Robert J. Webb Named CCL’s New H. Smith Richardson, Jr. Visiting Fellow

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Robert J. Webb, a global technology executive and digital leadership advisor, will serve as the Center for Creative Leadership’s (CCL)® 2021-22 H. Smith Richardson, Jr. Visiting Fellow.

Webb, whose appointment is effective immediately, is an Executive Advisor with TBM Partners, an independent advisory firm he founded that guides organizations through complex transitions and transformations to compete more effectively in a digital world.  Previously, he served in Chief Information Officer (CIO) roles with Etihad, Hilton, and Equifax, and held divisional CIO roles at General Electric and MetLife. Webb is a digital transformation expert and shares his global experience as a trusted advisor and executive coach to CEOs, boards and executive leadership teams.

At CCL, he will assist with global business development, the growth of CCL’s Digital Transformation practice, and other strategic and societal advancement initiatives.

“Rob has a long and impressive record of professional accomplishments and a deep passion for leadership development,” CCL President and CEO John R. Ryan said. “We look forward to his contributions in areas of critical strategic importance in partnership with CCL colleagues across the globe.”

An avid motorcyclist, world traveler, and art enthusiast, Webb holds an Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change from INSEAD and Advanced Coaching Certification from Columbia University and Ivey Business School. He is an alumnus of the Global CEO Program from IESE and executive education programs from Harvard and MIT. In addition, he received an MBA from ESCP Business School and a BA from University of Western Ontario.

“CCL and TBM Partners are uniquely positioned to support leaders, teams, and organizations throughout the journey of continuous change for the enhancement of both business and society,” Webb said. “We look forward to this partnership.”

About the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)®

At the Center for Creative Leadership, our drive to create a ripple effect of positive change underpins everything we do. For 50+ years, we’ve pioneered leadership development solutions for everyone from frontline workers to global CEOs. Consistently ranked among the world’s top providers of executive education, our research-based programs and solutions inspire individuals in organizations across the world — including 2/3 of the Fortune 1000 — to ignite remarkable transformations. Learn more about CCL.

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