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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.

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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 Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc. Magazine, a Top Thought Leader in Trust for 2014, 2015, and 2016 by Trust Across America, a Top 30 Leadership Professional for 2015 by Global Gurus, a Leader to Watch in 2015 by the American Management Association (AMA), a Top 50 Leadership Innovator Changing How We Lead in 2015 by Inc.com, and a Top 75 Human Business Champion by Switch & Shift.

What People Are Saying

Doug Conant is truly one of the great leaders in American business. He understands the requirements of business as well as the motivations of people.”
Daryl Brewster
CEO, CECP; Former Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
It’s not just what Doug does; it’s how he gets it done, and there is much to be learned by observing him and from his work on the subject of leadership. As leaders go, Doug is truly 'one of a kind.'”
Sara Mathew
CEO & Chairman, Dun & Bradstreet Inc.
Doug is the living embodiment of the power of a great leader as teacher. He has an extraordinary capacity to share the lessons of his experience in a way that enlightens and inspires.”
Russ Eisenstat
Executive Director, Center for Higher Ambition Leadership

Current Topics

Doug works collaboratively with event organizers to customize his material for each audience.

Leadership That Works

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

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Embracing the Genius of the "And" for Superior Outcomes

Making Tough Decisions in a Fiercely Complex World

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Championing Engagement to Win in the Marketplace

The "Soft Stuff" Is the "Hard Stuff." It's All about the People

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The Action Is in the Interaction

Unlocking Your Full Leadership Potential in an On-Demand Age

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