Corner Office from MarketplaceAuthor: American Public Media
22 Feb 2019

Corner Office from Marketplace

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    Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on manufacturing in America today

    Dennis Muilenburg started as an intern at Boeing in 1985 and never left. The aerospace company is America's largest exporter, the Defense Department's second-biggest contractor, and since Muilenburg became CEO, its annual revenue topped $100 billion for the first time. We visited the company's headquarters in Chicago to talk with Muilenburg about biking 10,000 miles a year, his differences with the president, and why manufacturing in America today is “harder than it’s ever been."


  • Posted on 11 Feb 2019

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    Goodyear CEO Rich Kramer talks about changing the tire shopping experience

    If you own a car, then you know that taking it to the shop can be a pain. But the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to make it easier to understand how the rubber — literally  — meets the road. One of the largest tire companies in the world, Goodyear has been around for over 100 years. Chairman and CEO Rich Kramer tells us although tires haven't changed much, consumer behaviors and technology have.

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  • Posted on 23 Jan 2019

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    Inside the business of basketball with Los Angeles Lakers CEO Jeanie Buss

    The Los Angeles Lakers are more than just a basketball team. They are also a global brand worth $3.3 billion, one of the most successful franchises in the NBA and fundamentally an entertainment company with outsized influence. Lately though, the team has struggled to deliver on the court, missing the playoffs five years in a row. Back in October, we drove across town to the Los Angeles Lakers' new headquarters in El Segundo, California, to talk with CEO and co-owner Jeanie Buss. She showed Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal around her basketball empire and talked about some of the tough choices she's had to make trying get the Lakers back on top. 

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  • Posted on 02 Jan 2019

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    SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell says we'll be on Mars within 10 years

    SpaceX may be the face of the private space industry now, but it wasn't always that way. In the 16 years since its founding, the company went from curious newcomer to leading the sector. And the reason? It's made a business out of building and launching affordable, reusable rockets, attracting clients like NASA who use SpaceX rockets to get their devices into space. Elon Musk may be the company's founder and CEO, but Gwynne Shotwell has been the company's chief operating officer for over a decade and is the person running the company day to day. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal took a tour with Shotwell of SpaceX's flagship manufacturing facility, where they talked about the state of the commercial space industry, what it's like to run a rocket company and the plan to put people on Mars within 10 years. 

    Editor's note (Dec. 12, 2018): The headline has been updated.


  • Posted on 12 Dec 2018

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    Glassdoor CEO says where you work is one of the most important decisions of your life

    Glassdoor is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites. It’s probably best known as a place where you can rate your employer and get salary information for different companies. Before co-founding Glassdoor, chief executive Robert Hohman started his career as a software developer at Microsoft and was one of the earliest employees to work on Microsoft Expedia Travel Services, an online travel platform that would later become Expedia. Hohman sat down with us to talk about why he became interested in starting this company and the importance of transparency in employment.

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  • Posted on 05 Dec 2018

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