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CEO Bernard Tyson Talks to the New York Times About Speaking Out

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson

CEO Bernard Tyson listens to a question from the audience at a Union Delegates Conference.

Kaiser Permanente’s chief executive officer, Bernard Tyson, recently sat down with the New York Times to talk about leadership for a regular business column featuring corporate leaders called the “Corner Office.” Tyson recalled the standards for integrity his father, a carpenter and minister, set for him as a child. He also discussed how those early lessons have affected the kind of feedback he looks for today as the leader of one of the country’s largest nonprofit health care organizations.


Q. What were some early leadership lessons for you?

A. I grew up in a large family, with two brothers and four sisters….

Read the full interview on the New York Times website.

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