Jim Clifton

Jim Clifton is the Chairman and CEO of Gallup and the bestselling author of Born to Build, The Coming Jobs War, and It's the Manager, which was named the #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller. His most recent invention, the Gallup World Poll, aims to give the world's 7 billion residents a say on practically every major global topic. Gallup has grown from a primarily U.S.-based corporation to a global enterprise with 40 offices in 30 countries and regions under Clifton's direction. Clifton is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow at the University of North Carolina's Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Business.