If you are a "C-Level" executive (e.g., Chairman, Owner, CEO, COO, President, CFO, CIO, CMO, General Manager, National or Regional Sales Mgr., Managing Partner, etc.) with organization-wide, or function-wide, P/L responsibilities, and you would like to join the CEO Roundtable, please see our "Why and How To Join" page, and contact our Chairman:


Alexander "Sandy" Weissent
Office: 312-751-2153
Cell: 312-399-1901
1415 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Suite 22-D
Chicago, IL 60610

SandyWeissent@CEORoundtable-Chicago.com ​

or,
SandyWeissent@post.harvard.edu 



MISSION:  Provide cutting-edge intelligence, state-of-the-art solutions, and valuable social-networking opportunities that facilitate our “C-Suite” Members' and their companies' success:  make profits, create jobs, and nourish growth, in a socially responsible manner.   WE SERVE ALL "C-Suite" / Sr. Executives.  SINCE 1991.

Past topics

Call Us Now:

Office:  (312) 751-2153
Cell: (312) 399-1901

PAST TOPICS


Tuesday, December 13, 2011
"The Cloud" = Cloud Experts and Members' Actual Experiences with it...  Panel of experts and two Members and their companies as FREE case studies.  Jim Flowers and Linda Mallers, Members / "Meeting Managers"


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Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The Illinois Finance Authority:  What Illinois is Doing to Enhance Economic Development and How YOU Can Benefit from It, Speaker:  Bill Brandt, Chairman of IFA


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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Doing Business and Investing in Vietnam: Challenges and Opportunities in a Thriving Asian Market,Panel of 3 experts from NYC, Washington, DC, and Silicon Valley


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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
UPDATE: Investing in an 'Unusually Uncertain' Environment,3 Senior Investment Officers from Northern Trust;  Member / Moderator:  John Skjervem, Chief Investment Officer 


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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
FREE Members' Social-Networking Event to the Midwest Orthopedics at Rush (MOR) SKYBOX-Corporate Suite at US Cellular Field to see the CHICAGO WHITE SOX play the Minnesota Twins,courtesy of Member, Dr. Bernie Bach, Head of MOR 


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Tuesday, August 02, 2011
FREE Members' Social-Networking Event, BOAT CRUISE,courtesy of Member, Holly Agra, CEO of Chicago's First Lady Cruises


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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Healthcare Reform UPDATE: What Do We Do Now?  Panel of Experts, Moderator/Member:  Bob Cerone, CEO of Laurus Strategies


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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
SCORECASTING: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won,with U of Chicago Professor, Toby Moskowitz


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Saturday, April 30, 2011
FREE Members' Social-Networking Event to the Midwest Orthopedics at Rush (MOR) SKYBOX-Corporate Suite at US Cellular Field to see the CHICAGO WHITE SOX play the Baltimore Orioles,courtesy of Member, Dr. Bernie Bach, Head of MOR 


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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The Essential 5 Questions for You and the Organization You Lead,Speaker:  Sandy Weissent, Chairman, CEO Roundtable; Gen. Mgmt. & Corp. Turnaround Consultant 


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Tuesday, March 08, 2011
How to Use the Power of New Technology (social media, search marketing, automation, and other tools) to Drive Leads and Generate Sales 


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Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Member, John Hamilton, Shares His Story: Saving an American Icon, Electro-Motive Diesels- and his sale of E-MD to Caterpillar for almost $1B


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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE McDONALD’S TURNAROUND 


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Tuesday, December 14, 2010
"Bob Aliber, Up Close & Personal - Business Forecast" and his review of "Your Money and Your Life" = Bob's new book! "Your Money and Your Life" 


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Tuesday, November 09, 2010
The Inside Scoop Behind Today's Major News Stories: The Elections, Mayoral Race, Blago Trials, etc.  Member / "Meeting Manager" / Moderator, Robert "Bob" Jordan, WGN TV-Channel 9 News Anchor with a panel of high-profile, political and legal investigators / reporters, including Andy Shaw, Ex. Dir. of the Better Government Assoc.; Julie Unruh, WGN Political Reporter; Terry Sullivan, WGN legal analyst. 


