Bob Donnelly

Bob Donnelly is CMO of Flo-Tite Valves & Controls, a U.S. based supplier of valves and components to the process control industry in North America. A coach, educator, and advisor to founders/CEOs of growing firms, he is a serial entrepreneur, having started, grown and sold several technology based businesses. Previously he held executive positions at IBM, Pfizer and Exxon. Donnelly is a regular contributor to Chief Executive magazine and is the author of "Personal Brand Planning for Life."

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Brand Equity and the CEO

Brands exist in the mind and our minds are full of familiar images that we instantaneously recall when prompted by [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO April 16 2008

Instilling the Value Proposition

One of the greatest challenges for any CEO is to get his  entire organization to “walk the talk”  in order [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO March 18 2008

The Entrepreneurial Academic CEO

We fondly recall our time as students and a few professors that made a lasting impression on us. We are [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO February 19 2008

CEO’s Role in New Product Development

Most customers don’t really know what they want next, but one thing is for sure – they have a list [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO January 8 2008

Converting CEO Vision into Action

Many CEOs that I have talked to have told me that one of their biggest problems is getting their team [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO November 28 2007

Customer Information

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the information the local supermarket collects when they scan your personal information [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO October 15 2007

Customer Relationship Marketing

A lot of CEO’s that I have met and helped over the years thought that they were in the product [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO August 28 2007

Mobile Marketing

What critical items do you have with you all the time these days?Your wallet or purse, your keys, and €¦.. your cell phone!

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO June 1 2007

Internet Marketing

“You’ve got mail”

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO May 10 2007

Marketing vs. Selling – What’s the difference?

Creating anything new is exciting. The thought of what a new business might become is exhilarating. The pursuit of that [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO April 3 2007

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