Goldman Sachs convenes leading thinkers to share insights and ideas shaping the world

25 NOV 2019

Tom Brokaw, Author of The Fall of Richard Nixon: A Reporter Remembers Watergate

Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw discusses the lasting lessons from covering the Watergate scandal as a young White House correspondent and his views on how the modern news media covers politics in America. Watch Video

15 NOV 2019

Safi Bahcall, Author of Loonshots

Safi Bahcall discusses his book, Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries, and how the principles of physics can be applied to human behavior in organizations to spark innovation. Watch Video

13 NOV 2019

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church

The Most Rev. Michael Curry discusses becoming the first African-American Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and why he prioritizes speaking out on issues of social justice, including race relations and marriage equality. Watch Video

11 NOV 2019

Dr. Mark Esper, US Secretary of Defense

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper reflects on his service in the US Army, his views on events shaping America’s national security interests globally and his thoughts on running the largest employer in the country. Watch Video

5 NOV 2019

Rick Atkinson, Author of The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

Historian Rick Atkinson discusses his new historical trilogy on the American Revolution, the enduring lessons from the early battles of that war and the key figures at the center of the fight – from George Washington to King George III. Watch Video

4 NOV 2019

Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood

Wes Moore discusses his journey from troubled youth to combat veteran to philanthropic leader and the innovative ways that Robin Hood is tackling the systemic roots of poverty in New York City. Watch Video

28 OCT 2019

Ambassador Susan Rice, Author of Tough Love

Ambassador Susan Rice discusses her experience tackling some of the biggest foreign policy challenges of the Obama Administration and forging a path in the highest levels of government. Watch Video

25 OCT 2019

Eric Foner, Author of The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

Eric Foner discusses how passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments reshaped American democracy and how the Reconstruction era continues to influence the modern debate around fundamental rights and their constitutional interpretation. Watch Video

24 OCT 2019

Lord John Browne, Author of Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilization

Former BP CEO Lord John Browne discusses the future of the fossil fuel industry, why engineering has been so critical to advancing civilization, and how social policy is adapting to those advances. Watch Video

23 OCT 2019

Kirsten Green, Founding Partner of Forerunner Ventures

Kirsten Green discusses the investing approach that has guided her success as a venture capital investor in fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands, as well as her views on the constantly-shifting consumer landscape. Watch Video

17 OCT 2019

Gwyneth Paltrow, Founder and CEO of goop

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Gwyneth Paltrow discusses her journey from actor to entrepreneur, lessons she has learned from building her business, and her views on the future of the wellness industry. Watch Video

17 OCT 2019

Ethan Brown, Founder and CEO of Beyond Meat

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Ethan Brown discusses the mission behind the plant-based meat company and how the company’s product and business model is connected to tackling broader global issues. Watch Video

17 OCT 2019

Koby Altman, General Manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Koby Altman discusses how he evaluates talent for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the impact technology has had on the game, and how he is building the culture of the team. Watch Video

17 OCT 2019

Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Bob Pittman discusses growing iHeartMedia into the largest radio network in the country and the key to connecting with consumers in an ever-changing media landscape. Watch Video

16 OCT 2019

Dr. Arie Belldegrun, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Allogene Therapeutics

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Dr. Arie Belldegrun discusses his journey to medicine and research, his groundbreaking work in the field of immunotherapy, and turning that work into a successful business.

16 OCT 2019

Julia Hartz, Co-Founder and CEO of Eventbrite

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Julia Hartz discusses merging a digital platform with live experiences, reflections on becoming a public company, and why the company’s culture has been key to its success. Watch Video

15 OCT 2019

Adam Rippon, Author of Beautiful on the Outside

Adam Rippon discusses his journey to becoming a world-renowned skater, making history as the first openly gay US athlete to medal in the Winter Olympics, and his efforts to advocate for LGBT rights in the US and around the world. Watch Video

11 OCT 2019

Patrick Radden Keefe, Author of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe discusses his gripping historical account of the bitter conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles, and the true crime story at the center of his most recent book, Say Nothing. Watch Video

10 OCT 2019

Mitt Romney, US Senator from Utah

US Senator Mitt Romney discusses his perspectives on the current political landscape both at home and around the world and his views on American foreign policy during a time of rising geopolitical tensions. Watch Video

8 OCT 2019

Scott Kupor, Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Scott Kupor discusses his time in the venture-capital community in Silicon Valley, his outlook on the future of the VC industry and how his new book can help entrepreneurs better understand how venture capital works. Watch Video

8 OCT 2019

Stuart J. Russell, Author of Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control

Computer scientist Stuart J. Russell discusses how artificial intelligence is shaping both the future of innovation and the future of work and his views on how society can adapt to those changes. Watch Video

4 OCT 2019

Kaspar Basse, Founder and Chairman of Joe & The Juice

Kaspar Basse discusses his experience launching and running Joe & The Juice over the last 17 years, his efforts to bring continuous innovation to the industry and why he says people are the secret to his success. Watch Video

4 OCT 2019

Kewsong Lee, Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group

Kewsong Lee discusses taking the helm at The Carlyle Group, his vision for the future of the business and the challenges and opportunities of investing in a shifting macroeconomic landscape. Watch Video

26 SEP 2019

James Grant, Founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer

James Grant discusses his perspectives on the forces shaping financial markets, and why the insights of Walter Bagehot, the Victorian-era banker, journalist, and editor of The Economist remain deeply relevant in today’s economy. Watch Video

23 SEPT 2019

Richard A. Clarke, National Security Expert and Author

National security expert and author Richard A. Clarke discusses the pivotal role of cyber security at the intersection of America’s economic, foreign policy and national security interests. Watch Video

20 SEPT 2019

Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nobel Laureate and Founder of Panzi Hospital

Nobel Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege discusses his pioneering approach to treating victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and his work to end the scourge of gender-based violence around the world. Watch Video

18 SEP 2019

Brian Roberts, Comcast Chairman and CEO

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts discusses the cable company’s strategy in the evolving direct-to-consumer space in an era of increased cord-cutting and competition among streaming platforms. Watch Video

18 SEP 2019

Leda Braga, CEO of Systematica Investments

Leda Braga discusses founding and building the culture of the investing firm Systematica Investments, how science and technology drives her investment strategy, and her observations on the latest trends in the systematic investing landscape. Watch Video

18 SEP 2019

Michael Rapino, Live Nation Entertainment President and CEO

President and CEO of Live Nation Entertainment Michael Rapino discusses the company’s strategy behind expanding the global market for touring and ticketing and how that expansion is linked to the growing “experience economy.” Watch Video

18 SEP 2019

Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder and CEO of Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Evan Spiegel discusses how social media is transforming the way people communicate and consume content, from news to gaming, and weighs in on the debate surrounding the privacy of social media users. Watch Video

17 SEP 2019

Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman and CEO

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson discusses the company’s approach to the evolving mobile and media landscapes, from 5G to the future of content. Watch Video

17 SEP 2019

Brian Grazer, Academy Award-winning Producer

Brian Grazer discusses the films and television shows that have defined his career; the future of the constantly evolving entertainment landscape; and insights from his latest book, Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection. Watch Video

17 SEP 2019

David Zaslav, Discovery President and CEO

Discovery President and CEO David Zaslav discusses his company’s targeted approach to programming in the ever-expanding content ecosystem and how the company has integrated technology and commerce as a part of the viewer experience. Watch Video

16 SEP 2019

Jonathan Stafford and Wendy Whelan, New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet leaders Jonathan Stafford and Wendy Whelan discuss the experience of taking over the largest ballet company in the US during a tumultuous time in its history and their vision for the future of ballet. Watch Video

04 SEP 2019

US Sen. Tom Cotton, Author, Sacred Duty

US Senator Tom Cotton discusses his views on key ideas driving foreign policy in a shifting geopolitical climate and reflects on his time serving in the US Army, including in The Old Guard, performing funerals for fallen soldiers. Watch Video

09 AUG 2019

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Small Business Owner Jenny Steffensmeier

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and small business owner Jenny Steffensmeier discuss the issues on the minds of Iowa voters and why the state’s economy is appealing for small business owners. Watch Video

09 AUG 2019

Tyra Banks, CEO of The Tyra Banks Company

Tyra Banks discusses her groundbreaking career as a supermodel, her perspectives as an entrepreneur, and how she has become an expert in building a personal brand. Watch Video

08 AUG 2019

J.J. Redick, NBA Player and Podcast Host

J.J. Redick discusses the approach to basketball that has defined his career from the Duke Blue Devils to the NBA, why he prioritizes mentoring younger players, and his success off-court as the host of his own podcast. Watch Video

07 AUG 2019

Veronika Scott, CEO of The Empowerment Plan

Veronika Scott—CEO of The Empowerment Plan, a Detroit non-profit that hires previously homeless women to make clothing for the homeless—discusses her efforts to break the cycle of poverty using Detroit’s manufacturing prowess. Watch Video

05 AUG 2019

Brad Katsuyama, CEO of IEX

IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama discusses the philosophy behind IEX’s mission to “build fairer markets” and how his role in Michael Lewis’ 2014 book Flash Boys helped shaped the debate around high-frequency trading. Watch Video

