Dan Bigman

Dan Bigman
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Dan Bigman is Editor and Chief Content Officer of Chief Executive Group, publishers of Chief Executive, Corporate Board Member, ChiefExecutive.net and Boardmember.com. Previously he was Managing Editor at Forbes and the founding business editor of NYTimes.com.

Secrets of Glassdoor’s Top CEOs of 2019…Revealed!

An exclusive analysis of Glassdoor’s Top CEO rankings for 2019 reveals a lot of things about what motivates employees—most of them totally unsurprising. And that Best Buy employees like discounts. We go inside the data.

A Peek Inside FedEx Founder And CEO Fred Smith’s World

In the midst of a pitched battle with Wall Street, rising global trade tensions, growing anti-business sentiment and incredible technological change, we asked FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith about his company, his leadership—and what to watch for next.

What Do U.S. CEOs Really Earn? About $350,000 Study Finds

The median private company CEO total compensation package for 2017? $350,622. For the record, that’s just 6.7 times the median income for all U.S. workers, not 275 times, as some have said.

Jeff Bezos’s Loss: 5 Defenses Of New York City

In the wake of the Amazon debacle, EIC Dan Bigman wants to stick up for New York City, even as the bad news piles like garbage on a sweltering sidewalk.

CEOs In The Crosshairs As Proxy Season Heats Up

CEOs and directors looking to suss out some of the big themes that are potentially emerging in this year's proxy season, here's a big one: Public-company CEOs are headed into the crosshairs.

Why CEOs Running For President In 2020 Are Doomed

Michael Bloomberg and Howard Schultz are two of the most successful, entrepreneurial CEOs of the past 100 years. If you haven’t heard, they’re both considering Presidential runs. We wish them luck—they’re gonna need it.

Study Says Private Equity Has A People Problem. A Big One.

Overwhelmingly human capital and talent is reported as the number two concern among PE investors, second only to achieving growth...yet human capital is not being paid attention to.

Tim Sloan And The Dirty Job of Cleaning Up

Here’s to Tim Sloan, and all the other cleanup artists like him. No, he was not perfect. Yes, he made more than $18 million a year, more money than most people can ever imagine. But he paid for it dearly, getting publicly trashed in a way most people can’t ever imagine, either.

Judy Marks Leads Otis Elevator On A Tech-Fueled Quest For Growth

Otis Elevator’s products made the leap from human operators to automation decades ago, now it’s ready for its next lift: A.I. capabilities—and being spun out by United Technologies. Judy Marks shares her plan to lead the 166-year-old company into a technology-forged future.

Facebook Is Exhibit A In The Case Against Dual-Class Shares

Facebook is proof that a CEO having imperial control over a public company is a terrible idea. Not just for investors, the board, employees or customers—but for the CEOs themselves.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Washington Politics Cramps CEO Confidence In October Poll

Chief Executive’s October polling of CEOs found confidence in both the current and future business environment stagnating...
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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