Doug Conant

Founder and CEO


The Blueprint: 6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights

Based on his groundbreaking new book The Blueprint, Conant’s session blends stories of success and failure as he shows-and-tells how you can get unstuck, maximize your impact, and even change your life.

The Blueprint codifies a lifetime of leadership knowledge into an actionable process designed to work in the here-and-now. It is 40 years of unmatched leadership experience condensed into 6 small steps!


About Doug Conant:

Doug Conant is the only former Fortune 500 CEO who is a New York Times best-selling author, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, and one of the 100 Most Influential Authors in the World.

A devoted leadership practitioner and teacher, Doug’s 45-year career has been defined by achieving high performance through an intentional commitment to studying, practicing, improving, and spreading the tenets of “leadership that works.”

He is Founder and CEO of ConantLeadership, former President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, former President of Nabisco Foods, and former Chairman of Avon Products. Doug is also Chairman of CECP—Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, and proudly serves on the boards of The Center for Higher Ambition Leadership, the National Organization on Disability, the Partnership for Public Service, and Hope College.

He is the New York Times bestselling co-author with Mette Norgaard of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments. His second book The Blueprint: 6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights is available for pre-order now and hits booksellers March 4, 2020.

Finally, he is the ever-so-proud husband of Leigh and father to their three remarkable children. Find him at and on Twitter @DougConant.