Biography

Author. From Day One: CEO Advice to Launch an Extraordinary Career, Pearson Prentice-Hall, (2005)... more


Professor. Northwestern University Dept. of Industrial Engg. & Management Sciences, Professor (1998-Present)... more


Businessman. Bell & Howell Company, Skokie, IL. Chairman/ CEO (1990-1998)... more

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Publications

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From Day One. This book reveals the pragmatic wisdom and career-defining strategies that every college student should learn and that all young professionals must have on the first day and early on in their careers... more


Articles. “Do you have passion…for your profession?”... more


Business. Creative Collective Bargaining... more

Testimonials

From Day One. Bill White's enthusiasm and expertise are evident in this highly readable book, which adds a conversational element to a topic that could--in lesser hands--become preachy and dry... more



Talks. “Anyone approaching Day One would be hard pressed to get a better locker room-style pep talk than that offered by former CEO and current academic Bill White...” more

Talks & Presentations

Launching Your Career. Frequent speaker and media interview guest on the topic of launching an extraordinary career... more


Leadership. Professor White’s research is focused on the correlation between certain leader’s habits and the success of the enterprise... more


Corporate Governance.
Experienced speaker and panel moderator on the topic of the Board’s role in corporate strategy... more