Tag Archives: CEO

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.

|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.

|20 Feb 2019

CEO Interview: Corey Thomas, Rapid7

Rapid7 CEO Corey Thomas
Corey Thomas’ impressive background includes stints at Parallels, Microsoft, AT&T, and Deloitte Consulting as well as degrees from Vanderbilt and Harvard.

|09 May 2018

CEO Interview: Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Dave O’Flanagan is CEO and Co-founder of Dublin-based Boxever.

|04 Oct 2017

CEO Interview: Joshua Feast, Cogito

Joshua Feast is CEO of Cogito, which makes software that analyzes phone conversations and provides real-time guidance to help service employees better engage and connect with customers.

|14 Jun 2017

Entrepreneur Incarnate: Join us on March 21

As someone who is skeptical of business academia, it’s surprising to me that the best definition of entrepreneurship I have heard comes from a Harvard Business School professor.

|15 Mar 2017

CEO Interview: Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat, Part 2

This is part two of my interview with Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise IT products and services.

|18 Oct 2016

How to Be President of the U.S. (POTUS)

Commentators often claim that being President of the U.S. is totally different from being a CEO, because “you can’t just order everyone around.

|02 Dec 2015

Managing the Giant Flywheel of Business

John Allison, former CEO of BB&T, once told me that he thought CEOs should be evaluated not only on the performance of the company while they are CEO but also for several years after they leave. There is a momentum effect in every business.

|10 Nov 2015

Just Do It: What Great Athletes & CEOs Have in Common

Photo of Rafael Nadal courtesy of Flickr user Ian Gampon
I watched an incredible U.S. Open tennis match this past weekend, which I think provided a demonstrable lesson for CEOs.

|08 Sep 2015