<![CDATA[NECN - CEO Corner]]>Copyright 2018https://www.necn.com/feature/ceo-cornerhttp://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gifNECNhttps://www.necn.comen-usWed, 26 Sep 2018 05:34:12 -0400Wed, 26 Sep 2018 05:34:12 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[The Business of Car Maintenance and Repair]]>Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:40:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018351682.JPG

Barry Steinberg, owner and president of Direct Tire and Auto Service, talks about the evolution of the industry in the decades since he started his company in 1974. He also discusses the Right to Repair Act and why it matters to consumers.

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<![CDATA[Working in the Auto Repair Industry]]>Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:39:48 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018351689.JPG

Bob Lane, general manager of Direct Tire and Auto Service, joins owner Barry Steinberg to talk about how they use a video app to help communicate with customers so they will understand the work that needs to be done on their automobiles.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Direct Tire]]>Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:39:03 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018351690.JPG

We talk about the future of Direct Tire and Auto Service with the company's owner and president, Barry Steinberg.

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<![CDATA[WeWork and the Culture of Shared Workspace]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:37:17 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018200679.JPG

WeWork Northeast General Manager Dave McLaughlin describes the culture and business model of this space-sharing company. They are growing in big cities all over the world, including Boston and Cambridge.

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<![CDATA[WeWork Success Stories]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:36:25 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018200681.JPG

Two WeWork members from two very different companies talk about why they use WeWork office-sharing spaces in Boston. Ayele Shakur is CEO of the non-profit BUILD and Taryn Tirrell is with Solaria Labs, an innovation arm of Liberty Mutual.

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<![CDATA[Expansion of the WeWork Agenda]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:35:39 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018200671.JPG

WeWork Northeast General Manager Dave McLaughlin talks about the future of the company.

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<![CDATA[Logan's Growing International Footprint]]>Wed, 05 Sep 2018 23:11:32 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018025565.JPG

Outgoing Massport CEO Thomas Glynn talks about the latest developments from Logan International Airport, including new international direct routes, changes to the food scene and more. He also takes a look at the expanded services out of Worcester Regional Airport, and the potential impact of all of this on the region's economy.

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<![CDATA[Deep Thoughts on Boston Harbor]]>Wed, 05 Sep 2018 23:04:11 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018025568.JPG

Massport CEO Thomas Glynn talks about the Cruiseport, the dredging of Boston Harbor and the Omni development in the Seaport.

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<![CDATA[What's Next at Logan?]]>Wed, 05 Sep 2018 23:02:35 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000018025567.JPG

Massport CEO Thomas Glynn talks about the future of Logan Airport and what's next for him.

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<![CDATA[Ride-Sharing for Children]]>Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:06:42 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000017863741.JPG

Zemcar is a ride sharing service that takes kids to and from school and other activities. How does it work? And what extra measures are put in place to keep kids safe and parents at ease? Juliette Kayyem, CEO of Zemcar, explains.

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<![CDATA[School Safety Concerns]]>Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:04:31 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000017863723.JPG

Juliette Kayyem, CEO of Zemcar and author of "Security Mom: An unclassified Guide to Protecting our Homeland and Your Home," talks about how you can talk to your children about safety in school and beyond.

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<![CDATA['Security Mom': Juliette Kayyem Taks About Zemcar and Safety]]>Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:02:55 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Juliette+Kayyem+082918.JPG

Juliette Kayyem, CEO of Zemcar, shares her thoughts about the future of the ride sharing company that she leads.

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<![CDATA[BCBS CEO's Tips on Navigating Health Care]]>Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:10:52 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000017337817_1200x675_1295740995849.jpg

Advice on navigating the health care system and the latest on the search for qualified employees from Andrew Dreyfus, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[BCBS' CEO on State's Health Care Bill Failure]]>Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:10:00 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000017337806_1200x675_1295746627511.jpg

Andrew Dreyfus of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts shares thoughts on why the health care bill didn’t make it through the state’s legislative session. He explains why he welcomes the Amazon health care experiment headed by Atul Gawande. Plus, the story of the Blue Bikes and what he’s excited about when it comes to developments and innovation in health care.

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<![CDATA[The Challenges of Cutting Health Care Costs]]>Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:08:58 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000017337792_1200x675_1295749187614.jpg

The CEO of the largest health care insurer in Massachusetts, Andrew Dreyfus of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts talks about the challenges of cutting costs, fighting opioid addiction, the Beth Israel/Lahey merger, Partners leaving the BCBS system and drug pricing.

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<![CDATA[Catching Up With Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy]]>Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:16:09 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Sam+Kennedy.JPG

We take CEO Corner on the road to Fenway Park this week. Boston Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy talks with us about the changing pace of the game and how it is impacting the sport. He also talks about the team's amazing winning season, the value of the Red Sox, team policy on how players use Twitter and other social media, and efforts to make the experience of coming to a game and to the park more inclusive.



