CEO of the Year

Employee Engagement: One of 11 CEO Leadership Qualities

It's no secret that the most important asset most companies have is their people. Whether a business is predicated on providing fabulous service, pursuing rigorous...

About the Award

How the Initial Selection Process Works Since its inception in 1986, the CEO of the Year Nominations for CEO of the Year are garnered from...

The Gala CEO of the Year Event

The CEO of the Year Gala is a unique event in American business. Peer CEOs gather to celebrate the accomplishments of the winner, as...

Celebrating the 2016 CEO of the Year: AT&T’s Randall Stephenson

In July, 200+ business leaders gathered at the NYSE to honor Stephenson, recognized by a selection committee of his CEO peers for demonstrating exemplary vision, business acumen and success in delivering sustained performance.

‘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

Advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of the Internet of Things have transformed AT&T, and will change every other industry as well.

Why Judges Chose Jim McNerney as 2015 CEO of the Year

Among other reasons, Jim was chosen for running a company that is large, complex and extremely important in terms of the industry, judges said.
2015 CEO of the Year

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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

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

With all the bad CEO behavior out there lately, is it time to press reset?

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

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.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

How Mark Vergnano Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

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

July 2017: Are CEOs in a ‘Wait-and-See’ Holding Pattern?

Since March, when CEO confidence was at its highest in the last 12 months (7.41 on a...

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