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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

Mellody Hobson on race: We must be "color brave"

1/22/2018
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Mellody Hobson is the President of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based investment firm with $12.4 billion in assets under management. She is the first African-American woman to chair the Economic Club of Chicago and sits on the board of Starbucks and Estee Lauder. She is committed to promoting diversity and thinks we should all talk about race more openly. She credits her single mother for her strength and independence today, and explains how she is passing that down to her young daughter....

Duration: 00:50:59


Bozoma Saint John: Uber's Chief Brand Officer

1/15/2018
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Bozoma Saint John joined Uber as Chief Brand Officer six months ago with a "personal mission" to build the company's culture and help turn it around after sexual harassment within the company, numerous lawsuits and leadership shakeups. A former Apple and Pepsi executive, she shares how her strong Ghana roots inspire her work, and doesn't rule out a run for public office one day. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:57:34


Kathryn Smith: NFL's First Full-time Female Coach

1/8/2018
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Kathryn Smith became the first full-time female coach in the NFL last season for the Buffalo Bills. She didn't set out to be a "trailblazer," but hopes more women will follow in her path. Why she says coaches and players aren't focused on gender at all, how her father's support helped her achieve her dream, and the future of her coaching career. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:33:25


Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore: A Champion for Fighting Poverty

12/25/2017
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Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, a poverty-fighting nonprofit organization in New York City, says we need to create a "battle plan" to eradicate poverty. He sees both political parties in Washington failing the American people on this issue, and calls to revise policies. He says this is a personal mission for him and shares how his childhood inspired his work today, and why he is focused on creating opportunities for the less fortunate. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:53:24


Facebook's Naomi Gleit: Reaching the next billion users

12/11/2017
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*BONUS* Naomi Gleit, VP of Social Good at Facebook, is the third longest serving Facebook employee, and is tasked with the goal of helping the social giant reach its next billion users. She opens up about working with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, how she defied her parents who wanted her to become an investment banker, the challenges for women in Silicon Valley today and why Sheryl Sandberg is her hero. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:52:10


Jessica Alba: Beyond the Silver Screen

12/4/2017
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Actress Jessica Alba co-founded The Honest Company in 2011 after an allergic reaction to baby detergent, and has since grown the company into a multimillion dollar business. She shares her inspiration behind the brand, her efforts to get more women involved in leadership roles at the company, and how her parents instilled hard work and fearlessness in her at an early age. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:48:38


Christy Turlington Burns on a mission for all moms

11/20/2017
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Global health advocate and former supermodel Christy Turlington Burns founded the maternal health organization, Every Mother Counts, after a potentially life-threatening complication delivering her first child. She describes how her late father inspired her advocacy work and opens up about how she gained more confidence from education than modeling. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:55:34


Marc Benioff's equality fight at Salesforce

11/13/2017
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*BONUS* Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff says "we are at a precipice right now" on equality. He weighs in on the role tech companies should play in the wake of Russian meddling in the U.S. election, his one-on-one meeting with President Trump, and how Steve Jobs changed his life. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:38:05


Diane Von Furstenberg: My Third Act

11/6/2017
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Fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg is known for her iconic wrap dress that catapulted her to success in the 1970s, but today she is embarking on what she calls her "third act," using her voice to empower women and girls around the world. She opens about her late mother - a Holocaust survivor, and shares her take on the DVF brand in a fashion industry defined by technology and millennial consumers. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:44:12


Richard Branson: "Finding My Virginity"

10/23/2017
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Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson details his nearly 50-year career in his new book, "Finding My Virginity." He opens up about founding the Virgin Group, launching more than 300 businesses -- from Virgin Records to Virgin Airlines to Virgin Galactic -- and his relationship with his children and wife. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:52:37


Gretchen Carlson on sexual harassment: "The floodgates have opened"

10/18/2017
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*BONUS* Former Fox news anchor Gretchen Carlson never expected to become the face of sexual harassment, but is on a mission today to help women fight back. She warns that human resources departments aren't always there to advocate for employees, and explains why she is meeting with Congress to make forced arbitration clauses illegal. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:39:07


Oath CEO Tim Armstrong: Building Brands

10/16/2017
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Tim Armstrong, CEO of Oath -- the newly merged AOL and Yahoo -- shares the importance of building trustworthy brands in today's media landscape, his take on the fake news problem, and why he's on a mission to have women represent 50% of the company's leadership by 2020. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:59:15


Melinda Gates: Holding the World Accountable

10/5/2017
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Melinda Gates discusses the release of the Gates Foundation "Goalkeepers" report that tracks the progress of 18 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The report looks at progress made on issues including maternal health and child mortality as well as sanitation and financial services for the poor. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:12:25


Melinda Gates: Holding the World Accountable

10/4/2017
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Melinda Gates discusses the release of the Gates Foundation "Goalkeepers" report that tracks the progress of 18 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The report looks at progress made on issues including maternal health and child mortality as well as sanitation and financial services for the poor. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 00:24:22


Melinda Gates: My Mission for Women and Girls

9/25/2017
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In a candid conversation at CNNMoney's American Opportunity Breakfast, Melinda Gates talks about why she's decided to dedicate her life to helping empower women - and the challenges she sees in the business world today. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration: 01:00:18


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

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