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FEATURED GUESTS

John
Chambers

Former Cisco CEO

John Chambers is former Chief Executive Officer of Cisco, and founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures.

John Chambers

John Chambers is the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures. In his role, Chambers focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale, while also promoting the broader development of startup nations and a startup world. He invests in companies across categories and geographies that are leading market transitions, such as Aspire Food Group, Balbix, Bloom Energy, Dedrone, IoTium, Lucideus, OpenGov, Pindrop, Privoro, Rubrik, SparkCognition, Sprinklr, and Uniphore. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Bloom Energy, OpenGov, Pindrop, and Sprinklr.

In addition to investing in and mentoring startups, Chambers is focused on promoting entrepreneurship, gender equality, and accelerating overall new business creation around the world, as he believes that startups will be the core driver of economic growth and job creation in the Digital Age. He was appointed Global Ambassador of the French Tech by President Emmanuel Macron of France. Chambers is also the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). He will work closely with business and government leaders in France, India and the U.S. to create meaningful opportunities that have the power to change the lives of citizens.

Prior to founding JC2 Ventures, Chambers served as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman at Cisco Systems. During his 25+ years at Cisco, he helped grow the company from $70 million when he joined in 1991, to $1.2 billion when he became CEO in 1995, to $47 billion when he stepped down as CEO in 2015. As Executive Chairman, a position Chambers held until December 2017, he led the Board of Directors and provided counsel to the CEO and leadership team on strategy, digital transformation and strategic partnerships. John also spearheaded the creation and development of Cisco’s country digitization program, where he partnered with government leaders across the world to harness the power of technology to create economic opportunities.

With countless lessons learned during his tenure at Cisco, as well as from his experiences working with startups, Chambers wrote Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World in 2018, sharing the management, leadership and business principles that brought him and his teams unmatched success for decades. Connecting the Dots unleashes new rules for disruption and lasting success in the Digital Age that gives readers a playbook on how to act before the market shifts, tap customers for strategy, partner for growth, build teams, and disrupt themselves.

Arianna
Huffington

Thrive Global

Arianna Huffington is Founder of Huffington Post, and Founder and CEO of Thrive Global.

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.

Carmine
Di Sibio

EY

Carmine Di Sibio is Global Chairman and CEO of EY.

Carmine Di Sibio

Carmine is the Global Chairman and CEO of EY, one of the largest professional services organizations in the world with over 280,000 people in more than 150 countries. Prior to being elected to his current post, Carmine served as EY Global Managing Partner – Client Service, leading the execution of the global strategy in our four geographical areas and four service lines.

Carmine has spearheaded our innovation efforts, including leading a US$1 billion investment in new technology solutions over a two-year timeframe announced in August 2018. He helped to create the Global Innovation team to redefine how EY uses technology to both transform existing services and create new solutions. As a leader of our acquisitions and alliances strategy, he has helped expand EY offerings in a wide range of new and emerging fields.

Since joining EY in 1985, he has served as an Advisory and Assurance partner for many of our largest financial services accounts. He held several leadership positions, including Chair of the Global Financial Services Markets Executive and Regional Managing Partner for the Americas Financial Services Organization (FSO), where he started EY Risk Management and Regulatory Services.

Carmine earned a BA in Chemistry from Colgate University as well as an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a practicing CPA.

Daniel
Pink

Author

Daniel Pink is the author of When and A Whole New Mind and Drive and To Sell is Human.

Daniel Pink

Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books about business and human behavior. His books include the long-running New York Times bestsellers When and A Whole New Mind — as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have won multiple awards, have been translated into 40 languages, and have sold more than three million copies. Earlier in his career, he worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving as an aide to Labor Secretary Robert Reich and as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. Dan received a B.A. from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Luana
Marques

Mass General Hospital

Dr. Luana Marques is a Clinical Psychologist at Mass General Hospital.

Luana Marques

Dr. Marques is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and New York and an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of psychiatric disorders.

