About The Podcast

Get a front row seat at CNBC’s events and hear directly from the visionary executives, innovators, leaders and influencers taking the stage at CNBC’s live events series, including Evolve, @Work, and more. Hear the best sound from the fireside chats, keynote talks, and panels, with added, behind-the-scenes commentary from the moderators and interviewers who were on stage at the event, and other CNBC beat reporters close to the action.

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Feb 4, 2020

A Retail Giant’s Digital Transformation, with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

While many brick-and-mortar retailers are losing market share to e-tailers, Walmart’s online and physical stores are thriving. In conversation with Becky Quick, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shares his strategy for balancing online and physical store growth, betting on in-home grocery delivery, and the decision that lost $21 billion in a single day. McMillion joined Becky Quick at CNBC’s “Evolve” conference in November 2019.

Jan 21, 2020

The Times They Are a Changin’ with Mark Thompson, New York Times CEO

Mark Thompson, New York Times CEO, on leading the company through a digital transformation, investing in content, and changing operations at the 169-year-old newspaper to meet the demands of a 24/7 news cycle.

Jan 7, 2020

Redesigning a Legacy Brand with Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh

Levi’s blue jeans have evolved from work uniforms for gold miners to fashion pieces for consumers around the world. Hear from Chip Bergh, Levi Strauss & Co. CEO, on how the iconic brand has remained relevant in retail by navigating changes in style, innovating its manufacturing process, and facing challenges from athleisure wear head-on, all while staying true to the company’s core values. Bergh spoke at CNBC’s “Evolve” Conference in Los Angeles.

Jan 7, 2020

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol on Making a Better Burrito

Brian Niccol took over as Chipotle CEO in early 2018, just as the company was struggling with food safety concerns, store closures, and a falling stock price. In less than 2 years, he turned the company around by implementing delivery service, a loyalty program, and a focus on digital ordering. At CNBC’s “Evolve” conference, Niccol spoke candidly about his leadership strategy, what he looks for in a new employee, and the two most powerful words in business.

Dec 27, 2019

Introducing The Keynote by CNBC Events

Introducing The Keynote by CNBC Events. Get a front row seat at CNBC’s events and hear directly from the visionary executives, innovators, leaders and influencers taking the stage at CNBC’s live events series, including Evolve, @Work, and more. Hear the best sound from the fireside chats, keynote talks, and panels, with added, behind-the-scenes commentary from the moderators and interviewers who were on stage at the event, and other CNBC beat reporters close to the action. Coming soon.