CEO

What it takes to be a CEO? A fun survey of literature.

Feb 4, 2020
CEO, Compensation, Literature

Taking up the position of CEO means more than pressure from the board and investors. You’ll also face heavy scrutiny from academia. Whether or not a firm’s hiring and compensation committees use them as a reference, here are some of the findings that you may want to be aware of. Upon birth There are many things determined when you’re born. It’ll be naive to think that they matter less than anything else. ...

Uncommon Job Titles

Jul 18, 2019
CEO, CFO, WRDS

When we talk about C suite, we normally think of CEO (Chief Executive Officer), CFO (Chief Financial Officer), COO (Chief Operating Officer), CIO (Chief Investment Officer), etc. But sometimes there’re rather uncommon titles given to the senior managers. I came across some like: “Chief Deception Officer” “Chief Interactive Officer” “Chief People Officer” “Chief Knowledge and Client Value Officer” “Chief Learning Officer” “Chief Instruction Officer” It is kinda hard for me to understand what exactly do they do simply from looking at these job titles. ...