The CNBC Conversation

The CNBC Conversation

2009 - 2017, Chat, Finance
Interviews with top business and political leaders.

Episode Guide

  • The CNBC Conversation - Joseph Stiglitz (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Joseph Stiglitz

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz takes aim at Apple, the Euro and banks.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

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    Arianna Huffington.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

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    Credit Suisse CEO, Tidjane Thiam.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

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    Jack Ma.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

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    Karl Lagerfeld gets candid on fashion.

  • The CNBC Conversation - David Williams (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    David Williams

  • The CNBC Conversation - Bernard Arnault, LVMH (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Bernard Arnault, LVMH

    LVMH boss, Bernard Arnault, France's richest person sits down for the CNBC Conversation to discuss his latest exhibition, why Brexit is good for business and why he's still hands on when it comes to control of LVMH's 70 brands.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Francesco Starace, Enel (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Francesco Starace, Enel

    Discussing Italian utility giant Enel's strategic vision to go green, a Trump presidency's impact on business and how digitalization is the only way forward.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Goldie Hawn (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Goldie Hawn

    The industry trailblazer reveals why she's on a mission to change minds.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Nev Power, CEO, Fortescue Metals (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Nev Power, CEO, Fortescue Metals

    Australia's third biggest iron ore producer has battled the ebbs and flows of the tumbling iron ore price, but Fortescue Metals is on track to beat production estimates.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

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    Kito de Boer.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

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    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

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    Vivienne Westwood discusses capitalism.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

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    Lui Che Woo, the billionaire casino mogul and property developer.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Robin Li (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Robin Li

  • The CNBC Conversation - Robin Li, CEO, Baidu (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Robin Li, CEO, Baidu

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

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    Chef Michel Roux Jr. talks legacy, business and how to make the perfect cheese soufflé.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

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    Gaming magnate Steve Wynn.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

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    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

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  • The CNBC Conversation - Jack Ma (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Jack Ma

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

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    India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discusses how India is progressing.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

  • The CNBC Conversation - Jeremy Darroch, CEO, Sky (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Jeremy Darroch, CEO, Sky

    From Game of Thrones to Premier League football, Sky is a European entertainment powerhouse. So what's next? Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch speaks exclusively on the CNBC Conversation.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

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    Felipe Calderon discusses Donald Trump's proposed wall.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

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    Chef David Hertz discusses food as an agent of change.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Carlyn Fairbairn (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Carlyn Fairbairn

  • The CNBC Conversation - Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Leader, New Democracy (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Leader, New Democracy

    In January's Greek Elections, outspoken centre-right politician, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, won the leadership of right-wing second party New Democracy. The economist and son of a former prime minister sits down to discuss his vision for the country.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

  • The CNBC Conversation - Raghuram Rajan (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Raghuram Rajan

  • The CNBC Conversation - Peter Agnefjäll, CEO, IKEA (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Peter Agnefjäll, CEO, IKEA

    IKEA's CEO, Peter Agnefjäll.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Kevin Spacey (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Kevin Spacey

    Actor Kevin Spacey.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, Confederation of British Industry (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, Confederation of British Industry

    Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry, a UK lobby group that represents nearly 200,000 businesses, gets candid on the Brexit debate, government policy and outlook for the UK's economy.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia

    A discussion with former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister of India (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister of India

    India's Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, discusses India's push for economic reform.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Pier Carlo Padoan, Finance Minister of Italy (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Pier Carlo Padoan, Finance Minister of Italy

    Discussing the big issues with Pier Carlo Padoan, the finance minister of Italy.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

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    Axel Weber, Chairman of UBS.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Luis de Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Luis de Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain

    Spain's general election takes place on December 20th; the country's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Wolfgang Puck, Chef (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Wolfgang Puck, Chef

    A rare visit inside the kitchens of one of the world's most famous and successful chefs. Wolfgang Puck opens up about his childhood, his rise to fame and his continued love for food.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Nils S. Andersen, CEO, Maersk (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Nils S. Andersen, CEO, Maersk

    It's a true global power house. The Maersk Group, founded in 1904 now operates in 130 countries, employing nearly 90,000 people in everything from shipping to ports to oil and gas. So what does the future hold?

  • The CNBC Conversation - Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan

    The Bank of Japan is under pressure to help out Japan's stalling economy. Will the central bank increase its asset purchase programme at its October 30th meeting? The bank's governor Haruhiko Kuroda talks exclusively to CNBC.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Bertrand Piccard (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Bertrand Piccard

  • The CNBC Conversation - Angel Gurria, Secretary General, OECD (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Angel Gurria, Secretary General, OECD

    He's the Secretary General of the OECD and he's pulling no punches when it comes to climate change. Ángel Gurría takes a stand before this year's COP21 talks in Paris.

  • The CNBC Conversation - F.W. De Klerk, Former President of South Africa (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    F.W. De Klerk, Former President of South Africa

    He won the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Nelson Mandela: Former South African President F.W. de Klerk answers his critics when it comes to his legacy and gives his candid views on what South Africa needs to do now to turn its economy around.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Hamid Karzai, Former President of Afghanistan (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Hamid Karzai, Former President of Afghanistan

    It's been 6 months since Hamid Karzai stepped down as Afghan President and already his successor is reversing some of his key foreign relations policies.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Tom Ford (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Tom Ford

    Tom Ford opens up about his life, his time at Gucci and YSL and how he plans to take his brand to the next level.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Prince Albert of Monaco (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Prince Albert of Monaco

    Tania Bryer catches up with his highness Prince Albert II at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss his fight to protect the environment, his childhood in one of the world's most famous royal dynasties and Monaco's economic position.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Mary Barra, CEO, General Motors (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Mary Barra, CEO, General Motors

    A Davos Conversation with Mary Barra. CNBC's Becky Quick asks the CEO of GM what the future holds for the iconic US auto maker, whether the recalls are really over and what technologies we can expect in our cars going forward.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Patrick Pouyanne - CEO, Total (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Patrick Pouyanne - CEO, Total

    An in-depth conversation with Patrick Pouyanne, the CEO of the energy company Total.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Prasan Trairatvorakul, Governor, Bank of Thailand (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Prasan Trairatvorakul, Governor, Bank of Thailand

    Thailand barely grew last year, hurt by weak domestic demand, and a slump in exports. Sri Jegarajah speaks to Thailand's central bank chief, Prasarn Trairatvorakul, for his take on Thailand's growth prospects and reviving the economy.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Ding Xuedong, Chairman and CEO, China Investment Corporation (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Ding Xuedong, Chairman and CEO, China Investment Corporation

    The Chairman of China Investment Corporation, Ding Xuedong, speaks to Susan Li at the World Economic Forum in Davos about China's growth, global interest rates and the impact of cheaper oil on its investment strategy.

  • The CNBC Conversation - Bambang Brodjonegoro (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Bambang Brodjonegoro

    The new government of Indonesian President Joko Widodo faces the formidable task of reforming the country and reviving economic growth. Will this mark the start of a new investment-friendly Indonesia? Indonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro.

  • The CNBC Conversation - South Korean President, Lee Myung-Bak (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    South Korean President, Lee Myung-Bak

    Featuring Lee Myung-Bak.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 2)
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    Interview with Najib Razak, prime minister of Malaysia.

  • The CNBC Conversation - The CNBC Conversation (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

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    Interview with the Prime Minister of South Korea, Han Seung-Soo.