Where’d They Go To School: Fortune 500 CEOs
Jul16

Where’d They Go To School: Fortune 500 CEOs

July 16, 2010 Ever thought about what it takes to be a top CEO? We have. Here’s Fortune’s (CNN-Money.com) list of the Top 20 Fortune 500 CEOs and where they studied. As you plan your college visits, consider some of these fine schools: Rex W. Tillerson: Exxon Mobile – University of Texas at Austin Michael T. Duke: Wal-mart – Georgia Institute of Technology David J. O’Reilly: Chevron – University College, Dublin James J. Mulva: ConocoPhillips – University of Texas Austin Jeffrey R. Immelt: General Electric – Dartmouth College (Undergrad) & Harvard University (Masters) Frederick Henderson: General Motors – University of Michigan Alan R. Mulally: Ford Motor – University of Kansas (Undergrad) & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Masters) Randall L. Stephenson: AT&T – University of Central Oklahoma (Undergrad) & University of Oklahoma (Masters) Mark V. Hurd: Hewlett-Packard – Baylor University William R. Klesse: Valero Energy – University of Dayton (Undergrad) & West Texas A&M University  (Masters) Kenneth D. Lewis: Bank of America – Georgia State University (Undergrad) & Stanford University     (Masters) Vikram S. Pandit: Citigroup –  Columbia University Warren E. Buffett: Berkshire Hathaway – University of Pennsylvania (Transferred), University of Nebraska (Undergrad) & Columbia University (Masters) Samuel J. Palmisano: IBM – Johns Hopkins University John H. Hammergren: McKesson –University of Minnesota (Undergrad) & Xavier University (Masters) James Dimon: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. – Tufts University (Undergrad) & Harvard Business School   (Masters) Ivan G. Seidenberg: Verizon Communications – City University of New York (Undergrad) & Pace University (Masters) R. Kerry Clark: Cardinal Health – Queen’s University Kingston Thomas M. Ryan: CVS Caremark – University of Rhode Island Alan G. Lafley: Proctor & Gamble – Hamilton College (Undergrad) & Harvard Business School (Masters) *** Chelsea Merget, a junior at Boston University is pursuing a degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology. She is spending the summer as a public relations intern with Smart College Visit, Inc. Where’d They Go to School™ is a series appearing on...

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