Welcome 2023!

2022 was a year of achievements and 2023 brings new challenges and opportunities More

CEO William Toti, Have Those Hard Conversations to Improve and Advance

 William Toti, after naval career of distinction that included commanding an attack submarine and Commadore went on to a successful career in corporate America.  We discuss having the hard conversation between yourself and your boss. William also provides insightful advice on how to reach the gain experience to reach the C suite. More

Executive Coach Chuck Mollor, The Pressures of the Modern CEO

Chuck Mollor is the CEO of MCG Partners, an advisory and executive coach firm as well as the author of “The Rise of the Agile Leader”. For over 15 years Chuck has advised executives on a wide range of areas from one-on-one coaching, team effectiveness, assessments and more.   In our interview, Chuck provides unique insight […]

President/Board Director Ray Gogel on needed skills for today’s CEO

Ray Gogel  has served as COO, President and Board Director numerous times in the energy sector throughout his career.  He has served in executive roles as CIO, CAO, COO, Managing Director and Board of Directors for companies such as Xcel Energy, Accenture, US Grid Company, IBM and others.    Ray joins CXO Conversations to discuss […]

Brad Feld, VC, Boards; Why be on one, 1st Timers and the Colorado Trail

Brad Feld is a successful Veteran Capitalist and founding member of the Foundry Group.  Within the Colorado startup scene, Brad is a bit of a celebrity having been part of some well-known successful companies.   Brad really sees founders and start ups not just investments, but as a community that he supports, sees areas for improvements, […]

Interviewing to be a Sub Skipper, then CEO

Chuck Melcher is a retired Naval Commanding Officer that has served in various roles including Chief Engineering, XO and Skipper on several Nuclear Attack Submarines.  After retiring from the United States Navy, Chuck joined an international energy company as a VP and quickly rose to CEO.  Chuck discusses interviewing to become a Submarine skipper, his […]

Christine Gagnon CFO, the importance of being intellectually curious

Christine is an accomplished global CFO who rose up through the ranks of senior leadership at Big 4 firms, such as PwC and EY. She is a life-long learner who is both personally and professionally curious, and intrinsically driven to continually broaden her base of knowledge and experience.  She’s an avid traveler who has even […]

CRO Randal Meske on Trust, Talent, Process and Challenges

As summer is in full swing, this is a great opportunity for an excerpt from a 2020 interview with CRO Randal Meske.  The full interview can be found here   About our Guest Randal Meske is the CRO at ConstructConnect (a Roper Technologies company) and the Founder and CEO at Evreware, a market intelligence firm.   Prior […]