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<![CDATA[Betting on Baseball in Boston]]>Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:15:52 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Keeping_Fans_Safe_at_Fenway_Park.jpg

In a special CEO Corner at Fenway Park, we look at how the MLB is preparing for legalized sports gambling. Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy also talks about the team's new partnership with Sam Adams and their wide-ranging community outreach efforts, including the home base program.

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<![CDATA[The Value of Fenway Park]]>Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:15:34 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Generic+Fenway+Park+Generic.JPG

Fenway Park is used for a whole lot more than baseball. What's in the event pipeline? Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy weighs in on that and the value of the oldest and most historic ballpark in our final segment from Jersey Street.



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<![CDATA[The Business of Spartan Obstacle Races]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:13:27 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Spartan+Fenway+1.JPG

We take a look at the business of Spartan obstacle races, complete with barbed wire crawls, rope climbing, running and much more. Mike Lunardelli, the VP of merchandising for Spartan, says anyone can do these races. But it's more of a millennial thing. He explains why a 10k just isn't cutting it for a newer generation. There are even efforts underway to make the Spartan obstacle race an Olympic event.



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<![CDATA[Crafting the Perfect Fit for Spartan]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:10:42 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Spartan+Fenway+2.JPG

When it comes to Spartan racing, how do you dress for success? Mike Lunardelli from Spartan is joined by Eric Schenker, the Craft Clothing CEO for North America. Figuring out how to dress the athletes who compete in these races is a challenge in and of itself. You'll hear about what they are crafting at Craft.



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<![CDATA[Next Steps for Craft and Spartan]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:04:38 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Spartan+Fenway+3.JPG

Mike Lunardelli, the VP of Merchandising for Spartan, and Craft Clothing CEO for North America Eric Shenker have some big plans for the future. And after the first two segments, it shouldn't surprise you that they do, indeed, think big!



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<![CDATA[The Story of Microdesk]]>Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:09:11 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016848147.JPG

He is a technology consultant who is the CEO of two sister companies. Michael DeLacey runs Microdesk and M2 Technologies, both based in Nashua, New Hampshire. How are their virtual design and building information modeling resources easing the way for clients, who are working in construction, architecture and engineering?

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<![CDATA[Microdesk Client VHB Talks About Their Work Together]]>Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:09:57 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016848125.JPG

What do clients get from working with a company like Microdesk? VHB VP Greg Bosworth talks about the work he does with Microdesk and how it’s made a difference.

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<![CDATA[Building for the Future]]>Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:07:07 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016848140.JPG

Thoughts about the future of the construction industry and their own companies from VHB VP Greg Bosworth and Microdesk CEO Michael DeLacey.

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<![CDATA[Milliporesigma: Research, Development and Production]]>Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:58:02 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016610944.JPG

If you work in a scientific lab or for a pharmaceutical company, chances are you use a product made by MilliporeSigma. CEO Udit Batra talks about the giant life sciences company, which helps to make and modify, among many other things, something very small: molecules.

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<![CDATA[Milliporesigma in Massachusetts]]>Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:57:09 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016610985.JPG

MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about the company's footprint here in New England. If they are located in 66 countries around the globe, why is their global headquarters in Massachusetts? Plus, what is a "curiosity cube?"

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<![CDATA[What's in Store for Milliporesigma?]]>Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:55:40 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016610947.JPG

MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about his goals for the future of the company.

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<![CDATA[Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics]]>Thu, 28 Jun 2018 23:25:17 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016297207.JPG

It's a story that brings together the best of science and the best of humanity. Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics works with amputees to provide state of the art artificial limbs. President Matt Albuquerque joins necn to describe the company and its work.

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<![CDATA[Demonstrating the LUKE Arm]]>Thu, 28 Jun 2018 23:24:16 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016297245.JPG

Double amputee Chuck Hildreth talks about his new LUKE arm, which he controls through sensors on his feet. You will see how it works and hear an incredibly compelling story of how his life has changed and what can do for the first time in decades.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Bionics]]>Thu, 28 Jun 2018 23:23:22 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016297226.JPG

Next Step patient Chuck Hildreth and company president Matt Albuquerque talk about what they'd like to see in the future. Where is this industry going?

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<![CDATA[MGM Springfield Gearing Up for August Grand Opening]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:04:22 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016139598.JPG

MGM Springfield is set to open its casino, hotel, retail and entertainment complex in downtown Springfield Aug. 24. We’ll get an update on the project from President and COO Michael Mathis. Plus, we get his take on efforts to bring sports betting to Massachusetts. Plus they got thumbs up on a license to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Job Training at MGM Springfield]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:00:03 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016139658.JPG

Imagine hiring 3,000 people before a place is even open. That’s the challenge at MGM Springfield. In this segment, we can an inside look at the recruiting and training process from Human Resource Vice President Marikate Murren and President and COO Michael Mathis.

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<![CDATA[The Countdown to MGM Springfield's Grand Opening]]>Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:57:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000016139595.JPG

The countdown is on for the Aug. 24 opening of MGM Springfield. And it could be the biggest party western Massachusetts has ever seen. How are plans shaping up for the big day? MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis and HR VP Marikate Murren give us a hint of what’s to come.

