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Jack Stack - 2016 Innovation Symposium

Jack Stack

Founder, President and CEO

SRC Holdings Corporation


Jack Stack is Founder, President and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation. Jack has been called the “smartest strategist in America” by Inc. Magazine and one of the “top 10 minds in small business” by Fortune Magazine. A pioneer of the leadership model known as open-book management, Stack is the author of two books on the subject, The Great Game of Business and A Stake in the Outcome. His expertise in using the open-book model has helped SRC Holdings Corporation start, acquire, and own over 60 businesses, creating thousands of jobs since 1983. Along the way, SRC’s stock value has increased 360,000%.Jack has served as a world judge and advisor for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Institute. He also designed the first ever United Way Entrepreneurial Fund, served as a contributor for Inc. Magazine and The New York Times, and has addressed thousands of audiences on the topic of open-book management.