01 AUG 2019

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discusses his journey from childhood poverty in rural Texas to running a $13 billion endowment as well as his efforts to rethink how philanthropies can help fight social inequality. Watch Video

18 JUL 2019

Cecile Richards, Co-Founder of Supermajority

Cecile Richards discusses her decades-long work as an organizer and activist for women’s rights and social justice, and her current efforts to get more women involved in politics through a nonpartisan organization, Supermajority. Watch Video

16 JUL 2019

Jim Hackett, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Hackett discusses his leadership of the iconic American brand during a time of disruption and evolution in the auto industry and his views on the forces that will shape the future of Ford. Watch Video

15 JUL 2019

Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin, NFL Players

NFL players Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin discuss the story behind Shaquem’s extraordinary efforts to become the first one-handed player in the modern NFL and the work they are doing to inspire inclusivity in sports. Watch Video

09 JUL 2019

Rebecca Minkoff, Fashion Designer

Rebecca Minkoff discusses building her eponymous fashion brand, how technology and social media are driving the fashion industry and her efforts to support women-led businesses through the Female Founder Collective. Watch Video

09 JUL 2019

John Fallon, Chief Executive of Pearson

Pearson chief executive John Fallon discusses the digitalization of learning, how the company has embraced AI and why the future of education is linked to the future of work. Watch Video

01 JUL 2019

Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors

Three-time NBA champion Andre Iguodala discusses his experiences as the swingman for the Golden State Warriors, his emergence as a prominent Silicon Valley tech investor, and reflections from his new book, The Sixth Man: A Memoir. Watch Video

27 JUN 2019

Esera Tuaolo, Retired NFL Player and LGBT Advocate

Esera Tuaolo discusses his decade-long football career as a defensive tackle in the NFL and his advocacy for more diversity and inclusion in sports. Watch Video

24 JUN 2019

Stacey Cunningham, President of the NYSE Group

Stacey Cunningham discusses her journey at the NYSE from one-time intern to its first female president and her efforts to bring innovation and efficiency to the NYSE during a time of evolution in the marketplace. Watch Video

21 JUN 2019

Ash Carter, Former US Secretary of Defense

Former US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter discusses his views on key issues in US foreign policy and the role of technology and innovation in addressing America’s greatest national security challenges. Watch Video

20 JUN 2019

Kat Cole, COO and President of North America for Focus Brands

Kat Cole of Focus Brands discusses her rise from server at Hooters to food industry leader and her outlook on the future of the quick-service restaurant business from the impact of technology to meeting the demands of more health-conscious consumers. Watch Video

17 JUN 2019

Ian Bremmer, President and Founder of Eurasia Group

Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer discusses the forces driving the debate between populists and globalists around the world and gives his insights on the political risks shaping markets and the geopolitical landscape. Watch Video

11 JUN 2019

Jason Rezaian, Author of Prisoner

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian discusses his harrowing 544 days in Iran’s notorious Evin prison and his views on the rising tensions between the US and Iran, and the growing pressures on media freedom around the world. Watch Video

06 JUN 2019

George F. Will, Author of The Conservative Sensibility

Washington Post conservative columnist George F. Will discusses the history and future of modern American conservatism and his views on the forces shaping the current political landscape. Watch Video

03 JUN 2019

Nandan Nilekani, Co-Founder of Infosys

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani discusses his experiences leading India’s second-largest IT services firm and his efforts to enhance financial inclusion through payment digitization and India’s unique biometric-based identity platform. Watch Video

23 MAY 2019

Mark Teixeira, Retired Major League Baseball Player

Retired New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira shares highlights from his 14-season career playing in Major League Baseball, his thoughts on the future of the game, and his work off the field as a philanthropist. Watch Video

22 MAY 2019

Tzi Ma, Actor

Actor Tzi Ma discusses his career creating memorable characters on screen and his efforts to draw attention to the need for better representation of Asian-Americans in the entertainment industry. Watch Video

22 MAY 2019

Douglas Brinkley, Historian and Author of American Moonshot

Historian Douglas Brinkley discusses President John F. Kennedy’s challenge to “go to the moon” that inspired a generation and how the Apollo 11 mission changed the world and our perceptions of the possibilities of human discovery. Watch Video

17 MAY 2019

Niklas Zennström, CEO of Atomico and Co-Founder of Skype

Niklas Zennström, CEO and Founding Partner of Atomico and founder of Skype, discusses his journey as a tech entrepreneur and his views on how the tech community is putting a new focus on addressing broader societal issues. Watch Video

17 MAY 2019

Dan Rosensweig, President and CEO of Chegg

President and CEO of Chegg Dan Rosensweig discusses the debate over digital learning and his vision to make education less expensive, more accessible and more relevant to the demands of the 21st century economy. Watch Video

13 MAY 2019

Saadia Zahidi, Author of Fifty Million Rising

Saadia Zahidi, author of Fifty Million Rising, discusses the “quiet revolution” of Muslim women entering the workforce, and the cultural and economic shifts it is causing throughout the Muslim world. Watch Video

13 MAY 2019

Amb. Bruce Heyman and Vicki Heyman, Co-Authors of The Art of Diplomacy

Former US Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, and former American cultural envoy to Canada, Vicki Heyman, discuss diplomacy as an essential tool for maintaining world order, why the relationship between Canada and the US remains one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world, and how the two countries can work together to drive the global agenda. Watch Video

26 APR 2019

Scott Harrison, Founder and CEO of charity: water

Charity: water CEO Scott Harrison discusses his journey from nightclub promoter to philanthropist, his work to bring clean water to underserved communities around the world, and how he is disrupting the way nonprofits recruit talent. Watch Video

23 APR 2019

Terry Finley, President and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds

President and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds Terry Finley discusses the business of horse racing from his vantage point of running the largest thoroughbred partnership management company in the world and his 2017 Kentucky Derby win with “Always Dreaming.” Watch Video

22 APR 2019

Michael Oppenheimer, Nobel Prize-winning Climate Scientist

Climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer discusses his decades-long work on the issue of climate change, his assessment of how to confront the growing threat, and the political debate surrounding it. Watch Video

17 APR 2019

Hooi Ling Tan, Co-Founder of Grab

In this episode, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, Grab Co-Founder Hooi Ling Tan discusses growing the ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia and how digitizing the region’s economy has helped empower both drivers and customers. Watch Video

17 APR 2019

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm

In this episode, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, Paytm Founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma discusses how the mobile payments company has helped transform the economy in India and what is next in the digital ecosystem for consumers. Watch Video

17 APR 2019

Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred discusses his efforts to bring new energy and enthusiasm to baseball among fans and the next generation of players, and the ways in which technology and data analytics are helping to modernize the sport. Watch Video

17 APR 2019

Hugh Herr, Co-Director of MIT Center for Extreme Bionics

In this episode, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, MIT Media Lab professor Hugh Herr, who lost his legs in a climbing accident, discusses how technological innovations have altered the future for people with physical disabilities. Watch Video

17 APR 2019

Lei Zhang, Founder and CEO of Hillhouse Capital

In this episode, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, Hillhouse Capital Founder and CEO Lei Zhang discusses the business landscape in Asia and his outlook on the future of entrepreneurship. Watch Video

16 APR 2019

Ming Mei, Co-Founder and CEO of GLP

In this episode, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, GLP Co-Founder and CEO Ming Mei discusses the business of logistics from real estate to fund management and how he incorporates the latest technology to scale the business globally. Watch Video

16 APR 2019

Joseph Tsai, Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group

In this episode of Talks at GS, filmed at the Builders + Innovators Summit in Asia, Joseph Tsai discusses how Alibaba thinks about expanding its ecosystem of businesses beyond ecommerce and the opportunities of the digital economy from retail to cloud computing. Watch Video

15 APR 2019

David W. Blight, Author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Frederick Douglass, Douglass’s path from slave to statesman, and why his ideas about freedom, equality and the promise of American idealism feel distinctly modern today. Watch Video

12 APR 2019

POLITICO Playbook’s Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, Co-Authors of The Hill to Die On

Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer, co-authors of POLITICO Playbook, discuss writing a daily must-read newsletter for political insiders, their take on the state of American politics and their outlook on the 2020 presidential campaign. Watch Video

05 APR 2019

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard

Mastercard President and CEO Ajay Banga shares his insights on leading and driving growth in a digital-first world, the challenges of cyber security and why a shift towards a cashless society will help drive financial inclusion. Watch Video

29 MAR 2019

Dame Ellen MacArthur, World Record-Breaking Sailor

Dame Ellen MacArthur discusses her world record-breaking sailing career and her current efforts to create a more “circular” economy, where resources and power recirculate and regenerate to eliminate plastic waste and pollution. Watch Video

28 MAR 2019

Anya Hindmarch, Fashion Designer

Fashion designer Anya Hindmarch discusses the innovation driving her fashion business, the storytelling in her designs and how technology continues to change the way she markets her products to the consumer. Watch Video

26 MAR 2019

Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Oncologist and Bioethicist

Oncologist and bioethicist Dr. Zeke Emanuel discusses the ongoing debate over the Affordable Care Act, his ideas on regulating drug prices and the reforms that he believes could transform the way health care is delivered. Watch Video

