25th Issue Special

The aim for Briefings is audacious: To provide great insights to help leaders lead. Not by telling them what to think—but what to think about.

KORN FERRY BRIEFINGS ON TALENT + LEADERSHIP

Dedicated to the advancement of leadership and strategic thinking about talent, Briefings is proud to celebrate 25 issues. Since the inception of the magazine in 2009, we’ve featured hundreds of interviews with luminaries from business, education, government, the nonprofit sector, sports, and even rock ‘n’ roll. In honor of this milestone, here are some highlights from issues past and a look at where Briefings’ alumni are today. We invite you to explore the complete archives at www.kornferrybriefings.com > > >

ISSUE #1
Ken Chenault

THE STORY
“Leading In A Time Of Crisis”

TODAY
The third African American CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Chenault has been at the helm of American Express since 2001 and sees great potential in the block chain technology behind digital currencies.

ISSUE #14
Angela Ahrendts

THE STORY
“Beyond The Burberry Check”

TODAY
The former Burberry CEO became SVP of Retail & Online Stores at Apple in 2014, where she’s credited with breaking down silos and revitalizing the tech giant’s retail culture.

ISSUE #5
Reid Hoffman

THE STORY
“The Brain Behind LinkedIN”

TODAY
The LinkedIN founder and “most- networked man in Silicon Valley” devotes much of his time to philanthropy, supporting economic development and social entrepreneurship causes, including micro-lending site Kiva.org.

ISSUE #11
Angel Martinez

THE STORY
“What Shoes Say”

TODAY
The Deckers Outdoor CEO has taken the company’s flagship Ugg brand from an iconic shoe to a lifestyle brand, venturing into home goods, and soon, outerwear.

ISSUE #16
Mick Fleetwood

THE STORY
“Fleetwood Mac: Band Governance”

TODAY
The newly reunited Rumours lineup is still thinkin’ about tomorrow. The band recently completed another world tour and has been recording new material.

ISSUE #11
Joe Tucci

THE STORY
“The Man With The Plan”

TODAY
Under Tucci’s leadership as Chairman and CEO, last year EMC was named one of the world’s top 25 multinational workplaces out of 2,800 global companies surveyed by the Great Place to Work Institute.