Innovation

Innovation And The Annual Report: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

R&D spending in the private sector is on the rise, and for good reason: Real innovation requires a real budget, complete with detailed spending plans.

Theracycle CEO On Finding A Niche Market With Parkinson’s Patients

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.

In Washington, Bezos Talks Space, Scheduling And The Importance Of Good Sleep

Highlights from a recent speech by Jeff Bezos at an event hosted The Economic Club of Washington DC. In the speech, Bezos hit on a variety of topics, including telling the audience that he’d soon announce the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.

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.
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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

CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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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 2019 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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