What would you describe as an “executive presence”?

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Director of Information Security in Energy and Utilities, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
I like the continuous testing but maybe also continuous remediation as well.
CEO in Services (non-Government), 2 - 10 employees
The dictionary definition of Executive Presence is "how others experience you". In practice (especially in the corporate world), it comes down to how everyone around you behaves when you are in the room (virtual or real) with them. Are you coming across confident to others, is the audience listening to you, are they going to accept what you suggest (even if you may not have authority over everyone), are they going to speak up if they disagree, are they open to discussing with you etc. etc. 

The executive presence is less about what you know and how confident you are but more about how you behave and how people are accepting you. It is a skill extremely critical in a board room or in any meeting - especially becoming more critical when the meeting rooms are becoming virtual. 
Global Director - Security in Telecommunication, 10,001+ employees
My experience about executive presence means the way you are acting to drive outcomes and results. Executive presence differs from management presence with the technique to moderate instead of mission driven acting. More balance in opinions, voices and proposed actions allows more accountability and to strike for best results. 

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