Margaret Cushing Whitman is an American business executive, political activist, philanthropist, and CEO of Quibi.
Quibi CEO Meg Whitman discusses the launch of the mobile-only streaming entertainment platform. She also talks about how media, politics and work will all change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Susan Lyne, Founder and Managing Partner at BBG Ventures, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the startup world. She explains why streaming media is doing well and talks about the tech, commerce and services companies in her portfolio. Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Doni Holloway.
Today, the world gets its first glimpse of Quibi, the short-form mobile video platform as famous for its high-octane leadership as it is for its $1.75 billion in pre-launch venture funding.Also today? Business Casual listeners get an exclusive interview with Quibi CEO Meg Whitman. In this conversation chock-full of insight, Whitman explains how Quibi is straddling the line between competition for time and competition for dollars.As a veteran tech leader (and the former CEO of both eBay and HP), she has plenty of inside-baseball analysis about playing into the trend of our dwindling attention spans instead of resisting it. Whitman also explains to Business Casual…What it’s like to launch a consumer product in the middle of a pandemic and likely recessionWhat it takes to raise $1.75 billion in funding without showing investors your productHow to attract the finest talent from both Hollywood and Silicon ValleyPlus, Whitman defends her claim that Quibi, a video streaming service, is not entering the streaming wars. Want to understand that one? Listen now.  
Meg Whitman (CEO, Quibi) chats with Upfront Ventures partner Mark Suster about the development and upcoming launch of Quibi: - What will make the service stand out - Why they're betting that consumers will pay for premium content - How the platform is inspiring and incentivizing creators in unexpected ways - How Quibi is a technology platform first - The importance of 5G and why they feel Quibi is the perfect use case - The dynamics of her long partnership with Jeffrey Katzenberg
Former Chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Meg Whitman discusses Xerox making a takeover offer for HP. She is also joined by Maggie Wilderotter, Director of HPE and former member of the board at Xerox and Pat Russo, Non-Executive Chairman at HPE and former director on the Xerox board to talk about diversity on boards from the Breakfast of Corporate Champions event in New York City. Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan.
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Aug 4th, 1956
San José, California, United States of America
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1 hour, 48 minutes
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