26 MAR 2019

Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service

Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt discusses being the first female fighter pilot in the US Air Force and her efforts to create a more balanced and diverse military to confront the challenges of a shifting international security landscape. Watch Video

22 MAR 2019

David Wallace-Wells, Author of The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor of New York Magazine, discusses the growing threat of climate change as told through his book, The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future, and his ideas on how to combat it. Watch Video

19 MAR 2019

US Sen. Doug Jones, Author of Bending Toward Justice

US Senator Doug Jones of Alabama discusses the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, his work in pursuing convictions against two of the perpetrators decades later and his efforts to find middle ground in American politics. Watch Video

18 MAR 2019

Evan Thomas, Author of First: Sandra Day O’Connor

Historian Evan Thomas discusses the life and legacy of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, including her role as the Supreme Court’s “swing vote” for nearly a quarter of a century on some of the most significant and divisive issues of our time. Watch Video

15 MAR 2019

Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer of Accenture North America

Accenture North America CEO Julie Sweet discusses her path from practicing attorney to corporate leader and her perspectives on the most significant trends driving the technological transformation of the economy – from AI to 5G. Watch Video

14 MAR 2019

Jean Case, Author of Be Fearless

Investor and philanthropist Jean Case discusses the evolution of the internet since the early days of America Online, her views on the state of the technology industry and her new book, Be Fearless. Watch Video

05 MAR 2019

John Kelly, Ret. US Marine Corps General and Former White House Chief of Staff

Retired US Marine Corps general and former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly reflects on his tenure in the Trump administration, the future of the US-China relationship and his views on drug enforcement policy. Watch Video

04 MAR 2019

Sarah Casanova, Chief Executive Officer McDonald’s Holdings (Japan)

Sarah Casanova, chief executive officer of McDonald’s Holdings (Japan), discusses her role in building the McDonald’s business in Japan, the importance of implementing customer-centric strategies and her thoughts on empowering women in Japan, Asia and beyond. Watch Video

04 MAR 2019

Bret Stephens, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist

New York Times Op-Ed columnist Bret Stephens discusses his conservative perspective at the paper and why he believes strong democracies are fueled by healthy disagreement.Watch Video

26 FEB 2019

Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Warby Parker Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

Warby Parker co-Founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa discuss growing the eyewear brand with a focus on social impact and how they’ve combined technology and in-store interaction to create a distinct customer experience. Watch Video

26 FEB 2019

Weijian Shan, Group Chairman and CEO of PAG Group

Chinese business leader Weijian Shan discusses the lessons learned from his exile to the Gobi Desert at age 15, the lasting implications of Mao’s Cultural Revolution and his observations on the US-China relationship. Watch Video

19 FEB 2019

Rosalind Brewer, COO and Group President of Starbucks

Starbucks COO and Group President Rosalind Brewer discusses her groundbreaking career, navigating the growth strategy of Starbucks and her thoughts on bringing more racial and gender diversity to the highest levels of corporate America. Watch Video

14 FEB 2019

Marc Benioff, Chairman and Co-CEO of Salesforce

In this episode, Salesforce Chairman and Co-CEO Marc Benioff discusses how AI is transforming the tech industry and beyond, the importance of leading with trust, and why business is the greatest platform for change. Watch Video

13 FEB 2019

Daniel Libeskind, Architect

Architect Daniel Libeskind discusses the perseverance, collaboration and creative process that define his iconic structures, which include the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the master plan for the World Trade Center. Watch Video

11 FEB 2019

Van Jones, A 'First Step' in Criminal Justice Reform

Social entrepreneur and CNN host Van Jones discusses his recent work to build bipartisan consensus for criminal justice reform in America and what it means for the future of the justice system and race relations in the country. Watch Video

06 FEB 2019

Parag Khanna, 'The Future is Asian'

Geopolitical expert Parag Khanna gives his perspective on the rise of Asia, U.S. policy towards China and his prediction that the ‘Asianization’ of Asia will lead to greater economic, political and social coherence across the region. Watch Video

05 FEB 2019

Gilbert King, Author

Author Gilbert King discusses his work uncovering one of the darkest, nearly forgotten moments in the history of the civil rights movement and the role Thurgood Marshall played in championing racial equality in the U.S. Watch Video

29 JAN 2019

The Maverick Life of Mark Cuban

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discusses his journey from humble beginnings to self-made billionaire, the strategy behind his successful business ventures and the challenges and opportunities of owning a sports franchise. Watch Video

25 JAN 2019

Christian Yelich, The Making of an All-Star

Professional baseball player Christian Yelich discusses his evolution as a player from being drafted in 2010 to his 2018 MVP season, how he shapes his brand off the field and the future of Major League Baseball. Watch Video

24 JAN 2019

Caryn Seidman Becker, Biometrics and the Future of Identification Technology

Clear CEO Caryn Seidman Becker discusses how biometrics are revolutionizing security in airports, stadiums and beyond, and how privacy and regulation will shape the future of identification technology. Watch Video

24 JAN 2019

Aleksandra Gren, Diversifying Global Tech Talent

Country manager for Fiserv Poland, Aleksandra Gren, discusses her work to democratize the financial system and why diversifying the pipeline for tech talent is a key factor for stimulating economic growth. Watch Video

14 JAN 2019

Emily Weiss, Rethinking the Business of Beauty

Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss discusses her mission to reinvent the beauty industry, the importance of brand authenticity and her company’s emphasis on deep online engagement with its customers. Watch Video

08 JAN 2019

Michael Milken, Capitalism and Philanthropy

Michael Milken discusses his work as chairman of the Milken Institute, including his thoughts on democratizing access to capital, the future of the global economy and the fight against cancer. Watch Video

12 DEC 2018

Victoria Beckham, Empowering Women Through Fashion

Victoria Beckham discusses her journey from pop star to fashion designer and how she aims to inspire and empower other women. Watch Video

12 DEC 2018

General Stanley McChrystal (US Army, Ret.), Leaders: Myth and Reality

Retired US Army General Stanley McChrystal discusses lessons learned from a range of influential leaders - from President George Washington to Walt Disney - along with his views on the current global security landscape. Watch Video

10 DEC 2018

José Neves, Moving Fashion Forward with Technology

In this episode, José Neves, founder and CEO of online luxury retail platform Farfetch, discusses how he used his background in technology to respond to a need in the fashion industry by creating a digital marketplace for emerging and established brands. Watch Video

04 DEC 2018

Beth Comstock, Creating a Culture of Innovation

GE’s former vice chair Beth Comstock shares insights on how people and organizations can confront challenges, embrace new ideas and lead with imagination to become “change makers.” Watch Video

27 NOV 2018

Joanna Coles, Storytelling in the 21st Century

Media executive Joanna Coles shares her perspectives on the transformation of the media industry since she began her career more than three decades ago. Watch Video

19 NOV 2018

Yotam Ottolenghi, “Simple” Cooking for Happy Lives

World-renowned chef, restaurateur and bestselling cookbook author Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his passion for cooking, how “familiar” food makes people happy, and the best advice he gives to aspiring chefs. Watch Video

16 NOV 2018

Michael Beschloss, Leadership, War and the American Presidency

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss discusses the epic war stories that have shaped American history, the way that presidents have dramatically expanded executive power during times of military conflict and the enduring consequences for America and the world. Watch Video

08 NOV 2018

Dikembe Mutombo, Empowering Athletes to Give Back

NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo discusses becoming one of the greatest defensive players of all time, his dedication to improving the lives of people in his native Congo and the importance of inspiring other athletes to give back. Watch Video

07 NOV 2018

Robert Kraft, Creating a Championship Culture

Robert Kraft discusses how he built the New England Patriots into one of the best teams in NFL history and why culture has been the key to its success. Watch Video

31 OCT 2018

Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist

Former white nationalist Derek Black is joined by Allison Gornik and Matthew Stevenson – instrumental figures in his transformation and denouncement of the movement – for a discussion moderated by Elisha Wiesel on the power of dialogue. Watch Video

24 OCT 2018

Hakeem Oluseyi, A Passionate Pursuit to Understand the Universe

Astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi discusses his work to deepen our understanding of the universe, the possibility of life on other planets and why he believes his unlikely personal path can inspire the next generation of scientists. Watch Video

23 OCT 2018

Jennifer Hyman, Redefining the Future of Fashion and Workplace Equality

Rent the Runway co-founder and CEO Jennifer Hyman discusses the company’s disruptive impact on the fashion industry, her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and how she’s leading by example to advocate for workplace equality. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Kevin Plank, Building the Ethos of Under Armour

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Under Armour chairman and CEO Kevin Plank discusses building his successful performance brand and how to stay relevant in a crowded consumer landscape. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Drew Houston, Dropbox and the Evolution of a Tech Entrepreneur

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston discusses what he has learned as he continues to grow the cloud computing company into one of the biggest disruptors in Silicon Valley. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Dan Gilbert, Creating Cultures of Success from Quicken Loans to the Cleveland Cavaliers

Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers chairman Dan Gilbert discusses the importance of creating a unified culture in any organization to drive success and motivate teams. This episode was filmed at the Goldman Sachs’ 2018 Builders + Innovators Summit. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Peter Chernin, The Future Of Digital Entertainment

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, media executive Peter Chernin discusses the evolution of digital entertainment and how the business continues to adapt for a changing consumer. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Ted Dintersmith and Abby Falik, Reimagining Education

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, author Ted Dintersmith and Global Citizen Year Founder and CEO Abby Falik discuss ways to innovate the future of education for the next generation of teachers and students. Watch Video

18 OCT 2018

Martin Wolf, Climate Change and the Future of Global Governance

Award-winning Financial Times commentator Martin Wolf CBE discusses how growing up during the Cold War shaped his world view, his rigorous approach to covering global economics and his projections for international cooperation on climate change. Watch Video

17 OCT 2018

Hamdi Ulukaya, Creating the Culture of Chobani

In this episode, filmed at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya discusses how his own immigrant story has helped build the culture of the yogurt company from the products to the people. Watch Video

17 OCT 2018

Howard Marks, Mastering the Market Cycle

Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks shares his insights on the forces shaping the market cycle and discusses how his writing has informed his perspective as an investor. Watch Video

16 OCT 2018

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Racing to the Finish

Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses his NASCAR racing career, lessons learned from his legendary father and his work creating awareness around concussions in sports. Watch Video

15 OCT 2018

Walter Isaacson, The Making of a Genius

Journalist and biographer Walter Isaacson discusses his most recent book on Leonardo da Vinci and shares insights drawn from his definitive biographies, including his thoughts on the qualities that define “genius.” Watch Video

08 OCT 2018

Jenny Reardon, The Science and Ethics of Genomics

Jenny Reardon, sociology professor and author of The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Knowledge and Justice after the Genome, discusses the future of genomics and its social and ethical implications. Watch Video

04 OCT 2018

Stephen Pagliuca, Leadership in Business and Basketball

Bain Capital co-chairman and Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca discusses the evolution of the private equity business in a changing economy and his strategy managing one of the most successful basketball franchises in NBA history. Watch Video

27 SEP 2018

Ellen Ochoa, Making History in Space

Ellen Ochoa, former Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, discusses her journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman in space and her outlook on the future of space exploration. Watch Video

21 SEP 2018

Muffet McGraw, Winning in Women’s Sports

Notre Dame Head Women’s Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw discusses her Hall of Fame coaching career, the keys to building a winning team, and her hopes for the future of women’s sports. Watch Video

18 SEP 2018

Peter Fonagy, Combating a Mental Health Crisis

Clinical psychologist Peter Fonagy OBE discusses the current state of the mental health crisis and how to navigate mental health issues for young people in a modern world. Watch Video

18 SEP 2018

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Leadership: In Turbulent Times

In this episode, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses how the crises endured by four US presidents – Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson – helped define them as leaders. Watch Video

18 SEP 2018

David Harding, The Future of Quantitative Investing

During the Goldman Sachs European Systematic Investing Conference in London, Winton Group Founder and CEO David Harding discussed how data and AI have changed the landscape for investors. Watch Video

14 SEP 2018

Emmanuel Roman, Leadership in a Digital-First Economy

PIMCO Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Roman discusses bringing a new era of leadership to one of the world’s largest asset management firms, the technological forces shaping the industry and his expectations for the global economy. Watch Video

11 SEP 2018

James Murdoch, Transforming the Future of Entertainment

21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch discusses where he thinks the rapidly shifting entertainment landscape is heading and how social platforms, virtual reality and other technology trends are transforming the future of storytelling. Watch Video

16 AUG 2018

Kwame A. Appiah, Exploring Questions of Ethics and Identity

Philosopher Kwame A. Appiah – writer of the weekly “Ethicist” column in The New York Times Magazine – discusses how he thinks about some of the toughest questions of morality and human identity shaping society today. Watch Video

06 AUG 2018

Ibtihaj Muhammad, Making History in a Hijab

Professional fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad – the first US Olympian to compete in a hijab and first Muslim-American woman to medal at the Olympics – discusses her journey to the games and what it has meant to young athletes around the world. Watch Video

26 JUL 2018

Michael Scott Moore, Kidnapped - A Story of Survival

Journalist Michael Scott Moore reflects on his harrowing, nearly three-year experience as a hostage of Somali pirates and the political and historical forces that shaped the story. Watch Video

24 JUL 2018

Tim Brown and Joey Zwillinger, Making Footwear Sustainable, Comfortable and Cool

The Allbirds co-founders discuss leaving professional soccer and biotech behind to launch the sustainable, direct-to-consumer footwear company and why they believe natural materials make for better products and a better planet. Watch Video

16 JUL 2018

Amy Chozick, Chasing Hillary - Lessons from the Campaign Trail

Journalist Amy Chozick discusses what she learned from covering the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and the future of political journalism. Watch Video

11 JUL 2018

Dana Canedy, The Pulitzer Prizes and the Power of Storytelling

Dana Canedy, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, discusses why a free press is integral to American democracy and the role the Pulitzers play in both celebrating creative expression and challenging conventional notions of art. Watch Video

10 JUL 2018

Robert Rowland Smith, Exploring What It Means to be Human

Philosopher Robert Rowland Smith, author of AutoBioPhilosophy: An Intimate Story of What It Means to Be Human, reflects on his own life story to offer insights about the human condition. Watch Video

26 JUN 2018

Ken Langone on Values, Culture and Founding The Home Depot

Ken Langone discusses how he helped grow The Home Depot from two stores in Atlanta into the largest home improvement retailer in the United States and why he thinks the keys to its success have been the company’s culture and its employees. Watch Video

18 JUN 2018

Paul Tudor Jones, Investing in a More “JUST” World

In this episode, legendary investor and philanthropist Paul Tudor Jones talks to Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein about the guiding principles that have driven his life’s work, from finance to philanthropy. Watch Video

11 JUN 2018

Dan Abrams, Trial in American Life: Cases That Have Shaped the Nation

Legal analyst Dan Abrams discusses the significance of some of the most high profile the cases he has covered – from the O.J. Simpson murder trial to Bush v. Gore – as well as insights from his latest book, Lincoln’s Last Trial. Watch Video

08 JUN 2018

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Genetically Mapping the Future of Cancer

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oncologist Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses the most exciting advances in cancer and gene science and the future of fighting disease. Watch Video

07 JUN 2018

Darren Star, From Sex and the City to Younger- Coming of Age on Television

In this episode, legendary television producer, writer, and director Darren Star talks about creating iconic shows from – Sex and the City to Younger – and how he has used narratives to tackle important societal issues of the times. Watch Video

01 JUN 2018

Oskar Eustis, From Hair to Hamilton - The Promise of The Public Theater

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of The Public Theater, discusses his role in creating some of the most influential shows in modern history, from Angels in America to Hamilton, and why storytelling can be “the great equalizer.” Watch Video

23 MAY 2018

Mary Barra on Driving Into the Future

Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors Company, and Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, discuss the latest trends shaping the future of the auto industry – from driverless to electric vehicles. Watch Video

21 MAY 2018

Dr. Paul Farmer, Reshaping the Global Health Community

In a conversation with Goldman Sachs’ Christina Minnis, Dr. Paul Farmer, Harvard professor and co-founder of Partners in Health, discusses his pioneering work to treat some of the most dangerous global epidemics of the past 40 years – from AIDS to Ebola – and his efforts to bring healthcare services to the world’s poorest communities. Watch Video

18 MAY 2018

Jeremy Lin on His Unconventional Brand and Basketball Career

Jeremy Lin discusses his unconventional path from Harvard to the NBA, what it means to be one of the few Asian-Americans in the league, and his unique approach to his personal brand. Watch Video

14 MAY 2018

Diana B. Henriques, A First-Class Catastrophe: Lessons Learned from Black Monday

Author Diana B. Henriques discusses the lasting lessons from Black Monday – the biggest drop in Wall Street history – and the relevance in understanding today’s markets, along with insights from her extensive reporting on the Bernie Madoff scandal. Watch Video

11 MAY 2018

Katie Couric on Telling America’s Stories

Award-winning journalist Katie Couric discusses her trailblazing career and her latest work exploring some of the toughest issues facing the country in her new documentary series, America Inside Out. Watch Video

10 MAY 2018

Eric Schmidt, The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

During the Goldman Sachs Systematic Investing Conference, former Alphabet chair Eric Schmidt discusses the future of AI – from the impact of voice on the healthcare industry to advisory applications in finance. He also emphasizes the cloud as a cybersecurity safeguard and gives his advice for aspiring leaders. Watch Video

10 MAY 2018

Ken Griffin, How Talent and Technology Are Shaping the Markets

During the Goldman Sachs Systematic Investing Conference, Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive officer of global investment firm Citadel, discusses why balancing the influx of new technology with the “power of the human mind” is critical for better decision-making in the financial markets and beyond. Watch Video

