What does it take to be a successful CEO? Of all the questions I’m asked, this is far and away the most frequent. While I could answer the question by offering anecdotal evidence or experiential commentary, I thought I’d try something a bit different… I asked my research team to examine the biographical information of all current Fortune 100 CEOs and render the data in the form of an infographic so you can draw your own conclusions. I’d be curious as to your thoughts and observations.
If you’ve ever wondered how Tim Cook, Indra Nooyi, Larry Page, Jeff Bezos, Michael Duke, or any of the other Fortune 100 CEOs rose to their current positions, the following infographic may provide you with a few insights.