Dr. Kate Isaacs is the Director of Research and Practice Development at the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership and a Research Fellow at the MIT Sloan Leadership Center. She has spent the last fifteen years helping companies and multi-stakeholder collaboratives create social and economic value through trust-based relationships. Dr. Isaacs holds a PhD in Organization Studies from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an M.S. degree in Technology and Policy from the MIT Engineering Systems Division.
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.