Bloomberg Media Launches “Leadership Live with David Rubenstein,” a New Live Interview Series with Top Executives on Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic

Special weekly half-hour digital series launches today at 4:30 pm EST
featuring Marriott CEO, Arne Sorenson

April 14, 2020, New York – Today, Bloomberg Media launches Leadership Live with David Rubenstein, a new live interview series hosted by the Carlyle Group Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, and Bloomberg Television host. In this weekly, half-hour series, David Rubenstein will take viewers into the home offices of executives to find out what’s top of mind as they navigate the pandemic. The first episode debuts today at 4:30 pm EST featuring Marriott CEO, Arne Sorenson.

Leadership Live with David Rubenstein will examine how business leaders are working through the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 to keep their companies moving forward, while also protecting and supporting the community-at-large. The peer-to-peer discussion will share insights on how leaders are inspiring confidence through the crisis and personal stories of how they are responding to the pandemic. Additional guests scheduled to appear include Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf, Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan and more.

The series will stream live on, the Bloomberg mobile app, the Bloomberg Terminal and air live on Bloomberg Television. Viewers can also watch live across social via the Bloomberg Business Facebook page, @business on Twitter and David Rubenstein’s channel on YouTube. The show will air on the Bloomberg app on Apple TV, Roku and Samsung TV.

“In times of great uncertainty, Bloomberg Media continues to provide our audience of global business leaders and entrepreneurs with the news and information they need to make informed decisions during this time,” said Justin B. Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media. “This series gives first hand access to the thoughts, strategies, and decisions of executives at the forefront of crisis management at a time when all leaders and their companies are impacted across the global economy.”

“The series takes an inside look at how CEOs are dealing with an unprecedented financial and health crisis while running their organizations from home. What leadership lessons can we learn from this experience?” said The Carlyle Group Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman and Bloomberg Television host David Rubenstein.

David Rubenstein is the host of Bloomberg Television’s “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations,” where he travels the country speaking to leaders across different industries about their paths to success. In its fifth season, the program has featured conversations with James Mattis, Former Defense Secretary; Melinda Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Founder; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and more.

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