JP Donlon

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

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Computing’s Second Punic War

Java, the network-centric computing platform, is Sun Microsystems’s serious bid for business users. With it, CEO Scott McNealy is setting in motion a wider conflict over who will control computing’s future.

JP Donlon March 1 1997

Colorado is the 13th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Utah Next State: Oklahoma No. 13Colorado Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013


It’s no longer about rhetoric. It’s now President Obama; Barack Obama the perennial campaigner and gifted rhetorician now has to [...]

JP Donlon Governance/Compliance January 22 2009

Closing the Skills Gap

Beyond the mounting anecdotal evidence, how serious is the skilled-labor gap?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Editor's Note February 25 2013

Charismatics Anonymous

In a recent online column Jack Welch, retired chairman and CEO of GE and Suzy Welch former chief editor of [...]

JP Donlon Conversations with the Editor December 19 2006

Certain Trumpets

“The very essence of leadership,” former Notre Dame president Ted Hesburgh once said, “is that you have to have a [...]

JP Donlon May 1 1997

CEOs in the Mist

It always amuses me to read people’s claims about chief executives. Assertions about them as a class, such as whether [...]

JP Donlon February 1 2001

CEOs Gather in Palo Alto: It’s Really About Ubiquitous Computing

Last week, CEOs gathered at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business to talk about how computing and communication are combining to become more personal—and how business should adapt. Editor-in-Chief JP Donlon recaps the event, and shares key takeaways from speakers such as Ebay CEO John Donahoe and Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter November 4 2011

CEO Value Maximizers

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

JP Donlon Wealth Creators October 30 2013

CEO of the Year David Novak: The Recognition Leader

David Novak sees himself as the chief teaching officer of Yum! Brands and believes that recognition is the foundation for motivation—which is the only way to make big things happen.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year June 27 2012

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