Dick Harrington is the Chairman Emeritus and Senior Advisor at Cue Ball. As one of Cue Ball’s founding partners, he has been deeply involved in the firm’s growth and continues to advise portfolio companies. Dick is a renowned industry leader having orchestrated, as CEO, one of the most significant business transformations in history: the shift of a traditional newspaper holding company into Thomson Reuters, which created over $30 billion in value.
Dick started his career in a family business and as a CPA with Arthur Young & Co. He has received many professional honors including the “Legend in Leadership” award from Yale University and the “CEO of the Year” award from the Executive Council. Dick is a New York Times best-selling author together with Tony Tjan on their book, Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck. He is a graduate of University of Rhode Island, where he was also awarded an honorary doctorate degree.