About YPO

The premier leadership organization of chief executives in the world.

YPO is the global platform for chief executives to engage, learn and grow. YPO members harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders to inspire business, personal, family and community impact.

Today, YPO empowers more than more than 24,000 members in more than 130 countries, diversified among industries and types of businesses. Altogether, YPO member-run companies employ more than 15 million people and generate USD6 trillion in annual revenues.

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Latest News

Access the latest news and information about and by YPO members, YPO organizational news, and findings from the YPO Global Pulse – the only CEO sentiment survey to span the globe each quarter.


Diversity at YPO

Improving our Diversity Intelligence: Message from CEO Scott Mordell

YPO’s mission and core principles are deeply rooted in diversity. We help our members grow as leaders by providing diverse learning opportunities and experiences.

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Leadership, Diversity and Healthy Executives

"Your team, your investors, and your peers take cues from your physical and emotional well-being," says Amee Chande, a YPO member in London.

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2020 women on boards

Young Presidents’ Organization Supports 2020 Women on Boards’ One-Day National Conversation

YPO is supporting 2020 Women on Boards and its national discussion on board diversity across 17 major U.S. cities.

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YPO in the News


22 Mar, 2017: YPO member Saleh Said, Partner of Pennyroyal Gibraltar Limited and the developer of Zanzibar Amber Resort, joins CNBC Africa to discuss the project, which is expected to create 1,500 local jobs.

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22 Mar, 2017: Opportunity Network, the online global matchmaking business for chief executive officers, will expand its reach into South Africa in the first half of 2017. CNBC Africa is joined by YPO member Paul Lamontagne, Managing Director of Africa1Advisors and Opportunity Network South African Partner, to discuss.

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22 Mar, 2017: Joining CNBC Africa to talk about the top five untapped investment opportunities in Africa is YPO member Paul Kavuma, CEO of Catalyst Principal Partners.

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22 Mar, 2017: Where is the trend of wearable technology heading next? YPO member Rob Sussman, CEO at Integr8, joins CNBC Africa to discuss what to expect.

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22 Mar, 2017: CNBC Africa discusses Vaal Dam water levels and the impact of water shortages on the tourism and leisure sector with Pierre van Tonder, CEO at Spur Corporation and a YPO member.

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Latest Press Releases

Latest News

07 Mar, 2017: DALLAS – 7 March 2017 — YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, announced today that Techstars, a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, will be a YPO Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network global partner and the premier partner for YPO’s 2017 global...

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Latest News

06 Mar, 2017: At the YPO EDGE, 1,867 YPO members became a part of history as Mobileye, the leading supplier of software that enables Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most people using virtual reality displays.

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Press Release

24 Feb, 2017: DALLAS, 23 February 2017 – For the second consecutive year, YPO will host Innovation Week, a series of more than 70 events around the world designed to bring together the world’s most dynamic innovators for a chance to connect, challenge conventional thinking and gain actionable,...

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Strategic Alliances

22 Feb, 2017: Arton Capital is pleased to announce a Global Affiliate Partnership with YPO, the premier leadership organization of chief executives in the world. Today, YPO empowers more than 24,000 members in more than 130 countries, diversified among industries and types of businesses. Altogether, YPO member-run companies...

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YPO Regional News


CNBC logoCNBC and YPO have formed an editorial partnership consisting of regional Chief Executive Networks in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. These Chief Executive Networks are made up of a sample of YPO’s unrivaled global network of more than 24,000 top executives from 130 countries who are on the front lines of the economy. The opinions of Chief Executive Network members are solely their own and do not reflect the opinions of YPO as a whole or CNBC.

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