She received her B.S. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2001, as well as her Masters and Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in Clinical Psychology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. She completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the CBT track at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and was subsequently hired as a post-doctoral fellow in the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic & Research Unit at MGH. Currently, Dr. Marques is the senior clinical psychologist at the MGH Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders program, as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

In addition to her extensive clinical expertise, Dr. Marques also has an active research career at MGH. Dr. Marques was awarded a MGH Clinician Teacher award to teach cognitive processing therapy (CPT) to community mental health workers who are treating patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Marques is also the director and founder of Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Community Psychiatry Program for Research, Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Practices. Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation psychiatry research center that focuses on reducing disparities in mental health in the communities across Massachusetts. The program’s central focus is researching the implementation of evidence-based practices in resource-constricted settings. Specifically, the program is designed to study the process by which EBTs can be effectively disseminated to community clinics, which in turn leads to increased access and quality of care across a wide range of psychiatric disorders. Dr. Marques’ primary research project at PRIDE is an NIH-funded study that examines implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in diverse community settings such as Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea Community Clinic and North Suffolk Mental Health Association. Dr. Marques is also directing a study that investigates the Barriers to Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression as well as the integration of primary care and mental health within the community clinic.

In the past, Dr. Marques served as a co-investigator and study therapist on a Department of Defense funded Randomized Trial of Sertraline, Prolonged Exposure, and their Combination for PTSD in OEF/OIF veterans as well as three NIMH funded clinical trials examining the enhancement of CBT for Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Complicated Grief. With the support of an ARRA minority supplement, she began to work closely with minority populations at MGH community mental health clinics, where she has become increasingly aware of the substantial implementation gap in empirically supported psychotherapeutic treatments for anxiety disorders.

In addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Marques is also the author of Almost Anxious, a self-help book in the Harvard Medical School Almost Effect series that addresses sub-clinical anxiety disorder and provides practical and useful skills to take charge of everyday anxiety.

Bill
Duane

Bill Duane and Associates

Bill Duane is Founder & CEO of Bill Duane and Associates and Fmr. Head of Well Being for Google.

Bill Duane

Bill Duane is founder and CEO of Bill Duane and Associates. He is also the former Google Head of Well Being and Sustainable Performance Development Programs.

Elisabeth
Reynolds

MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future

Elisabeth Reynolds is Executive Director of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future.

Elisabeth Reynolds

Elisabeth Reynolds is the executive director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center and a lecturer in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Reynolds works on issues related to systems of innovation, regional economic development and industrial competitiveness. She is a member of the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative as well as the Northeast Clean Energy Council. Her current research focuses on the pathways that US entrepreneurial firms take in scaling production-related technologies, as well as advanced manufacturing, including the globalization of the biomanufacturing industry. Before coming to MIT for her PhD, Reynolds was the director of the City Advisory Practice at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), a non-profit founded by Professor Michael Porter, focused on job and business growth in urban areas. Reynolds has an AB from Harvard in government and was a Fiske Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge. She holds an MSc from the University of Montreal in economics and a PhD from MIT in urban and regional studies.

Laszlo
Bock

Humu

Laszlo Bock is Co-founder and CEO of Humu, and Former SVP, People Operations of Google.

Laszlo Bock

Laszlo is CEO of Humu, a company making work better through science, machine learning, and a little bit of love. His New York Times bestseller, WORK RULES!, has been published in more than 25 languages. From 2006 to 2016, Laszlo was S.V.P of People Operations and a member of Google’s management team, growing the company to over 70,000 employees while ensuring the culture remained innovative and robust. During his tenure, Google was recognized over 150 times as an exceptional employer, and was named the #1 Best Company to Work For in the United States seven times. Laszlo is credited with creating the field of “People Analytics”, the application of academic-quality rigor and Google-paced innovation to people management.

FEATURED GUESTS

  • JOHN CHAMBERS

    Former Cisco CEO

    Read Bio ⟶

    JOHN CHAMBERS

    John Chambers is the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures. In his role, Chambers focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale, while also promoting the broader development of startup nations and a startup world. He invests in companies across categories and geographies that are leading market transitions, such as Aspire Food Group, Balbix, Bloom Energy, Dedrone, IoTium, Lucideus, OpenGov, Pindrop, Privoro, Rubrik, SparkCognition, Sprinklr, and Uniphore. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Bloom Energy, OpenGov, Pindrop, and Sprinklr.