09 MAY 2018

Deborah Jackson and Davida Herzl, Advancing the Future of Women Entrepreneurs

Deborah Jackson founded Plum Alley Investments to direct capital to women-led businesses that are at the forefront of medical and technological advances. Along with Davida Herzl, co-founder and chief executive officer of Silicon Valley-based Aclima, which uses data-driven solutions to combat climate change, Jackson discusses the rise of women-owned businesses across the U.S. and efforts to expand opportunity and access to capital for female entrepreneurs. Watch Video

23 APR 2018

Chris Hughes on Founding Facebook and Fighting Inequality

Chris Hughes discusses the future of Facebook and how co-founding the social media company helped shape his thinking on income inequality and the idea of a guaranteed income. Watch Video

13 APR 2018

U.S. Navy Retired Admiral James Winnefeld Jr., No Family is Safe From This Epidemic: Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Retired U.S. Navy admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr., discusses the impact of the opioid crisis on his life after the loss of his 19-year-old son to an overdose, and how that tragedy has motivated him to fight the epidemic. Watch Video

03 APR 2018

Steve Coll, The Fight for the Future of Afghanistan

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll describes the United States’ continuing efforts to win the fight in Afghanistan as well as how a divided America has created a new era of journalism around the country. Watch Video

27 MAR 2018

Daniel Schwartz, The Millennial CEO Changing the Fast Food Industry

Daniel Schwartz, CEO of Restaurant Brands Inc., parent company of Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes, discusses his strategy to shakeup the fast food industry and the perspective he brings to the role as a Millennial leader. Watch Video

23 MAR 2018

Bob Iger, Leading The Walt Disney Company Into the Future

Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, one of the largest media companies in the world, discusses his career, the changing world of entertainment, and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the work of Disney. Watch Video

23 MAR 2018

Amy Chua, Political Tribalism and American Foreign Policy

Yale law professor Amy Chua describes the effect of political tribalism on America’s domestic and foreign policy, along with the strong reaction to her bestselling memoir, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Watch Video

21 MAR 2018

Boyan Slat, Combatting Plastic Pollution in the World’s Oceans

Millennial inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat describes the revolutionary system he’s developed to confront one of the biggest environmental threats of our time: over five trillion pieces of plastic filling the world’s oceans. Watch Video

16 MAR 2018

James Forman Jr., Rethinking Race and Criminal Justice Reform

Yale law professor James Forman, Jr., author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, offers his perspective on the evolution and enforcement of criminal justice policy in the U.S., and the disproportionate impact it has had – and continues to have – on people of color. Watch Video

12 MAR 2018

André Aciman, The Meaning and Message of 'Call Me By Your Name'

Author André Aciman discusses what inspired him to write his novel, Call Me By Your Name, how readers have responded to the book, and his reaction to the novel being made into an Academy Award-winning film. Watch Video

06 MAR 2018

John A. Farrell, The Life, Legacy and Lessons of Richard Nixon

John A. Farrell, award-winning journalist and author of Richard Nixon: The Life, discusses the rise and fall of former President Richard Nixon and the lasting lessons of his life. Watch Video

24 FEB 2018

Magic Johnson on “Over-Delivering” On and Off the Court

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has gone from hometown hero to basketball icon to entrepreneurial powerhouse and dedicated philanthropist. In this episode, Johnson discusses what he has learned along the way. Watch Video

22 FEB 2018

John Avlon, Covering the Intersection of Politics and Power

John Avlon, (then) editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast and author of the book Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations, discusses the changing state of journalism and why “democracy depends on it.” Watch Video

14 FEB 2018

Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber’s Roadmap to the Future

As Uber continues to revolutionize the way people get from point A to point B, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has focused on expanding the company's reach around the world while repairing its image. In this episode, filmed at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, CA, Khosrowshahi explains why he took the top job there and how he wants to make Uber the Amazon of transportation. Watch Video

07 FEB 2018

Tim Urban, Reasoning for the Future: From Technology to Politics

Tim Urban, co-founder of the blog Wait But Why, spends his days writing about what he calls “this magical world of the future.” He explains everything from space travel to artificial intelligence to the thinking of leaders like Elon Musk. In this discussion, Urban tackles some of the toughest issues he’s written about – from technology to politics. Watch Video

06 FEB 2018

Deborah DiSanzo, Solving the World’s Health Problems of the Future

Deborah DiSanzo, general manager of IBM Watson Health, discusses how technology is disrupting the healthcare industry and potentially reshaping the doctor-patient relationship.

31 JAN 2018

Alex Blumberg & Jacob Weisberg, The Power of Podcasting

The popularity of podcasts continues to surge with millions of listeners turning to their smartphones each day for audio content ranging from quick news to immersive storytelling. In this discussion, Alex Blumberg, co-founder and CEO of the podcasting network Gimlet Media and Jacob Weisberg, Editor-in-Chief of The Slate Group describe the impact podcasting is having on the media landscape. Watch Video

20 JAN 2018

Josh Silverman, The Future of the “Etsy Economy”

CEO Josh Silverman discusses how Etsy is transforming the global e-commerce marketplace, by connecting artists to consumers across the internet. Watch Video

29 JAN 2018

Jonathan Haidt, The Psychology of Partisanship & Ethical Leadership

To understand America’s widening partisan divide, it is critical to understand how human psychology is shaped by a sense of tribalism, says Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist and professor of Ethical Leadership at NYU Stern School of Business. In this discussion, Haidt explains how confirmation bias contributes to political divisiveness from Capitol Hill to college campuses, as winning arguments is prioritized over finding common ground. Watch Video

25 JAN 2018

Gordon Gund, A Mission to Cure Blindness

At the age of 30, Gordon Gund, a prominent American businessman and philanthropist, became blind due to a genetic disease called retinitis pigmentosa. Since then, Gund and his wife, Lulie, have made it their mission to help find a cure. In this discussion, Gund talks about how he has tried to turn his own struggles into solutions for himself and others. Watch Video

22 JAN 2018

Alexandra Shiva & Princess Firyal of Jordan, Telling the Human Side of the Refugee Crisis - "This is Home"

Often lost amid coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis is the human side of the story. In this discussion, filmmaker Alexandra Shiva and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Princess Firyal of Jordan, explore the lives of families featured in the documentary film This is Home: A Refugee Story. Watch Video

10 JAN 2018

Virginie Morgon, A Global Outlook on the Future of Finance

As (then) deputy CEO of private equity firm Eurazeo, Virginie Morgon is making it her mission to expand the European-based investment firm globally, while also driving a diverse corporate culture. In this discussion, Morgon gives her outlook on the global markets as well as her thoughts on how to create an inclusive culture from the top down. Watch Video

09 JAN 2018

Bozoma Saint John, Driving Change at Uber & Beyond

Since assuming her (then) role of Uber’s first Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John has made it her mission to revitalize the global transportation company, both inside and out. In this conversation, Saint John describes her rise from Pepsi to Apple to Uber, the meaning of brand value and the importance of changing the conversation about workplace culture and diversity in Silicon Valley and beyond. Watch Video

13 DEC 2017

Satya Nadella, Hitting Refresh on the Culture of Technology

In this discussion, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft and author of the recently published Hit Refresh, discusses his vision for the future of Microsoft and the technologies that will most impact our economy and society in the next several years, including AI. Watch Video

04 DEC 2017

Ray Dalio, Principles for Success

In this discussion, Ray Dalio, founder, co-chief investment officer & co-chairman of Bridgewater Associates, describes the two predominant themes that have shaped the culture at Bridgewater over the years and discusses his recently released book, Principles. Watch Video

28 NOV 2017

The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Race Relations in America

In this conversation, documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Jr., Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick and Johnny Taylor, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, discuss the critical role that HBCUs have played throughout their history in creating educational opportunities and advancing the state of race relations in the U.S. Watch Video

20 NOV 2017

A Conversation with David Beckham

Legendary athlete David Beckham discusses what motivated him to work with UNICEF, his rise in football, the secrets behind his successes and his perspective on balancing life in the public eye while making time for his “number one priority” – his family. Watch Video

20 NOV 2017

Ron Chernow, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, sits down with the Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Ron Chernow to discuss his best-selling biography of former President Ulysses S. Grant. Watch Video

17 NOV 2017

Juan Enriquez, The Future of Humankind

Juan Enriquez, co-founder and managing director of Excel Venture Management, discusses how humans are reshaping the path of evolution and why "there's no better time to be alive than today, except in two generations" in this Talks at GS session at the 2017 Goldman Sachs EMEA CEO Forum in London. Watch Video

16 NOV 2017

Naval Ravikant, The Capital Play Behind Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

In 2010, Naval Ravikant founded AngelList, an online hub where angel investors meet startups. In this discussion, held at the 2017 Goldman Sachs Private Internet Company Conference, Ravikant describes how he’s democratizing the investment process and how blockchain and cryptocurrencies in particular have helped usher in a broader group of investors. Watch Video

16 NOV 2017

Rajeev Misra, Creating Capital for the Future

As CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, Rajeev Misra has managed some of the biggest deals involving the tech industry in the world. In this discussion, held at the 2017 Goldman Sachs Private Internet Company Conference, Misra describes how he makes investment decisions and the future of finance when it comes to the tech industry. Watch Video

