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Bill George

Bill George


Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic

Author of Discover Your True North


Bill George is a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of: Discover Your True North and The Discover Your True North Fieldbook, Authentic Leadership, True North, Finding Your True North, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis and True North Groups.

Mr. George is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic.  He joined Medtronic in 1989 as president and chief operating officer, was chief executive officer from 1991-2001, and board chair from 1996-2002.  Earlier in his career, he was a senior executive with Honeywell and Litton Industries and served in the U.S. Department of Defense.

Mr. George has served on the boards of Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target Corporation, and the World Economic Forum USA.  He recently concluded his term as a trustee of the Mayo Clinic, and has been board chair for Allina Health System, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, United Way of the Greater Twin Cities, and Advamed.

In 2014, the Franklin Institute awarded him the Bower Award for Business Leadership.  He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2012, and was named one of the “Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years” by PBS; “Executive of the Year-2001” by the Academy of Management; and “Director of the Year-2001-02” by the National Association of Corporate Directors.  In 2018, Bill was presented with the Larry Foster Award for Integrity in Public Communication by the Arthur W. Page Center. Mr. George is a CNBC Contributor and makes frequent appearances on television and radio.

He received his BSIE with high honors from Georgia Tech, his MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar, and honorary PhDs from Georgia Tech, Mayo Medical School, University of St. Thomas, Augsburg College and Bryant University.  During 2002-03 he was professor at IMD International and Ecole Polytechnique in Lausanne, Switzerland, and executive-in-residence at Yale School of Management.

He and his wife Penny reside in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

For more information about Bill and projects he is working on follow him on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

Media Appearances

May 6, 2022

Wall Street Wrap-Up: May 6, 2022

April 9, 2021

Authentically Leading with Blind Ambition

May 10, 2021

Wall Street Journal Forum: CEOs and Social Issues

May 13, 2021

HBS: The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism

April 17, 2020

CNBC: Former Medtronic CEO Bill George On Positive Remdesivir Trials

March 30, 2020

CNBC: CNBC: Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks On Development Of Coronavirus Therapies

March 18, 2020

CNBC: Merck CEO Ken Frazier On The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine

January 27, 2020

CNBC: Caret Group’s Fred Hassan: I Expect A Coronavirus Vaccine Very Quickly

December 24, 2019

CNBC: Uber’s Kalanick Should Have Left The Board Two Years Ago: Former Medtronic CEO

November 4, 2019

CNBC: Why This Expert Says Steve Easterbrook’s Firing Is A ‘Tragedy’ For McDonald’s

October 21, 2019

CNBC: Boeing’s Board Has Done the Right Thing

October 10, 2019

CNBC: You’re A Public Figure, Everything You Say In Private Is Going To Become Public

Bill George discusses the role of pharmacy benefit managers

April 9, 2019

CNBC: Expect A Fiery Hearing On Capitol Hill Today Over The Role Of Pharmacy Middle Men In Drug Pricing

Bill George discusses Tesla on CNBC

April 4, 2019

CNBC: Elon Musk’s Behavior Will Hurt Consumer Confidence

Bill George on CNBC discussing Sen. Elizabeth Warren's corporate board opinion.

February 11, 2019

CNBC: All Employees Should Be Shareholders, Says Former Medtronic CEO

Bill George on CNBC Discussing Howard Schultz Presidential Run

January 28, 2019

CNBC: Howard Schultz Presidential Run

Bill George CNBC Celgene Deal

January 3, 2019

CNBC: Celgene Deal is a ‘Bold’ Move, Says Former Medtronic CEO

Bill George on CNBC discussing GE and Pfizer

December 19, 2018

CNBC: Former Medtronic CEO on Health Care Changes

Bill George CNBC - Is an economic slowdown imminent?

November 16, 2018

CNBC: Is An Economic Slowdown Imminent?

