CEO features chief executives from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. The show explores what it takes to make a company successful in today's global marketplace, asking questions about leadership style and ethics.
KERA Television: First Friday of the month at 7:30pm (beginning September 7), Sunday following TV broadcast at Noon and Monday following TV broadcast at 10:30pm
KERA Radio: Sunday following TV broadcast at 5pm
Bas Burger, BT Global Services November 25, 2013
Bas Burger, President of BT Global Services, explains the flexibility of cloud computing and predicts how we will communicate in the future.
Brian Schultz, Studio Movie Grill November 1, 2013
The owner and CEO of Studio Movie Grill, Brian Schultz, tells how persistence with movie distributors paid off in getting first-run films – and how his dine-in theater chain lures patrons to linger long after the credits roll.
Gregg Tanner, Dean Foods September 30, 2013
October’s CEO features Gregg Tanner, CEO of Dean Foods Company, who discusses how the country’s largest milk processor and distributor manages an intricate supply chain and works to satisfy consumers’ changing tastes.
Joel Allison, Baylor Health Care September 6, 2013
On the September episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Joel Allison, President and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, about merging with Scott & White Healthcare. Allison also discusses how Baylor is preparing for sweeping changes driven by the Affordable Care Act.
Steven and Eric Wang, Ming Wang August 2, 2013
Steven & Eric Wang trace the history of Ming Wang, the knit wear line named for their mother, co-founder of the company.
Pat Stanton, Baker Botts July 1, 2013
Pat Stanton, partner in charge of the Dallas office of Baker Botts, details her 30-year career in law. Learn how Stanton manages strategy for her office while heading up the firm’s real estate group around the world. In business for over 170 years, the law practice has been home to generations of the Baker family including former Secretary of State, James Baker III.
Sandra Bond Chapman, Center for BrainHealth May 30, 2013
Learn what Dr. Sandra Chapman and other scientists at the Center for BrainHealth are discovering about the brain’s ability to repair and strengthen. As the center’s founder and chief director, Chapman teaches strategies designed to optimize brain performance.
John Mackey, Whole Foods Market March 27, 2013
On the April episode of KERA’s CEO, Whole Foods Market’s John Mackey talks about early challenges the company faced reaching a skeptical public, along with the company’s future and his call for a new age of corporate leadership.
Bruce Sammis, Lockton Dunning Benefits February 21, 2013
Bruce Sammis, CEO of Lockton Dunning Benefits, talks about sweeping changes facing employers brought on by health care reform. Sammis details factors he sees as key to containing soaring medical costs. Learn how a trend toward paying providers for healthy patient outcomes may revolutionize the industry.
Steve Ivy, Heritage Auctions January 28, 2013
Heritage Auctions CEO Steve Ivy talks with host Lee Cullum about the business of buying and selling collectibles. Ivy shares how his passion for collecting coins as a boy led to heading the third-largest auction house in the world.