Jim Clifton is Chairman and CEO of Gallup. His firm delivers analytics and advice that help leaders solve their most pressing problems. Clifton is the author of The Coming Job Wars and many articles on global leadership that appear regularly on Gallup.com and LinkedIn.

Clifton is the creator of The Gallup Path, a metric-based economic model that links the behaviors of employees and customers to business outcomes. He is also chairman of the Thurgood Marshal College Fund and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University.