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United States

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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


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Sam Adams founder: Brewing the American Dream

9/18/2017
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Jim Koch, founder of Samuel Adams beer, is a sixth generation brewer who left his fancy consulting job in the 1980s to fulfill his family's passion. He shares the lessons he learned along the way, and how he lived his father's American dream. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:46:01


Robert De Niro: Rebuilding Barbuda & America Uniting

9/15/2017
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In an exclusive interview, Hollywood legend Robert De Niro shares why he is committed to helping rebuild the island of Barbuda after Hurricane Irma. He also weighs in on this moment in America - will we come together or become further divided? Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:21:37


Bill Marriott: Building an American Dream

9/4/2017
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Hotel mogul J.W. "Bill" Marriott Jr. has led his family business for the last 40 years, after founding it with his father back in 1957. He shares the advice he has carried on with him from President Eisenhower, the future of the Marriott brand, and today's political climate from the perspective of a longtime Washington D.C. family. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:41:49


Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani: Taking on tech's gender gap

8/21/2017
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Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls who Code, is helping to bridge the opportunity gap for young girls through coding. How failure inspired her to start the nonprofit, why she says girls use technology different than boys to solve big problems, and her work with lawmakers on bipartisan support for computer science education. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:40:45


Kat Cole: From Hooters waitress to COO and President

8/7/2017
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Kat Cole, the newly named Chief Operating Officer and President of North America for food giant Focus Brands, opens up about why she still digs in the trash, her ambition to be a CEO one day, and how being raised by a single mom on a $10/week food budget shaped her. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:43:55


Ursula Burns: From public housing to CEO

7/24/2017
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Ursula Burns, former CEO of Xerox, sits down for a conversation about economic opportunity in the United States. She discusses her upbringing and education, things she learned from her mother, why she doesn't plan to run for public office and sexism in the workplace. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 01:04:28


KIND Founder & CEO Daniel Lubetzky: Successes from failure

7/11/2017
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KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky shares his mission to "build bridges between people" through his "not-only-for-profit" business, how he took on the FDA, and the impact his father has had on him. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:52:36


KIND Founder & CEO Daniel Lubetzky: Successes from failure

7/10/2017
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KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky shares his mission to "build bridges between people" through his "not-only-for-profit" business, how he took on the FDA, and the impact his father has had on him. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:52:21


Tamara Mellon: The Woman Behind the Famous Shoes

6/26/2017
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Tamara Mellon is the co-founder of Jimmy Choo, and now her namesake brand. She opens up about her passionate fight for pay equality for women, and tells us why she is taking her new brand digital first. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:42:08


Bobbi Brown: From Makeup Mogul to Start-Up

6/12/2017
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Bobbi Brown is known for her namesake cosmetics line, but she's stepping away from it after 25 years and becoming what she calls the entrepreneur of her life. She shares her passion for empowering young women, and how her parents underestimated her success early on. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:32:58


Kirsten Green: Venture Capital's Prescient Woman

5/29/2017
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Venture Capitalist Kirsten Green is the founder of Forerunner Ventures, and has made big bets on brands like Warby Parker, Birchbox, Bonobos, Jet and Dollar Shave Club. She's a rare woman in a sector dominated by men, and shares her commitment to diversity in Silicon Valley and her candid take on sexism there. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:44:45


Rebecca Minkoff: The Millennial Designer

5/15/2017
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Fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff is integrating cutting edge technology both on and off the runway, and is committed to helping women entrepreneurs and young girls in the STEM field. She shares her take on balancing her career and family, and building her brand along with her brother, Uri Minkoff. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:42:07


SPANX Founder Sara Blakely: The Self-Made Billionaire

5/1/2017
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From selling fax machines door-to-door to founding SPANX, Sara Blakely talks about her path to remarkable success, how she started SPANX with $5,000 after cutting the feet off her pantyhose, and why she's now committed to giving half of her wealth to charity. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:47:33


SPANX founder Sara Blakely: The Self-Made Billionaire

5/1/2017
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From selling fax machines door-to-door to founding SPANX, Sara Blakely talks about her path to remarkable success, how she started SPANX with $5,000 after cutting the feet off her pantyhose, and why she's now committed to giving half of her wealth to charity. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:01:39


Brad Keywell: The Ultimate Entrepreneur

4/20/2017
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Brad Keywell is the co-founder of Uptake Technologies, Lightbank, and Groupon, and has launched over a dozen companies. But don't call him a Silicon Valley darling -- he's committed to seeing Chicago rise as a tech hub. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:39:57


Wells Fargo CEO: Tim Sloan

4/19/2017
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Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan addresses the fraudulent account scandal, calling it "completely unacceptable," explains his efforts to change the culture, and talks about his promise to the bank's biggest shareholder -- Warren Buffett.

Duration: 00:44:57


Brad Keywell: The Ultimate Entrepreneur

4/17/2017
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Brad Keywell is the co-founder of Uptake Technologies, Lightbank, and Groupon, and has launched over a dozen companies. But don't call him a Silicon Valley darling -- he's committed to seeing Chicago rise as a tech hub. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:40:58


Brian Gallagher: From Food Stamps to CEO

4/10/2017
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Brian Gallagher of United Way Worldwide, the largest non-profit in the world, relied on food stamps and welfare checks to get by as a young boy, but believed in the American Dream, rising to the ranks of President and CEO. He shares his take on income inequality and youth unemployment in the U.S., the proposed budget cuts that could affect non-profits, and his one-on-one with President Trump. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:51:37


Morgan Stanley's Carla Harris: A rarity on Wall Street

4/3/2017
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As Vice Chairman at Morgan Stanley, Carla Harris has defied the odds. She was the first African-American - man or woman - to join the bank's management committee, and has become a powerful voice for women in finance. She also opens up about being and a new mother - and her work as an acclaimed gospel singer. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:36:12


Ertharin Cousin: A woman on a mission

3/27/2017
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Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the UN World Food Program, travels around the globe with one mission -- to end hunger in our lifetime. The humanitarian shares the biggest lessons she's learned and how her upbringing on the West Side of Chicago prepared her for the most important job of her life. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:32:06

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