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January 24, 2021

Ursula Burns is honored by the Aspen Institute with award for Corporate Leadership.

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January 16, 2021

Sepio, an Israeli company that develops cybersecurity for hardware-based threats and attacks, has announced that it has welcomed Lane Bess as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Bess, who is an investor in Sepio and had joined its advisory board in 2020, has succeeded Tamir Pardo, former Director of the Mossad and president of XM Cyber, who served as Chairman for the past four years.

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December 11, 2021

Lane Bess and his son, Cameron, go to space as part of Blue Origin mission NS-19.

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December 6, 2021

Fortune reviews Ursula’s memoir Where You Are Is Not Who You Are.

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December 2, 2021

To most people, Ursula Burns, the former CEO of Xerox, is largely famous for two things. First, and most significantly, for being the first Black woman to run a Fortune 500 company. And second, for her astonishing candor. “The thing I valued most about Ursula, and why I valued her participation in senior management, is that she has the courage to tell you the truth in ugly times,” Anne Mulcahy, Burns’s friend, mentor, and predecessor CEO, once told me.

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November 23, 2021

Jennifer Ceran is the subject of a Wall Street Journal article.

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July 19, 2021

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EDR), a global entertainment, sports and content company, today announced Ursula Burns, former Chair and CEO of Xerox Corporation and VEON Ltd., has joined its Board of Directors.

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July 15, 2021

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Gong, the revenue intelligence leader, announced today that Kelly Breslin Wright has been newly appointed as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer after serving as Gong’s board member for five months.

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July 6, 2021

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Ursula Burns as Chairwoman, effective immediately. Ms. Burns has served as a Senior Advisor to Teneo since 2017 and was previously a client of the firm.

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June 3, 2021

BOSTON, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Klaviyo, a leading customer data and marketing automation platform, today announced that Jennifer Ceran has joined its board of directors.

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May 7, 2021

Several directors of Plum Acquisition Corp I share their insights in an intriguing New York Times column on the roles and responsibilities of serving on a SPAC board.

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May 15, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plum Acquisition Corp. I (the “Company” or “Plum”), a newly incorporated special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

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