Discover why Bob Harvey (President of GHP, and previous leader at McKinsey & Co and Reliant Energy) claims that moving your business to Houston is a great choice, the time to buckle up is now, and the leadership blindspots he was made aware of are displayed on his computer screen (14 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Bob Harvey. He is President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. Prior to joining the Partnership, Bob was active in the Houston business community, first as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. and then as Vice Chair of Reliant Energy.
In addition, Bob serves on the boards of Houston Exponential, Good Reason Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Center for Houston’s Future. He is a Trustee Emeritus of the United Way of Greater Houston and The Post Oak School.
Bob received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Note: The Greater Houston Partnership focuses on building a strong workforce, advocating for sound public policy, attracting investment and trade to Houston, and convening a diverse set of Houstonians when major issues arise. For more information about Bob Harvey and the Partnership, visit houston.org
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps. She started and sold HireSynergy LLC (an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”), held 3 terms as a Board Member of the Gulf Coast Workforce Commission, was the Chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Education Committee, and is currently the CEO of Hire Universe LLC. In addition, Birgit is the host of the “CEO Blindspots” podcast which was recognized in 2020 by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA (by 733%), and having listeners in 11 countries; https://ceoblindspots.com/