Bill George on CNBC - The Future of the Health Care Industry

November 8, 2018

CNBC: The Future Of The Health-Care Industry

Bill George on CNBC discussing the challenges with Tesla and Elon Musk

August 27, 2018

CNBC: Tesla Needs Experienced Automobile Experts

Bill George on CNBC discussing Trump and short termism

August 17, 2018

CNBC: Be Like Jeff Bezos and Educate Shareholders to Not Care About Quarterly Profits: Expert

Bill George on CNBC discussing Sen. Warren's accountable capitalism proposal

August 15, 2018

CNBC: Senator Warren’s Bill has ‘Dangerous Potential of Channeling Karl Marx’: BET Founder

Bill George discusses Indra Nooyi stepping down on CNBC

August 6, 2018

CNBC: Incoming PepsiCo CEO will continue Indra Nooyi’s vision: Expert

Bill George on CNBC discusses Trump's tariffs

June 27, 2018

CNBC: Uncertainty and Tariffs Already Hurting Businesses, says Pro

Bill George on CNBC discussing Krzanich's resignation from Intel

June 22, 2018

CNBC: Resignation a Tragedy for Both Intel and Krzanich

Bill George on CNBC discusses a Howard Schultz presidential run

June 5, 2018

CNBC: Howard Schultz has Tremendous Skills that Would Transfer to Politics

Bill George discusses T-Mobile and Sprint merger on CNBC

April 30, 2018

CNBC: What the T-Mobile Deal for Sprint Means for Wireless

Bill George on CNBC discussing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal

March 22, 2018

CNBC: Fmr. Medtronic CEO: I’m Disappointed in How Zuckerberg Has Handled This

Bill George on CNBC discussing Cigna and Express scripts merger

March 8, 2018

CNBC: Cigna Deal Feels Like 2 Jilted Lovers: Fmr. CEO Medtronic

Bill George on CNBC discussing CEO's role in gun control

February 23, 2018

CNBC: If You Have to Take a Position, Come Down on the Right Side

Bill George on CNBC talking about health care, Amazon, JP Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway

January 30, 2018

CNBC: We Need Employers to Step Up and Change Health Care

Bill George on CNBC discussing solving health care in the united states

December 8, 2017

CNBC: Innovation is Key to Solving America’s Health-Care Problems

Bill George on CNBC discusses CVS-Aetna acquistion

December 4, 2017

CNBC: CVS to Buy Aetna with New Model for Health Care

Bill George on CNBC discussing p&g performance

November 22, 2017

CNBC: Bill George on P&G Challenge: Bring Nelson on the Board

bill george on cnbc discussing GE's transparency

November 14, 2017

CNBC: GE Has Zero Transparency, and It’s a Tragedy to See It Like This

bill george on cnbc discussing the high cost of drugs

October 17, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Trump is Right, Drug Prices are Out of Control

bill george on cnbc discussing the business economy

August 22, 2017

CNBC: The Business Economy Drives our Economy

bill george on cnbc discussing ceos do not fear president trump

August 16, 2017

CNBC: CEOs Do Not Fear This President: Bill George

bill george on cnbc extremely disappointed that trump didn't agree with frazier

August 14, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Extremely Disappointed Trump Didn’t Agree with Frazier

bill george on nightly business report discussing the google memo and freedom of speech

August 8, 2017

NBR: Nightly Business Report – The Google Memo and Freedom of Speech

bill george on cnbc this is not a health-care bill, this is a giant tax cut

June 23, 2017

CNBC: Former Medtronic CEO: This Is Not A Health-Care Bill; This Is A Giant Tax Cut

bill george on cnbc discussing uber's need for an executive that can take it to the next level

June 21, 2017

CNBC: Uber Needs an Executive Who Can Take It to the Next Level: Bill George

bill george on cnbc discussing harvard business school

June 12, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Immelt Has Moved GE into The New World

bill george on cnbc. can ceos remain confident?

June 6, 2017

CNBC: Economy Can’t Grow Without People Filling the Jobs: Pro

June 2, 2017

CNBC: Trump Exits Paris Accord, Is He Losing CEO Support?

bill george discusses trump's withdrawl from the paris climate accord on cnbc

June 1, 2017

CNBC: Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord

April 26, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: The President is Distracted, Lacks Focus

bill george on cnbc discussing heather bresch

August 25, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Heather Bresch made a big mistake

bill george on cnbc discussing the mylan ceo showing very little empathy for the consumer

November 21, 2016

CNBC: Bill George on Mylan CEO: Showed Very Little Empathy for Consumer

bill george on cnbc discussing bringing back jobs

September 27, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Don’t Know A Company That Will Bring Back Jobs Like Trump Wants

bill george on cnbc discussing market based solution to the high cost of drugs

September 27, 2016

CNBC: Bill George On Drug Pricing: I Want A Market-Based Solution

bill george discusses samsung on the nightly business report

October 12, 2016

Nightly Business Report: Bill George Discusses Samsung

bill george on cnbc discussing samsung recall

October 12, 2016

CNBC: Squawk on the Street Samsung’s Recall Nightmare

bill george on cnbc discussing new wells fargo ceo

October 14, 2016

CNBC: Bill George on Stumpf’s Wells Fargo Resignation

bill george discussing on cnbc how the presidential election will impact businesses

