CEO Summit

The CEO Summit is unique in five fundamental ways:  it offers practical knowledge from fellow prominent CEOs; it is extremely candid and strictly off-the-record; it is highly interactive; it is free of vendor sales pitches; it is intimate in size with a rich balance of experience among participants.

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A Special Appearance and Conversation with

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH

 

President Bush will guide us on a personal journey through his experience as President of the United States, his background as an entrepreneur and businessman, his informed views on leadership, and the top things he learned from his father, the late President George H.W. Bush.

Patty McCord | Author of Powerful

 

Patty is the former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, the Co-Author of the famous Netflix Culture Deck, and the author of the book Powerful. She will share with us what she learned at Netflix and elsewhere about creating a unique, high-performing culture, and how to get and keep the best people in the world in the right roles. In addition to her keynote, Patty will also participate in our COO Breakout Session

Matt Dixon | Author of The Challenger Sale

 

Matt is co-author of the #1 Amazon and Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Challenger Sale, and its recent follow-up bestseller, The Challenger Customer. Matt will offer data-tested insights about effective sales strategy, sales teams, and executive leadership, in a way that will leave us debating long-held assumptions. In addition to his keynote, Matt will also participate in our Head of Sales Breakout Session.

Sandra Joseph | Broadway Star

 

Sandra is a renowned Broadway star, and the author of the #1 bestseller, Unmasking What Matters: 10 Life Lessons from 10 Years on Broadway. Her legendary run as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera earned her the record as the longest-running leading lady in the longest running Broadway show of all time. Her story of passion and perseverance will inspire us all to think big and pursue our grandest goals in the face of any hardship.

John Dijulius | World-Class Customer Service

 

An international customer experience expert, John is the best-selling author of three Customer Service books. He has worked with world-class companies like The Ritz-Carlton, Lexus, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Progressive Insurance and any more. He isn’t just talking about it, he also lives it, as a very successful entrepreneur of two businesses. John will share insights from a career at the center of Customer Experience, and key learnings from his upcoming book, The Experience Economy.

Ron Carson | The Billion Dollar Mindset

 

Ron Carson is Founder and CEO of Carson Group. He is continually ranked among the top advisors by Barron’s magazine and was one of only two independent advisors inducted into Barron’s inaugural Hall of Fame.* Ron has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors for several years*, included in Investopedia’s list of the Top 100 Financial Advisors (#4), recognized as an InvestmentNews Innovator, and acknowledged as an Inc. 5000 CEO of Carson Group, a two-time participant in the annual list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. He also appears regularly on broadcast media for FOXBusiness and Bloomberg as a leading expert advisor and commentator.

Rick Sapio | The Habits of Billionaires

 

Rick Sapio is a life-long entrepreneur who started his first company when he was 13 years old, after the untimely death of his father. Since then, he has founded more than 20 companies. For 24 years, Rick has been the Founder and CEO of a financial holding company. He is proud of being the Founding Chair and six-time Chair of the Gathering of Titans Program, an annual event held at MIT in Boston.

Jaime Cohen | The Disruption of Kodak

 

Jaime has thrived and delivered big in some of the toughest business environments a CEO can face. He spent over 10 years at Kodak, serving as Head of the Americas region for the Consumer business, Chairman of EMEA, and Global COO of Consumer. After Kodak, he was the Global CMO of the Levi’s brand, President LATAM and Sr VP of Global Strategic initiatives for Goodyear and Global CEO of International Meal Company (private equity held). Jaime will share insider perspectives, learnings and insights from the gigantic transformation that hit Kodak.

Jim Bennett

 

CEO Coaching International community member and CEO of Worldwide Express shares how he built a powerful, long-lasting and self-generating growth engine at his company.

Emma Cohen

 

CEO Coaching International community member and CEO of Final Co. shares what she learned from her appearance on Shark Tank (Season 10), and how it has influenced the evolution of her young, fast-growing business.

Sarah Dusek

 

CEO Coaching International community member and CEO of Under Canvas Inc. will share a story about how she re-strategized, ultimately crafting a hugely successful and almost 9-figure sale of her company.

Josh McCarter

 

Active entrepreneur and software expert Josh McCarter will share actionable insights gained from his guiding of a dying company to over 9-figures in revenue, attracting investments from some of the country’s biggest PE firms, and orchestrating a jaw-dropping exit.

Cyrus Sigari

 

The founder and CEO of JetAviva, an industry-leading business jet sales/acquisition firm, discusses the possibility of flying cars and the future of urban air travel.

Sean Magennis

 

The current President and COO of YPO and former International Chairman of EO will serve as our esteemed Master of Ceremonies.

More 2019 Speaker Announcements Coming Soon!

Join us for our annual CEO Summit May 2-4 2019.