About Our Founder, Joseph
founder of the 40 year old not-for-profit Chief Executive Officers
Clubs (CEO Clubs), Joe Mancuso is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur.
CEO Clubs International is composed of CEO’s running businesses with
about $20,000,000 of average annual sales. The club has over 15,000
current active members.
Mancuso is a popular speaker and participants have paid over
$150,000,000 to hear the talks and workshops conducted or arranged
by Joseph Mancuso.
Most recently, Joe has traveled to China; fifteen times in eight
years and brought with him on the trips over 500 diverse CEOs. Today
the Clubs have chapters in China/India/Dubai/and Greece.
Mancuso is undoubtedly best known as an author. His books and
tapes have been heard or read by more small business people than
those of any other management author, according to Simon & Schuster.
He has edited or written twenty-six books, and currently ten books
are classified as backlist books, which sell about the same quantity
every year. In addition, Joe has authored numerous magazine
articles and booklets; in such a diverse magazines as Playboy, Penthouse,
Success, Harvard Business Review, The Journal of Marketing and The
Journal of Small Business. His materials about business plan preparation
have outsold all other authors combined.
Joe holds an Electrical Engineering degree from WPI and an MBA
from the Harvard Business School. His Doctorate is from Boston University
in Educational Administration. He was the Chairman of the Management
Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts
before launching CEO Clubs International in 1977. He lives in Manhattan, with
his wife and business partner, Karla, their two children Max and
May. His three married daughters have given him six grandchildren.