JP Donlon

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

Sort by: Article Title Contributor Topic Date

An e-network for CEOs

We’re calling it the e-network for CEOs. To get to our new Web site set your browser to Our [...]

JP Donlon September 1 1999

Now for the Hard Part

In his first 18 months as CEO, Michael Armstrong announced $140 billion worth of acquisitions, an amount equal to 71 percent of AT&T’s current market capitalization. He’s raising expectations as he turns Ma Bell into an edgy, coaxially cross-dressing dot-corn telecom. Soon we’ll see how well Ma Broadband can duke it out with upstart advanced capacity networks and former Baby Bells that have matricide on their minds. So far, so good. But the biggest obstacle lies just ahead.

JP Donlon September 1 1999

The War for Talent

As the talent war heats up and it already has CEOs will increasingly find themselves on the front lines of attracting and, especially, keeping the best and the brightest people they can find. Those CEOs and those companies who are serious about winning this war will clearly have an edge on those who aren’t.

JP Donlon July 1 1999


Peers rule. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a panel of fellow chief executives has determined that Herb Kelleher of [...]

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 1999

Genes R Us

If The 20th century was the age of subatomic physics, the 21st century will belong to moleculare bioscience. CEO William Haseltine reckons his company,Human genome Sciences, is at the vangaurd of new genetic technologies, which will usher in bioscience’s next wave – regenrative medicine, It’s a wave he hopes will turn his seven year old startup into the next – hold onto your petri dish – Merck of Pfizer

JP Donlon June 1 1999

Is Asia On The Mend

While gloom persists for the banking sector, there are signs that the Asian financial crisis has bottomed out and that economic recovery is in the offing. Chief Executive invited CEOs from North America and Southeast Asia to Singapore to meet with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and Singapore’s business leaders and senior ministers to see the early stages of renewal for themselves.

JP Donlon June 1 1999

Photon Man

You’ve heard of Moore’s Law, where semiconductor price/performance doubles every 18 months; now get ready for Kalkhoven’s Law, where bandwidth availability doubles every 12 months when optoelectronic technologies are deployed. Kalkhoven’s company, Uniphase, which is positioning itself as the leading supplier of optoelectronic components, shot up to eighth place on this year’s CE Growth100 ranking.

JP Donlon May 1 1999

Enterprise Business Solutions: So Where’s the Value?

Enterprise business systems are the holy grail of computing, but implementation is fraught with risk. CE gathered business leaders who have endured the process for pointers on avoiding common pitfalls along the way

JP Donlon May 1 1999

A Wake Up Call For Europe

Amidst general Europhoria over monetary union, an intergenerational schism over Europe’s social and political direction is erupting.

JP Donlon April 1 1999

Educating Tomorrow’s Employees

If anything keeps CEOs up at night, it’s ensuring that their companies will have the right people with the right skills necessary to be competitive. So -what’s business doing to make sure this happens?

JP Donlon April 1 1999

CEO Leadership Insights

Sign up now to receive your free CEO Briefing. Delivered weekly, this e-newsletter provides CEOs with valuable insights on leadership, strategy, growth and much more.