Home » Author Archives: Chief Executive (page 5)

Author Archives: Chief Executive

Chief Executive magazine provides global economy coverage, business and technology news, information on upcoming events, and executive life.

How an Online Survey Company Joined the $1 Billion Club

The business of making software for online surveys is pretty easy to understand: You find people who want to conduct surveys and sell them access to software that creates forms they can circulate. “That’s all a survey is—it’s a form with an analytics component,” says Ryan Smith, the co-founder and chief executive of Qualtrics, one of the bigger names in the online survey industry. “We have the best form.”

Read More »

Business Joins Obama’s Call-to-Action on Climate

At an historic summit with President Obama, 32 countries, including the U.S., and 39 major companies, including Wal-Mart and McDonald's, signed on to the "New York Declaration on Forests," signaling the vital role that forests play in climate change. Trees store carbon dioxide but when cut down, they release it to the atmosphere.

Read More »