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Boss Files with Poppy Harlow

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CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.

CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.
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CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.

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English


Episodes

Justin Trudeau: Prime Minister of Canada

11/12/2018
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*EXCLUSIVE* Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls himself a "feminist," explains why he mandated a gender-balanced cabinet when he took office, and admits diversity is "fundamental to governing well." He describes how he negotiates with President Trump, and issues a staunch defense of the free press. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:43:22

Jennifer Garner's Next Mission

10/29/2018
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Actress Jennifer Garner is teaming up John Foraker, former CEO of Annie's Organic, to build a new organic baby food company -- Once Upon a Farm. They are on a mission to provide more access to fresh and nutritious baby foods and they are committed to sending a message when it comes to company culture and family leave. This is new venture is personal for Garner who grew up surrounded by generational poverty in West Virginia, and is an Ambassador for Save the Children where she's working to...

Duration:00:40:43

Jennifer Garner's Next Mission

10/29/2018
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Actress Jennifer Garner is teaming up John Foraker, former CEO of Annie's Organic, to build a new organic baby food company -- Once Upon a Farm. They are on a mission to provide more access to fresh and nutritious baby foods and they are committed to sending a message when it comes to company culture and family leave. This is new venture is personal for Garner who grew up surrounded by generational poverty in West Virginia, and is an Ambassador for Save the Children where she's working to...

Duration:00:40:43

Jennifer Garner's Next Mission

10/29/2018
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Actress Jennifer Garner is teaming up John Foraker, former CEO of Annie's Organic, to build a new organic baby food company -- Once Upon a Farm. They are on a mission to provide more access to fresh and nutritious baby foods and they are committed to sending a message when it comes to company culture and family leave. This is new venture is personal for Garner who grew up surrounded by generational poverty in West Virginia, and is an Ambassador for Save the Children where she's working to...

Duration:00:40:45

Dr. Priscilla Chan's Ambitious Plan to Change the World

10/15/2018
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*EXCLUSIVE* Dr. Priscilla Chan co-founded the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative with her husband Mark Zuckerberg. Their goal is to advance human potential and promote equal opportunity while curing, preventing or managing all diseases by the end of the century. She opens up about her organization's mission, how she has lived the American Dream as a child of immigrants from Vietnam and calls it a "miracle" that she is here today. She also explains why she wants to take luck out of the equation for...

Duration:00:59:25

Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford: From the Cornfield to the C-suite

10/1/2018
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Beth Ford is the newly appointed President and CEO of Land O'Lakes, and the first woman to run the company. She also makes history as the first openly gay woman to run a Fortune 500 Company. She opens up about her rise to the top and what the Trump administration's tariffs mean for their farmers. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:55:25

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson: A Modern Media Company

9/29/2018
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is transforming the telecommunications giant into a modern media company following the merger with Time Warner. He opens up about the challenges he faces with AT&T's debt load and government regulation regarding privacy issues, and defends the company's commitment to a free press. Note: AT&T owns WarnerMedia which owns CNN. This interview was recorded live at The Relevance Conference in Santa Barbara. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:47:12

Peter Georgescu: From Political Refugee to CEO

9/24/2018
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Once a political refugee, Peter Georgescu came to the United States in the 1950s and went on to build a storied business career, which included being CEO and chairman of the global advertising firm Young & Rubicam. He has lived the American Dream and is now calling on corporate America to do more to help narrow the income gap. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:48:04

The Skimm Co-Founders: News Junkies Turned CEOs

9/10/2018
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The Skimm co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, have grown their company to more than 6 million newsletter subscribers today. They open up about the initial challenges they faced getting investors on board, why they feel a responsibility to educate their audience, and how they are using their platform to get more millennials to register to vote. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:43:18

Warren Buffett on Apple, Trump and the Economy

9/4/2018
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*BONUS* Billionaire investor Warren Buffett opens up about how he thinks the economy is doing under the Trump administration, shares his thoughts on the future of the Democratic party, explains his decision to launch a health care company, and why he is optimistic about the future of Apple. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:20:20

