Doug Conant

Keynote Speaker on Leadership

Doug Conant is the only former Fortune 500 CEO who is a NYT bestselling author, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, and a Top 100 Most Influential Author in the World.

Unique Expertise & Deep Perspective.

Having worked his way from the bottom of the corporate ladder to the top, and having overcome career setbacks and personal challenges along the way, Doug brings a unique “in-the-trenches” expertise to his groundbreaking speeches.

Doug was named a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader in Trust each year from 2014-17, and in 2018 became a Top Thought Leader in Trust Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. He has also been named a Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc. Magazine; a Top 100 Most Influential Author in the World; 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.

What People Are Saying

Fred Hassan

Doug stands out as a high performance CEO who is also a people builder. He demonstrates that one can get outstanding results while also being a good human being
Fred Hassan

Partner, Warburg Pincus; Former Chairman & CEO, Schering Plough Corp & Pharmacia

Tony Earley

Doug, your presentation was a big hit! You weren't just a consultant telling us what we should be doing. You had been in our chairs and saw first-hand what worked and what didn't work.
Tony Earley

Chairman & CEO, Pacific Gas & Electric

Stephen M.R. Covey

Touchpoints is a remarkable book that will forever change how we view the work of leadership
Stephen M.R. Covey

Author of The New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, The Speed of Trust

Current Topics

Now offering virtual speaking engagements. Doug works collaboratively with event organizers to customize his material for each audience.

The Blueprint

6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights

It's All About the People

Proven World Class Talent Management Practices from the C-suite

Leadership That Works

Mastering Effective Practices for Top-Tier Performance in the New Millennium

The Action Is in the Interaction

Unlocking Your Full Leadership Potential in an On-Demand Age

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