Former Chairman and CEO of GE, during Welch’s 20+ year tenure the company’s marketing capitalization rose form $13 billion to $400 billion. In 2000, he was named “Manager of the Century” by Fortune magazine.
The author of Winning, a #1 Wall Street Journal and international bestseller, in 2001 he wrote his #1 New York Times and also international best-selling autobiography, Jack: Straight from the Gut. Jack and his wife Suzy Welch currently write a column for several Thomson Reuters digital platforms and for Fortune magazine. Their previous column,The Welch Way, appeared in more than 45 major newspapers and magazines around the world reaching more than 8 million readers. In 2010, he launched the “Jack Welch Management Institute,” a unique online MBA program.