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Which Colleges Produce CEOs?
What does it take to climb the corporate ladder and become CEO?
For many, it starts with education.
We looked at CEOs of every Fortune 500 companies to see where they earned their undergraduate degree. We were then able to identify which colleges, conferences, and public vs. private establishments have produced the most current CEOs.
- 12.4% of CEOs attended Big Ten schools (the largest percentage)
- Wisconsin is the top CEO-producer, with 14 current Fortune 500 CEOs
- The split between public and private universities is dead even
Take a look at the infographic data research by Kittleman & Associates, LLC below:
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