Vicky Gordon, Ph. D.

Vicky Gordon, Ph. D.'s picture

Vicky Gordon, Ph. D.  is Founder & CEO of The Gordon Group, a Chicago based leadership and organizational development consulting firm. She has more than 20 years of experience coaching senior executives on how to lead their organizations to reach new levels of business success at such leading companies as PepsiCo, Dell, AON, AT&T, Smith & Nephew, ITW.

Dr. Gordon is a prolific researcher and author. She contributed the lead chapter to Leadership: Helping others Succeed (Insight Publishing, December 2007). She has also contributed to the talent chapter in The New Supply Chain Agenda - The 5 Steps that Drive Real Value by Reuben Slone, John T. Mentzer, and J. Paul Dittman; (Harvard Business Press, May 2010). Her leadership advice has appeared in, Harvard Business Review Now, Woman’s World, the Chicago Tribune, Harvard Management Update and on WGN radio.

Dr. Gordon’s most recent research, based on in-depth interviews with 20 CEOs from Fortune’s List of America’s Most Admired Companies, identifies the challenges facing the next generation of CEOs. From her analysis of the forces driving those challenges, she paints a compelling profile of the CEO of the future.