JP Donlon

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


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Optical Dis-Illusion

For Nortel Networks’ John Roth, Halloween came early this year. On a single day in mid-October the CEO saw his company’s stock lose a whopping $55 billion in market valuation. Bruised but unbowed, Roth is charging ahead-and plotting a battle with the mighty Cisco.

JP Donlon November 1 2000

Oregon is the 38th Best State for Business 2014

The Portland Tribune reports that Oregon’s economy is growing faster than the national average. Jobs increased 2.6% over the past year, compared to 1.7% for the nation, according to the Oregon Employment Department. The greatest growth occurred in construction and business services.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States , Best & Worst States for Business 2014 May 8 2014

Oregon is the 40th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Vermont Next State: Maryland No. 40Oregon Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Outside at the Tiller of Hartford’s Turnaround

  Hartford Financial Services CEO, Liam McGee The economic meltdown of 2008-2009 caught Hartford Financial unaware. Ramani Ayer, its CEO [...]

JP Donlon Leadership & Strategy November 8 2011

Passing the Word

One of the disadvantages of being a CEO is that every word you utter, every aside you whisper, is heard [...]

JP Donlon June 1 2001

Patents’ Prince Charming

There are 2.2 million U.S. patents in force and less than 10 percent of them are generating any licensing revenue. Jay Walker thinks his latest venture will awaken our economy’s “Sleeping Beauty” patents, which can be leveraged as springboards to innovation, business expansion and greater economic competitiveness.

JP Donlon Business Intelligence , Legal May 9 2014

Paycheck Fairness Proves Political Football

Business dodged a bullet recently when the Paycheck Fairness Act failed to get enough votes to get to a GOP filibuster. But it was never really about the bill and all about staging a campaign pitch.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 7 2012

Pennsylvania is 42nd Best State for Business 2014

“Gov. Corbett came into office in 2011 inheriting a $4.2 billion budget deficit and a business climate much maligned for nearly a decade,” Kelli Roberts, Deputy Director of Communications to Gov. Tom Corbett, told Chief Executive magazine in February. In two and a half years, the governor eliminated significant budget deficits without raising taxes on families and implemented significant business tax and climate reforms … [putting] Pennsylvania’s economy back on the path to prosperity.”

JP Donlon Best & Worst States , Best & Worst States for Business 2014 May 8 2014

Pennsylvania is the 42nd Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Maryland Next State: Hawaii No. 42Pennsylvania Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Performance Imperative

All CEOs say thou are creating shareholder value. A few can actually prove it.

JP Donlon June 1 2000

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