NEW YORK, Feb 4- Viacom Inc's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92- year-old Redstone was becoming chairman...» Read More
OpenTable CEO Matthew Roberts, talks about testing a new app that will allow customers to pay their restaurant bill directly from their smartphones.
Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals president and CEO, breaks down the company's better-than-expected earnings, and positive results from its phase three trials of a drug designed to improve vision in patients with diabetic macular edema.
Quirky CEO and founder Ben Kaufman explains how his manufacturing company helps businesses fund the invention process and demonstrates several of this season's top gadgets.
JetBlue is departing from its culture of everyone getting the same seat. "The customer base wants a more enhanced experience during transcontinental flights," explains JetBlue CEO Dave Barger. The company is launching new premium seating.
Scott Wine, Polaris Industries CEO, discusses his company's plans to increase distribution of Indian motorcycles and compete with Harley-Davidson.
Smart home start-up Control4 began trading on the Nasdaq today. Its CEO Martin Plaehn discusses how it ensures safety for customers.
Manuel Medina, GroupTalent CEO, explains how his company allows workers to search for a new job without letting their current boss find out.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks with Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO, about his company's earnings beat and weighs in on where he sees the greatest growth opportunities.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is suing Dell to prevent it from changing crucial details of a buyout offer from founder Michael Dell that Icahn stridently opposes.
Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, discusses the auto dealer's July sales numbers and reveals how the company intends to grow profits after reaching its 9 millionth vehicle mark.
Acorda CEO Dr. Ron Cohen discusses his talks with the FDA about a clinical trial for stroke victims, and its work on developing a product for diabetic pain.
Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez discusses how it keeps competitive against Salesforce.com, and what it means to have University of Miami as a customer.
Allergan CEO David Pyott discusses how its drugs are performing, potential challenges ahead for Restasis, and what analysts can expect from the company this year. "We're actually outgrowing the world market," he says.
Bob Benmosche, CEO of AIG, breaks down his company's Q2 earnings. "Dividend is important; it opens up new shareholders to our company," he says. "We had to rewrite part of the 10-Q; we will release it Monday or Tuesday."
Clorox has had a unique perspective on the economy not only in the U.S but globally. CEO and chairman, Donald Knauss, discusses what headwinds he sees ahead and expectations for tomorrow's jobs numbers. Globally Knauss says Clorox is "pretty bullish on Latin America."
Can the momentum for Shutterfly continue? CEO and president, Jeffrey Housenbold, joins to discuss the company's big boost in revenue. "We've been profitable since 2003; most of our profits come in Q4" he says.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO & president, discusses what's pushing shares higher despite a cut in full-year profit forecast. "What we see is the individual business traveler is back on the road" and "families are back taking vacations together," Sorenson added, but near-term he sees some "softness."
Doug Sanders, Sprouts Farmers Market president & CEO, discusses his company's debut on the Nasdaq and how he managed to raise $300 million for its IPO.
Gilad Neumann, Dog TV CEO, discusses the launch of a 24-hour channel on DirecTV designed specifically for your canine friend's viewing pleasure.
David Cordani, Cigna president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the health insurer's second quarter earnings beat of $1.78 ex-items on revenues of $7.17 billion, which missed expectations.