Innovation

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.

Innovative Model Offers A Breakthrough in Medical Devices

A New York-based medical device maker, PAVmed is using innovative technologies and a unique business model to bring products to market more quickly and for much less cost. But the model could apply to almost any business.

Startups as a CEO Second Act

Long-time CEOs looking for a second act in their business lives often tell me that they are toying with the idea of entrepreneurship but hesitate to make the leap. Here's why you have more advantages than anyone else.

Feeding the World: How Technology Will Change Farming Over The Next Decade

By 2050, there will be 9.1B people inhabiting our earth. This means farmers will need a lot of help from their science and technology partners to create efficiency, improve yield and develop new opportunities.

CEOs Must Do These 3 Things To Turbocharge Innovation

Across the globe, one business challenge has the ear of CEOs like few others: innovation.

Socket Man: Whether Tesla Soars May Depend on Whether Musk Comes Back to Earth

Last week, the company reportedly fired several hundred employees— across the personnel matrix—for poor performance. What does that say about Tesla?

Bringing Innovation Back

As with insurance and telecommunications, the closely related defense and aerospace industries are grappling to find ways to spur greater innovation.

Let’s Get Creative: Your Business Survival Requires It

Companies must be agile, creative and super-responsive to survive. However, simply spouting the directive doesn’t work.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
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.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.