New York, NY, 15 July 2021 YPO, the global leadership community of more than 30,000 chief executives in 142 countries, today announced RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan global policy research institution, is a YPO Content Contributor and will create exclusive learning opportunities for YPO members centered around the latest research in foreign policy and socio-economic trends.

Established in 1948, RAND’s research and analysis addresses issues that impact people around the world including security, health, education, sustainability, growth and development. RAND is committed to the public interest and to making their work accessible to people throughout the world. Each year, more than 5 million products are downloaded from by audiences that include policymakers, academics and the general public.

Through this agreement, RAND will collaborate with YPO to create customized learning events for YPO members, including intimate roundtable discussions that will offer YPO leaders high-quality, objective analyses on topics ranging from international affairs and workforce development to cyber and data sciences.  YPO members will have opportunities to learn from and engage with RAND scholars and receive evidence-based insights on world events.

“YPO is honored to start this new collaboration with RAND, a world-renowned research organization that uses rigorous, fact-based research and analysis to help individuals, families and communities be safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous,” said YPO CEO Xavier Mufraggi. “YPO business leaders will truly benefit from the invaluable knowledge and insights provided by RAND and its scholars.”

“RAND is excited about becoming a YPO Content Contributor. YPO is a diverse and inclusive organization, made up of different cultures, generations, and life experiences—and I know this collaboration can help both our organizations have a positive impact on communities throughout the world,” said Robin Meili, director of International Programs at RAND.


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YPO is the global leadership community of more than 30,000 chief executives in 142 countries who are connected by the shared belief that the world needs better leaders. Each of our members have achieved significant leadership success at a young age. Combined, they lead businesses and organizations contributing USD9 trillion in annual revenue. YPO members inspire and support each other through peer learning and exceptional experiences in an inclusive community of open sharing and trust. Visit for more. 

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