As founder of the 33 year old Chief Executive Officers Clubs International (CEO Clubs), Joe Mancuso is the entrepreneur’s entrepreneur. The CEO Clubs is composed of CEO’s running businesses with over 15,000 current active members. Joe has traveled to China fifteen times in eight years and brought with him on the trips over 500 diverse CEOs. Today the Clubs have chapters in The United States, China, India, Dubai, Greece, Philippines, Romania, Korea, Australia, Fiji, and South Africa.
Mancuso is well known as an author. His books and tapes have been heard or read by more small business people than those of any other management author, according to Simon & Schuster. He has edited or written twenty-six books, and currently ten books are classified as backlist books, which sell about the same quantity every year. In addition, Joe has authored numerous magazine articles and booklets; in such a diverse magazines as Playboy, Penthouse, Success, Harvard Business Review, The Journal of Marketing & The Journal of Small Business. His materials about business plan preparation have outsold all other authors combined. Joe holds an Electrical Engineering degree from WPI & an MBA from the Harvard Business School. His Doctorate is from Boston University in Educational Administration. He was the Chairman of the Management Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts before launching the CEO Clubs in 1977. He lives in Manhattan, with his wife and business partner, Karla, their two children Max and May. His three married daughters have given him six grandchildren.