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CEO Academy Starts April 10

I’ll be leading the annual CEO Academy in Austin starting on April 10. CEOs with successful, growing businesses are invited (not start-ups). This is a great chance to learn a systematic approach to the CEO role and network with your peers. …

|02 Apr 2019

Citrix CEO Leads Business Model Pivot (Part 2)

In part one of my interview with Citrix CEO David Henshall, we discussed how he became CEO and his successful, three-pronged approach to transforming the company. In this second half, David outlines how he leads strategic alignment and communications, why Citrix …

|26 Mar 2019

Citrix CEO Leads Business Model Pivot (Part 1)

David Henshall became the President and CEO of Citrix in 2017, after working there since 2003 as CFO and then CFO/COO (He served as acting CEO in 2013-2014). He has more than 25 years of technology management experience. During his …

|19 Mar 2019

Fake It Until You Make It? Not for CEOs

Recently I’ve heard a lot of people in the startup community discussing “fake it until you make it” for CEOs. I certainly understand how the concept started. Anyone with a lick of self-awareness recognizes that he or she is not …

|20 Feb 2019

How to Approach the CEO’s First 100 Days

Friday, January 11 was my last day as CEO of Black Box, following its acquisition by AGC Networks Ltd. This was my first role as a public company CEO, and I plan to share my experiences with you all over …

|23 Jan 2019