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Bill George

Filling the Leadership Vacuum

About Bill George

Bill George is Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School and the former Chairman and CEO of Medtronic. Prior to joining Medtronic, he served as a senior executive with Honeywell and Litton Industries. He is a director of Exxon Mobil, Goldman Sachs, Novartis, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the World Economic Forum USA. He received his BSTE from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard University. His new book, True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership, offers fresh insight into the nature of effective leadership.

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