    In addition to investing in and mentoring startups, Chambers is focused on promoting entrepreneurship, gender equality, and accelerating overall new business creation around the world, as he believes that startups will be the core driver of economic growth and job creation in the Digital Age. He was appointed Global Ambassador of the French Tech by President Emmanuel Macron of France. Chambers is also the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). He will work closely with business and government leaders in France, India and the U.S. to create meaningful opportunities that have the power to change the lives of citizens.

    Prior to founding JC2 Ventures, Chambers served as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman at Cisco Systems. During his 25+ years at Cisco, he helped grow the company from $70 million when he joined in 1991, to $1.2 billion when he became CEO in 1995, to $47 billion when he stepped down as CEO in 2015. As Executive Chairman, a position Chambers held until December 2017, he led the Board of Directors and provided counsel to the CEO and leadership team on strategy, digital transformation and strategic partnerships. John also spearheaded the creation and development of Cisco’s country digitization program, where he partnered with government leaders across the world to harness the power of technology to create economic opportunities.

    With countless lessons learned during his tenure at Cisco, as well as from his experiences working with startups, Chambers wrote Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World in 2018, sharing the management, leadership and business principles that brought him and his teams unmatched success for decades. Connecting the Dots unleashes new rules for disruption and lasting success in the Digital Age that gives readers a playbook on how to act before the market shifts, tap customers for strategy, partner for growth, build teams, and disrupt themselves.

  • ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

    Thrive Global

    Read Bio ⟶

    ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

    Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.

  • CARMINE DI SIBIO

    EY

    Read Bio ⟶

    CARMINE DI SIBIO

    Carmine is the Global Chairman and CEO of EY, one of the largest professional services organizations in the world with over 280,000 people in more than 150 countries. Prior to being elected to his current post, Carmine served as EY Global Managing Partner – Client Service, leading the execution of the global strategy in our four geographical areas and four service lines.

    Carmine has spearheaded our innovation efforts, including leading a US$1 billion investment in new technology solutions over a two-year timeframe announced in August 2018. He helped to create the Global Innovation team to redefine how EY uses technology to both transform existing services and create new solutions. As a leader of our acquisitions and alliances strategy, he has helped expand EY offerings in a wide range of new and emerging fields.

    Since joining EY in 1985, he has served as an Advisory and Assurance partner for many of our largest financial services accounts. He held several leadership positions, including Chair of the Global Financial Services Markets Executive and Regional Managing Partner for the Americas Financial Services Organization (FSO), where he started EY Risk Management and Regulatory Services.

    Carmine earned a BA in Chemistry from Colgate University as well as an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a practicing CPA.

  • DANIEL PINK

    Author

    Read Bio ⟶

    DANIEL PINK

    Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books about business and human behavior. His books include the long-running New York Times bestsellers When and A Whole New Mind — as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have won multiple awards, have been translated into 40 languages, and have sold more than three million copies. Earlier in his career, he worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving as an aide to Labor Secretary Robert Reich and as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. Dan received a B.A. from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

  • LUANA MARQUES

    Mass General Hospital

    Read Bio ⟶

    LUANA MARQUES

    Dr. Marques is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and New York and an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of psychiatric disorders.

    She received her B.S. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2001, as well as her Masters and Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in Clinical Psychology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. She completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the CBT track at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and was subsequently hired as a post-doctoral fellow in the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic & Research Unit at MGH. Currently, Dr. Marques is the senior clinical psychologist at the MGH Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders program, as well as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

    In addition to her extensive clinical expertise, Dr. Marques also has an active research career at MGH. Dr. Marques was awarded a MGH Clinician Teacher award to teach cognitive processing therapy (CPT) to community mental health workers who are treating patients diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    Dr. Marques is also the director and founder of Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Community Psychiatry Program for Research, Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Practices. Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation psychiatry research center that focuses on reducing disparities in mental health in the communities across Massachusetts. The program’s central focus is researching the implementation of evidence-based practices in resource-constricted settings. Specifically, the program is designed to study the process by which EBTs can be effectively disseminated to community clinics, which in turn leads to increased access and quality of care across a wide range of psychiatric disorders. Dr. Marques’ primary research project at PRIDE is an NIH-funded study that examines implementation of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in diverse community settings such as Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea Community Clinic and North Suffolk Mental Health Association. Dr. Marques is also directing a study that investigates the Barriers to Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression as well as the integration of primary care and mental health within the community clinic.

