Jade Friedensohn currently serves as Group Managing Director of the Structured Finance and Asia Pacific Divisions of Information Management Network, a subsidiary of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. IMN is an organizer of best in class financial conferences spanning the globe. Jade has 16+ years’ experience creating and executing large scale events and managing a talented team of conference professionals. Since that time, she has for expanded the business into new markets and asset classes such as Italy, China and Greece; and new sectors such as renewable energy and fintech.
In addition to new business development, her responsibilities include oversight of a team of conference producers and investor relations personnel who manage the existing event portfolio of 17 events per year. Jade personally manages and produces three of the structured credit industry's largest annual events, the ABS East Conference, Global ABS, and the Asian Structured Credit Summit, the largest of which features 5000+ attendees annually. Part of her mandate is to increase the visibility of women on panels and key speaker roles, by serving on the steering committee of IMN’s Women in Thought Leadership Initiative.
Jade graduated with a Master of Arts in International Business from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business in 2002, and a B.S. with Honors in Animal Sciences with a minor in Spanish language. She is a member of the University of Florida Hall of Fame, and Florida Blue Key, the oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary in the state of Florida.