FOR HIGHLIGHTS CONSIDERATION:
The next episode of CNBC's 5-part primetime global series, "Executive Vision," (episode 4) airs Tuesday, Oct. 20th at 9PM & 1AM ET on CNBC.
"Executive Vision," a CNBC five-part series hosted by CNBC's Melissa Francis and Simon Hobbsand sponsored by Credit Suisse, is an executive strategy session as some of the world's brightest minds gather to tackle the most compelling issues they face in their fields. The series examines how leaders gain the trust, dedication and admiration of all around them as they confront the challenges in today's ever-changing world.
The series explores the art of leadership within five specific industry groups and gets to the heart of what drives some of the world's most successful, courageous, and insightful leaders.
In this episode entitled "Leading in an Interconnected World: Transportation," the series looks at leadership within the transportation sector. Transportation's leaders are facing their fair share of challenges -- rising fuel costs, dependence on foreign oil, pressure to care for the environment. How are transportation's leaders dealing with these hurdles and using their vision to upgrade the system? We answer those questions and more in a dynamic discussion with transportations most insightful leaders. Guests include ROBERT CRANDALL, Former CEO, Chairman & President American Airlines; JOHN KRAFCIK, President & CEO, Hyundai Motor America; ELON MUSK, CEO & Chairman, Tesla Motors; DAVID NEELEMAN, Founder JetBlue; TONY FERNANDES, CEO, AirAsia; ANAND MAHINDRA, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra; and DR. BEVERLY SCOTT, CEO & GM, The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.
"Executive Vision" airs for five consecutive Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, September 29th at 9PM and 1AM ET on CNBC.
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