JP Donlon

JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.


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5 Stances on Capitalism from GOP Candidates

Throughout the recent weeks there has been significant discussion of capitalism among republican candidates. Mitt Romney has been taken through the ringer for his time at private equity firm Bain Capital. Here, we break down where each candidate stands on capitalism (a subject that CEOs know all about).

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center January 19 2012

Capitalism Under Siege: What CEOs Are Up Against

Is capitalism being threatened? One might think so listening to recent presidential candidates banging on about “vulture” capitalism and “asset stripping” private equity companies. And these are the Republicans talking! But let’s step back. What’s really going on?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business January 25 2012

Will a Facebook IPO Trigger a New Wave in Business?

Venture capitalists can be a bipolar lot. Elation is often followed by depression followed by another emotional high. This quarter’s Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Index declined for the third consecutive quarter, landing at a 3.27 out of 5. Yet, the outlook may not be as dire as this index may imply.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology February 2 2012

A Blocked NYSE/Deutsche Börse Merger Will Only Bring Disappointment

The blocked merger of Deutsche Börse with NYSE Euronext leaves both parties with disappointed shareholders as long term plans to [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter February 2 2012

Only 11% of CEO Time Spent Alone on Work

According to a study by LSE and HBS, CEOs on average spend one-third of their work week in meetings and just under 11% (six hours) working by themselves on projects. While 18 hours is a significant portion of time to be spent in meetings, the study doesn’t differentiate between types of meetings. So what exactly is this survey saying?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter February 16 2012

The PE Question

Private equity has suddenly become center stage in the media due to one presidential hopeful’s pedigree and his seeming inability to explain what it is or how it works to average voters.

JP Donlon Global Business March 19 2012

Politics & Private Equity: The PE Question

Private equity has suddenly become center stage in the media due to one presidential hopeful’s pedigree and his seeming inability to explain what it is or how it works to average voters.

JP Donlon Global Business March 19 2012

John Donahoe’s Transformational Adventure

eBay’s John Donahoe Eight years into her tenure as eBay CEO, Meg Whitman called her former Bain & Co. colleague, [...]

JP Donlon Leadership & Strategy March 8 2012
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eBay CEO John Donahoe on Harnessing Transformational Technology

In October, eBay CEO John Donahoe spoke at Chief Executive’s CEOtech Conference at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Here Donahoe talks technology as well as his efforts to “to build a great and enduring company.”

JP Donlon CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy March 8 2012

Does Your Company Outsource Too Much (like GE)?

“In some areas we have outsourced too much,” General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt acknowledged in a speech as he announced [...]

JP Donlon Operations , Outsourcing May 3 2012

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