CNBC Councils bring together C-suite executives across industries in key functional areas to exchange ideas with peers in intimate, frequently off-the-record settings, offering carefully curated programming that challenges, informs, and yields actionable takeaway. Council memberships are by invitation, and offer strategic networking opportunities, access to online members-only portals, plus connections with CNBC journalists and contributors.  



Unparalleled peer-to-peer community connections and interaction with CNBC journalists and contributors.


Members-only experiences including off-the-record dinners, digital events with of-the-moment guests, and summits featuring thought leaders.


Timely and tailored news and information via newsletters and members-only digital portals and other online resources.


CEO Council

The CNBC CEO Council is the preeminent collective of Chief Executive Officers. The community is diverse in every possible way, bringing together leaders across all sectors and geographical locations, from both legacy companies and disruptors alike, all sharing ideas and insight, as well as the desire to create positive change and reshape the future of business. 

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CFO Council

The ever-expanding role of the Chief Financial Officer inspired the creation of this unique community designed for the CFO involved in providing financial leadership, as well as strategic and technology decision-making. CNBC CFO Council members enjoy a roster of year-round events, including the in-demand Fed Matters series, hosted by Steve Liesman 

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Technology Executive Council (TEC)

CNBC TEC members gather regularly to discuss high-priority concerns surrounding breakthrough technologies that solve problems and power growth while addressing the challenges many of these innovations present. Events foster peer connection and collaboration.  

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Workforce Executive Council (WEC)

CNBC’s WEC community is made up of human resource, talent, and diversity professionals—the guardians of culture who oversee the people who are the power behind companies from every sector. Council gatherings are digital and in-person, offering up timely and unique guest speakers.  

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CNBC Councils exclusive community of cross functional subject matter experts of experienced and former c-suite executives of accredited organizations. Helping current and former executives stay informed of timely trends by connecting to vetted executives of leading organizations. 

Advisory Board Members

  • Vasant Prabhu

    Former Visa, Vice Chairman & CFO