Jon Spector

President & CEO - The Conference Board

Jon is President and CEO of The Conference Board, Inc., formerly serving as Vice Dean of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. During his tenure, he was responsible for the significant growth and strategic repositioning of the school’s executive education activities. He began his career at McKinsey & Company, where he was elected a senior partner. He founded and managed the firm’s Taipei office, and helped lead McKinsey’s North American electronics practice. Jon currently serves on the board of directors of The Conference Board of Canada, the March of Dimes Foundation, The Demand Institute®, The Echo Design Group and is a member of the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) Executive Board.

Jon is a Trustee Emeritus of Wesleyan University where he earned his BA in math/economics with honors and he has received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He is the co-author of We Are Smarter Than Me (2007).

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