From Donald Trump to Pokemon GO to scandals of both the sexual and bogus-account variety, it certainly has been an eventful year for the business world. Here are some of the CEOs who found themselves on top, and others who would rather make 2016 a year to forget.
A non-profit think tank filled with CEOs has called on the incoming Trump administration to encourage investment in infrastructure and R&D to remedy what it calls a damaging short-term focus by lawmakers and business leaders.
D'Addario, a manufacturer of guitar and orchestral strings, as well as other musical instrument parts, has a lineage that goes all the way back to 1680 Italy. But the company's got both feet facing forward when it comes to keeping up with digital technology.
How a rollup-fueled strategy put a struggling company back on solid footing.
Change is a constant in every industry. It’s indisputable that the number of factors any business must contend with on a daily basis, and the velocity at which they appear, is greater than ever before.
Pot is still illegal in most U.S. states, carries a certain negative stigma and remains the fodder of organized crime gangs. But that didn't stop Hadley Ford, a former investment banker and founder of cancer-treatment company ProCure, from plunging into the industry headlong.
If you can't beat them, buy them. It's a notion many CEOs may want to take on board when considering how to tackle the problem of technological disruption. But is that the only way?
It’s no big secret: Most innovation projects typically die a slow and painful death.
As if the advent of artificial intelligence wasn't already giving CEOs enough to get their heads around. Soon, they could be living in a world where interplanetary space travel is the new norm.
No industry is safe from disruption by a scrappy startup with brand new innovation.