Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey

CEO and Co-Founder

ExecOnline

Stephen Bailey, JD, is a regarded entrepreneur and leadership expert who works with corporations, NGOs and governments to create memorable, life-changing learning experiences for leaders. As co-founder and CEO of ExecOnline, the pioneer of online leadership development for enterprises, Stephen oversees the organization’s strategic vision and broader efforts to engage with corporations to drive equitable access to career-enhancing development opportunities. A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and society, Stephen built ExecOnline with an eye toward helping leaders at Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies further understand the importance of developing an inclusive culture and leadership pipeline. Since the company’s inception in 2012, Stephen has built the company into an online leadership development powerhouse. To date, ExecOnline has trained over 65,000 leaders in more than 100 countries through partnerships with 12 of the world's top business schools and world-renowned thought leaders. Stephen was named “EY Entrepreneur of the Year New York 2022 Award Winner.” Under Stephen’s leadership, ExecOnline was named a Forbes “Technology Company to Watch” and “America’s Best Startup Employer.” Stephen earned his bachelor’s degree from Emory University and received his JD from Yale Law School. He is the board chair of the Truman Center for National Policy, and on the Board of Directors of Match Group.