Read the full 2018 CEO Summit Report

How do you really make transformation happen?

At our 10th annual summit, a dynamic group of CEOs and other senior leaders from across industries addressed gathered for a day-long exploration of issues related to the urgency of growth and transformation. The day included insights from:

  • HBS professor and Innosight cofounder Clay Christensen on how the importance of theories like disruptive innovation enable smart decision making about the future.
  • Innosight’s Patrick Viguerie on the growth imperative and “curve-bender” moves.
  • Michel Vounatsos, CEO of Biogen, on how he and his leadership team have reignited growth and driven value creation with a big focus on neuroscience.
  • Mark Johnson on the emergence of a new leadership operating model.
  • Kathryn Marinello, CEO of Hertz, Marc Harrison, CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, and Scott Cook, cofounder and former CEO of Intuit, on making culture change stick inside large organizations.
  • Bob Johansen, distinguished fellow at the Institute for the Future in Silicon Valley, on the new leadership literacies to seed transformation.




24 Hour Fitness – Advocate Aurora Health – AMGEN

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – AutoNation – BAE Systems – Biogen

Bose Corporation – Boston Scientific – Chick-fil-A – Citrix Systems – Cognizant – Dell EMC – Eastern Bank 

Ford Motor Company – Fresenius Medical Care – Georgia-Pacific LLC – Harvard Business Review – The Hertz Corporation

Inova Health System – Intermountain Healthcare – Intuit Inc. – Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies – Johnson & Johnson

Koch Industries, Inc. – Mayo Clinic – MilliporeSigma – Motor Trend Group – Partners HealthCare – Pfizer

Pitney Bowes – S&P Global – Sutter Health – Texas Health Resources

University of Massachusetts Lowell – United Rentals

download the SUMMIT presentations

Download The Value of Theories in Management

Download The Growth Imperative: Choosing to Lead Transformational Growth

Download A New Leadership Operating Model

Download Culture Change That Sticks: The CEO’s Role


Download The New Leadership Literacies

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