Korn Ferry
Dennis Carey

Dennis Carey

Vice Chairman, Co-Leader, Board Services


Dennis Carey, PhD is Vice Chairman of Korn Ferry, where he recruits Board Directors, CEOs, and their direct reports. He has placed and assessed some of the most successful CEOs and directors for over 75 leading Companies in the Fortune 500.

Mr. Carey founded several forums for Chairmen, CEOs and C-Suite executives including The Prium, (www.theprium.com) the CEO Academy® (www.Ceo-academy.com) and Academies for CFOs and CHROs of Americas best managed enterprises. He has published four books and over 50 refereed journal articles. 

His most recent book, Boards That Lead, co-authored with Ram Charan and Mike Useem, was cited as book of the year by Directors & Boards magazine. 

Mr. Carey also teaches Corporate Governance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.