Bill talks with financial expert Sheila Bair about the lawlessness of our banking system and the prognosis for meaningful reform. Watch the video.
Senior Advisor to Meridiam Infrastructure, Ray LaHood, speaks on 60 Minutes about the infrastructure for the U.S. transportation system
Zoellick discusses the challenges the United States faces when structuring free trade with its two closest neighbors, Mexico and Canada.
CNN's leading medical authority discusses the outbreak on American soil and what concerns and precautions we should be taking.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Bill Richardson, talks about CNN's interview with three Americans held in North Korea.
A courageous academic stands up in defense of the First Amendment at Yale, at this highly publicized event that where over 300 students attended.
SPEAKER: Steve Wozniak
Recently Woz mesmerized the crowd when he spoke at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando Florida. He talked about how technology is advancing the future and that "Builders know which new things can be developed and made into a final product," said Wozniak. "I credit builders for all the advancements." Woz encourages engineers to develop technology and products that matter to you personally instead of the masses. Woz is not only the co founder of Apple, but his Fusion-IO a flash solution to deliver data faster.
SPEAKER: Carly Fiorina
The former CEO of Hewlett Packard and onetime candidate for U.S. Senator from California, is now tackling a new role as the board chair of Good360, a nonprofit in Alexandria, Virginia. She is now spearheading the organization that has taken on the task of distributing donated goods to vetted charities, including disaster relief and humanitarian organizations across the globe. From hand soap to children's toys, there is no shortage of needed goods, and Fiorina is up for the task. She is recruiting her business contacts to get involved in the donations, and behind her leadership they are stepping up to the plate.
SPEAKER: Gary Locke
Gary F. Locke, the former U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, has selected Worldwide Speakers Group for exclusive representation of his global speaking activities. A former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Governor of Washington, Locke is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on U.S.-China relations, global expansion, and business growth.
SPEAKER: Donna Brazile
Donna Brazile is a Veteran Democratic political strategist who regularly speaks on political issues. She recently spoke at the Pac15’s “Third Annual Fundraiser Event,” at the Guild Theater in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, California. Brazile an adjunct professor, author, a syndicated columnist, and the Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee. She is also the founder and managing director of Brazile & Associates LLC, a general consulting, grassroots advocacy, and training firm based in Washington, D.C.
SPEAKER: Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
Former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson testified as an expert witness as part of a lawsuit alleging the 2008 federal rescue of American International Group Inc. (AIG) cost shareholders billions of dollars.
Mr. Paulson fielded questions about possible private-sector solutions for AIG, that plaintiffs contend the government wrongfully ignored. While his testimony was slated for a 6 hour time slot, Mr. Paulson was dismissed in two hours due to his strong testimony.
SPEAKER: Elaine Chao
Secretary Chao’s government career includes serving as the Director of Peace Corps, Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, and Deputy Maritime Administrator. Prior to her government service, she was Vice President at Bank of America and a banker with Citicorp. She was also a White House Fellow. Chao is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the recipient of 34 honorary doctorate degrees. Currently, she serves on a number of corporate and nonprofit boards.
SPEAKER: Newt Gingrich
The Reagan Bean dinner is held weeks before the November election in Indiana to rally support and energize voters for GOP candidates and this year they had a special surprise when former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, joined as the guest speaker.
With the November 4th elections just a few weeks away, Gingrich is optimistic that the Republican party will pick up seats stating that, "People are so uncomfortable with the economy, with a very confused foreign policy, with the health problems we're seeing with Ebola and the confusion in the Administration there, that I just think it's very difficult for the Democrats to regain their balance between now and Election Day.”
SPEAKER: Richard Branson
Hiring and investing in employees is his top priority. He has even given a second chance to an employee caught stealing who then became one of his most loyal workers. Richard Branson is one of history's most influential moguls and he has made his way to the top by empowering the people who work below him. Read this interview where he talks about what makes an important employee.
Branson is always involved with hiring senior executives in any of his organizations. He even flies out candidates to his private island retreat, Necker Island, with seldom a complaint! Google CEO Larry Page has also learned from Branson and realizes how important it is to be hands on in the hiring process.
SPEAKER: Eleanor Clift
Ron Barber and Martha McSally are in a heated race for the House of Representatives in Arizona, in Gabrielle Gifford's former district. McSally has ran an aggressive television campaign, where she boasts about her multiple tours in combat as a former Air Force Fighter Pilot. However, those TV ads may or may not be enough to convince the voters to elect McSally, as Barber is a former staff member of the popular Giffords, who survived an attempted assassination in 2011. The voters will have the ultimate say in the coming election.
SPEAKER: Jill Dougherty
After a 30-year career at CNN the veteran foreign affairs correspondent, who was also the White House correspondent for the channel, and Moscow bureau chief is now speaking for WWSG.
SPEAKER: Russell Simmons
In business, Russell Simmons doesn’t seem to sit still but when it comes time to relax he knows how to recenter his focus. The mogul long ago made his mark in business and entertainment, but new projects abound, including his latest line for urban millennials at Macy’s and an expansion of his artist-discovery platform All Def Digital.
However, sitting still is actually part of his secret routine and his passion for meditation is one of his keys to staying connected with his creative spirit. This is someting he actually learned from legendary rappers like Jay-Z and Chuck D.
“No matter how crazy things were getting in the studio around them, those guys were able to shut out the distractions”. Wise words from a successful man, so take time to relax and good vibes can help your process.
SPEAKER: Allen West
At a recent event in Washington D.C., Former U.S. Rep. Allen West backed fellow Republican Carlos Curbelo of Miami against Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia. Curbelo's campaign has yet to trumpet the endorsement, but Democrats did it for him, emailing the news story to reporters.