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<![CDATA[Getting Acquainted With Aquent]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:39:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015911724.JPG

John Chuang, the chairman of Aquent, talks about the company he co-founded in a Harvard University dorm room. Since then, it's grown to be a global force in staffing creative, digital and marketing experts with companies all over the world. How do they help businesses adapt to change in the growing gig economy?

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<![CDATA[The Aquent Approach]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:38:37 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015911712.JPG

We get a first-hand account of the Aquent approach from the perspective of two designers who work there. Seth Lincoln and Lisa Courtney join the conversation with Chairman John Chuang.

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<![CDATA[The Future of Aquent]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:37:29 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015911707.JPG

Aquent designers Seth Lincoln and Lisa Courtney join company Chairman and co-founder John Chuang to talk about plans for the future.

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<![CDATA[Inside BIO 2018]]>Wed, 06 Jun 2018 17:38:36 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015734767.JPG

James Greenwood, president and CEO of BIO, kicks off our show from the BIO 2018 convention by discussing what happens at the event and how diversity is being promoted.

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<![CDATA[Life Sciences in Mass. at BIO 2018]]>Wed, 06 Jun 2018 17:37:22 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015734774.JPG

Travis McCready, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, brings us up to date on the economic impact of the BIO industry in Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[The Search for Investors at BIO 2018]]>Wed, 06 Jun 2018 17:30:02 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015734778.JPG

CEO and co-founder Amy Schulman of Polaris Partners and Lyndra talks about start-ups, biotech and the search for investors. What do funders look for when they evaluate whether to put their money behind a new company, business or product?



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<![CDATA[The Business of Health Care Technology]]>Wed, 30 May 2018 22:57:13 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015560578.JPG

Diana Nole, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health, talks about the $1.3 billion health care technology company and how it is used all over the world to train doctors, improve safety and much more.

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<![CDATA[Building an International Company in Mass.]]>Wed, 30 May 2018 22:56:21 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015560583.JPG

Wolters Kluwer Health CEO Diana Nole weighs in on running an international health-tech company out of Boston. She also gives her thoughts about being a woman CEO in a field where there are few.

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<![CDATA[Future Goals for Wolters Kluwer]]>Wed, 30 May 2018 22:55:24 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015560570.JPG

CEO Diana Nole gives her thoughts about the future of Wolters Kluwer Health and the jobs they are looking to fill in their Waltham, Massachusetts, campus.

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<![CDATA[A History of Eggselence]]>Wed, 23 May 2018 15:32:41 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015374194.JPG

Jessse LaFlamme, CEO of Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, talks about his growing business and how it all started. We crack some eggs and learn how they process millions of eggs from hen to table. We also wondered why so few of them seem to crack during the whole process.



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<![CDATA[Cracking Open the Egg Business]]>Wed, 23 May 2018 15:18:24 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015374136.JPG

Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs CEO Jessse LaFlamme is joined by one of the family farmers who works with him: Tom Giovagnoli of Giovagnoli Farms. How does this partnership work? How does the company keep their eggs safe? And why does Tom sing to his hens?

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<![CDATA[Egging on in the Family]]>Wed, 23 May 2018 15:14:22 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015374115.JPG

What's next for Pete and Gerry's? Jessse LaFlamme, CEO Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, and one of their small family farmers, Tom Giovagnoli of Giovagnoli Farms, talk about the future and why eggs are healthy despite sometimes getting a bad rap.

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<![CDATA[Closing the Opportunity Divide With Year Up]]>Wed, 09 May 2018 19:13:01 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015010103.JPG

Gerald Chertavian, who founded Year Up in 2000, talks about the non-profit, now in 21 cities across the country. They work to bridge the opportunity divide and provide one year of training for urban young adults. At the same time, companies get the talent they need to fill job openings.

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<![CDATA[Year Up Alumni Share Success Stories]]>Wed, 09 May 2018 19:08:21 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015010112.JPG

Two Year Up Boston alumni join the conversation to talk about how this one year program has changed their lives. Greg Walton is an IT service provider and consumer support engineer at MIT. And Andrea Lozada is a client service representative at State Street Corporation.

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<![CDATA[Planning for the Future With Year Up]]>Wed, 09 May 2018 19:03:12 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000015010126.JPG

What's next for Year Up and some of the program graduates? Gerald Chertavian, Greg Walton and Andrea Lozada talk about the future.

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<![CDATA[The Business of the Boston Celtics]]>Sat, 05 May 2018 00:19:15 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000014831957_1200x675_1224456771767.jpg

Boston Celtics President Rich Gotham talks about the business of basketball and why it is becoming more and more successful -- especially the Celtics!

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<![CDATA[How Do Analytics Drive Basketball Strategy?]]>Sat, 05 May 2018 00:18:30 -0400https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000014895803.JPG

Boston Celtics Assistant GM and Team Counsel Mike Zarren joins the conversation with team President Rich Gotham. And we focus on Mike Zarren's role as the data-analytics guru/pioneer for the team. How do numbers change the way they game is played? And how do you balance that with the intangibles?

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