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Bill George

Harvard Business School Professor, former Medtronic CEO

192012 – CNBC

Media Appearances

December 8, 2017

CNBC: Innovation is Key to Solving America’s Health-Care Problems

December 4, 2017

CNBC: CVS to Buy Aetna with New Model for Health Care

November 22, 2017

CNBC: Bill George on P&G Challenge: Bring Nelson on the Board

November 14, 2017

CNBC: GE Has Zero Transparency, and It’s a Tragedy to See It Like This

October 17, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Trump is Right, Drug Prices are Out of Control

August 22, 2017

CNBC: The Business Economy Drives our Economy

August 16, 2017

CNBC: CEOs Do Not Fear This President: Bill George

August 14, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Extremely Disappointed Trump Didn’t Agree with Frazier

August 8, 2017

NBR: Nightly Business Report – The Google Memo and Freedom of Speech

June 23, 2017

CNBC: Former Medtronic CEO: This Is Not A Health-Care Bill; This Is A Giant Tax Cut

June 21, 2017

CNBC: Uber Needs an Executive Who Can Take It to the Next Level: Bill George

June 12, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Immelt Has Moved GE into The New World

June 6, 2017

CNBC: Economy Can’t Grow Without People Filling the Jobs: Pro

June 2, 2017

CNBC: Trump Exits Paris Accord, Is He Losing CEO Support?

June 1, 2017

CNBC: Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord

April 26, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: The President is Distracted, Lacks Focus

August 25, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Heather Bresch made a big mistake

November 21, 2016

CNBC: Bill George on Mylan CEO: Showed Very Little Empathy for Consumer

September 27, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Don’t Know A Company That Will Bring Back Jobs Like Trump Wants

September 27, 2016

CNBC: Bill George On Drug Pricing: I Want A Market-Based Solution

October 12, 2016

Nightly Business Report: Bill George Discusses Samsung

October 12, 2016

CNBC: Squawk on the Street Samsung’s Recall Nightmare

October 14, 2016

CNBC: Bill George on Stumpf’s Wells Fargo Resignation

November 7, 2016

CNBC: Bill George � How This Election Will Affect Businesses

November 7, 2016

CNBC: New war on drugs: Pharma becoming ‘uninvestable’?

November 18, 2016

CNBC: What Do Big Businesses Want Trump To Focus On?

December 2, 2016

CNBC: Trump’s Changing Relationship with Business

December 2, 2016

CNBC: Time Warner and AT&T deal in jeopardy?

December 12, 2016

CNBC: George: I Don’t Know Rex Has Any Personal Friends In These Areas

December 29, 2016

CNBC: Trump Will Take Credit For Every Job Creation Opportunity

January 24, 2017

CNBC: Bill George: Good Politics, Bad Economics

February 9, 2017

CNBC: Risky For CEOs to Take Political Stances

February 10, 2017

CNBC: Japanese PM Abe Key Partner for US

March 1, 2017

CNBC: Economic Growth Can Only Cure Some Of Our Budget Problems: Pro

December 6, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: Trump will be an ‘activist president’

December 13, 2016

MSNBC: Fmr. ExxonMobil board member: “Tillerson is a patriot”

March 7, 2017

CNBC: GOP Plan Puts the Whole Insurance Market At Risk

March 23, 2017

CNBC: If AHCA Bill Passes, It Will Be Negative for Hospital Stocks

April 5, 2017

CNBC: The Trump CEO Playbook

April 11, 2017

CNBC: Oscar Munoz Keeps Digging the Hole Deeper

June 24, 2010

PBS Nightly Business Report

July 8, 2010

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama White House & The Business Community Part 2

July 8, 2010

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama White House & The Business Community

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America Part 3

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America Part 2

July 26, 2010

CNBC – Leadership in Corporate America

August 9, 2010

Kudlow Report: Why Isn’t Business Hiring?

