The Great Reevaluation: Being a Recognized Leader in Times of Unchartered Change
The pandemic continues to challenge leaders to think differently while considering opportunities to evaluate their career goals and priorities. Executives like you are assessing their work lives and pondering their options for the next great chapter in their careers. While they are reimagining what their work lives could be, they need to be in sync with the speed and commitment that companies and their leadership require.
In this interactive Q&A, Joel M. Koblentz, founder of the highly respected executive search and leadership advisory firm, The Koblentz Group, will share his views on continued trends and shifts in the executive jobs and careers space. Joel will address your questions on such topics as:
- How to succeed in career transitioning in 2022
- What executives need to do differently and consider to succeed in leading now
- What has changed about job search and three top DO's and DON'Ts, and
- How to prepare to be on a board of directors
Details:Host: Joel Koblentz
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Place: Your PC at Home or Work
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About the Presenter:Joel M. Koblentz is nationally recognized for resolving our clients’ most sensitive, critical and confidential leadership and governance challenges. He advises publicly traded companies and private equity concerns, globally.
Over the past three decades, Mr. Koblentz has advised on CEO successions and has led the recruitment of CEOs for a wide range of clients as well as recruiting several hundred new board of directors and senior executive leaders. He has led numerous “sensitive matter” Board of Director examinations, recommending improvement in their governance practices.
Recently, Mr. Koblentz has authored articles on succession and board effectiveness for respected journals such as “Directorship”, “Directors & Boards” and The New York Stock Exchange’s, “Corporate Board Member.” He is often sought for his views on leadership by the national business media.
Previously, Mr. Koblentz was a Senior Partner at Egon Zehnder, a leading global executive search and board of directors' consultancy. During his tenure, he served as the Managing Partner of its New York and Atlanta practices as well as led its Service Sector Practice Group for the Americas.
Earlier, he held senior strategic management and financial positions at Cox Cable Communications (Atlanta) and Tiger International (Atlanta and Los Angeles) with previous experience in financial roles at Occidental Petroleum and as a senior consultant at EY.
He has served as a board member and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Focus Brands, a leading restaurant group. Mr. Koblentz also served on the board of In Q Tel, the C.I.A.’s venture capital fund, as a board member for The National Association of Corporate Directors and as President of the Association of Corporate Growth in Atlanta.
His community activities have centered on education, the arts and health care, having assisted many not-for profit organizations in structuring their boards, governance effectiveness and recruitment of leadership.
Currently, Mr. Koblentz is the Chair of Emory University’s Center for Ethics and on the Board of Directors of the Chick-fil-A Bowl Foundation. He has served on the boards of The Carter Center, Junior Achievement, Atlanta's High Museum, Central Atlanta Progress, The Latin American Association and ZooAtlanta.
Mr. Koblentz is a CPA and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Registration:Contact: Member Services