Making Boards Work-Abby Adlerman-06/07/2016 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Making Boards Work
Event Date: 
06/07/2016 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Abby Adlerman
Event Speaker Title: 
CEO and Founder
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Event Speaker Bio: 

Abby Adlerman is a board, governance and C-suite executive with over 25 years of experience including strategic leadership, boardroom advisory, team building and best practices.

Abby is Founder and CEO of Boardspan, the world’s first digital boardroom. Boardspan is a cloud-based platform that helps organizations improve their boardroom effectiveness and helps individuals become better board members. See

Prior to Boardspan she was Managing Director at Russell Reynolds Associates leading the Asia Pacific PE Practice and before that was Head of the San Francisco office. Abby has 15 years of investment banking experience advising boards and C-suite executives on strategic transactions and major financings. Her start-up experience includes serving as CEO of Next Monet, a consumer focused multi-channel business addressing the nascent art market.

Abby's professional passions include: the importance of collaboration, democratization of good ideas and advocating progress.

Event Details
Event Details: 

Whether you are on a board (or want to be), a professional who presents to a board, or a curious citizen wondering what boards really do, this presentation will enhance your understanding of how an effective board supports a company’s success. Abby Adlerman will present an overview of the board responsibilities and best governance practices that underpin favorable business outcomes.