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Mark C. Thompson is the World's #1 CEO Coach and a New York Times bestselling author. Mark consults and coaches executives for Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies. Forbes called Mark one of “America’s Top Venture Investors with the ‘Midas Touch'."
Formerly Charles Schwab's Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Experience Officer, Mark was the Executive Producer of Schwab.com which today has assets over $2.4 Trillion. He is a Co­‐Founder of Sir Richard Branson’s Entrepreneurship Centres and an advisor to Virgin Unite Entrepreneurs.
Mark is a founding advisor of the Stanford Realtime Venture Design Lab, and is a visiting scholar at his alma mater, Stanford University. He has served as faculty at the World Economic Forum and World Business Forum, is a member of the Clinton Initiative, and an executive coach for TED Fellows.

The Chief Executive Podcast Mark C. Thompson

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Mark C. Thompson is the World's #1 CEO Coach and a New York Times bestselling author. Mark consults and coaches executives for Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies. Forbes called Mark one of “America’s Top Venture Investors with the ‘Midas Touch'."
Formerly Charles Schwab's Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Experience Officer, Mark was the Executive Producer of Schwab.com which today has assets over $2.4 Trillion. He is a Co­‐Founder of Sir Richard Branson’s Entrepreneurship Centres and an advisor to Virgin Unite Entrepreneurs.
Mark is a founding advisor of the Stanford Realtime Venture Design Lab, and is a visiting scholar at his alma mater, Stanford University. He has served as faculty at the World Economic Forum and World Business Forum, is a member of the Clinton Initiative, and an executive coach for TED Fellows.

    Jensen Huang | NVIDIA

    Jensen Huang | NVIDIA

    Join Mark for the latest episode of the Chief Executive Podcast featuring his early interview with Jensen Huang, Co-founder and CEO of NVIDIA. Listen as he recounts his extraordinary journey from reform school in Kentucky to becoming a tech titan and visionary leader in the semiconductor industry. Reflecting on early experiences, Huang shares how they shaped his character and approach to adversity. Join us as we explore his inspiring story and pivotal moments that led to today's highly anticipated "AI Woodstock" event, where NVIDIA unveils its latest chips. Tune in to discover the evolution of NVIDIA and the technological advancements shaping our future.

    • 12 min
    Adrian Mitchell | Macy's

    Adrian Mitchell | Macy's

    Join us for the latest episode of the Chief Executive Summit Show hosted by Mark Thompson! In this exclusive interview, Adrian Mitchell, COO & CFO of Macy's, reveals the keys to transparent leadership, strategic trade-offs, and building a customer-centric approach. Discover valuable insights that can transform your business strategies and drive retail success. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from an industry expert.

    • 32 min
    Marshall Goldsmith - CEO Series: Adding Too Much Value

    Marshall Goldsmith - CEO Series: Adding Too Much Value

    Don't miss the latest episode of the Chief Executive Podcast! In this insightful conversation, Mark is joined by the legendary Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, the father of the executive coaching profession. They discuss the critical topic of "Adding Too Much Value" and why it's essential for leaders to resist the urge to constantly provide solutions.

    Marshall shares his wisdom and experiences, highlighting the importance of thoughtful restraint and empowering others. Discover how leaders can achieve greater effectiveness by focusing on commitment and creating a supportive environment.

    • 5 min
    CEA Podcast - Aicha Evans | Zoox

    CEA Podcast - Aicha Evans | Zoox

    Join us for an insightful discussion at the Chief Executive Summit hosted by Mark Thompson, featuring Aicha Evans, the CEO of Zoox. In this interview, Aicha shares her inspiring journey as a lifelong innovator. Discover the future of transportation with Zoox's self-driving electric robo-taxis, designed for safety, sustainability, and urban efficiency. Aicha also highlights her experiences as a first-time CEO, shedding light on the challenges of building a sustainable company and the importance of effective leadership and coaching. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from a remarkable industry leader.

    • 12 min
    Gordon Moore | Intel | Moore's Law

    Gordon Moore | Intel | Moore's Law

    Tune in to the latest episode of the Chief Executive Summit podcast to hear Mark's conversation with Gordon E. Moore, co-founder and former chairman of Intel Corporation, who passed away recently at the age of 94. Moore was the mastermind behind Moore's Law, which predicted the doubling of the number of transistors on a silicon chip at regular intervals, paving the way for the exponential growth of computer data-processing power. Join Mark as he discusses Moore's Law and its impact on the high-tech industry with the man who saw the future. Don't miss this insightful conversation with one of the boldest and most creative technicians of the high-tech age. Tune in now to the Chief Executive Summit podcast to hear the full episode. #GordonEMoore #Moore'sLaw #IntelCoFounder #ChiefExecutiveSummit #podcast #high-techindustry

    • 8 min
    Marshall Goldsmith - CEO Series: No, But, However

    Marshall Goldsmith - CEO Series: No, But, However

    Happy International Day of Happiness! What better way to celebrate than by wishing a very happy birthday to the legendary Dr. Marshall Goldsmith? On this episode of the Chief Executive Podcast, Mark and Marshall dive into the topic of “No,” “But,” and “However.”

    Key insight in this episode:

    Coaching highly successful, hard-working, smart, dedicated, driven to achieve, stubborn, opinionated, know-it-alls – and the revealing little game Marshall plays with them called, “No,” “But,” and “However.”


    As two of the most influential voices in leadership and organizational behavior, Mark and Marshall have spent their careers empowering executives to make a difference in their organizations and beyond.

    Join Mark and Marshall as they share insights and principles that can help you become a better leader. Don't miss out on this enlightening episode of Chief Executive Podcast. Listen now! 🎙️

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Steverodgers88 ,

Mark always brings his best and the best of others!

Mark is one amazing leader and human! His impressive network of leaders and connections is only surpassed by his big heart! The quality in his work, knowledge and expertise is incredible! It is no wonder he has helped so many business and leaders do better, get better and be better! This show is an extension of all the great work Mark does in the world and it is well worth tuning in!

lilianajayi ,

Brilliant Podcast ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Mark Thompson is a brilliant leader and an incredible executive coach. I am delighted to incorporate Mark’s podcast interviews as part of my course curriculum at Columbia University. My students have unlimited access to great insights from industry leaders and top executives. It is also a great way to keep my students inspired and excited about their future.

Greg D. Link ,

Mark Thompson knows how to pick em.

His remarkably informed judgement makes this the one to listen to if you can only listen to one interview. Thanks for taking time to do this Mark !! Love ya brother.

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