13 NOV 2017

Jeff Orlowski, Exploring the Global Effects of Climate Change

In director Jeff Orlowski’s award-winning documentary films Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral, he documents the devastating impacts of climate change on ecosystems around the world – from the Arctic glaciers to the Great Barrier Reef. In this discussion, he describes capturing those impacts on film while also offering an optimistic set of solutions for the future. Watch Video

07 NOV 2017

Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Driving Gender Equality in Business

As the longest serving CEO of a European bank, Virgin Money’s Jayne-Anne Gadhia discusses the inflection points that sparked change in her career, how Sir Richard Branson has served as a source of inspiration and why she has made it a top priority to champion equality and diversity in the finance sector. Watch Video

03 NOV 2017

Dan Huttenlocher, Founding Dean and Provost of Cornell Tech

Dan Huttenlocher, founding dean and vice provost of Cornell Tech, discusses how the school is creating a new model for higher education and gives his perspectives on the most important technology trends on the horizon, from automation to artificial intelligence, and the impact they will have across industries. Watch Video

31 OCT 2017

Henry Kravis, 40 Years of Innovation in Finance

In this discussion, Henry Kravis opens up about the founding of KKR, his unique approach to creating value in investments, and the importance of creating a forward-looking corporate culture to stay relevant in an increasingly dynamic industry. Watch Video

18 OCT 2017

Tony Prophet, Promoting Equality in the Workforce

At Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Tony Prophet, chief equality officer at Salesforce, discusses the company’s unique approach to company culture, which it calls “Ohana,” the Hawaiian word for extended family. He explains why it should be a company’s responsibility to promote diversity and equal rights for all. Watch Video

18 OCT 2017

Scooter Braun, Disrupting the Music Industry

At Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Scooter Braun, founder of SB Projects, discusses his journey from the days of promoting parties in college to discovering pop star Justin Bieber on YouTube in 2008. Braun has become one of the most successful music moguls in the world, managing artists from Ariana Grande to Kanye West, while transforming the industry along the way. Watch Video

18 OCT 2017

Haim Saban, The Life of a Media Mogul

Haim Saban, music producer and chairman and CEO of the multi-billion dollar media company Saban Capital Group, discusses the origins of the superhero franchise Power Rangers and the media empire he built following its success. Watch Video

18 OCT 2017

David Eagleman, The Neuroscience of Creativity

At Goldman Sachs' Builders + Innovators Summit, Stanford University neuroscientist David Eagleman discusses why the power of the human brain makes the human species so unique – it has to do with human creativity. Watch Video

18 OCT 2017

Nick Leschly, The Promise of Gene Therapy

In this discussion at Goldman Sachs’ Builders + Innovators Summit, Nick Leschly, the CEO of Bluebird Bio, discusses the progress his company has made in the field of gene therapy to treat and cure disease, from combatting sickle cell disease to progress in the fight against rare forms of cancer, and why understanding our genetics is key to the next generation of groundbreaking medical advancements. Watch Video

17 OCT 2017

Dan Weiss, A Museum for the 21st Century

Dan Weiss, president and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses the transformation of the 150-year old establishment into a 21st century institution and the debate over the role of art in informing our history versus honoring it. Watch Video

06 OCT 2017

From Poaching to Protecting Africa’s Wildlife

Jeneria Lekilelei, Dr. Shivani Bhalla and Frank Pope are on a mission to save Africa’s wildlife population. Lekilelei and Bhalla from Ewaso Lions want lions to co-exist peacefully with the people of Africa. Meanwhile, Pope, the CEO of Save the Elephants, has worked to slow Africa’s elephant poaching crisis. Watch Video

29 SEP 2017

Ambassador Christopher Hill, Then & Now – The North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Engaging the global community in opposition to North Korea’s nuclear threats is essential to addressing the “narrowing space between peace and war” that has emerged between the United States and North Korea, according to Christopher Hill, former Ambassador to South Korea, during this Talks at GS. Watch Video

29 SEP 2017

Laurie Hernandez, A New Voice of Inspiration

A gold medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, a New York Times bestselling author and Dancing with the Stars winner, gymnast Laurie Hernandez, speaks about inspiring young people around the world to be courageous and tenacious, and to follow their dreams. Watch Video

26 SEP 2017

Edward Norton, Capitalism and Creative Disruption

From his breakout role in 1996’s Primal Fear, Academy Award nominated actor Edward Norton has gravitated towards complex characters in both film and theater, but intertwined with his public life as an actor is an entrepreneurial drive focused on solving complex problems – both in business and the nonprofit sector. Watch Video

25 SEP 2017

Dr. Paula Johnson, Transforming the Public Dialogue on Campuses

Wellesley College President Dr. Paula Johnson, a former cardiologist and women’s health expert, discusses her pioneering career in medicine and why learning to listen is critical to healthy public debate. Watch Video

21 SEP 2017

'Icarus', Uncovering a Scandal of Olympic Proportions

Documentary filmmaker and avid cyclist Bryan Fogel describes the making of his award-winning documentary Icarus with producers Dan Cogan and David Fialkow, and the power of documentaries to inform our thinking about pressing issues. Watch Video

11 SEP 2017

Tony Blinken, Diplomacy – The First Response

Former US Secretary of State Tony Blinken discusses diplomacy as an essential tool in addressing today’s most pressing geopolitical issues and underscores the "extraordinary, unique, welcoming role" that the United States has long played to refugees. Watch Video

07 SEP 2017

Ella and Matthew Mills, Deliciously Ella’s Recipe for Success

Ella and Matthew Mills, founders and co-chief executive officers of natural food and lifestyle brand Deliciously Ella, discuss growth of the global natural food trend, the business of healthy living and the power of building a brand through social media. Watch Video

06 SEP 2017

Nitin Nohria, The Responsibility of Leadership

Nitin Nohria, dean of Harvard Business School, discusses how effective leaders must exercise both leadership skills and management skills to create real change in an organization and emphasizes the important role the business community plays to generate prosperity and break the global cycle of poverty. Watch Video

10 AUG 2017

Richard Plepler, Finding the Next Great Voices in Storytelling

HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler explains how creative content wins and why an entrepreneurial culture is key to making great television. Watch Video

08 SEP 2017

Richard Armstrong, Redefining Beauty Through Art

Richard Armstrong, director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, discusses the museum’s founding relationship with architecture, its mission to offer visitors a “place for the imagination,” and the role of art in satisfying the human desire to find beauty and order. Watch Video

02 AUG 2017

Dan Schulman, The Democratization of Finance

PayPal president and CEO Dan Schulman discusses the power of fintech, why even tech pioneers must constantly change and innovate, and why diversity is critical for commercial success. Watch Video

27 JUL 2017

Dr. Vivek Murthy, The Global Epidemic of Addiction

Dr. Vivek Murthy, former US Surgeon General, discusses the opioid epidemic’s growth on a global scale, his efforts to curb the crisis by promoting a “culture of prevention” and ways in which emotional well-being can be improved overall. Watch Video

12 JUL 2017

Arianna Huffington, Thriving in the “Attention Economy”

Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, founder of wellness venture Thrive Global and board member of Uber, Inc., discusses ways to curb the “always on” mentality of today’s “attention economy” and also addresses problems in the culture of Silicon Valley. Watch Video

30 MAY 2017

Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, Changing the Face and Format of News

Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, founders of theSkimm, discuss the evolution of the media industry, why being entrepreneurial is more important than being “an entrepreneur” and the value of producing balanced journalism in a dynamic political climate. Watch Video

15 MAY 2017

Eddie Huang on Food, Culture, and Identity

Lawyer-turned-restaurateur Eddie Huang, author of Fresh Off the Boat, discusses growing up in Orlando, Florida as the son of Taiwanese immigrants and his ambitions to raise the level of social discourse in America. Watch Video

11 MAY 2017

Adam Grant, The Psychology of Resilience

Organizational psychologist and Wharton professor Adam Grant, who co-authored Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy with Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, points out the attributes of resilient leaders and the drivers of a “winning” corporate culture in this Talks at GS session. Watch Video

21 APR 2017

Julia Steyn, Car Sharing and the Future of Auto

General Motors head of urban mobility Julia Steyn discusses the company’s efforts to drive innovation while capitalizing on its century-old legacy. Watch Video

12 APR 2017

Robert Smith, The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Robert Smith, technology investor and founder of Vista Equity Partners, discusses how digitization continues to disrupt entire industries – from insurance to financial services, auto and beyond. Watch Video

10 APR 2017

John Mackey, Conscious Capitalism and Conscious Eating

John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, discusses the importance of reeducating our palates to a diet of “whole foods” and why conscious capitalism is a critical driver of good business during this Talks at GS session. Watch Video

10 MAR 2017

David Robinson, “The Admiral” on Leading from the Front

NBA Hall of Famer and two-time Olympic champion David Robinson shares how his time in the US Naval Academy and career with the San Antonio Spurs shaped his views on leadership and being part of a team. Watch Video

03 MAR 2017

Dr. Ellen Chesler, Toward Work-Life Balance - Feminism's Next Wave?

