Yale School of Management

Chief Executive Leadership Institute

The world’s first school for CEOs featuring applied research and peer-driven learning.

Past Participants

The CEO Summit draws C-suite executives, government officials, journalists, military officers, diplomats, and other leaders. 

Participants in previous CEO Summits have included:

David Abney of UPS; Adam Aron of AMC Entertainment; Mary Barra of General Motors; Jeff Bewkes of TimeWarner; Frank Blake of The Home Depot; Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs; Jim Chanos of Kynikos; Roger Crandall of MassMutual; Michael Dell of Dell; Bob Diamond of Atlas Merchant Capital: Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase; Joe Ucuzoglu of Deloitte; Mark Fields of Ford; Ken Frazier of Merck; Dan Glaser of Marsh & McLennan; Rick Goings of Tupperware; Alex Gorsky of J&J; Hank Greenberg of CV Starr; Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin; Bob Iger of Walt Disney; Tom James of Raymond James; Farooq Kathwari of Ethan Allen; Brad Katsuyama of IEX; Ellen Kullman of DuPont; Ken Langone of Invemed Associates; John Legere of T-Mobile; Matt Levatich of Harley-Davidson; Joanne Lipman of USA Today; Jim Loree of Stanley Black & Decker; Tamara Lundgren of Schnitzer Steel; Terry Lundgren of Macy’s; Reuben Mark of Colgate-Palmolive; Rodney McMullen of Kroger; Jim McNerney of Boeing; Craig Menear of The Home Depot; Stuart Miller of Lennar; Alan Mulally of Ford; Anne Mulcahy of Xerox; Joel Myers of AccuWeather; Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo; Nels Olson of Korn Ferry; Larry Page of Alphabet; Doug Parker of American Airlines; Stefano Pessina of Walgreen’s; Nick Pinchuk of Snap-on; Carlos Rodriguez of ADP; Ginni Rometty of IBM; David Rubenstein of Carlyle; Steve Schwarzman of Blackstone; Ivan Seidenberg of Verizon; Tim Sloan of Wells Fargo; David Solomon of Goldman Sachs; Ed Stack of DICK’s Sporting Goods; Randall  Stephenson of AT&T; David Stern of the NBA; Alex Taylor of Cox Enterprises; Lynn Tilton of Patriarch Partners; Nigel Travis of Dunkin’ Brands; Mike Ullman of Starbucks; and Bob Woodward of The Washington Post.  Our interactive forums have featured intimate collegial discussions free of any formal speeches with such opinion leaders as:  Vice President Joe Biden; Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor, The White House; Janet Yellen, Former Chair, Federal Reserve System; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell; Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer; Senators Mike Bennet, Chris Coons, Joe Manchin, Chris Murphy, Mark Warner, Dan Sullivan; Congressmen John Yarmuth, Jim Himes; Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross; Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; 25th Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter; 5th Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Carla Hills; former Deputy Secretary of State and Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte; former Under Secretary of State Bob Hormats; US Court of Appeals Senior Judge Douglas Ginsburg; as well as CNBC anchors:  Morgan Brennan, Jim Cramer, Sara Eisen, Kelly Evans, David Faber, Becky Quick, and Andrew Ross Sorkin.