Innovators of Color

Stephen Bailey

Founder & CEO


Stephen Bailey is the Founder and CEO of ExecOnline, a leading provider of B2B leadership development solutions through partnerships with the world’s top business schools.  Prior to ExecOnline, he served as the CEO of Frontier Strategy Group (FSG), a software and information services business serving Fortune 500 executives who have responsibility for international markets. Stephen grew the business from an early-stage start-up to a company that served nearly half the Fortune 500 across a range of international markets and business functions.  Prior to his role as CEO, he was FSG’s first Chief Product Officer, with responsibility for the development and delivery of all products and client-related content.  Before joining FSG, Stephen was an associate in the venture capital and private equity group of WilmerHale. Stephen is a Board Director for the Match Group, Board Chair of the Truman Center for National Policy and member of the Board of Prospect Schools, a charter school network in New York City. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Emory University and holds a JD from the Yale Law School.