Dr. Ellen Chesler, a senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, discusses the historical struggle for gender equality and argues for the next wave of feminism to focus on enabling work and family balance during this Talks at GS session. Watch Video

22 FEB 2017

Marc Metrick, Authenticity and the “New Luxury”

Saks Fifth Avenue president Marc Metrick describes the evolution of high-end retail since he joined the industry in 1995 and what he has identified as the “new luxury,” a concept that luxury is defined by a shopper’s experience. He discusses technology’s ability to create a more personalized customer experience and the one thing luxury consumers are craving the most: authenticity. Watch Video

14 FEB 2017

Joseph Altuzarra, The Art of Fashion

Joseph Altuzarra, fashion designer and founder of Altuzarra, spoke at a Talks at GS session about his approach to design, navigating the business of fashion and the inspiration behind his most recent collection. Watch Video

01 FEB 2017

Richard Haass, Perspectives on American Foreign Policy

In his book, A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order, Dr. Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, argues that the existing notion of national sovereignty will be insufficient in the 21st century and proposes a fundamental shift in the way America approaches international affairs. Watch Video

19 JAN 2017

Adena Friedman, The Future of FinTech

Adena Friedman, Nasdaq's President and CEO, and the first woman to lead a major US exchange operator, spoke at a Talks at GS session about how the exchange is adapting new technologies to promote access, efficiency and security across markets. Watch Video

15 DEC 2016

Dr. John J. DeGioia and Dr. Ruth Simmons, Confronting the Legacy of Slavery

Georgetown University and Brown University have taken significant steps in recent years to address historical associations with slavery. Dr. John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown, and Dr. Ruth Simmons, president emerita of Brown, discuss efforts to lead their institutions to an acknowledgement and deeper understanding of that history, and a sense of how to reckon with it today. Watch Video

07 DEC 2016

Jeff Immelt, The Transformation to a Digital Industrial Company

The world’s oldest startup continues to drive innovation. GE (then) Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt discusses the digital industrial age, the transformation and globalization of GE and why workplace culture matters. Watch Video

November 21,2016

Barbara Bush, Promoting Global Health Equity

Barbara Bush co-founded Global Health Corps in 2009 to create a community of leaders committed to promoting health equity. Here she describes her efforts to generate innovative solutions for global health challenges. Watch Video

21 OCT 2016

The Revitalization of Detroit

A remarkable story of bankruptcy and revitalization, the city of Detroit is making a comeback. Mike Duggan, the city’s mayor; Dan Gilbert, founder of Detroit-based Quicken Loans and majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers; and Carla Walker-Miller, a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Detroit, discuss job creation, economic growth and the movement to improve neighborhoods across America’s Motor City.Watch Video

13 OCT 2016

The #FindMike Campaign, Rethinking Mental Health

In January 2008, 20-year-old Jonny Benjamin stood on Waterloo Bridge and contemplated suicide. A passing stranger stopped and talked to Jonny, ultimately saving his life. Six years later, the #FindMike campaign was launched to locate and thank the stranger. In this video, mental health advocates Benjamin and Laybourn (“Mike”) recall that experience on the bridge and how they are using their bond to change lives around the world. Watch Video

05 OCT 2016

Josh Sapan on TV, Tech and the Consumer

Josh Sapan, chief executive officer of AMC Networks, which owns AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and BBC America, discusses the evolution of the industry, his process for identifying “hits” and why great characters make great television. Watch Video

21 SEP 2016

Marni Walden, From Mobile to Media - Transforming Telecom

An industry once marked by cell phones and wireless internet, telecom is making waves in the content space. Marni Walden, executive vice president and president of product innovation and new businesses at Verizon Communications, discusses changes in the industry, investing in content and why going beyond wireless is good for business. Watch Video

12 SEP 2016

Yao Ming on Basketball, Teamwork and Giving Back

Former professional basketball player Yao Ming has been lauded as one of the most significant global ambassadors of the sport. Here he talks coming to the US, teamwork and the transformative ability of sports. Watch Videos

12 JUL 2016

Alex Tapscott, The Blockchain Revolution

Most commonly known as the primary innovation behind bitcoin, blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize the financial industry and beyond. Alex Tapscott, co-author of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the World, discusses how the global opportunities for blockchain technology are vast and diverse. Watch Video

14 JUN 2016

Andrew Bolton, The Intersection of Fashion, Art and Technology

Andrew Bolton, curator in charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, discusses the future of fashion, the power of technology and proving fashion as an art form. Watch Video

June 9, 2016

Bjarke Ingels, Transforming the Global Skyline

Award-winning architect Bjarke Ingels discusses the creative process behind his innovative, barrier-breaking approach to design. Watch Video

20 MAY 2016

Loyd Grossman, An American-British Gastronome on Global Food Trends

Broadcaster, entrepreneur and gastronome Loyd Grossman has made a career out of his fascination with food. The first-ever host of MasterChef in the UK, Grossman later created his own brand of cooking sauces, which has become one of Britain’s most successful food brands. Here he discusses global trends shaping the culinary industry. Watch Video

03 MAY 2016

Christy Turlington Burns, Advancing Global Maternal Health

Christy Turlington Burns discusses her modeling career, becoming a mother and her fight to end maternal mortality. Watch Video

08 APR 2016

David Benioff, Behind the Scenes of HBO's 'Game of Thrones'

Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff sat down with his father, former Goldman Sachs chairman Stephen Friedman, to discuss the show’s origins, its highly anticipated sixth season and Benioff’s childhood penchant for make-believe. Watch Video

15 MAR 2016

Shaquille O’Neal, Making an Impact on the Court and in the Community

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal discusses using "criticism as motivation", what inspired his passion for public service and his most star-struck moment. Watch Video

14 MAR 2016

Mrs. Laura Bush, A Conversation on Empowering Women in Afghanistan

Former First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush discusses We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope and empowering women to serve as catalysts for change. Watch Video

18 FEB 2016

Ken Thompson, Strengthening Trust in the Criminal Justice System

The late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson discusses his efforts to strengthen the relationship between communities, law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Watch Video

09 FEB 2016

Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment with Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is changing the way we fight cancer by combating the disease through the patient’s own immune system. Learn more from this Talks at GS panel on the revolutionary cancer treatment. Watch Video

28 JAN 2016

Kelly Holmes, Journey to Olympic Gold

Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes discusses breaking records and staying motivated on and off the track. Watch Video

28 JAN 2016

Jamie Redford, Social Change Through Film

Filmmaker Jamie Redford discusses his new film Resilience and his passion for filmmaking with purpose. Watch Video

15 DEC 2015

Admiral Eric Olson, Understanding the Global Risk Landscape

The former commander of the US Special Operations Command discusses the evolution of global conflict during this Talks at GS session. Watch Video

08 DEC 2015

Cornell Brooks, Race Relations and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

NAACP CEO and ordained minister Cornell Brooks discusses his path to ministry and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Watch Video

26 NOV 2015

Eddie Jones, Establishing a Mindset for Success

Ahead of the Six Nations rugby tournament, England head coach Eddie Jones discusses his winning formula of preparation, effort and attitude. Watch Video

24 NOV 2015

The Changing Media Landscape

Jacki Kelley of Bloomberg Media and Meredith Kopit Levien of the New York Times Company discuss developing quality content in a saturated media landscape. Watch Video

23 NOV 2015

Ric Burns, The Real Story of the Pilgrims

Who were the Pilgrims? Documentary filmmaker Ric Burns unlocks the past and unearths the real story of this pioneering group of English settlers in America. Watch Video

19 NOV 2015

Jeff Jonas on Ingenuity, Invention and Inspiration

IBM fellow Jeff Jonas discusses the inspiration behind his inventions, context computing and privacy by design. Watch VIdeo

17 NOV 2015

Entrepreneurship and Building a Business

Entrepreneurship is about problem solving. Goldman Sachs hosted three successful entrepreneurs – 10,000 Small Businesses graduate Byron Dixon of Micro-Fresh; Matt Riley of Daisy Group; and Lance Uggla of Markit – to talk with Michael Sherwood, vice chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group and co-CEO of Goldman Sachs International, about the big challenges their companies work to solve and the small ones that come with starting from the ground up. Watch Video

12 NOV 2015

Linda Hirshman, "Sisters in Law": Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Linda Hirshman, Supreme Court lawyer and author of Sisters in Law: Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, discusses the Justices’ united front to fight for legal equality for women. Watch Video

04 NOV 2015

Peter Diamandis, Creating the Future Through Technology

At this Talks at GS session, XPRIZE Foundation founder Peter Diamandis discusses the potential of commercial space exploration, advances in artificial intelligence and using technology to reimagine what’s possible. Watch Video

21 OCT 2015

Storytelling as an Agent of Global Change

Storytelling is fundamental to the mission of the National Geographic Society, which leverages it to impact global change. The National Geographic Society panelists share their perspectives on storytelling and how science and exploration work to help readers understand the economic and social change it can create. Watch Video

20 OCT 2015

Denise Lewis, Overcoming Hurdles

Olympic gold medalist Denise Lewis discusses sports as a great equalizer and how inner strength and determination helped fuel her rise to success. Watch Video

21 OCT 2015

Neil Berg, Broadway Behind the Curtain

Composer, lyricist and producer Neil Berg has produced hundreds of concerts across the world. At a Talks at GS session at Goldman Sachs in New York, Berg discusses his decades-long career and creative process, as well as the business of Broadway.

