CEO of the Year

Former Yum! Brands CEO David Novak Extols the Power of Recognition

During David Novak's 15-year run as CEO of Louisville, Kentucky-based Yum! Brands, he gained a reputation for using unlikely accolades—rubber chickens and chattering teeth—to galvanize employees.

‘Tolerance is for Cowards’: AT&T CEO Calls on Better Race Relations in Rousing Speech

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has delivered a rare and passionate address about race relations to the telecom giant's employees, calling on them to more openly discuss tensions he said were "ripping apart the very fabric of our communities."

Why Randall Stephenson?

Chief Executive's Selection Committee members offer commentary on why they chose Randall Stephenson.

How Randall Stephenson Took AT&T into the Future of Digital

The twin forces of advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of sensors in use everywhere (Internet of Things) have not only transformed the nation’s first communications company (Ma Bell, now AT&T), but will change every other industry along with it.

Why Chief Executive’s Judges Chose Jim McNerney as 2015 CEO of the Year

The judges of the 2015 CEO of the Year were Disney CEO Bob Iger, Frontier Executive Chair Maggie Wilderotter, Dan Glaser, President and CEO of Marsh and McLennan, Tamara Lundgren, President and CEO of Schnitzer Steel, Tom Quinlan, President and CEO of RR Donnelly, Christine Jacobs, former CEO of Theragenics, Robert Nardelli, CEO of XLR-8, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, President and CEO of the Leadership Institute at the Yale School of Management, Fred Hassan, Chairman of Zx Pharma and Partner and Managing Director, Healthcare, at Warburg Pincus, and Mark Weinberger, Chairmand and CEO, EY.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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THOUGHT LEADERS

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Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

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Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.

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