October 1, 2010

CNBC Power Lunch: Elections & Business

October 1, 2010

CNBC Power Lunch: Leadership in Washington

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 3

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 2

November 2, 2010

CNBC Decision 2010 – Part 1

November 16, 2010

CNBC Squawk Box: Keeping America Competitive

December 6, 2010

CNBC Street Signs: Changes at the Top

January 7, 2011

CNBC Kudlow Report – Obama Retools Economic Team

January 18, 2011

Bloomberg TV – What’s Next At Apple

January 19, 2011

Repealing Health Care Not The Answer

February 7, 2011

Bill Grades President Obama on CNBC’s Kudlow Report

February 9, 2011

CNBC’s Street Signs: Nokia’s CEO’s Memo

February 23, 2011

Bill George Interview on Apple Board’s Succession Plan

March 31, 2011

Bill George Tackling Unemployment on CNBC

April 19, 2011

Kudlow Report – More Jobs Move Overseas

May 2, 2011

Political Victory for President Obama?

May 10, 2011

Microsoft’s Leadership Vacuum?

May 12, 2011

Do Reorganizations Work?

May 26, 2011

Time for Microsoft’s Ballmer to Leave?

June 13, 2011

Kudlow Report – Reaction to President Obama’s Jobs Council

July 19, 2011

News Corp.’s Board, Rupert Murdoch’s Future

July 25, 2011

Debt Deadline: The Blame Game

August 4, 2011

Kudlow Report – Stock Market and Jobs Report

August 5, 2011

CNBC’s Street Signs: Crisis of Confidence

August 8, 2011

CNBC – Markets in Turmoil

August 18, 2011

CNBC – View from the Corner Office

September 1, 2011

CNBC – Power Play: Obama vs. Boehner

September 8, 2011

CNBC – Preview of Obama’s Jobs Plan

September 16, 2011

Bill George and Doug Baker discuss True North Groups

October 4, 2011

Fox Business – Apple’s product launch and leadership of Tim Cook

January 3, 2012

CNBC – Leaders to Watch in 2012

January 9, 2012

CNBC – Sizing up the Tech CEOs

January 18, 2012

CNBC – Jerry Yang’s Resignation at Yahoo

January 20, 2012

CNBC – The Tech CEO Report Card

February 7, 2012

CNBC – HP Shareholders to Have More Say on Board Members

April 25, 2012

CNBC – The Wal-Mart Corruption Scandal

April 27, 2012

CNBC – The Squawk – Executives, Bribes & Scandals

May 6, 2012

WFAE: Energy Clusters

May 14, 2012

CNBC – Resume-Gate Leads to Yahoo CEO Exit

May 15, 2012

KSTP – Best Buy Shakeup

May 16, 2012

WCCO Chad Hartman Show – Best Buy

June 6, 2012

MN Bar Association Law Day Dinner

June 4, 2012

CNBC – Hey Corporate America: Stop Whining, Start Hiring

May 15, 2012

MPR News – Best Buy scandal brings lessons about corporate governance

April 13, 2012

MPR News – The business ethics behind Brian Dunn’s Best Buy resignation

June 21, 2012

Conscious Capitalism – Building and Sustaining a Culture of Love and Care

June 28, 2012

CNBC – US HealthCare Decision

August 21, 2012

Bloomberg TV – Looking for Wall Street Leaders

August 22, 2012

Bloomberg TV – The Battle Over Best Buy Intensifies

August 22, 2012

Marketplace – Your Paycheck and the CEO’s – Side by Side

October 2, 2012

CNBC – Would Steve Jobs Have Fired Tim Cook?

