Articles & Resources

Coverage of Dan Hesse in roles of leadership and management. 

Articles & Interviews

Wisdom from the Top with Guy Raz - Luminary podcast interview: Dan Hesse, June 2019

Justice at Work Producing Profits in Business and Beyond [podcast] - Venture with Virtue, May 2019

Just Corporate Culture and National Unity - Vital Speeches, 1/7/2018

Dan Hesse reveals why companies that do good deeds produce higher profits - The Mentors Radio, October 2018

Former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse shares lessons from a successful turnaround - The Mentors Radio, September 2018

Just Capital's Dan Hesse: Companies that do good things have higher returns - CNBC Mad Money, 12/13/2017

Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions, Kansas City - PBS, April 2017

Pursue Decisions with Your Heart - A Letter to My Freshman Self, April 2018

According To Top CEOs 'Nothing Drives Profitability Like Great Customer Experience' - Forbes, 7/7/2017

Corporate Directors and Executives Earned NACD’s Premier Cyber-Risk Oversight Credential in Q1 2017 - National Association of Corporate Directors, 5/8/2017

What President Trump's Election Can Teach Us About Managing Our Human Resources - Vital Speeches, 5/1/2017

How Creative Destruction Transformed Telecommunications, CEO Forum Magazine, 2017

Why Excellent Customer Service Costs Less - Fidelum Partners, 1/1/2017

The Growing Demand for More Just Capital - Fidelum Partners, 1/1/2017

Akamai Elects Daniel R. Hesse to its Board of Directors - PRN, 8/15/2016

A Company’s Stakeholders Include More Than Shareholders - Overland Resource Group & NPR [PODCAST], 7/12/2016

Quality Shifts From Measurement To Driver Of Innovation, Say Top CEOs - Forbes, 5/9/2016

What CEOs and Presidential Candidates can learn from Ancient Greek Philosophers - Forbes, 4/7/2016

After Sprint, Former CEO Dan Hesse Says He Lives 'Very Much In The Moment' - KCUR 89.3, NPR Kansas City [PODCAST]

CEO Dan Hesse joins PNC board - The Kansas City Star, 1/7/2016

What CEOs Can Learn From The Royals - Forbes 11/6/2015

A Catholic CEO Urges The Pope To Embrace Capitalism As A Force For Good - Forbes 9/24/2015

Great Customer Service Costs Less - CEO Forum, Volume IV, Issue 2, 2015

A Sprint—and a Marathon - CR Magazine, January 2014

CR Magazine Responsible CEO Lifetime Achievement Award - Sprint News 10/09/2013

According To Dan Hesse, 'The Mobile Internet Changes Everything' - Forbes 7/14/2015

How Sprint is outperforming Apple - CNN Money 11/2/2012

10 Inspirational Leaders Who Turned Around Their Companies - Entrepreneur Magazine 2/22/2013

Is a Digitally Connected World a Better Place? - Vital Speeches of the Day 5/2015

Dan Hesse is a Top Rated CEO on Glassdoor Glassdoor 3/26/2014

Cost Minded CEO Puts Sprint Nextel Back in the Running - Financial Times 1/7/2013

Dan Hesse: A CEO Worth Emulating - Digital Pivot, January 2013

Top CEOs Share Their Best Practices For Exceptional Customer Service - Forbes 7/9/12

Sprint Nextel to buy rest of Clearwire for $2.2 billion - Washington Post 12/17/2012

Building a Sustainable Brand - LEADERS Mag 1/12015

The Business Impact Of An Outside-In Perspective At Sprint - Forrester Research 5/29/2012

Sprint Is First Among Major Wireless Carriers for Customer Satisfaction - Sprint Newsroom 5/12/2012

IBM, HP, Sprint retain top spots in Newsweek Green Rankings - 10/22/12

Jim Cramer: 'Be Patient with Sprint Longterm' - CNBC 7/23/2013

Cramer's Next Big Spec Play - CNBC 7/27/2012

Defending Dan Hesse on Sprint Business Strategy - CNN iReport 4/20/2012

Dan Hesse: Steering Sprint's Turnaround - Wireless Week 5/15/2012

CEO Profile: Sprint's new CEO showed grit from the start - ABC News

Business Heads Who Took Over The Wheel and Steered a Company Out Of Crisis - The Economic Times 10/2017

How Fortune 500 CEOs Can Drive Corporate Responsibility - Forbes Magazine 11/20/2013

L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award | "The Evolving Role of America's Business Leaders" - Cornell Enterprise Online 1/2012

Hesse family donates $3 million gift for Boys & Girls Clubs - South Bend Tribune 3/8/2014

A Tribute to Father Hesburgh - The Observer 9/2015

Awards & Honors

Wireless Industry Person of the Year
RCR Wireless magazine

Most Influential Person In Mobile Technology
LAPTOP Magazine

  • #1 on list of top 25 mobile industry technology leaders

Responsible CEO Lifetime Achievement Award
Corporate Responsibility Magazine

10 Inspirational Leaders Who Turned Around Their Companies
Entrepreneur Magazine

Best Turnaround CEOs of All Time

America’s Highest Rated CEO’s

  • Employee approval of company leadership

Executive of the Year

Wireless Business and Technology Magazine

Kansas City’s Best CEO Award
Ingram’s Magazine

  • Readership Poll

Wireless Week Leadership Award
Wireless Week

  • Received award twice

CEO of the Year Award
National Eagle Leadership Institute

Excellence in Corporate Leadership and Philanthropy Award
American India Foundation

L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award
Cornell University

Great Futures Award
Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Corporate Social Responsibility Difference Maker of the Year Award
Urban League of Kansas City

Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement


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