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Book Lecture: Character: The Ultimate Success Factor

Thu, Jun 26, 2014, 11:30am - 1:00pm

You are cordially invited to a book lecture for 

Character: The Ultimate Success Factor

with author
Dr. J. Phillip London 
 Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board
CACI International Inc.

Thursday, June 26
11:30 AM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Character: The Ultimate Success FactorAbout the book

What creates success? Is it skill? Talent? Ambition? Luck? Expertise? Perhaps it’s knowing the right people, saying the right things or simply being at the right place at the
right time.

It’s none of the above. While a variety of factors form our abilities and influence the events in our lives, there is only one thing that creates genuine success: Character.

Based on the personal, corporate and military experiences of Dr. J. Phillip London, a successful defense industry executive, as well as many other real-life examples, this book presents the time-tested lessons behind character-driven success.

About the author

Dr. J. Phillip “Jack” London is Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI), a $3.8 billion information technology (IT) and professional services company. Founded in 1962, CACI employs nearly 15,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide. Dr. London served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1984 to 2007. He joined CACI in 1972 as its 35th employee. Dr. London is considered the founder of the modern-era CACI.

London is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He holds a master’s degree in operations research from the U.S .Naval Postgraduate School and a doctorate in business administration from George Washington University. He retired as a U.S. Navy Captain, serving 12 years as a naval officer and aviator, and another 12 years with the naval aeronautical engineering reserves. London has received numerous industry awards, including the John W. Dixon national award from the Association of the United States Army and the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz national award from the Navy League of the United States. London has been inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame, and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and the GovCon Halls of Fame. He is also the 2013 recipient of the Nathan Hale Award from the Reserve Officers Association of the United States.

Dr. London serves on the Board of Directors for CAUSE (Comfort for America’s Uniformed Services, where he has served since the organization’s founding in 2003. He is also on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Naval Institute, the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation, and the Naval Historical Foundation.