A global network for strategy executives committed to staying ahead of the pace of disruption

In an age of disruption, CSOs across industries share vital strategic questions.

How do we structure incentive alignment?

Is Blockchain hype or will it transform our industry?

What is the future of work?

Can we, should we, develop platform business models?

How can we drive organic growth?

Can large organizations be agile, if so, how?

Artificial Intelligence: are we falling behind?

Is our innovation pipeline robust enough?

What do millennial employees and customers want?

How can we best leverage advanced data analytics?

What skills are needed for our future workforce?

How can we make learning happen in our organization?

The Outthinker Network is a unique opportunity for senior strategy executives to take part in intimate, candid, and forward-looking conversations with a curated network of peer professionals and the world's most sought after disruptive thinkers. CSO Roundtables offer first-hand experience-based insights and perspectives (from peers grappling with remarkably similar challenges to the ones you are up against) will help solve your most complex organizational challenges.  Ultimately you will walk away with concepts and ideas that have the potential to accelerate the success and impact of your function and organization. 

Outthinker Network membership is by invitation only and restricted to SVP, EVP, President, and C-level strategy executives at companies with $1B+ in revenue.

If you are interested in applying to the group, please fill out the application form HERE and/or reach out to Zach Ness at zach@outthinker.com to set up an interview. 

Roundtable Topics


How can we compete against well-funded (VC) competitors?

How do you ignite passion in employees?

Upcoming Roundtables

Outthinker Chief Strategy Officer Roundtable Highlights


By strategy executives. For strategy executives.

“Technology and culture are changing so fast I feel nearly everything I learned for my MBA is now obsolete. The Outthinker Network is the best way I have found to stay relevant.”

“No other group, conference, or exec-ed program has provided me with so much valuable, actionable, and pragmatic advice and tools that I can bring back to my company.”

“The Outthinker CSO Network helps me to stay ahead of the curve so I can better anticipate and plan for everything that’s going on around us.”

“I learn from peers outside of my own industry…I don’t know where else I can get that.” 

“Here I feel at home exploring the different and innovative with my fellow strategists. It is a special, open, safe environment.”

“An unrivaled group of strategy executives and thought-leaders.”


Outthinker Network and CSO Roundtable

Outthinker Network Member companies have realized immense value from the actionable tools, exclusive insights, fresh ideas and professional connections created at CSO Roundtables and other Outthinker network events. The individuals representing their organizations have describe the Outthinker Network as “invaluable for bringing new ideas and transformative thinking into their organizations” – enhancing the efficacy and success of their strategy teams and furthering the trajectory of their individual careers.

If you are a senior level strategist at a large company Interested in joining the Outthinker Network and attending the next Chief Strategy Officer Roundtable, fill out the form below and we will get back to you to schedule an interview.