October 16, 2012

CNBC – Shuffling Up The Citi Deck

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 1

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 2

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 3

October 17, 2012

Rising to the Challenge: A Conversation with Robert C. Maybery and Bill W. George – Part 4

October 18, 2012

World of Business Ideas – 3 Questions to Improve Your Leadership

November 15, 2012

Michigan Radio – The Big Three Roar Back

November 20, 2012

CNBC Squawk On The Street – Autonomy Bombshell For HP

November 28, 2012

CNBC – Hewlett-Packard Autonomy Blame Game

December 14, 2012

CNBC – Best Buy Extends Bid Deadline

January 19, 2013

CNBC – Raising the Age for Medicare

February 1, 2013

World Economic Forum 2013 Annual Meeting – The Moral Economy

February 1, 2013

MPR News Friday Roundtable – How To Be A Leader

February 21, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Outlook for Hewlett-Packard & Dell

February 21, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Full Guest Appearance

March 19, 2013

CNBC – Will a Kinder, Gentler CEO Be More Effective?

March 20, 2013

Bloomberg TV – HP Board Has Lost Its Institutional Memory

April 2, 2013

CNBC – Apple’s CEO Apologizes to the Chinese

May 7, 2013

CNBC – ‘Microsoft Needs to Get Into the Game’: Pro

May 21, 2013

CNBC – ‘Berating’ CEOs Doesn’t Solve Tax Problem: Fiorina

June 17, 2013

Bloomberg TV – George Sees `Tradeoff’ in Surveillance, Security

July 5, 2013

CNBC – Obamacare: Too Much, Too Fast?

August 13, 2013

CNBC – When Good Companies Go Bad

August 13, 2013

Bloomberg TV – Bill Ackman Resigns From J.C. Penney Board

August 14, 2013

CNBC – AOL Sorry CEO

August 23, 2013

CNBC – Ballmer Retirement

August 28, 2013

Bloomberg – Ackman’s Sale of J.C. Penney Stake

September 12, 2013

Bloomberg – Verizon Bonds

September 12, 2013

Bloomberg – Dell Discussion

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – Shareholder Activism

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – State of Yahoo

September 13, 2013

Bloomberg – Financial Crisis Five Years Later

September 27, 2013

TPT’s Almanac – Mayo Clinic Expansion (From August 13, 2013)

October 1, 2013

Bloomberg – Medical Device Tax, U.S. Shutdown

October 31, 2013

CNBC Squawk Box – Cleaning Up the Affordable Care Mess

November 1, 2013

On Being Radio – Integrative Business: Executive Bill George On Reestablishing Trust With The 99 Percent

November 20, 2013

Nightly Business Report – Microsoft Challenge

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Obamacare won’t be solved by end of month

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Microsoft Needs Transformation

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Activist Shareholders

November 20, 2013

CNBC – General Motors Discussion

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Energy

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Economy Discussion

November 20, 2013

CNBC – Discussion with Michael Dell

December 9, 2013

McKinsey – Rethinking Capitalism

December 10, 2013

CNBC – General Motors First Female CEO

December 11, 2013

NBR – New GM CEO Mary Barra

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Outlook on Jobs in America

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Target Data Breach Nightmare

January 10, 2014

CNBC – Interview with Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove

January 13, 2014

CNBC – Jobs as Hot Button Topic at Davos

January 13, 2014

CNBC – Interview with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

January 31, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Microsoft Needs ‘Major Transformation’

February 4, 2014

CNBC – Bill George: Not Clear Who’s Running Microsoft

February 21, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Zuckerberg on Path to Mobile Dominance

March 4, 2014

Bloomberg TV – Andreessen Fires Back at Icahn Over Skype Claims

March 14, 2014

Bloomberg Market Makers – eBay Fights Against Icahn

March 14, 2014

CNBC Kudlow Report – Business Wary of Russia Sanctions

March 20, 2014

Bloomberg – Will eBay Back Down From Carl Icahn Feud?

March 27, 2014

CNBC Nightly Business Report – The Activist Shareholder

April 2, 2014

Fox Business – Will Satya Nadella Transform Microsoft?

