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Douglas R. Conant is an internationally renowned business leader, keynote speaker, and educator with over 40 years of leadership experience at world-class global companies.

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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 is a unique individual — a leader who leads with integrity, vision, and a passion for what is possible. He has touched the lives of many, establishing a legacy of extraordinary leadership”
Jim Goldman
CEO & President, Godiva Chocolatier NV
Doug's words are insightful and inspiring. He is an engaging and thoughtful speaker and his approach and advice regarding interpersonal skills and relationships in the workplace was immediately actionable and practical”
Google
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

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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