Business Strategy CEOs


  • Boulder Brands CEO: Consumer looking for transparency

    Stephen Hughes, Boulder Brands CEO, discusses the decision by its Smart Balance brand to dump GMO oils from its line of butter spreads.

  • Housing's big chill expecting spring thaw

    Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman, president, & CEO, shares his outlook on housing and explains why he is looking for an upside surprise in spring sales. Also Hovnanian discusses his company's new "Big Deal Days" promotions.

  • Dunkin' CEO: Very disciplined at managing prices

    Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands chairman and CEO, discussing if the hike in coffee prices is impacting the big coffee chains and the companies plans for expansion. Trader Tim Seymour explains why he short Dunkin' and long Starbucks.

  • Raise the gas tax?

    The case for raising the gas tax, with Carl Davis, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, and Chris Edwards, CATO Institute director of tax policy studies.

  • LaHood: Need to raise gas tax

    Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses the highway trust fund, and why the gas tax needs to be raised.

  • The outdated gas tax

    Federal gas tax is currently $0.18 per gallon. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports this tax has not been raised since 1993.

  • IAG CEO: Stock price reflects our turnaround

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks to International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh about the company's restructuring, and its "positive" relationship with American Airlines.

  • Customers leave a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Cerberus struck a $9 billion-plus deal to buy grocery giant Safeway—a tie-up that should be a win for the consumer.

  • Creating an innovative & agile workforce

    Gary Burnison, Korn/Ferry International CEO, discuses jobs and hiring, and explains how his executive recruitment business helps his customers transform their company and gets workers to work together.

  • Long-term unemployment is persistent problem: CEO

    "We've had consistent job creation but not significant enough to bring down the unemployment problem," says Marc Morial, National Urban League president & CEO, with Ron Christie, Christie Strategies founder & CEO, discussing the jobs report and the strength of the U.S. economy.

  • The power of the plug fuels profits for Plug Power

    Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh, discusses how his company has captured the interest of big corporations like Wal-Mart, BMW and Sysco. We always knew we were going to be successful, says Marsh.

  • Shapeways CEO: Easier to design your own products

    Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways CEO, says his marketplace enables entrepreneurs to start businesses, as well as designers to collaborate directly with their clients on the products. He discusses what 3D printing makes possible.

  • CEO: We're not the same as Groupon CEO Steven Boal provides insight on the timing of its IPO, as well as what distinguishes his company from its competitors like Groupon.

  • FireEye CEO targets cybersecurity

    David DeWalt, FireEye CEO, explains how his company is protecting businesses from cyberattacks, and discusses the acquisition of Mandiant. Right now we are focused on high-end growth and market share, says DeWalt.

  • WhatsApp and Facebook apps on phone

    The huge price tag for Facebook's acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp is hard to justify, but there is clearly value in the app's 450 million users, Blackstone told CNBC.

  • TiVo CEO: We have job creation problem

    Thomas Rogers, TiVo president & CEO, shares his economic perspective on the U.S. economy and explains "Roamio" its latest product designed to help turn TiVo around.

  • Rails have finger on pulse of economy: Cramer

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer and Michael Ward, CSX CEO, discuss concerns about coal and the overall state of railroads. In the last two years we've lost $800 million in coal revenue, but we've made it back elsewhere, Ward says.

  • Will gaming be a game changer?

    PC users are turning to tablets and smartphones, Rory Read, Advanced Micro Devices CEO, explains why his company is banking on the resurgence of gaming consoles.

  • Connecting Wall St. to Main St.: On Deck CEO

    On Deck is a real-time platform for Main Street business lending. Its CEO Noah Breslow, says his company is currently tracking 8 million businesses, and discusses how the company is regulated.

  • Nike: Feel good about momentum in China

    Nike's president and CEO, Mark Parker, says China is the No. 2 country for Nike in the world, and discusses the state of the U.S. consumer.