The Corporate Executive Board Company
(CEB) () is a for-profit, publicly-traded firm that provides best practices research and analysis to business executives and professionals worldwide. CEB offers benchmarking datasets, decision-support tools, research briefs, and case studies, as well as executive forums and peer networking opportunities. CEB serves more than 80% of Fortune 500 corporations in more than 50 countries.
CEB members pay an annual subscription to join one or more programs geared toward the needs of executives fulfilling specific functions (e.g., CFO, legal counsel, IT director, director of marketing, head of HR, etc.). Individual programs are grouped into practice areas, which include Finance and Strategy, Financial Services, Corporate Leadership, Government, Information Technology, Corporate Integrity, and Sales, Marketing, and Communications. Research topics for individual programs are chosen on a consensus basis by the member executives and CEB research staff for a given program.
Corporate Executive Board is not related to the not-for-profit Conference Board
, with which it is sometimes confused.
The company was founded in 1979 as the Research Council of Washington by David G. Bradley
. In 1997, the Corporate Executive Board was spun off from the Advisory Board Company
, which deals exclusively with health-care and higher education related issues.
In 2004, CEB grew to employ more than 1,200 staff members. In 2006, CEB expanded its business beyond its... Read More