Some people get into their line of work “by accident,” but in Peter Blumenthal’s case, he really did suffer a life-threatening accident that eventually got him to buy Theracycle. He spoke with Chief Executive about it and how he found the company’s niche market.
Mark Gardner and Sappi North America are surviving in a paper and pulp industry that’s been ravaged by global competition from Europe and Asia. Gardner talks about the mindset that has allowed them to stay in business.
Michael Connors, CEO of Information Services Group (ISG), has overseen impressive growth in the company’s 12 years of business. He credits this to a focus on an entrepreneurial spirit, a focus on client-centric services, a strong values system, and more.
John O’Kelly talks about how he’s grown Newcastle Systems from the basement of his home to where it is today and the challenges of having a product that doesn’t have brand recognition.
David Hassell, CEO of 15Five, says the yearly review doesn’t make sense in an era where employees aren’t staying in jobs as long as they once were and the pace of business changes very quickly.
Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight, a customer success management software platform, shares how he recruits and retains talent, specifically in Silicon Valley in the midst of a boom economy.
Todd Piett, CEO of Rave Mobile Safety, says in this day and age, investments into safety aren’t just about doing the right thing, they are about avoiding the astronomically high cost of failure.