Curtis J. Crawford is currently president and chief executive officer of XCEO, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in leadership and corporate governance; he has held this position since founding the company in 2003. Before that, he served as president and chief executive officer of Onix Microsystems and Zilog Inc.
Dr. Crawford currently serves on the boards of Xylem Inc. (since 2011) and ON Semiconductor (since 1999). He is the author of three books on leadership and corporate governance. He served on the board of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1998 to 2015. He also has served on the boards of ITT Corp., Agilysys, Lyondell Petrochemical, The Sisters of Mercy Health Corporation, and DePaul University.
In 2011, Dr. Crawford was awarded the B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) for his contribution to corporate governance and for having made a meaningful impact in the boardroom.