    In the past, Dr. Marques served as a co-investigator and study therapist on a Department of Defense funded Randomized Trial of Sertraline, Prolonged Exposure, and their Combination for PTSD in OEF/OIF veterans as well as three NIMH funded clinical trials examining the enhancement of CBT for Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Complicated Grief. With the support of an ARRA minority supplement, she began to work closely with minority populations at MGH community mental health clinics, where she has become increasingly aware of the substantial implementation gap in empirically supported psychotherapeutic treatments for anxiety disorders.

    In addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Marques is also the author of Almost Anxious, a self-help book in the Harvard Medical School Almost Effect series that addresses sub-clinical anxiety disorder and provides practical and useful skills to take charge of everyday anxiety.

  • BILL DUANE

    Bill Duane and Associates

    Read Bio ⟶

    BILL DUANE

    Bill Duane is founder and CEO of Bill Duane and Associates. He is also the former Google Head of Well Being and Sustainable Performance Development Programs.

  • ELISABETH REYNOLDS

    MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future

    Read Bio ⟶

    ELISABETH REYNOLDS

    Elisabeth Reynolds is the executive director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center and a lecturer in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Reynolds works on issues related to systems of innovation, regional economic development and industrial competitiveness. She is a member of the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative as well as the Northeast Clean Energy Council. Her current research focuses on the pathways that US entrepreneurial firms take in scaling production-related technologies, as well as advanced manufacturing, including the globalization of the biomanufacturing industry. Before coming to MIT for her PhD, Reynolds was the director of the City Advisory Practice at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), a non-profit founded by Professor Michael Porter, focused on job and business growth in urban areas. Reynolds has an AB from Harvard in government and was a Fiske Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge. She holds an MSc from the University of Montreal in economics and a PhD from MIT in urban and regional studies.

  • LASZLO BOCK

    Humu

    Read Bio ⟶

    LASZLO BOCK

    Laszlo is CEO of Humu, a company making work better through science, machine learning, and a little bit of love. His New York Times bestseller, WORK RULES!, has been published in more than 25 languages. From 2006 to 2016, Laszlo was S.V.P of People Operations and a member of Google’s management team, growing the company to over 70,000 employees while ensuring the culture remained innovative and robust. During his tenure, Google was recognized over 150 times as an exceptional employer, and was named the #1 Best Company to Work For in the United States seven times. Laszlo is credited with creating the field of “People Analytics”, the application of academic-quality rigor and Google-paced innovation to people management.

  • JASON FRIED

    Basecamp

    Read Bio ⟶

    JASON FRIED

    Jason Fried is co-founder & CEO of Basecamp, makers of a leading web-based project management and communication platform. A self-described “non-serial entrepreneur”, he created and sold his first software product while a student at the University of Arizona, and has been running Basecamp (formerly 37signals) since its founding in 1999. Fried is also the New York Times bestselling co-author of the books “Getting Real”, “REWORK”, “Remote”, and the recent “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”, released in 2018. Follow him on Twitter @JasonFried.

  • SHARON EPPERSON

    CNBC

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    SHARON EPPERSON

    Sharon Epperson, named one of “12 to Watch in TV News,” can be seen regularly on CNBC television and other media platforms.

    As CNBC’s senior personal finance correspondent, Epperson covers the many facets of how people manage, grow and protect their money. Her expertise includes saving and investing for retirement, paying for college, managing mortgage, student loan, credit card and other debt, and building a financial legacy through estate planning.

    Preparing your finances for the unexpected is another critical (and personal) aspect of her reporting. In September 2016, Epperson sustained a ruptured brain aneurysm and she nearly lost her life. She has become a staunch advocate for health and wellness issues, raising awareness about brain aneurysms and funding for research. In September 2018, she and her family established “The Sharon Epperson Chair of Research” through the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to provide grants for research on early detection and innovative treatments.

