Growth

Cedar CEO On Improving Healthcare’s Major Billing Problem

Florian Otto’s terrible experience stimulated him to start Cedar, which personalizes the billing process for patients. He talked with Chief Executive about why healthcare is no different than any other industry when it comes to consumer experiences.

Best Practices For Successfully Integrating Acquisitions

For companies on a high-growth trajectory, acquisitions offer rapid expansion, but can also present a sizable risk if not integrated properly into the parent organization. Here are a few best practices.

Sparkling Ice CEO Chris Hall Helps CPG Pioneer Scintillate Again

In just over a year as its new CEO, Chris Hall has helped Sparkling Ice regain its mojo after the pioneering sparkling-water brand spent a few years grappling with deep-pocketed competition, a brand-extension stumble and, finally, the ouster of Hall’s predecessor.
WeWork's Adam Neumann

WeWork: What, We Worry?

Next month the iconic satirical MAD Magazine prints its last new issue. The infamous motto of its fictitious mascot is the grinning Alfred E. Neuman was...

Drift CEO On Being Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneur in Residence

David Cancel, CEO of Drift, spoke with us about being a private equity backed CEO, what he has learned being Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneur in Residence and more.

PayNet CEO On The Biggest Challenge Small Businesses Face

PayNet CEO Bill Phelan talked with Chief Executive about being bought by Equifax and shared insights he has gained from being on the Small Business Council for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Nothing Fails Like Success: Why Change Now Happens Faster Than Ever

The need to be agile, innovative, adaptive, responsive, and entrepreneurial has never been more vital. We must resist the comforting call of complacency and not assume that our past approach will continue to work.

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.

Foodee CEO On Finding A Competitive Advantage

Consumer food delivery apps are sucking a lot of the PR oxygen when it comes to this emerging space. So how does Foodee, which is a corporate food concierge app service, stand out?

New Age Beverages CEO On Playing Your Own Game

New Age Beverages CEO Brent Willis doesn’t just have a unique journey, he’s guided the organic and natural beverage company to an astounding 15,000% revenue growth in 2.5 years.
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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 Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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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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