November 7, 2016

CNBC: Bill George � How This Election Will Affect Businesses

bill george discussing pharma becoming uninvestable on cnbc

November 7, 2016

CNBC: New war on drugs: Pharma becoming ‘uninvestable’?

bill george on cnbc discussing trumps great expectations for business leaders

November 18, 2016

CNBC: What Do Big Businesses Want Trump To Focus On?

bill george on cnbc discussing trumps future relationship with business

December 2, 2016

CNBC: Trump’s Changing Relationship with Business

bill george discussing time warner and at&t deal on cnbc

December 2, 2016

CNBC: Time Warner and AT&T deal in jeopardy?

bill george on cnbc discussing trump targeted lockheed

December 12, 2016

CNBC: George: I Don’t Know Rex Has Any Personal Friends In These Areas

bill george on cnbc discussing trump taking credit for every job creation opportunity

December 29, 2016

CNBC: Trump Will Take Credit For Every Job Creation Opportunity

January 24, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Good Politics, Bad Economics

bill george discusses ceos taking political stances on cnbc

February 9, 2017

CNBC: Risky For CEOs to Take Political Stances

bill george discussing donald trump meeting with japanese prime minister on cnbc

February 10, 2017

CNBC: Japanese PM Abe Key Partner for US

bill george discussing economic growth and the u.s. budget problems on cnbc

March 1, 2017

CNBC: Economic Growth Can Only Cure Some Of Our Budget Problems: Pro

bill george on cnbc discussing trump as an activist president

December 6, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Trump will be an ‘activist president’

December 13, 2016

MSNBC: Fmr. ExxonMobil board member: “Tillerson is a patriot”

bill george on cnbc discussing gop plan for healthcare reform

March 7, 2017

CNBC: GOP Plan Puts the Whole Insurance Market At Risk

March 23, 2017

CNBC: If AHCA Bill Passes, It Will Be Negative for Hospital Stocks

bill george on cnbc discussing trumps playbook for ceos

April 5, 2017

CNBC: The Trump CEO Playbook

bill george discussing oscar munoz on cnbc

April 11, 2017

CNBC: Oscar Munoz Keeps Digging the Hole Deeper

bill george on pbs nightly business report

June 24, 2010

PBS Nightly Business Report

bill george on the kudlow report

July 8, 2010

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama White House & The Business Community Part 2

cnbc the kudlow report

July 8, 2010

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama White House & The Business Community

bill george on cnbc discussing leadership in corporate america

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America Part 3

bill george on cnbc discussing leadership in corporate america

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America Part 2

bill george on cnbc discussing leadership in corporate america. quoted saying trust and authenticity is the fuel that enables society to run

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America

bill george on the kudlow report, asking why businesses aren't hiring

August 9, 2010

Kudlow Report: Why Isn’t Business Hiring?

bill george on cnbc discussing the effects of the tea party on business

October 1, 2010

CNBC Power Lunch: Elections & Business

bill george on cnbc power lunch discussing leadership in washington

October 1, 2010

CNBC Power Lunch: Leadership in Washington

bill george on cnbc discussing election impact on business

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 3

bill george on cnbc discussing election impact on business

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 2

bill george on cnbc

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 1

bill george on cnbc discussing the importance of keeping america competitive

November 16, 2010

CNBC Squawk Box: Keeping America Competitive

December 6, 2010

CNBC Street Signs: Changes at the Top

January 7, 2011

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama Retools Economic Team

January 18, 2011

Bloomberg TV – What’s Next At Apple

January 19, 2011

Repealing Health Care Not The Answer

February 7, 2011

Bill Grades President Obama on CNBC’s Kudlow Report

February 9, 2011

CNBC’s Street Signs: Nokia’s CEO’s Memo

February 23, 2011

Bill George Interview on Apple Board’s Succession Plan

March 31, 2011

Bill George Tackling Unemployment on CNBC

April 19, 2011

Kudlow Report – More Jobs Move Overseas

May 2, 2011

Political Victory for President Obama?

May 10, 2011

Microsoft’s Leadership Vacuum?

May 12, 2011

Do Reorganizations Work?

May 26, 2011

Time for Microsoft’s Ballmer to Leave?

