Research for KPMG’s 2019 Global CEO Outlook was conducted by Forbes Insights between January and March 2019. All respondents are CEOs from organizations with at least $500 million in annual revenues. A group of 1,300 CEOs were surveyed, representing 11 countries, including Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. This report focuses on the 400 responses from U.S. CEOs. Respondents come from a range of sectors, including consumer and retail, insurance, life sciences, banking, energy, manufacturing and technology.