One of the business world's consummate dealmakers, billionaire Sanford Weill, looks back on corporate coups, dizzying crashes and stunning comebacks. The self-proclaimed "kid from Brooklyn" built two leading financial services companies and pursued a string of daring acquisitions that led to the creation of securities giant Shearson Loeb Rhoads. He is also responsible for resuscitating the Commercial Credit Company which he molded into Citigroup, the world's largest financial institution. Read more »
Named Fortune’s “Most Powerful Woman in Business” for six years straight (until 2003) and the “10th Most Powerful Woman in the World” in 2005, Carly Fiorina will talk about her tenure at Hewlett-Packard, how she almost became President of the World Bank, and her future plans in business. She will also share her take on the current widening HP scandal involving a possibly illegal probe into media leaks.
This program was recorded live on October 20, 2006
People magazine’s "Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive," Tyson will lead a tour of the mysteries of the cosmos, explaining black holes and astral life from the frontiers of astrobiology and examining the friction between science and religion in the context of history. Read more »
The Escalating Energy Crisis: Principles and Progress
Physicist, energy industry consultant, and environmentalist Amory Lovins will discuss the steps necessary to break our oil dependency and create wealth, enhance choice and strengthen common security. Oil is increasingly becoming a challenge through volatile pricing, supply and transport vulnerabilities, emissions, global competition and security issues. Lovins will offer insight into the variety of market-based solutions to dependency on fossil fuels. Read more »
Bill Richardson, Democratic Presidential Candidate; Governor, New Mexico
In conversation with San Jose based attorney FERNANDO R. ZAZUETA
In the second of a series of scheduled conversations with U.S. Presidential candidates, Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson will weigh in on the gamut of critical domestic and international issues including the Iraq War, the environment, the economy and immigration.