When CEOs Speak Out

On provocative topics from immigration to gender equality to gun control, corporate leaders are stepping into the public sphere like never before. Just a few years ago, highly placed business executives avoided controversial subjects, reasoning that the risk of offending customers was too high a price to pay. Suddenly, not taking a stance can seem like the more dangerous approach. What's at risk when the CEO takes a public stance? What's at risk if he or she doesn't speak up? Join in conversation with Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal, and then learn from those who closely observe, and advise, the C-suite on this question of CEO voice. Also participating, Mary Lynn Carver, Chief Communications Officer, General Mills.

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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