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YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) is the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders.

Founded in 1950, YPO today provides 24,000 peers and their families in more than 130 countries with access to unique educational and networking experiences designed to support their business, community and personal leadership.

Members of YPO are peers who share in common the achievement of success at an early age (before 45); a commitment to learning as a lifelong adventure; and a desire to connect authentically in an environment of trust and confidentiality.

YPO is a not-for-profit organization governed by members, for members, who stand collectively in alignment around four core principles:

For more than 60 years, YPO has maintained its core commitment to these ideals while embracing change with each successive generation of young business leaders.

Members say that YPO has a profound, often life-changing, effect on their lives.

  • A community of peers.

  • Lifelong education and idea exchange.

  • A safe haven of trust, respect and confidentiality.

  • A uniquely personal experience.


“YPO is first, last and always a uniquely personal experience.”

Ray Hickok
YPO Founder