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Molly Hemmeter. CEO of Landec

Landec CEO On Innovating The Healthy Foods Craze

Landec CEO Molly Hemmeter says the company has ridden a wave of health-conscious consumers who crave fresh, natural healthy foods. But staying ahead of the curve in a trillion-dollar industry means innovation is essential.

How Strong Brands Can Drive Workforce Accountability

A strong brand gives managers new ways to hold people accountable, with metrics that ultimately are more meaningful and more consequential to the business.

Arbella CEO On Succeeding In A Hyper Competitive Industry

Arbella Insurance Group CEO John Donohue spoke with Chief Executive about the growth of the company, how the company overcomes its various day-to-day challenges, the hyper-competitive nature of the insurance industry and more.

Varsity Brands Founder On The Big Business Of Cheerleading

Jeff Webb has guided Varsity Brands from a startup cheerleading operation out of his apartment to a primetime special on NBC and an eventual $2.5 billion sale. He talks with us about the growth of the company and knowing when it was time to step down as CEO.

uStudio CEO Jen Grogono On Solving Complex Problems

uStudio is aiming to help companies transform enterprise communication from a traditional print-based environment to digital media. A complex problem, sure. But that’s just how CEO Jen Grogono likes it.
Prognos CEO

Prognos CEO: Healthcare Is Overdue For Innovation Disruption

Amazon, Apple and other big tech companies are knocking at the door in healthcare—ready to give an infusion of innovation. Sundeep Bhan, CEO of Prognos and serial healthcare entrepreneur, says it’s about time.

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.

Growing Pains: Overseeing A Firm During Times Of Expansion

A CEO is tasked with many responsibilities, but guiding a firm through times of expansion can be particularly challenging.

Firefighter or Architect? Three Priorities Of The Top CEO

The top CEOs are architects, not firefighters. If you decide to change how you invest your time, change from being a firefighter to an architect, by working on the business model, your people, and profitability.

ISG’s CEO Says Values, Entrepreneurial Spirit Drove Company’s Growth

Michael Connors, CEO of Information Services Group (ISG), has overseen impressive growth in the company’s 12 years of business. He credits this to a focus on an entrepreneurial spirit, a focus on client-centric services, a strong values system, and more.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Bounces Back In February After Plunging In Late 2018

CEOs have revived optimism stemming from robust economic conditions, solid consumer demand, strong earnings, and easy access to capital.
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