Ian Davis

Ian Davis, managing director of the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., in a wide-ranging View from the Top lecture sponsored by the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham is coauthor of the bestselling books First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths, and he is a well-known voice challenging business leaders to operate in new ways.

MCNews talked to Buckingham about his research on what separates the best leaders and managers from all the rest.

Tom Tierney

Tom Tierney was worldwide CEO of international consulting firm Bain & Company from 1992 until he began to focus on the Bridgespan Group, Bain’s non-profit affiliate, in 2000. Under Tierney’s leadership, Bain grew its revenues six-fold, expanding from 12 to 26 offices worldwide. He has now captured what he learned from the experience in the book Aligning the Stars (Harvard Business School Press), written with … [ Read more ]

Ram Charan

Charan has written or cowritten 10 books, including the top-selling Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done (Crown Business, 2002), with Larry Bossidy, and his latest offering, Profitable Growth Is Everyone’s Business: 10 Tools You Can Use Monday Morning (Crown Business, 2004). Unlike most consultants, he has no Web site, newsletter, or marketing team. His business comes by word-of-mouth referrals.

Jim Champy

co-author of Reengineering the Corporation, author of X-engineering the Corporation: Reinventing Your Business in the Digital Age, and chairman of Perot Systems’ $1 billion-plus consulting practice

Jay Abraham

Jay Abraham, marketing guru, is interviewed by a guru of a different sort, Tony Robbins.

Patricia Seybold

world-renowned consultant, author and speaker, CEO of Patricia Seybold Group, and champion of things customer-related

Lionel Carrasco

Co-founder and CTO of Alterbrain, an integration services consulting firm focused on Latin American bricks and mortar companies

John Hagel III

chief strategy officer at 12 Entrepreneuring; author of bestsellers Net Gain: Expanding Markets Through Virtual Communities and Net Worth: Shaping Markets When Customers Make the Rules

Dr. Thomas Steding

Former CEO of Metacode Technologies and a veteran Silicon Valley consultant.

Bert Ellis, Jr.

Chairman and CEO, iXL Enterprises; webcast also includes panel of industry experts

Michael Fleisher

CEO of the Gartner Group