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Bank Investors Starving for Activists, Mayo Says

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Valeant’s Pearson Making a `Big Bet’: George

April 23, 2014

Bloomberg – How Carl Icahn Met His Match in eBay’s Donahoe

April 24, 2014

HBR – Protect Your Company from Activist Investors

April 28, 2014

2014 Franklin Institute Awards – Bower Award for Business Leadership

May 12, 2014

CNBC – Samsung’s next-gen CEO

May 21, 2014

Bloomberg – Target Will Recover as It Keeps Customers

June 16, 2014

CNBC – Medtronic Acquisition of Covidien

June 16, 2014

Bloomberg – Medtronic Acquisition & Tax Inversion

June 28, 2014

Bloomberg – Making Work a Better Place

August 4, 2014

CNBC – President not leading, attacking on all sides

August 21, 2014

HBR Ideacast – How to Stop Corporate Inversions

August 26, 2014

Bloomberg – Activist Investors Seek to Shake Things Up

September 16, 2014

CNBC – Why Do People Lie On Resumes?

September 23, 2014

Bloomberg – Territorial Tax Is The Answer to Inversion Deals

September 24, 2014

CNBC – Public Perception of Corporations

October 6, 2014

Bloomberg – HP’s Potential Split

October 28, 2014

CNBC – Bezos: Genius or Aimless?

October 31, 2014

CNBC – Apple CEO Tim Cook Coming Out As Gay

November 3, 2014

CNBC – Google’s next big innovation: Itself?

November 17, 2014

Bloomberg – Actavis to Buy Allergan

December 4, 2014

CNBC – Jobs Crisis & Skills Gap

December 8, 2014

CNBC – Does Leadership Matter?

November 17, 2014

Bloomberg – Activists Go After America’s Best

September 24, 2014

MPR News – Inversion Crackdown

November 19, 2014

MPR News – Leadership & Business Ethics

December 29, 2014

CNBC – Time For Costolo To Go

December 29, 2014

CNBC – Sony Needs New Leadership

January 23, 2015

HuffPost Live – Mindfulness Is The Way…

January 29, 2015

CNBC – McDonald’s Leadership Shakeup

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Marketing to Millennials

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Fortune’s Best Places to Work

March 5, 2015

CNBC – Wayfair’s Marketing Investment

March 27, 2015

More Than Sound – Inner Work for Authentic Leadership

March 27, 2015

More Than Sound – Identifying Authenticity During An Interview

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: The Dangers of Groupthink

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Stop Chasing Admiration

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Find Your Blind Spots

March 26, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Authenticity and Empathy

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 3)

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 2)

April 10, 2015

CNBC – Peltz’s Attacks on DuPont Threaten America’s Research Edge (Part 1)

April 12, 2015

CNBC – The New GE

April 30, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Crucible Moments as Opportunities

May 12, 2015

CNBC – Bullies in the Boardroom

May 13, 2015

CNBC – DuPont Wins Proxy Fight

June 10, 2015

CNBC – Top Business Headlines

June 12, 2015

CNBC – Trade Pact & Twitter Governance

June 17, 2015

CNBC – Target’s Transformation

June 17, 2015

CNBC – 2016 Election

June 18, 2015

NBR – Expanding Core Business

June 19, 2015

HuffPost Live – Finding Your True North As A Leader

July 1, 2015

HuffPost Live – Twitter’s Leadership Shift

July 8, 2015

More Than Sound – Daniel Goleman and Bill George: Hone Your Systems Thinking

July 14, 2015

CNBC – Jobs for Lost Generation, China’s Chip Takeover

August 18, 2015

HuffPost Live – Can Workaholics Have A Work-Life Balance?

August 19, 2015

CNBC – Authenticity The Gold Standard For Leaders

September 8, 2015

CNBC – Health Care’s Day of Reckoning

September 8, 2015

CNBC – How to Spot an Authentic Leader

October 7, 2015

Kare 11 – Penny George Institute for Health and Healing

October 7, 2015

CNBC – Dorsey Returning to Twitter; Ellen Kullman Stepping Down

October 19, 2015

CNBC – Should Companies Disclose CEO Health?

