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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 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

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
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
Douglas Conant's keynote presentation and insights were of enormous value in preparing our members to assume the CEO role in their companies. He practices what he preaches.”
Kendall Crolius
President, G100 Next Generation Leadership

Current Topics

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

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It's All about the People

Proven World Class Talent Management Practices from the C-suite

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Leadership That Works

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

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The Action Is in the Interaction

Unlocking Your Full Leadership Potential in an On-Demand Age

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