February 1, 2019

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NYU Washington, DC and NYU Stern's Executive MBA Program co-hosted the third Stern EMBA Speaker Series event featuring Managing Director of Norton Street Capital and former CEO and Chairman of CEB, Tom Monahan. Tom Monahan (LinkedIn Profile) is an alumnus of the NYU Stern Executive MBA program Class of 1995.

Tom Monahan currently invests and engages in businesses and organizations that create and use facts, data, and analysis to inflect business performance, improve individual lives, and produce healthy communities and just societies. He is currently a board member of Transunion (NYSE: TRU), ZeroChaos (backed by the Carlyle Group), Winsight (backed by Pamlico Capital), and until its October 2018 sale, Convergys (NYSE: CVG), where he served as Chair of the Compensation Committee. He also serves on the board of the Maret School, PeaceTechLab, The Nature Conservancy, and the Junior Tennis Champions Center, and as an advisor to several private equity and venture capital funds. He is also an executive in residence at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

NYU Stern's Executive MBA Speaker Series in Washington, D.C. is designed to foster deeper, interdisciplinary understanding and broader perspective of current issues, opportunities, and challenges leaders face in today’s dynamic business environment.

This event was open to Stern EMBA DC Students, Stern Alumni, and NYU DC Students only.


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Tom Monahan

Tom Monahan

Until 2017, Tom spent more than two decades as a leader at CEB, Inc. (NYSE: CEB) – the majority of that time as CEO, then Chairman and CEO. As part of the CEB's leadership, Tom and his colleagues helped redefine how the world's leading companies make their most important decisions. By tapping the collective experience of and analyzing performance data from more than 10,000 companies, CEB created authoritative insights, technology tools, and management resources to help companies manage talent, innovation, and risk. Across Tom’s tenure with the company, CEB grew revenue nearly fifty times, and achieved an industry leading EBITDA margin structure.

The firm was one of the fastest growing professional/information service companies globally throughout the past two decades and remains one of the most respected authorities on talent management, commercial operations, financial management, performance management, and diversity, equity and inclusion, since its acquisition by Gartner for $3.4 billion in April 2017.