08 OCT 2015

Ross Kemp, Documenting Extreme Stories

Actor and award-winning documentary maker Ross Kemp’s investigative journalism series covers a range of extreme situations, from gang culture to conflict zones to border stand-offs. During a Talks at GS session, Kemp discussed the experience of capturing compelling stories in dangerous situations. Watch Video

30 SEP 2015

Justin Welby, The Role of Religion in Modern Society

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, participated in a Talks at GS session at Goldman Sachs in London, where he discussed his experiences in business, the role of religious leadership in modern society and the need for international and interfaith cooperation in solving today’s global challenges. Watch Video

21 SEP 2015

The Social and Economic Impact of Evolving Family Dynamics

The structure of the American family has undergone fundamental changes over the last 50 years. To discuss the social implications of these changes, Goldman Sachs welcomed Stew Friedman, director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project; Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; and Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, to a Talks at GS session in New York. Watch Video

11 JUN 2015

Bob Colacello, The Intersection of Culture, Politics and Media

During his more than 40-year career, journalist and Vanity Fair special correspondent Bob Colacello has profiled more than 100 iconic figures. The former editor of Andy Warhol-founded Interview magazine discusses the intersection of culture, politics and media. Watch Video

27 JUL 2015

Michael Pettis, Perspectives on the Chinese Economic Landscape

China’s stock market has experienced significant volatility so far this year. Michael Pettis, an economist and professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, shares his perspectives on the country’s evolving economic landscape. View Video

17 JUL 2015

John Kufour, Ghana's Role on the Global Stage

John Kufuor, president of the Republic of Ghana from 2001 to 2009, discusses his presidential legacy, good governance and Africa’s position in the global landscape.

01 JUL 2015

Nick Bollettieri, Coaching Excellence

Tennis legend Nick Bollettieri has coached 10 number one players throughout his career. The founder of the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy discusses innovation in sports and fostering a culture of excellence. Watch Video

08 JUL 2015

John Amaechi, The Psychology of Success

John Amaechi, former National Basketball Association player, best-selling author and executive coach, discusses his journey in professional sports and the importance of being inclusive. Watch Video

22 JUN 2015

Danny Meyer, The Business of Hospitality

Since opening his first restaurant in 1985, restaurateur Danny Meyer has become a fixture on the New York City dining scene. The chief executive officer of Union Square Hospitality Group discusses the importance of service and building a strong culture of hospitality. Watch Video

29 MAY 2015

David Adjaye, Innovation and Social Responsibility in Architecture

The Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, opening in 2016, will likely be the last museum built on the National Mall. Its designer, award-winning architect David Adjaye, discusses this project and innovation in architecture. Watch Videos

16 APR 2015

Deepak Chopra, Enlightened Leadership

Deepak Chopra, M.D., co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, as well as founder and chairman of The Chopra Foundation, discusses enlightened leadership and spirituality. Watch Video

01 MAY 2015

Mark Kelly, The Spirit of Exploration

Retired astronaut, retired US Navy Captain and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Gabby: A Story of Courage, Love and Resilience, Mark Kelly discusses space exploration and the human desire to explore. Watch Video

29 APR 2015

Christine Loh, Environmental Sustainability in Asia

An increased focus on environmental sustainability has recently positioned Hong Kong to become a national influencer of change in China. Christine Loh, Under Secretary for the Environment in Hong Kong, discusses how public and private sectors can partner together to effect change. Watch Videos

28 APR 2015

Kenneth Langone and Neal Goldman, The Science of Relationships

Today’s technology is impacting the way in which we develop personal relationships. The Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone discusses the art of building successful relationships, and Neal Goldman, founder of networking platform Relationship Science, explains how to maximize them through technology. Watch Videos

24 APR 2015

Muhammad Junus and Andrea Jung, Changing Communities Through Microfinance

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus, along with former CEO of Avon Products, Inc. and current CEO of Grameen America Andrea Jung, discuss the social and economic impact of microfinance. Watch Videos

13 APR 2015

Amory Lovins, The Future of Global Energy

Amory Lovins, co-founder and chief scientist of environmental think tank Rocky Mountain Institute, discussed his vision for a sustainable global energy future. Watch Video

24 MAR 2015

Aya Abe, Raising Awareness of Child Poverty in Japan

Dr. Aya Abe, a director at Japan’s National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, discusses ways to address child poverty in Japan. Watch Video

03 MAR 2015

Samantha Power, Economic Empowerment and Global Diplomacy in Action

Ambassador Samantha Power, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, discussed her current role at the UN, foreign policy and women’s economic empowerment. Watch Video

26 FEB 2015

Vishal Sikka and Alan Kay, Technology and Transformation

Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO of technology solutions company Infosys, and Dr. Alan Kay, a foundational researcher in computer science, discussed innovation in technology. Watch Video

09 FEB 2015

Misty Copeland, Breaking Barriers in Ballet

Misty Copeland, principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre, discusses motivation, diversity and breaking barriers. Watch Video

29 JAN 2015

The Sundance Premiere of "The Power of Words"

In conjunction with the Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker Kweku Mandela, along with filmmakers Nabil Elderkin and Tyler Strachan, discuss “The Power of Words,” a film project undertaken by the Tribeca Film Institute, Montblanc and the Nelson Mandela Foundation to honor the legacy of Mandela’s grandfather, Nelson Mandela. Watch Video

29 JAN 2015

Marc Morial, Engaging in the National Dialogue on Race

Marc Morial, president and chief executive officer of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest civil rights organization, discusses race relations in the United States. Watch Videos

03 DEC 2014

The Evolution of Bitcoin

Balaji Srinivasan, CEO of 21 Inc., and board partner at Andreessen Horowitz, along with Jerry Brito, executive director of Coin Center, which focuses on public policy issues for digital currency, discussed the evolution of Bitcoin and its long-term potential. Watch Video

24 NOV 2014

Daniella Vitale, The Business of Luxury Retail

Daniella Vitale, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Barneys New York, discusses innovation in fashion and the business of luxury retail. Watch Video

17 NOV 2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Finding Faith in a Modern World

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, discusses leadership and the evolution of the Catholic Church. Watch Video

14 NOV 2014

Admiral William McRaven, Life Lessons from a Navy SEAL

Admiral William McRaven, former commander of the United States Special Operations Command, discusses leadership, geopolitics and veterans affairs. Watch Video

22 OCT 2014

Tory Burch, The Business of Empowering Women

Tory Burch, founder and chief executive officer of Tory Burch LLC, discusses her career, her foundation’s efforts to promote women entrepreneurs and her first book, Tory Burch: In Color. Watch Video

09 OCT 2014

General Stan McChrystal, Effecting Change Through Public Service

General Stan McChrystal, former commander of the United States Armed Forces Afghanistan and founder of the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project, discusses the current geopolitical landscape and the importance of public service. Watch Video

29 SEP 2014

Lauren Bush Lauren, Alleviating World Hunger Through Social Entrepreneurship

Lauren Bush Lauren, founder, creative director and chief executive officer of FEED Projects, discusses social entrepreneurship and world hunger. Watch Video

21 AUG 2014

Dean Kamen, A Life of Invention

Inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen discusses innovation, technology and the importance of science and engineering education. Watch Videos

24 JUL 2014

Ray Allen, The Globalization of Basketball

Professional basketball player and Olympic gold medalist Ray Allen discusses discipline, leadership and the globalization of basketball. Watch Video

25 JUN 2014

John Whitehead and Tom Brokaw, Remembering  D-Day

Former Goldman Sachs senior partner and co-chairman John C. Whitehead sits down with Tom Brokaw, journalist and author of The Greatest Generation, to discuss the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy and Whitehead’s role as a landing craft commander on D-Day. Watch Video

18 JUN 2014

Lord John Browne, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Lord John Browne, former CEO of BP and member of the House of Lords, discusses the energy sector and lessons reflected in his latest book, The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Business, on the importance of an authentic, inclusive environment for LGBT employees in the workplace. Watch Video

07 APR 2014

Christine Bader, "The Evolution of the Corporate Idealist"

Christine Bader, author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, discusses the vital role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in global enterprises. Watch Video

27 FEB 2014

General Michael Hayden, The Global Security Landscape

General Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), discusses key issues related to national and international security. Watch Video

22 JAN 2014

Stanley Nelson, The Sundance Premiere of "Freedom Summer"

Before the Sundance® premiere of his documentary Freedom Summer on January 22, 2014, Emmy® award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson spoke at the Goldman Sachs offices in Salt Lake City about the inspiration behind the film.

17 DEC 2013

The Growth of Technology in New York City

The leaders behind Cornell University's future technology campus on Roosevelt Island spoke about their efforts to fuel a tech boom in New York City. Watch Video

14 MAR 2019

Highlights in Europe

Talks at GS gathers leading thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs, and in Europe these have included David Beckham, Yotam Ottolenghi and Ella Woodward, to share their insights and ideas shaping the world. Watch Video