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Abe M. Friedman

Abe M. Friedman

CamberView Partners
Founder and Managing Partner
San Francisco, CA, USA


Abe M. Friedman is the Founder and Managing Partner of CamberView Partners. CamberView advises boards and management teams of public companies on how to succeed with their investors in the context of shareholder activism and engagement. Prior to founding CamberView, Abe was a Managing Director at BlackRock where he served as the Global Head of Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment.  Abe lead a team of 18 professionals in six offices around the globe.

 Prior to his role at BlackRock, Abe was the Global Head of Corporate Governance at Barclays Global Investors (BGI). Before joining BGI, Abe served as Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel for Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC, a corporate governance and proxy research firm. Abe joined Glass Lewis upon its founding and developed and led Glass Lewis’ proxy research business.

 Abe is the co-director of the Stanford Institutional Investor Forum, was appointed by Chairman Shapiro in 2009 to serve on the SEC's inaugural Investor Advisory Committee, and was selected in 2012 to the NACD Directorship 100 list of the most influential leaders in corporate governance. Abe earned a JD, a Masters in Public Policy, and a B.A., with honors, in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley.

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