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
Randy Watson, Justin Brands March 27, 2014
Randy Watson, CEO of Justin Brands, traces the company’s history from boots sold to cowboys on the Chisholm Trail to shipments today around the globe.
Kelcy Warren, Energy Transfer Partners March 3, 2014
Kelcy Warren, CEO/Chairman of Energy Transfer Partners, explains how diversifying assets helps protect the company from the volatility of the industry.
Ken Hersh, NGP Energy Capital Management January 31, 2014
Ken Hersh, CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, details the company’s oil and gas ventures and shares his strategy of keeping a steady pace in the boom and bust industry.
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.