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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Investing in an "Unusually Uncertain" Environment 


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Tuesday, September 14, 2010
No Stone Unturned: Equity International’s Stunning Success in Emerging Markets 


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Tuesday, June 08, 2010
UPDATE: Chicago Banking - How and Where to Obtain Credit Now 


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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
How Healthcare Reform Will Impact Employer-Sponsored Health Plans 


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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Preparing Attractive, Cost Effective and Legally Sound Employment Agreements in Today’s Economy. 


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Tuesday, March 09, 2010
America For Sale: How the Foreign Pack Circled and Devoured Esmark 


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Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Strategic Exit Planning - Getting your Company, Your Psyche, and Your Estate Ready for an Exit 


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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
President Zimmer on Key Issues for Managing the University of Chicago, Tues., 1/12/2010 


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Tuesday, December 08, 2009
"Leading Out of the Recession" (our 200th dinner meeting!) 


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Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Professor Erik Hurst on President Obama's first 10 months and his Economic Forecast 


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Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Rob Slee on Midas Marketing 


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Tuesday, September 08, 2009
WHERE DO I INVEST NOW? 


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Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Healthcare and Wellness Benefits – Practical Strategies for YOUR Business 


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Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Prof. Emeritus, Bob Aliber, on Investing Today, the Economy, Iceland, etc. 


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Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation 


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Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Managing Your Clients Reputation and Your Firm’s Reputation During Challenging Economic Times 


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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
The Current State of Chicago Banking and Access to Capital 


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Tuesday, January 13, 2009
How to Structure Benefits Packages and Owners' Priority Issues for Optimal Performance 


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Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Now what: Post-Election Economics, with Prof. Erik Hurst 


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Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Foundations of the State: Xenophon, Bremer, and the Counterinsurency Field Manual, with our most recent Nobel Prize Winner, Prof. Roger Myerson 


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Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Search Engine Marketing: How to Achieve Exposure and Maximize Your ROI, with Jon Morris, Member and CEO of Rise Interactive 


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Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Bidders & Targets: The View from the Seller's Perspective in Mergers and Acquisitions, with Rick Shepro, Sr. Prtr. MAYER BROWN 


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Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Bidders & Targets: The View from the Bidder's Side in Mergers and Acquisitions, wtih Rick Shepro, Sr. Prtr, MAYER BROWN 


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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Breaking Through Succession Planning Roadblocks, with Brian Whitlock, Blackman Kallick 


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Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Hiring and Firing and Employment Contracts for the Executive, with Marcia Goodman, Prtr, MAYER BROWN 


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Tuesday, March 11, 2008
The Entrepreneurial Sales Leader- Lessons from real world success 


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Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Rob Slee on <em>Midas Managers - How Every Business They Touch Turns to Gold.<em> 


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Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Professor Emeritus Bob Aliber on the ECONOMY 


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Tuesday, December 11, 2007
UPDATE: PROF. ERIK HURST ON THE ECONOMY 


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Tuesday, November 13, 2007
How to Make PRICING Work for YOU 


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Tuesday, October 09, 2007
How to Handle Challenging H/R Issues Legally and Effectively 


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Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Providing Health Insurance Benefits for Your Employees 


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Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Sales Management on Steroids 


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Tuesday, May 08, 2007
New Product Development: Financing Manufacturing Marketing and Distribution of Cutting edge Consumer Electronics 


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Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Maximizing Your Investment Portfolio for Retirement 


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Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Negotiation: How to Develop Influence and Succeed in Collective Bargaining 


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Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Up Close and Personal on Housing the Economy the Dollar etc 


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Monday, January 08, 2007
2007 Economic Forecast 


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Monday, November 06, 2006
How To Buy A Business 


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Tuesday, October 10, 2006
The Price is Wrong 


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Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Experiential Marketing 


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Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Electromotive Purchase and Turnaround 


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Tuesday, March 14, 2006
The Latest Techniques in Effective Hiring 


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Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Housing Bubble 


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Tuesday, January 10, 2006
LLCs Boost Returns in Buyout Transactions 


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Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Estate Planning 


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Saturday, January 01, 2005
Library