June 13, 2011

Kudlow Report – Reaction to President Obama’s Jobs Council

July 19, 2011

News Corp.’s Board, Rupert Murdoch’s Future

July 25, 2011

Debt Deadline: The Blame Game

August 4, 2011

Kudlow Report – Stock Market and Jobs Report

August 5, 2011

CNBC’s Street Signs: Crisis of Confidence

August 8, 2011

CNBC – Markets in Turmoil

August 18, 2011

CNBC – View from the Corner Office

September 1, 2011

CNBC – Power Play: Obama vs. Boehner

September 8, 2011

CNBC – Preview of Obama’s Jobs Plan

September 16, 2011

Bill George and Doug Baker discuss True North Groups

October 4, 2011

Fox Business – Apple’s product launch and leadership of Tim Cook

January 3, 2012

CNBC – Leaders to Watch in 2012

January 9, 2012

CNBC – Sizing up the Tech CEOs

January 18, 2012

CNBC – Jerry Yang’s Resignation at Yahoo

January 20, 2012

CNBC – The Tech CEO Report Card

February 7, 2012

CNBC – HP Shareholders to Have More Say on Board Members

April 25, 2012

CNBC – The Wal-Mart Corruption Scandal

April 27, 2012

CNBC – The Squawk – Executives, Bribes & Scandals

May 6, 2012

WFAE: Energy Clusters

May 14, 2012

CNBC – Resume-Gate Leads to Yahoo CEO Exit

May 15, 2012

KSTP – Best Buy Shakeup

May 16, 2012

WCCO Chad Hartman Show – Best Buy

June 6, 2012

MN Bar Association Law Day Dinner

June 4, 2012

CNBC – Hey Corporate America: Stop Whining, Start Hiring

May 15, 2012

MPR News – Best Buy scandal brings lessons about corporate governance

April 13, 2012

MPR News – The business ethics behind Brian Dunn’s Best Buy resignation

June 21, 2012

Conscious Capitalism – Building and Sustaining a Culture of Love and Care

June 28, 2012

CNBC – US HealthCare Decision

August 21, 2012

Bloomberg TV – Looking for Wall Street Leaders

August 22, 2012

Bloomberg TV – The Battle Over Best Buy Intensifies

August 22, 2012

Marketplace – Your Paycheck and the CEO’s – Side by Side

October 2, 2012

CNBC – Would Steve Jobs Have Fired Tim Cook?

October 16, 2012

CNBC – Shuffling Up The Citi Deck

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 1

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 2

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 3

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 4

October 18, 2012

World of Business Ideas – 3 Questions to Improve Your Leadership

November 15, 2012

Michigan Radio – The Big Three Roar Back

November 20, 2012

CNBC Squawk On The Street – Autonomy Bombshell For HP

November 28, 2012

CNBC – Hewlett-Packard Autonomy Blame Game

December 14, 2012

CNBC – Best Buy Extends Bid Deadline

January 19, 2013

CNBC – Raising the Age for Medicare

February 1, 2013

World Economic Forum 2013 Annual Meeting – The Moral Economy

February 1, 2013

MPR News Friday Roundtable – How To Be A Leader

February 21, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Outlook for Hewlett-Packard & Dell

February 21, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Full Guest Appearance

March 19, 2013

CNBC – Will a Kinder, Gentler CEO Be More Effective?

March 20, 2013

Bloomberg TV – HP Board Has Lost Its Institutional Memory

April 2, 2013

CNBC – Apple’s CEO Apologizes to the Chinese

May 7, 2013

CNBC – ‘Microsoft Needs to Get Into the Game’: Pro

May 21, 2013

CNBC – ‘Berating’ CEOs Doesn’t Solve Tax Problem: Fiorina

June 17, 2013

Bloomberg TV – George Sees `Tradeoff’ in Surveillance, Security

July 5, 2013

CNBC – Obamacare: Too Much, Too Fast?

