Doug Conant

Keynote Speaker on Leadership

ConantLeadership Founder Doug Conant brings unique expertise and deep perspective to speaking engagements, delivering wide-ranging keynotes on effective leadership practices for the new millennium.

  • Offering Virtual & In-Person Programs
  • Former Fortune 500 CEO & NYT Bestselling Author
  • Top-50 Leadership Innovator
  • Top-100 Leadership Speaker
  • Top-100 Most Influential International Author in the World
Trusted by some of the world’s leading brands

Unique Expertise & Deep Perspective

Doug is the only former Fortune 500 CEO who is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, and one of the 100 Most Influential Authors in the World. He is also a Top Thought Leader in Trust Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and has been lauded as a  Top 30 Leadership Professional by Global Gurus; a Leader to Watch by the American Management Association (AMA); a Top 50 Leadership Innovator Changing How We Lead; and a Top 75 Human Business Champion.

Doug is Founder and CEO of ConantLeadership, former President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, former President of Nabisco Foods, and former Chairman of Avon Products. He is also Chairman of CECP—Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, and Chairman of The Center for Higher Ambition Leadership, and proudly serves on the boards of the National Organization on Disability, the Partnership for Public Service, and Hope College.

A devoted leadership practitioner and teacher, Doug’s 45-year career has been defined by achieving high performance through an intentional commitment to studying, practicing, improving, and spreading the tenets of “leadership that works.” 

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The Blueprint: A Proven Process for Lifting Your Impact

6 practical steps to lift your leadership to new heights in a changing world

Mastering Hybrid Workplaces: It's All about the People

Proven world-class talent management practices from the C-Suite, tailored to today’s unique environment

The Campbell Soup Story: From Worst to First

Hear how Doug transformed the culture of an iconic Fortune 500 companyand learn how you can too

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