We have completed our research into Characteristics of Successful Technology CEOs. We invite you to download the final report.
I must admit I was surprised at some of these results in spite of assisting search committees select CEOs for over a decade. Busting some of these myths may prove to be very useful in improving the performance of our corporations.
The new report is available to download here.
In 6 sections we investigate the impact on CEO success at public technology companies in New England of these factors:
What Education do these CEOs have?
Does an Ivy League degree matter?
What functional experience do these CEOs have?
- Internal Promotions vs. External Hires:
Which ones perform better? How do founders perform?
You would be surprised with these results.
What is the optimal age for a CEO?
How long have they been in the role and how long have they been with the company?
- Combined Chairman and CEO:
Is the role combination or separation a positive correlation to success?
Wishing you all the best for 2009!
Vell Executive Search
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