The David Rubenstein Show

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What makes a great leader? How can leadership be developed into a force for true achievement? The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential p...Show More

24:35 | Nov 14th

Stephen Schwarzman is the founder of Blackstone Group, the largest alternative asset manager in the world, with $554 billion worth of assets under management. He spoke with David Rubenstein about starting the firm, surviving the real estate crash of ...Show More

24:40 | Oct 31st

Ray Dalio is the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates, which manages $160 billion. Through his Dalio Foundation, he has directed millions of dollars in donations to the David Lynch Foundation, an organization that sp...Show More
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24:32 | Oct 18th

Entrepreneur and businessman Bill Gates and his business partner Paul Allen founded and built the world's largest software business, Microsoft, through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive business tactics. In the process, ...Show More

23:48 | Oct 10th

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was first appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter, then to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993.    Ginsburg is...Show More

24:09 | Sep 20th

The NBA's popularity seems to be hitting a new peak, as ticket sales, revenues, and franchise value continues to rise. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat down with Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein for his Bloomberg Television show Peer to Peer...Show More
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24:07 | Sep 10th

Jack Nicklaus is a golf legend and the winner of a record six Masters Tournaments among his 18 career major championships. He sat down with Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein for his Bloomberg Television show Peer to Peer Conversations. In the...Show More

23:59 | Aug 28th

Noted value investor John Rogers of Ariel Investments, started his firm when he was just 24 years old. Rogers is Chairman and Co-C-E-O of the company, and he sat down with Carlyle Group Co-Chairman David Rubenstein, for a wide-ranging chat. Here's pa...Show More

23:52 | Aug 9th

Mike Pompeo was sworn in as Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. He previously served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 to April 2018. Prior to joining the Trump Administration, Mr. Pompeo was serving in his fourth ter...Show More

21:52 | Jul 29th

He created Saturday Night Live and turned it into a cultural icon. Lorne Michaels sat down with Carlyle Group co-Chairman David Rubenstein for a wide-ranging chat for Rubenstein's Bloomberg Television show Peer to Peer conversations. They discuss the...Show More

24:23 | Jul 11th

In August of 2017, Dara Khosrowshahi became the CEO of Uber, succeeding founder Travis Kalanick. Khosrowshahi manages the company's fast-growing business in 63 countries around the world and leads a global team of more than 22,000 employees. Dara was...Show More

24:14 | Jun 20th

Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly stepped down as President Trump's chief of staff at the end of 2018, after more than a year spent managing the daily operations inside the West Wing. Kelly spent most of his entire adult life serving the nation. H...Show More

23:49 | Jun 17th

We bring you another edition of Peer to Peer with David Rubenstein from Bloomberg Television. This week, David speaks with Gates Foundation Co-Founder Melinda Gates about  inequality in the U.S.

12:18 | Nov 29th, 2018

Anthony Kennedy's decision to retire from the Supreme Court was overshadowed by the intense confirmation battle that surrounded his eventual successor, Brett Kavanaugh, but it is important to remember Kennedy's contributions to the court as an associ...Show More

23:57 | Nov 16th, 2018

Serving under four Presidents from both parties, Alan Greenspan holds the title as the second-longest serving Federal Reserve chairman, overseeing America's economy through booms and busts from the 1980s through the 2000s. Greenspan has a new book ou...Show More

24:53 | Nov 1st, 2018

There is no one more closely associated with junk bonds than Michael Milken, who, in the 1970s, realized that investors could make more money buying bonds from companies with lower credit ratings than they could from companies with triple-A rated bon...Show More

24:36 | Oct 18th, 2018

When Christine Lagarde was selected to become the first female managing director of the IMF in 2011, it was simply another "first" for the French lawyer, whose long career has included experiences in the legal, governmental, and economic fields in bo...Show More

24:12 | Oct 4th, 2018

Over his long career, Barry Diller has founded and led some of the most influential media companies in America, creating the Fox Broadcasting Company, running Paramount Pictures, and, more recently, leading InterActiveCorp as it grows into a multi-bi...Show More

47:29 | Sep 20th, 2018

In 1993, a young engineer named Jeff Bezos had the idea to sell books online. He called his new company Amazon and warned many of his early investors that there was a 70 percent chance the venture would either fail or go bankrupt.  Twenty-five years ...Show More

24:24 | Sep 6th, 2018

With degrees and doctorates from Harvard and Brown University, Dr. Jim Yong Kim is one of the best-educated people to ever serve as head of the World Bank, but he is also one of the most unconventional: Kim's degrees are in biology and anthropology a...Show More

24:32 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Five weeks after being named CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz had a heart attack. Two months later, with a new heart, he was back at work, where he was faced with a company in disarray. Over the course of the following year, Munoz largely succeede...Show More

21:40 | Aug 9th, 2018

With roughly 140,000 employees across 66 countries, Boeing airplanes and aerospace products represent one of the most visible and important U.S. exports to the globe. And as CEO of the roughly $93 billion company, Dennis Muilenburg is in charge of se...Show More

24:24 | Jul 26th, 2018

In 1972, a young entrepreneur named Richard Branson turned his mail order record business into a brick and mortar store, which he named Virgin Records. Today, the company - which is now called Virgin Group - is much more than a record store, comprisi...Show More

23:40 | Jul 19th, 2018

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates have a lot in common. They were both CEOs of Microsoft, they are two of the wealthiest people in the world, and they both dropped out of prestigious universities to work at the computer company founded by Gates and Paul A...Show More

23:55 | Jul 12th, 2018

Opera singers are famous for being divas on an off the stage, but American soprano Renee Flemming has spent her long and notable career developing a different persona, often being called the "People's Diva."  For many of Fleming's fans, she is the fi...Show More

24:14 | Jun 28th, 2018

As CEO of the Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company Khaldoon Al Mubarak is part of a new effort by the UAE government to diversify its economy beyond oil. On this episode of the David Rubenstein Show, Al Mubarak discusses overseeing a sovereign...Show More

22:37 | Jun 21st, 2018

Robert F. Smith's life has taken him from the newly de-segregated classrooms of suburban Denver, to Columbia Business School, Goldman Sachs, and eventually to his own private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners.  On this episode of the David Rubenstei...Show More

23:43 | Jun 14th, 2018

Seven years after the death of visionary co-founder Steve Jobs, Apple is on its way to a market capitalization of $1 trillion, the first-ever public company to do so. Much of the tech giant's recent growth can be attributed to CEO Tim Cook, who took ...Show More