An investor in the space and satellite industry heads to the desert with his own rockets and looks to new heights.
As changes in aviation open the skies to more recreational pilots, an entrepreneur takes a “textbook startup opportunity” and flies with it.
Combining high and low tech, IBM's famous R&D lab tackles the challenges of a rapidly urbanizing continent.
Condoleezza Rice discusses political power in Russia, social stability in China, the “essence of democracy,” and “the most surprising place in the world.”
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair discusses the importance of partnerships in working with African nations.
The aviation industry has to navigate through government regulations, natural disasters, economic storms, and labor negotiations, challenges that Jeff Smisek, president and CEO of the world's largest carrier, United Continental Holdings, says he finds fascinating.
Believers in free market capitalism were appalled when the U.S. government spent $82 billion to bail out General Motors and Chrysler. But the money saved an important U.S. industry and averted a national economic catastrophe Steven Rattner, the man who led the rescue operation, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
The Ford Motor turnaround required tough decisions and labor cooperation but CEO Alan Mulally is optimistic about the future.
The electric car, a vehicle that was practically gone before it arrived, is anything but dead, Carlos Ghosn, the widely celebrated CEO of both Nissan and Renault, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.