    Epperson is a lead contributor to “Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow.,” a multi-platform financial wellness and education initiative at CNBC in partnership with the micro-investing app Acorns, and developed its companion 8-week learning course and weekly newsletter, “Invest in You: Money 101.” She also contributes to NBC’s TODAY and NBC Nightly News as well as Today.com and NBCNews.com.

    Her book, The Big Payoff: 8 Steps Couples Can Take to Make the Most of Their Money-and Live Richly Ever After, was a finalist for the Books for a Better Life Awards, honoring works that have “changed the lives of millions.” She also was a contributing writer for The Experts’ Guide to Doing Things Faster. Her personal finance expertise has been featured in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USA Weekend, Self, Essence, Ebony and TIME, where she had covered business, culture, social issues and health as a correspondent prior to joining CNBC.

    Epperson has numerous industry and civic awards, including the Special Achievement Award from the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Savvy Inspiration Award from the non-profit, financial empowerment group Savvy Ladies. She won an Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracie Award for Outstanding Online Host for her “Financial Advisor Playbook” video series on CNBC.com. She has received the Vanguard Award for her distinguished career in business and personal finance reporting from the National Urban League Guild, and the All-Star Award from the Association of Women in Communications. She also has won awards from the New York Festivals, the New York Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.

    Epperson is committed to improving financial literacy, particularly in underserved communities. She was invited to the White House during President Obama’s administration to speak about financial literacy and to moderate a public meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability at the U.S. Treasury Department. She also speaks frequently at conferences and events for local and national organizations, colleges and universities about many facets of personal finance.

    An adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Epperson has also taught courses at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. She enjoys teaching the importance of budgeting and building long-term savings as part of her professional development courses for graduate students.

    Epperson received her bachelor’s in sociology and government from Harvard University, a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from Carlow University in Pittsburgh. A Pittsburgh native, she has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame at Taylor Allderdice High School, her alma mater.

    She currently lives with her husband and two children in Westchester County, N.Y.

  • ANDREW ROSS SORKIN

    CNBC

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    ANDREW ROSS SORKIN

    Andrew Ross Sorkin is co-anchor of "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET), CNBC's signature morning program. Sorkin is also a financial columnist for The New York Times and the editor-at-large of DealBook, a news site he founded that is published by The Times.
    Sorkin is the author of the best-selling book, "Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves," which chronicled the events of the 2008 financial crisis. The book won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book, and was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2010 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award. The book was adapted as a movie by HBO Films in 2011. Sorkin was a co-producer of the film, which was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards.

    Sorkin is also co-creator of the drama series "Billions" on Showtime starring Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis.

    Over the years, Sorkin has broken news on many major mergers and acquisitions, including Chase's acquisition of JPMorgan and Hewlett-Packard's acquisition of Compaq. He also led The Times's coverage of Vodafone's $183 billion hostile bid for Mannesmann, resulting in the world's largest takeover ever.

    He won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2004 for breaking the news of IBM's historic sale of its PC business to Lenovo. He was also a finalist in the commentary category for his DealBook column. He won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for breaking news in 2005 and again in 2006. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. In 2008 and 2009, Vanity Fair named him to its "Next Establishment" list. He was also named to the "Directorship 100," a list of the most influential people on the nation's board of directors. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

    Sorkin began writing for The New York Times in 1995 under unusual circumstances: He hadn't yet graduated from high school.

    He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. degree in May 1999.

  • JON FORTT

    CNBC

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    JON FORTT

    Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an on-air editor based at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry. He also contributes to CNBC.com.

    He came to CNBC from Fortune magazine, where as a senior writer he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution.

    Before joining Fortune in 2007, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0magazine where he produced the "What Works" section.

    From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

    As a personal technology writer, his coverage duties included Apple, Palm and Adobe. He also served in roles outside the business department, covering education, editing local news and developing technology strategy. As the newspaper's senior Web editor, he helped develop a blog and podcast network, managed the creation of multimedia projects and served on the board of the Associated Press Managing Editors.

    Fortt graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English.

    Follow Jon Fortt on Twitter @jonfortt. Listen to his podcast, Fortt Knox.

