How can CEOs stay responsive to multiple stakeholder needs in a changing world?
Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 165. With the September 2019 Change the World issue of Fortune on our minds, Scott and I discuss the need for a new type of leadership to bring both purpose and profits to life.
Based on this, we’re revisiting our earlier conversation about “the new keys to leadership success in a disruptive world” with Peter R. Gleason, President & CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He is a recognized expert on board leadership and corporate governance issues. (read more about Peter Gleason below)
You’ll gain insights on:
- Why Boards, CEOs, C-Suites & Sr. Executives need to think differently about disruptive risks
- The critical new leadership traits and behaviors that CEOs need to develop
- Three immediately useful ideas for developing your own leadership success in a disruptive world
About Peter R. Gleason
Peter R. Gleason is the President and CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Gleason is a recognized expert on board leadership and corporate governance issues. He serves as a member of NACD’s national faculty, is regularly quoted in the national media, and is a frequent presenter on the subjects of corporate governance, executive and director compensation, risk, strategic planning, and board/shareowner relations. He has served as a commissioner on every NACD Blue Ribbon Commission report issued over the past 16 years, including the most recent releases on Adaptive Governance: Board Oversight of Disruptive Risks, and Culture as a Corporate Asset. Other Blue-Ribbon Commission reports include the strategic asset board, long-term value creation, strategy development, talent development, and board diversity.
He currently serves on the board of NACD and on the advisory board of Nura Health, Inc., a development-stage health-care company. He is also a director of the NACD Capital Area Chapter, Deputy Chair of Global Network of Director Institutes, and is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. He is the former chair of the International Professional Practices Framework Oversight Council of the Institute of Internal Auditors and was formerly a director of The Patriot Fund.
Before joining NACD, Gleason was a management consultant with both Ernst & Young and Pritchett & Associates. In addition, he served as Vice President and Director of U.S. Research for Institutional Shareholder Services. Gleason is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Virginia Tech, from where he has a MBA with concentrations in both Finance and Marketing. Read more about Peter R. Gleason.
Resources for This Episode
- Find out more about The National Association of Corporate Directors
- Download the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Adaptive Governance
- Download the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Culture as a Corporate Asset
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Read the Episode 152 Transcript
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