October 22, 2015

CNBC – United Airlines CEO Health

October 22, 2015

CNBC Squawk Box – Valeant�s Stock Drop

October 22, 2015

CNBC Power Lunch – Leadership Crisis at Valeant

November 11, 2015

CNBC: Where University of Missouri President Wolfe Failed

November 30, 2015

CNBC – Retail CEOs Under Pressure

December 2, 2015

CNBC – Zuckerberg’s Philanthropic Donation

December 17, 2015

CNBC – Federal Interest Rate Hike

January 21, 2016

CNBC: What CEOs Need To Ensure Companies’ Success

March 21, 2016

CNBC: Valeant Needs a Dramatic Change

March 24, 2016

CNBC: Grading Yahoo’s Board

March 29, 2016

CNBC: Alphabet’s CEO Problem

April 6, 2016

CNBC: Discuss Disney’s Succession Plan Shakeup

April 8, 2016

CNBC: The War On Business

April 14, 2016

CNBC: Bill George’s tax code solutions

April 20, 2016

CNBC – Bill George on VW: This is the price you pay…

April 27, 2016

CNBC: Theranos Under Fire

June 2, 2016

CNBC: Big Automakers vs. Disruptors

June 20, 2016

CNBC: Attracting Talent; Brexit & Banks

June 22, 2016

CNBC: Musk should stop dreaming so big: Bill George

August 25, 2016

CNBC: Bill George: The VC view on drug pricing

May 19, 2016

University of St. Thomas: The Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Day 3 Keynote

Speeches

September 25, 2017

PTV Healthcare Capital Keynote Address

January 3, 2012

Speech on Authentic Leadership at Whole Foods Headquarters

November 21, 2011

Leadership Talk at Stanford Business School

November 2, 2017

Discover Your True North Talk at Google

November 25, 2015

Discover Your True North Book Launch Celebration in Raleigh, NC

December 1, 2011

December Speech at Whole Foods Headquarters

February 1, 2010

World Economic Forum Panel

December 2, 2009

Commonwealth Club, San Francisco

March 6, 2009

David Gergen’s Introduction of Bill George at Willow Creek

January 28, 2009

World Economic Forum: Bill George

July 17, 2014

Wharton Business School Interview – Authentic Leadership and Letting Your Strengths Bloom

March 28, 2007

We Need a New Kind of Leader

October 7, 2007

Is there a list of leadership traits? ABA

October 19, 2007

How do you develop leaders?

January 29, 2008

Our Greatest Fear

August 7, 2008

Top 10 Minutes from Willow Creek Speech

October 10, 2008

Bill George at Google

March 6, 2009

David Gergen’s Introduction of Bill George at Willow Creek

June 9, 2009

Leadership Speaker Series: Bill George, Harvard

August 8, 2009

What do you do under pressure?

August 8, 2009

Bill & Penny on True North

September 17, 2009

Leadership Summit

December 2, 2009

USC Marshall Business School

December 23, 2009

Big Think Interview with Bill George

June 4, 2010

Management Innovation eXchange

August 22, 2010

ASAE 2010 Annual Meeting

August 12, 2011

Lifelong Learning

August 18, 2011

Capella University Commencement

September 6, 2011

True North Groups at Harvard Business School

October 20, 2011

ExecuNet Follow the Leader Interview with Bill George Part 2

October 20, 2011

ExecuNet Follow the Leader Interview with Bill George

November 22, 2011

Leadership Development Groups

December 1, 2011

December Speech at Whole Foods Headquarters

November 27, 2012

HBS Event – U.S. Competitiveness

September 13, 2013

US Naval Academy Speech (from January 2010)

May 19, 2014

Mayo Medical School Commencement Address – Challenges For The New Generation

June 30, 2014

David A. Rothenberger Lecture Series – Will Physicians Lead Us Through Health Care Challenges?

July 9, 2014

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Leaders Need High Emotional IQ to Succeed

October 30, 2015

Georgia Tech Impact Speaker Series