Fortune and Deloitte examined the top challenges that CEOs are currently facing and their perceptions on the global economy.

Fortune and Deloitte surveyed CEOs from the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and other select executives from Feb. 13–23, 2024.

Key findings include:
1.) 65% of CEOs felt geopolitical concerns, most specifically the U.S. election, are one of the three most significant disruptors they expect to face over the coming 12 months, up from 51% in the last survey.
2.) 56% of CEOs said their companies are using generative AI to make their companies more efficient.
3.) 24% of CEOs said they are pessimistic about the economy over the next 12 months.
4.) 22% of CEOs said they are very optimistic about the economy over the next 12 months, an increase from 10% in October 2023.

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Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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