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About the Author
Steve Tappin has dedicated his career to being a business leadership advisor and personal leadership confidant to Fortune500 CEOs. He draws on 20 years' experience of working with Chairmen and CEOs and acts as a confidant and sparring partner to ten of the FTSE50 CEOs and their main boards on business performance, leadership and talent. He also works with a select group of CEOs from India and China. Personally mentored by the late Sir John Harvey-Jones, Steve is a successful entrepreneurial CEO; he is currently CEO of Xinfu, the first global CEO confidant business, and prior to that founded and led the venture capital backed Edengene, the industry award-winning new venture consultancy, and Leaders Reloaded, the CEO development boutique. Steve is a highly sought after media commentator: in recent months he has appeared live on screen and on air and in print with the BBC (Today Programme): CNBC (Squawkbox); ReutersTV; BusinessWeek; Fortune; FT; New York Times; Telegraph; Mint (India); Financial Express (India) and China. Andrew Cave has been interviewing chief executives for The Daily Telegraph for more than 14 years and has profiled hundreds of CEOs in the UK and the US, where he worked as New York Business Correspondent. The writer behind the humorous City Life and New York Life columns that for four years chronicled the wackier side of business from the Square Mile and Manhattan to Bologna, Borneo and Bogota, he pens the weekly CEO profile interview in The Sunday Telegraph. He has held positions at The Daily Telegraph including Associate CIty Editor and Business Correspondent. He also writes for a number of other publications and sheds light on the lives of chief executives as a business speaker.