CNBC Interviews the Experts

For the eighth year in a row, CNBC partnered with YPO to broadcast live from the annual YPO EDGE held this year in Singapore. CNBC Singapore-based anchor Christine Tan interviewed speakers onstage and hosted CNBC’s longest-running weekly feature program “Managing Asia” direct from the Marina Bay Sands hotel. Reporter and anchor of CNBC’s Capital Connection Nancy Hungerford interviewed YPO members and EDGE speakers live onsite.

FinTech, health care and pharmaceuticals are three sectors where the application of blockchain technology will allow people to solve real problems and create real value explains CEO of 3C Technologies and YPO member Devan Capur. View video

It’s important to pay attention and adjust to the possibility of a trade war, warns Orit Gadiesh, Chairman of  Bain & Company, but there’s no need to overact. View video

While a labor shortage remains the biggest bottleneck in the Japanese economy, people are very confident and GDP numbers are up, says YPO member Yoshito Hori, CEO and Chairman of Globis Capital Partners. View video

“It’s the message as much as the money,” says Billie Jean King, Founder of the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, who is working to advance equality in the workplace with a focus on businesses making not only a monetary investment in diversity, but creating positive messaging. View video

With a war looming around cybersecurity across the globe, YPO member and Cisco President ASEAN Naveen Menon warns that a larger percentage of the ASEAN region’s GDP needs to be spent on security. View video

2017-2018 YPO Chairman Randy Waterfield shares his hopes for future leaders with great reputations for ethics and character. View video

Property prices in ASEAN have not increased significantly, but currencies have gotten cheaper, which have affected people’s purchasing power explains Bukit Kiara Properties Co-Founder and Group Managing Director and 2018 YPO EDGE Chair N.K. Tong. View video

Amanda Zuckerman, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Dormify, shares tips and lessons learned for aspiring female entrepreneurs. View video

In addition to the on-air interviews, CNBC’s social media team also had a Life Hacks Live (LHL) interview with Yossi Ghinsberg, Israeli adventurer, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian. View video

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Mary Sigmond is a content strategist, an award-winning storyteller and editor in chief of YPO's Ignite digital magazine. She has the pleasure of telling the engaging stories of some of the most influential young business leaders who are making an impact across the globe.