Some of you may know Cathy through her work as a facilitator with Gazelles. Verne Harnish is founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company. He is also founder of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and previous 15-year chair of EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” and WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive program, both held at MIT.
Verne has spent the past three decades educating entrepreneurial teams. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture Columnist for Fortunemagazine. He’s the author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, which is endorsed by over 100 CEOs of mid-size companies and is published in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Serbian, Polish, Dutch, German and Spanish.
Verne also chairs annual Growth Summits in North America, Australia, Europe and Latin America and continues to teach in the MIT executive program he founded and the “Taipan: Making of Asian Giants” program he co-chaired for 10 years. He also led the first delegation of young entrepreneurs to Mainland China.