CEO Q&As

Tegna's Dave Lougee on culture change, innovation, and consolidation

Tegna's Dave Lougee on culture change, innovation, and consolidation

The CEO of the newly created company talks to PRWeek about transforming local TV broadcast to juice revenue and revamp content.

10 Questions for PhRMA's CEO Stephen Ubl

10 Questions for PhRMA's CEO Stephen Ubl

Trade group PhRMA's CEO talks Sean Czarnecki through his first year in the job amid public outrage about price gouging.

8 questions for A&W CEO Kevin Bazner

8 questions for A&W CEO Kevin Bazner

A&W CEO tells Sean Czarnecki how he brought one of the U.S.'s oldest restaurant chains back from the dead with "tender loving care" and authenticity.

11 questions for Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia

11 questions for Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia

Nextdoor's CEO tells Sean Czarnecki why his app, found in about 75% of U.S. neighborhoods, is the one for all neighborly needs

10 questions for Robinhood co-CEO Vladimir Tenev

10 questions for Robinhood co-CEO Vladimir Tenev

The co-CEO of Robinhood tells Sean Czarnecki how the commission-free trading app is opening up the American financial system to everyone - not just the top 1%.

From a park art project to a global brand: 8 questions for Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti

From a park art project to a global brand: 8 questions for Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti

Shake Shack's CEO discusses his growing brand with Sean Czarnecki and explains how it plans to face looming challenges.

7 questions for Eataly USA CEO Nicola Farinetti

7 questions for Eataly USA CEO Nicola Farinetti

As the brand expands to Las Vegas, Eataly USA's CEO tells Sean Czarnecki how the Italian marketplace's story starts in-store and ends with quality cuisine.

Underneath the story of Detroit is Bedrock

Underneath the story of Detroit is Bedrock

Bedrock CEO Jim Ketai chats about why he anchored his real-estate company in the Motor City's history and what it's doing to revitalize the urban center with art, architecture, and storytelling.

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman angles for a running start out of the gate

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman angles for a running start out of the gate

The first woman to lead a major U.S. stock exchange calls for a "balance of regulations" with the incoming Trump administration and gives PRWeek a deep dive into Nasdaq's corporate solutions suite.

Delta CEO Ed Bastian on responding to a crisis

Delta CEO Ed Bastian on responding to a crisis

Delta's CEO tells Sean Czarnecki that transparency and accepting blame helped the company recover quickly after a global outage.

Q&A: Verizon Wireless EVP and group president Ronan Dunne

Q&A: Verizon Wireless EVP and group president Ronan Dunne

Sean Czarnecki catches up with Verizon Wireless' Ronan Dunne as he attempts to port O2's British "customer-led, mobile-first" approach across the Atlantic to the U.S.

Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy on how comms can make a better patient

Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy on how comms can make a better patient

Mayo Clinic's CEO tells Sean Czarnecki how a trusted name in healthcare evolved digitally and centered communications on its newsroom while retaining integrity.

CEO Q&A: Richelieu Dennis on turning a family formula into a winning formula

CEO Q&A: Richelieu Dennis on turning a family formula into a winning formula

Sundial Brands CEO tells Sean Czarnecki why he is dialing up comms and marketing a year after Bain Capital took a minority stake in the $200 million personal-care products company.

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

But the more digital our lives become, the more people crave analog experiences. And that's what we're offering: an experience where you're standing or sitting with [people] as passionate as you are, and in that shared passion, your energy level rises.

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

Fathom Events' CEO engages Sean Czarnecki on the future of interactive cinema and new business models

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

IDRA CEO Sahand Barati tells Sean Czarnecki how he's propelling the sport of drone racing to heady heights from a standing start

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

Cleveland Clinic's CEO tells Alison Kanski how he keeps the hospital on top of its game and educates the community it serves.

Holding company CEOs: Momentum, integration drive PR forward

Holding company CEOs: Momentum, integration drive PR forward

The CEOs of the world's largestĀ­ holding companies credit integration for 2015's success stories.

CEO Q&A: Independent Petroleum Association of America

CEO Q&A: Independent Petroleum Association of America

IPAA president and CEO Barry Russell speaks to Dipka Bhambhani about low energy prices, comms strategy, and the fight to frack

CEO Q&A: Building brand awareness is challenge number one at Squarespace

CEO Q&A: Building brand awareness is challenge number one at Squarespace

"You may have a better product, but if someone isn't comparing you to other products, they don't know you exist," says the website-building company's CEO, Anthony Casalena