Brit + Co's Brit Morin: Women in Tech are Underestimated

8/27/2018
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It's been six years since Brit Morin launched Brit + Co, a digital media company with an audience and employee base that's largely female. She opens up about the challenges she faced raising money as a female entrepreneur, why she still feels "unconscious bias" exists for women in tech, and her decision to cover political issues on her platforms. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:42:05

Citi's Jane Fraser: Breaking Down Barriers in Finance

8/13/2018
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Jane Fraser, CEO of Citigroup Latin America, is responsible for the bank's operations in 23 countries, including Mexico, and remains one of the few female executives for the region. She's one of the most powerful women in banking and is often cited as a contender for the top post of one of Wall Street's biggest banks. How she helped turnaround Citi's reputation following the 2008 financial crisis -- running CitiMortgages -- and how she has attained new leadership skills as a working mother....

Duration:00:46:11

Stitch Fix CEO: 35 Years Old and Running a $3 Billion Company

7/30/2018
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Stitch Fix Founder and CEO Katrina Lake is the youngest woman to take a company public. She launched her tech retail startup in 2011 and it has since grown into a multibillion dollar company. She opens up about the struggles she faced raising money, why she never expected to be a CEO, her commitment to ending sexism in Silicon Valley, and how being a mother changed her leadership style. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:49:47

Jewel: From Homeless to Grammy Nominee

7/16/2018
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Legendary singer-songwriter Jewel became homeless when she was 16 years old and was later discovered singing at a coffee shop. She opens up about how she used mindfulness to help cope with her tough childhood and pitfalls in her music career. Today, she is on a mission to help other people learn healthy mental fitness habits through her "Never Broken" platform and is partnering with corporate America to increase wellness in the workplace. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:44:33

Rent the Runway CEO: Building a Closet in the Cloud

7/2/2018
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Rent the Runway CEO Jenn Hyman recently equalized benefits for all company employees giving both salaried and hourly workers the same bereavement, parental leave, family sick leave, and sabbatical packages. She says she was perpetuating income inequality and it is the responsibility of business leaders to act like moral leaders.. She also opens up about her pledge to put H&M and Zara out of business and she shares her advice for female entrepreneurs today. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via...

Duration:01:02:54

Ford Chairman: From Environmentalist to Auto Executive

6/18/2018
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Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford remembers being called an "environmental wacko" when he joined Ford in the 1970s. He has since worked to change the company's outlook on the environment and today he is focusing on the future of transportation. He opens up about why he's bullish on Detroit and Ford's role in reviving an iconic part of the city. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:53:13

Mylan's Heather Bresch: Big Pharma's First Woman CEO

6/4/2018
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Mylan CEO Heather Bresch became the first woman to run a major pharmaceutical company in 2012. She opens about her experience being the only woman at the table, how the company's EpiPen controversy was a "defining moment" and made her a stronger leader, the state of health care in the country today and why she says Congress is not solution oriented despite being the daughter of West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:01:06:53

Misty Copeland: Breaking Barriers in Ballet

5/21/2018
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Legendary ballerina Misty Copeland has made history becoming the first African-American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. She opens up about her journey from the basketball court to center stage, the ballet world's race problem today and her mission to help fix it, and why partnering with brands empowers her as a black woman. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:47:34

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman: From Intern to CEO

5/7/2018
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Adena Friedman joined Nasdaq as as an intern in 1993 and has risen through the ranks to President and CEO. She opens up about Nasdaq's transformation from a stock exchange to a technology company, why she's optimistic about cryptocurrencies, her mission to recruit more women in finance, and attributes her success to her parents' influence. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:40:46

Accenture CEO Julie Sweet: Leading with Empathy

4/23/2018
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Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture North America, is committed to achieving 50% gender parity at the firm by 2025. Why she says "diversity is critical" for companies today as they continue to be disrupted by innovation and how "empathy" has guided her journey from top corporate lawyer to CEO. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:54:19