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This week’s episode of Korean American Perspectives features David Chun, CEO and Founder of Equilar, the top provider of critical data on corporate executives, including 70% of the Fortune 500 companies.
Having worked in management consulting, software development, and investment banking, David shares his perspectives on corporate recruitment, compensation and competence at the highest levels of major companies. With his company, Equilar, having a unique view into the makeup of C-suites and board rooms, David discusses current executive hiring trends and the need to fix the lack of gender and ethnic diversity at the highest levels of corporate governance.
If you’ve ever thought about what CEOs are getting paid, why we need to address race and gender pay disparities in major companies, and how you can take the steps to prepare to join a corporate board, don’t miss this insightful and revealing interview with the top corporate data leader in the country.
Equilar | Official Website
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“What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence” by Stephen A. Schwarzman
“Trailblazer: The Power of Business as the Greatest Platform for Change” by Marc Benioff
“The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution” by Gregory Zuckerman
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