August 13, 2013

CNBC – When Good Companies Go Bad

August 13, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Bill Ackman Resigns From J.C. Penney Board

August 14, 2013


August 23, 2013

CNBC – Ballmer Retirement

August 28, 2013

Bloomberg – Ackman’s Sale of J.C. Penney Stake

September 12, 2013

Bloomberg – Verizon Bonds

September 12, 2013

Bloomberg – Dell Discussion

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – Shareholder Activism

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – State of Yahoo

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – Financial Crisis Five Years Later

September 27, 2013

TPT’s Almanac – Mayo Clinic Expansion (From August 13, 2013)

October 1, 2013

Bloomberg – Medical Device Tax, U.S. Shutdown

October 31, 2013

CNBC Squawk Box – Cleaning Up the Affordable Care Mess

November 1, 2013

On Being Radio – Integrative Business: Executive Bill George On Reestablishing Trust With The 99 Percent

November 20, 2013

Nightly Business Report – Microsoft Challenge

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Obamacare won’t be solved by end of month

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Microsoft Needs Transformation

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Activist Shareholders

November 20, 2013

CNBC – General Motors Discussion

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Energy

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Economy Discussion

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Discussion with Michael Dell

December 9, 2013

McKinsey – Rethinking Capitalism

December 10, 2013

CNBC – General Motors First Female CEO

December 11, 2013

NBR – New GM CEO Mary Barra

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Outlook on Jobs in America

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Target Data Breach Nightmare

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Interview with Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove

January 13, 2014

CNBC – Jobs as Hot Button Topic at Davos

January 13, 2014

CNBC – Interview with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

January 31, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Microsoft Needs ‘Major Transformation’

February 4, 2014

CNBC – Bill George: Not Clear Who’s Running Microsoft

February 21, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Zuckerberg on Path to Mobile Dominance

March 4, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Andreessen Fires Back at Icahn Over Skype Claims

March 14, 2014

Bloomberg Market Makers – eBay Fights Against Icahn

March 14, 2014

CNBC Kudlow Report – Business Wary of Russia Sanctions

March 20, 2014

Bloomberg – Will eBay Back Down From Carl Icahn Feud?

March 27, 2014

CNBC Nightly Business Report – The Activist Shareholder

April 2, 2014

Fox Business – Will Satya Nadella Transform Microsoft?

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Bank Investors Starving for Activists, Mayo Says

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Valeant’s Pearson Making a `Big Bet’: George

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – How Carl Icahn Met His Match in eBay’s Donahoe

April 24, 2014

HBR – Protect Your Company from Activist Investors

April 28, 2014

2014 Franklin Institute Awards – Bower Award for Business Leadership

May 12, 2014

CNBC – Samsung’s next-gen CEO

May 21, 2014

Bloomberg – Target Will Recover as It Keeps Customers

June 16, 2014

CNBC – Medtronic Acquisition of Covidien

June 16, 2014

Bloomberg – Medtronic Acquisition & Tax Inversion

June 28, 2014

Bloomberg – Making Work a Better Place

August 4, 2014

CNBC – President not leading, attacking on all sides

August 21, 2014

HBR Ideacast – How to Stop Corporate Inversions

August 26, 2014

Bloomberg – Activist Investors Seek to Shake Things Up

September 16, 2014

CNBC – Why Do People Lie On Resumes?

September 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Territorial Tax Is The Answer to Inversion Deals

September 24, 2014

CNBC – Public Perception of Corporations

October 6, 2014

Bloomberg – HP’s Potential Split

October 28, 2014

CNBC – Bezos: Genius or Aimless?

October 31, 2014

CNBC – Apple CEO Tim Cook Coming Out As Gay

November 3, 2014

CNBC – Google’s next big innovation: Itself?

November 17, 2014

Bloomberg – Actavis to Buy Allergan

December 4, 2014

CNBC – Jobs Crisis & Skills Gap

December 8, 2014

CNBC – Does Leadership Matter?

November 17, 2014

Bloomberg – Activists Go After America’s Best

September 24, 2014

MPR News – Inversion Crackdown

November 19, 2014

MPR News – Leadership & Business Ethics

December 29, 2014

CNBC – Time For Costolo To Go

December 29, 2014

CNBC – Sony Needs New Leadership

January 23, 2015

HuffPost Live – Mindfulness Is The Way…

January 29, 2015

CNBC – McDonald’s Leadership Shakeup

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Marketing to Millennials

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Fortune’s Best Places to Work

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Wayfair’s Marketing Investment

March 27, 2015

More Than Sound – Inner Work for Authentic Leadership

March 27, 2015

More Than Sound – Identifying Authenticity During An Interview

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: The Dangers of Groupthink

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Stop Chasing Admiration

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Find Your Blind Spots

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Authenticity and Empathy

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 3)

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 2)

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 1)

April 12, 2015

CNBC – The New GE

April 30, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Crucible Moments as Opportunities

May 12, 2015

CNBC – Bullies in the Boardroom

May 13, 2015

CNBC – DuPont Wins Proxy Fight

June 10, 2015

CNBC – Top Business Headlines

June 12, 2015

CNBC – Trade Pact & Twitter Governance

June 17, 2015

CNBC – Target’s Transformation

June 17, 2015

CNBC – 2016 Election

June 18, 2015

NBR – Expanding Core Business

June 19, 2015

HuffPost Live – Finding Your True North As A Leader

July 1, 2015

HuffPost Live – Twitter’s Leadership Shift

July 8, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Hone Your Systems Thinking

July 14, 2015

CNBC – Jobs for Lost Generation, China’s Chip Takeover

August 18, 2015

HuffPost Live – Can Workaholics Have A Work-Life Balance?