  • TYLER MATHISEN

    CNBC

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    TYLER MATHISEN

    Tyler Mathisen co-anchors CNBC's "Power Lunch" (M-F, 1PM-3PM ET), one of the network's longest running program franchises. He is also Vice President, Events Strategy for CNBC, working closely with the network's events team to grow the rapidly expanding business.

    Previously, Mathisen was co-anchor of "Nightly Business Report," an award-winning evening business news program produced by CNBC for U.S. public television. In 2014, NBR was named best radio/TV show by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW). Since joining CNBC in 1997, Mathisen has held a number of positions including managing editor of CNBC Business News, responsible for directing the network's daily content and coverage. He was also co-anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell."

    Mathisen has reported one-hour documentaries for the network including "Best Buy: The Big Box Fights Back," "Supermarkets Inc: Inside a $500 Billion Money Machine" and "Death: It's a Living." Mathisen was also host of the CNBC series "How I Made My Millions."

    Prior to CNBC, Mathisen spent 15 years as a writer, senior editor and top editor for Money magazine. Among other duties, he supervised the magazine's mutual funds coverage, its annual investment forecast issue and its expansion into electronic journalism, for which it won the first-ever National Magazine Award for New Media in 1997.

    In 1993, Mathisen won the American University-Investment Company Institute Award for Personal Finance Journalism for a televised series on "Caring for Aging Parents," which aired on ABC's "Good Morning America." Mathisen served as money editor of "GMA" from 1991 to 1997. He also won an Emmy Award for a report on the 1987 stock market crash that aired on New York's WCBS-TV.

    A native of Arlington,Va., Mathisen graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia.

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12:00pm EDT

Leadership@Work: The Crisis Playbook

Business resilience relies first and foremost on leadership. John Chambers led through several crises    during his time as CEO of Cisco, and is now helping a portfolio of companies weather this storm. Bestselling author Daniel Pink studies the science of how great organizations work. Together, they will discuss how leaders can help their employees and systems adapt to these difficult times.

John Chambers, Founder and CEO, JC2 Ventures; Chairman Emeritus, Cisco 

Daniel Pink, Best-selling Author, “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing,”“Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”

Interviewer: Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor, “Power Lunch;” Vice President, Event Strategy, CNBC

 

New Realities@Work: Is This What the Future Looks Like? 

Companies that have avoided remote work at scale are now being forced into it by circumstance. Will it cause them to reconsider their position? Are there efficiencies being revealed that should be made permanent?

Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO, EY

Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director, Work of the Future, Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interviewer: Jon Fortt, Co-anchor, “Squawk Alley,” CNBC

 

Resilience@Work: Anxiety, Mental Health and Performance 

The stress of a crisis can trigger anxiety on a number of different levels, and everyone reacts differently. During times like these, operational and personal resilience require innovative thinking and interpersonal cohesion. A Harvard psychologist and a former Google performance guru will break down the science and offer up solutions to mitigate anxiety from affecting productivity and well-being.

Luana Marques, PhD, Founder and Director of Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

Bill Duane, Founder and CEO, Bill Duane and Associates; Fmr. Head of Well Being and Sustainable Performance Development Programs, Google

Interviewer: Sharon Epperson, Senior Personal Finance Correspondent, CNBC

 

Managing a (Suddenly Remote) Workforce 

More and more companies are asking employees to work from home until the novel coronavirus outbreak abates. But remote work at scale presents technological and managerial challenges, especially for companies that haven’t previously had large numbers of telecommuters. We’ll discuss the tech and human side with two leaders who have deep experience managing remote workforces.

Laszlo Bock, Co-founder and CEO, Humu; Fmr. SVP, People Operations, Google; Author, “Work Rules!”

Jason Fried, Co-founder and CEO, Basecamp; Author, “Rework,” “Remote: Office Not Required”

Interviewer: Jon Fortt, Co-anchor, “Squawk Alley,” CNBC

 

Balance@Work: Thriving in the New Normal

For many, there’s no longer any separation between work and home life; our offices are our homes, and our homes are our offices. How do we avoid burnout and ‘thrive’ in the new normal?

Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive Global

Interviewer: Andrew Ross Sorkin, Co-anchor, “Squawk Box,” CNBC

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