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Leadership for a Better World

At Egon Zehnder, we know what great leaders can do. We share a singular goal:
to empower our clients to drive lasting positive change through leadership.

Chief Digital Officers Speak

As part of our global survey, CDO Decoded: The First Wave of Chief Digital Officers Speak,
current and former digital executives sat down with us to help demystify the role.

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Feeding it Forward

Face the Future of Personalized Nutrition

At our second annual Fresh Start Executive Forum Breakfast, leaders gathered to discuss the future of personalized nutrition and the need for an interdisciplinary approach. 

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Where technology and humanity unite

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CDO Decoded:

The First Wave of Chief Digital Officers Speaks

We asked 107 Chief Digital Officer to share their experience as first-generation CDOs.

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“Let’s get to know each other!”

In conversation with Ed Schein

Ed Schein, MIT Professor emeritus and social scientist, explains why we should forget everything we’ve been taught about leadership – and focus on getting to know each other.

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To My Daughter

We first began writing to our daughters last year as part of Egon Zehnder’s Leaders & Daughters event series. We have received 160+ letters, with leaders including Judy Woodruff, Egon Zehnder Chairwoman Jill Ader, and others.

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The CEO: A Personal Reflection

Egon Zehnder asked over 400 of the world’s top CEOs what it means to be an effective leader today

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Meet our consultants

Focusing exclusively at the most senior levels, we offer comprehensive leadership solutions for individuals, teams and organizations.

Our more than 450 consultants, located in 68 offices across 40 countries, are experienced former business leaders. Because we operate as one collaborative team, we merge our individual talents with the collective expertise of our global network. This means that the power of the entire Firm is delivered to every client, every time.

YaoSong Chen

YaoSong Chen

Washington, D.C.

Yao Chen, based in Washington DC, advises automotive and machinery companies on C-suite succession and board consulting. Prior to Washington DC… Read more

Kim Henderson

Kim Henderson

Washington, D.C.

Kim Henderson, a founding member of Egon Zehnder’s Washington, D.C., office, is active in the firm’s Consumer Practice and Services Practice. Read more

Jessica Watson

Jessica Watson

Washington, D.C.

Jessica Watson, based in Washington, D.C., is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice, serving clients across the health-care spectrum. Read more

Explore our latest global leadership insights

We Need More Humble Leaders. Here’s How to Get Them

We Need More Humble Leaders. Here’s How to Get Them

Executive Assessment & Development

Humility is a top requirement for the emerging workforce. Karl Alleman shares how both individuals and organizations can tap its potential in his latest… Read more

Digital Executive Laura Merling Shares the Biggest Challenges Facing Today's Chief Digital Officers

As part of Egon Zehnder's global survey on CDOs, Laura Merling, Digital Strategic Advisor formerly at AT&T and Ford, shares what it means to… Read more

The Age of Insurtech

The Age of Insurtech

Financial Services

Insurance Technology, or “Insurtech,” is reshaping the conservative insurance industry. With rapid growth and increasing investments, innovation in this sector IS changing how the… Read more

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Their entire partnership will work for you to get the right candidate in front of you. And I think their incentive structures have been such that they basically all drink from the same well… it is a very important value to me.
CEO and Board Client, Europe

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