker Videos

  • An Interview with Adena Friedman, Nasdaq and Robin Wigglesworth
    An Interview with Adena Friedman, Nasdaq and Robin Wigglesworth, Financial Times 002. CB Insights. Loading... Unsubscribe from CB ...
    ToF: Adena Friedman on Disruptive Markets and Technology
    Adena T. Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq, Inc. - Duration: 35:55. The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. 6,733 views.
  • VIP Speaker Series: NASDAQ's President Adena Friedman - YouTube
    What does "Inspire Greatness" mean to Adena Friedman - YouTube
  • Leadership Lessons with Adena Friedman – President &COO ...
    Gaspo: Nasdaq's Greifeld to appoint Adena Friedman as COO ...

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