Innovation

Jeff Bezos On Innovation: Five Big Takeaways

A recent interview shares insights into how Jeff Bezos thinks about strategy and innovation, and structures his personal activities and those of the company to get done what he wants to get done. Here are five useful takeaways.
research

Seven Ways Your Company Can Partner With A Research University

School is back in session, not just for students—but for CEOs too. Here are seven ways you can improve innovation at your company by partnering with a research university.
Zoe Barry, CEO of ZappRx

ZappRx CEO Says Healthcare Needs More Innovation

Zoë Barry, 32-year-old CEO of ZappRX, is going after a $300 billion market that she says “floats on the back of fax machines.” She speaks with Chief Executive about Amazon’s foray into healthcare, the industry’s innovation problem and the challenges of being a young CEO.
Tom Kinisky, President and CEO of Saint-Gobain North America

Three Steps To Achieving A Culture Of Enterprise Innovation

CEOs often talk about the strategic imperative for their organizations to boost innovation across the entire enterprise—but few actually succeed in reaching everyone. The CEO of Saint-Gobain North America shares his three step process to achieving a culture of innovation.
Ryan Boyko, CEO of Embark

Embark CEO On Combining His Passion For Dogs And DNA

Dogs aren’t just a man’s best friend. For Embark CEO Ryan Boyko, they’re a culmination of a career in science and DNA. Boyko talked with Chief Executive about the potential business opportunities in dog DNA and how he transitioned from a career in science to running a business.
Dean Kamen

Lessons In Disruption From Dean Kamen

Want a crash course in coping with technology-driven change? Learn from the master and serial disruptor Dean Kamen.
Marillyn Hewson

Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson: 2018 CEO Of The Year

Passionate, poised and relentlessly methodical, Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson has proved to be the right leader for risky times. And now she’s Chief Executive’s 2018 CEO of the Year.

Q&A: Apellis Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Cedric Francois

Dr. Cedric Francois co-founded Apellis Pharmaceuticals in 2009 and has managed the company through an impressive period of growth, taking the company public last year.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.

What A CEO Cannot Delegate

Every time an organization successfully leaps into a new knowledge base, the CEO and senior leaders need to go beyond formulating a strategy and should get their hands dirty during its implementation.
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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

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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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 2018 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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