One of India's top industrialists, Ajay Piramal built a business empire valued at over $10 billion.
Guo Guangchang defied the odds and slowly evolved China's Fosun International into a global empire.
Keshav Murugesh has revived two companies.
Bruce Rockowitz led the successful spin-off of Li & Fung.
Grab CEO Anthony Tan.
Colin Currie, Managing Director of Adidas Group, Greater China.
Liu Chuanzhi founded Lenovo.
Ravi Thakran has a knack for consumer lifestyle businesses in Asia.
Jenny Lee and Siu Rui Quek.
Rotating CEO Ken Hu.
One of the fastest growing economies in Asia, the Philippines.
The dawn of a new consumer era.
Axel Weber, Chairman of UBS.
Singapore tycoon Robert Yap transformed his father's business into a logistics force in Asia.
Self-made entrepreneur Minh Phuong Dang recalls her journey to build up a company on her own in a country where infrastructure is still underdeveloped and congestion is growing.
Christine Tan visits Heineken's joint venture in Vietnam.
The CEO of Japan's popular chat app "Line," Takeshi Idezawa, talks about his ambitions for growth.
Fourth generation of Singapore's prominent Wee family of the financial juggernaut UOB Group, Wee Teng Wen talks about his ambitions for his food and beverage group The Lo & Behold Group and plans to shake up the scene in Singapore.
Jim Whitehurst discusses Red Hat's recent fortunes.
Sintesa Group CEO Shinta Widjaja Kamdani.
Former model-turned-entrepreneur Stephanie Chai shares her journey with luxury travel booking website The Luxe Nomad; entrepreneur Darius Cheung of 99.co explains how he managed to attract investors like Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
Christine Tan meets the mobile tech veteran and founder of Singapore-listed YuuZoo to find out more about his unique franchise model and the recent e-sports tie-up with the Alibaba Group.
Ong Chih Ching.
Christine Tan caught up with Mike Simpson, the founder of Simpson Marine, at the Singapore Yacht Show to find out how a hobby turned into a full-fledged business that sold more than 2,000 yachts over 30 years.
Christine Tan goes to Jakarta to talk to the people behind Tex Saverio, to find out the intricacies of weaving together a multi-label fashion house.
French designer Stéphanie Lemaire shares with Christine Tan her colorful journey over the past 15 years and her latest plans to expand into China.
Alexis Horowitz-Burdick took an idea, grew it into a force in cosmetics online called Luxola, and sold it to LVMH for millions of dollars. The poster girl for entrepreneurship shares with Christine Tan her magic potion for startup longevity.
The son of an industrial tycoon takes center stage in the film production field; Mike Wiluan turns Infinite Studios from a small production house into a major film studio.
Hitachi's turnaround story.
Vorapak Tanyawong discusses his seven-year transformation plan.
Caroline Russell of Boh Plantations.
Transformation from a trading to an industrial business for Jessen and Jessen.
Christine Tan gets on board one of the barges of the Cosulich family in Singapore to meet Timothy Cosulich to find out how he is charting a growth path in Asia's competitive and volatile marine fuel industry.
Chavalit Frederick Tsao has transformed his shipping business into a diversified conglomerate.
Kuan Mun Leong talks about the technology that has turned the fortunes of the family business.
Sorapoj wants to redefine Thailand's luxury property landscape.
Influential builders behind urban development in Southeast Asia.
OCBC CEO Samuel Tsien.
Christine Tan catches up with Philip Stein's President to find out the components to creating a watch company from scratch and how to stay in tune to the global markets despite the uncertainties.
Chinese entrepreneur Lee Zhang says the vital signs of healthcare in China are looking healthy, despite the economic slowdown. Christine Tan speaks with the CEO of China's largest private preventive healthcare player Nasdaq-listed iKang.
CEO Richard Goyder.
China's richest man Wang Jianlin.
Billionaire architect/property tycoon Ciputra, famous for his innovative approach to building large-scale townships in Indonesia under his eponymous company, sits down with Christine Tan in a rare, exclusive interview.
For Andreas Jacobs, chocolate makes the world go round. He is carrying on the family legacy to grow Barry Callebaut, the world's largest chocolate maker founded by his late father Klaus Jacobs.
Swiss luxury private jet company VistaJet is shooting for the skies. Christine Tan meets its flamboyant owner Thomas Flohr inside his plane during a stop-over in Singapore.
Patrick Grove is a tech luminary who has made a big come-back since crashing out during the dot-com bubble of 2000. He speaks of his tough journey, the lessons learned, and his next big bet.
Li Hejun made his fortune by chasing the sun, creating the world's biggest thin-film solar company Hanergy. The Chinese tycoon on plans to charge ahead in an environment of low oil prices, in the highly risky business.
More and more women are changing the landscape of business in Asia Pacific. In this episode women leadership is celebrated with a compilation of views from past guests, discussing everything from management style to inspiration for success.
In three years, Zalora has grown into one of the fastest growing online fashion stores in Asia. Find out how it is raising the stakes in the battle for shoppers in Southeast Asia, in an interview with Managing Director Michele Ferrario.
Indonesian tycoon Kris Wiluan built Citramas Group into a leader in equipment making for global oil producers; Christine Tan tries to get insights into his business formula.
Christine Tan gets up close with the winner of CNBC's 13th Asia Business Leader of the Year award Prijono Sugiarto, CEO of Indonesia's automotive giant Astra International.
As he prepares to step down, Michael Kowalski talks to Kaori Enjoji about the plans he has set in motion to keep the sparkle on the 177-year-old jewelry company.
Christine Tan talks to the CEO of Chic Group in Shanghai about his business model and whether his plans are bearing fruit.
The U.S. billionaire talks to CNBC's Christine Tan about the potential she sees in China despite the slowing luxury market, her formula for accessible luxury, and what drives the businesswoman who is ranked amongst the most powerful in the world.
Christine Tan sits down with Philippe and Thierry Stern, the father and son team to find out what makes the family business, watchmaker Patek Philippe, tick.
Some of Asia's most influential builders gather for a session on finding compelling growth in the face of slowing emerging economies.
Moshe Safdie, the celebrated global architect behind major projects like Marina Bay Sands and Changi Airport's Project Jewel, talks about the inspiration behind his works, and insights into the possibilities that lie ahead for Asian cities.
Richard Eu saved his family's Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) business from internal conflicts and succession problems, and grew it into the one of the largest players in Southeast Asia.
Luen Thai Holdings, one of Hong Kong's largest apparel makers, has managed to stay at the cutting edge with the help of the next generation. Founder Tan Siu Lin passed on the running of the business to his six children.
Peter Bond is a self-made millionaire from Australia. The CEO of Linc Energy made headlines when he pulled the energy company from the ASX to list in Singapore. He talks about his journey and other aspects of his business.
An exlusive interview with Teresita Sy-Coson, one of Philippines' most powerful business women and Vice-Chairperson of SM Investments, the country's largest family-run conglomerate. She gives rare insights into the running of the family business.
Theme parks are big business, worth over US$14 billion a year for Disney and Mickey alone. This week, check out the rides and the money behind the magical kingdom with Andrew Kam, the man who turned around Hong Kong Disneyland.
A gamble 12 years ago shot Lui Che Woo's fortunes to galactic levels. The Hong Kong tycoon, now the second richest man in the territory, talks about his bet on China's growing middle-class market.
The husband-and-wife team of Raoul talk about their journey from making men's shirts in Singapore to affordable luxury on the runways of New York and Paris. Also about the Kate Middleton effect when the Duchess of Cambridge wore one of their outfits.
Exclusive interview with the president of the Philippines' beer giant, San Miguel Corporation.