Ep 11. Compensation in a Volatile Market with Michael Gorksi

Own Up by Global Shares

Apr 20 2023 • 30 mins

Between record levels of inflation and on-going market volatility, it can be hard to predict what will happen in the coming months. So as companies all over the world gear up to face the looming recession, we’re focusing on what you need to know to get your compensation strategy ready.

Joining us to share insights on what’s to come is Principal of Semler Brossy, Michael Gorski.

Michael is an expert in performance measurement and goal-setting, equity and incentive plan design, equity plan authorizations, and benchmarking of pay levels and practices.


  • How you can prepare for an economic recession
  • New factors are affecting compensation
  • Latest ESG observations
  • Shareholder expectations on pay levels
  • Challenges around attracting and retaining top-level talent


Michael Gorski is a prinicipal with Semler Brossy Consulting Group in Los Angeles.

His 15 years in the executive compensation industry has seen him work extensively across all industries, with both public and private compensation structures, including pre-IPO transitions.

Prior to joining Semler Brossy in 2012, Michael was Director of Professional Services at Equilar Inc., the leading provider of corporate leadership data solutions.  Michael joined Equilar in 2007 as a research analyst after graduating from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics (Economics).


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