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Next Generation Leadership

Driving greater impact at the CEO and C-suite level

Next Generation Leadership is a 12-month program designed for C-suite executives who are interested in the CEO role and are aiming to amplify their leadership impact. Developed and led entirely by current and former CEOs of the world’s largest companies, the program provides participants with an insider’s view of the responsibilities, demands, and realities of the top job.

Participants join an exclusive, high-performing group of tenured C-suite leaders representing various functions, industries, and geographies. This diversity of perspectives challenges and enriches their thinking and leadership style, ultimately enhancing their effectiveness at the highest levels of leadership.

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Due to the higher-level conversations at Next Generation Leadership, attendees must be direct reports to the CEO at organizations with annual revenue in excess of $1 billion and have aspirations to move into the CEO role. The selection process is rigorous and competitive.

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of Next Generation Leader graduates
go on to become CEO.
Program Structure
Next Generation Leadership delivers against the needs of CEO direct reports within large, multinational companies. Over the course of 12 months, participants engage in three in-person meetings, focusing on the foundational elements of the CEO agenda:

  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Talent
  • Stakeholder management
Participant Profile
  • Directly reports to the CEO
  • Has been in a corporate officer role for a minimum of three years
  • Leads a corporate function or P&L and will continue to assume roles of increasing responsibility, such as COO, P&L ownership, or CEO
Select Session Leaders
Pat Russo

Alcatel-Lucent

Former Chair and CEO
Boards: General Motors, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Chair), KKR, Merck
Ron Sugar

Northrop Grumman

Former Chair and CEO
Boards: Amgen, Apple,
Chevron, Uber (Chair)
Maggie Wilderotter

Frontier Communications

Former Chair and CEO
Boards: Costco,
DocuSign (Chair), Lyft,
Sana Biotechnologies
Ron Williams

Aetna

Former Chair and CEO
Boards: agilon health (Chair), apree health (Chair), Boeing, Warby Parker
Upcoming Sessions

March 21-22, 2024

Half Moon Bay, CA
Session Chair: Ron Sugar, Former Chairman & CEO, Northrop Grumman; Chairman, Uber; Director, Amgen, Apple, Chevron

June 27-28, 2024

New York, NY

Session Chair: Pat Russo, former Chair and CEO, Alcatel Lucent; Chair, HPE; Director, GM, KRR and Merck

October 17-18, 2024

Alexandria, VA

Session Chair: General Stanley McChrystal, Retired General, United States Army

   

I’ve done other programs like this with other groups, but Next Generation Leadership is head and shoulders above in terms of the people I can interact and share ideas with. It’s exceptional.
—  Alexandra Keith, CEO,
Beauty, Procter & Gamble

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