JP Donlon

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

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The Last Word

This is my last editor’s column for Chief Executive. After nearly 23 years with CE, I’m shifting career gears and [...]

JP Donlon April 1 2001

The Man Who Changed TV News Is About to Change It Again

The most reviled CEO in America—at least by the establishment media—was Roger Ailes, who disrupted the TV news industry when he created Fox News, now a profitable and powerful voice that has elbowed its way into American media past established rivals. But is technology threatening to destabilize access as young people increasingly opt to watch online video rather than pay for traditional TV content?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy September 5 2013

The Muddled Leak

If Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were alive today, what would he make of the spectacle that is Hewlett-Packard? No doubt he [...]

JP Donlon November 1 2006

The New Anatomy Of Health Care

Forget “managed” competition. Ordinary competition does nicely, thank you. Now that the fever of out-of-control health-care costs has broken, does this mean the health-care crisis is past? Not entirely. CEOs of both providers and employer-users debate possible prescriptions fop wringing out further costs and upgrading the quality of care

JP Donlon January 1 1996

The New Calculus of Prosperity

In the course of U.S. economic cycles, geography played a key role in the rise and fall of regional economies. This is no longer true.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter May 19 2013

The P&G of Prisons

CCA, which ranks seventh in this year’s CE 100 growth index, has consistently ranked in the top 10 over the last three years. Corrections is hardly a glamorous industry and certainly not fashionably high-tech, so how does its CEO, doctor grants, get crime to pay so well-like 70 percent EPS growth since 1992?

JP Donlon May 1 1998

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

The Real Stuff

At the World Business Forum we ran into Herb Kelleher, our 1999 Chief Executive of the Year. Alone among the [...]

JP Donlon October 24 2007

The Real Thing

Coca-Cola employee and several accomplices managed to pirate a number of confidential documents and a sample of a new product [...]

JP Donlon Leadership August 14 2006

The Right Step

In addressing the approaches business may take to help regenerate urban America, we deviate only slightly from our mission to [...]

JP Donlon October 1 1994

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