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Board Succession Planning
Defining The Board's Future

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
2pm ET

In a world where technology, corporate complexity, investor demands, and board responsibilities are evolving at a breakneck pace, having the right directors at the table is more important than ever.

Board Succession Planning is key to strategically mapping out the future of your board and ensuring smooth transitions. The most effective boards are getting out ahead of their refreshment needs and applying to new solutions to this common challenge.

Join Boardspan Founder and CEO Abby Adlerman and special guest Jamie Gorelick, Lead Independent Director at Amazon and a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee at
Verisign, as they talk about:

  • The evolving nature of Board Succession Planning
  • Helping boards keep up with the constant change in today’s corporate environment
  • How to align board composition with a company’s future vision, strategy, and goals
You don't want to miss this important conversation. Reserve your spot today. 






Our Guest

Jamie Gorelick

Lead Independent Director, Amazon
Director, Verisign

Jamie is a longtime member of corporate and nonprofit boards and, in her private
practice as a partner at WilmerHale, counsels boards on governance issues, crisis
management, and other important topics. She was one of the longest serving
Deputy Attorneys General of the United States and is among Washington’s most
respected attorneys. Jamie previously served on the boards of United Technologies
and Schlumberger.


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Your Host

Abby Adlerman

CEO, Boardspan

Abby is CEO and founder of Boardspan, the leading cloud-based software and advisory company that focuses exclusively on helping boards of directors succeed through alignment and good governance. Abby brings more than 25 years of governance and board experience to Boardspan’s clients. Previously, she was  on the leadership team at Russell Reynolds (based in Singapore and before that San Francisco) and also spent 15 years on Wall Street as an investment banker.

She has worked with the likes of Twitter, KKR, the Olympic movement, and hundreds of other board clients. Abby received her BS in Engineering from Lafayette College and her MPPM from Yale University, where she served as a member of the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.