August 19, 2015

CNBC – Authenticity The Gold Standard For Leaders

September 8, 2015

CNBC – Health Care’s Day of Reckoning

September 8, 2015

CNBC – How to Spot an Authentic Leader

October 7, 2015

Kare 11 – Penny George Institute for Health and Healing

October 7, 2015

CNBC – Dorsey Returning to Twitter; Ellen Kullman Stepping Down

October 19, 2015

CNBC – Should Companies Disclose CEO Health?

October 22, 2015

CNBC – United Airlines CEO Health

October 22, 2015

CNBC Squawk Box – Valeant�s Stock Drop

October 22, 2015

CNBC Power Lunch – Leadership Crisis at Valeant

November 11, 2015

CNBC: Where University of Missouri President Wolfe Failed

November 30, 2015

CNBC – Retail CEOs Under Pressure

December 2, 2015

CNBC – Zuckerberg’s Philanthropic Donation

December 17, 2015

CNBC – Federal Interest Rate Hike

January 21, 2016

CNBC: What CEOs Need To Ensure Companies’ Success

March 21, 2016

CNBC: Valeant Needs a Dramatic Change

March 24, 2016

CNBC: Grading Yahoo’s Board

March 29, 2016

CNBC: Alphabet’s CEO Problem

April 6, 2016

CNBC: Discuss Disney’s Succession Plan Shakeup

April 8, 2016

CNBC: The War On Business

April 14, 2016

CNBC: Bill George’s tax code solutions

April 20, 2016

CNBC – Bill George on VW: This is the price you pay…

April 27, 2016

CNBC: Theranos Under Fire

June 2, 2016

CNBC: Big Automakers vs. Disruptors

June 20, 2016

CNBC: Attracting Talent; Brexit & Banks

June 22, 2016

CNBC: Musk should stop dreaming so big: Bill George

August 25, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: The VC view on drug pricing

May 19, 2016

University of St. Thomas: The Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Day 3 Keynote


Bill George's speech during Earl Bakken Celebration of Life

December 24, 2018

Earl Bakken Celebration of Life

October 30, 2015

Georgia Tech Impact Speaker Series

bill george key note address at ptv healthcare

September 25, 2017

PTV Healthcare Capital Keynote Address

November 21, 2011

Leadership Talk at Stanford Business School

November 2, 2017

Discover Your True North Talk at Google

November 25, 2015

Discover Your True North Book Launch Celebration in Raleigh, NC

January 28, 2009

World Economic Forum: Bill George

July 17, 2014

Wharton Business School Interview – Authentic Leadership and Letting Your Strengths Bloom

March 28, 2007

Highlights: We Need a New Kind of Leader

October 7, 2007

Highlights: Is there a list of leadership traits? ABA

October 19, 2007

Highlights: How do you develop leaders?

January 29, 2008

Highlights: Our Greatest Fear

March 6, 2009

David Gergen’s Introduction of Bill George at Willow Creek

June 9, 2009

Leadership Speaker Series: Bill George, Harvard

August 8, 2009

Highlights: What do you do under pressure?

August 8, 2009

Highlights: Bill & Penny on True North

June 4, 2010

Management Innovation eXchange

August 22, 2010

ASAE 2010 Annual Meeting

December 1, 2011

Highlights: December Speech at Whole Foods Headquarters

November 27, 2012

HBS Event – U.S. Competitiveness

September 13, 2013

US Naval Academy Speech (from January 2010)

June 30, 2014

David A. Rothenberger Lecture Series – Will Physicians Lead Us Through Health Care Challenges?

July 9, 2014

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Leaders Need High Emotional IQ to Succeed

October 20, 2011

ExecuNet Follow the Leader Interview with Bill George Part 1

October 20, 2011

ExecuNet Follow the Leader Interview with Bill George Part 2