Recode Replay

Recode Replay

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Enjoy sessions from past events like Code Media and the renowned Code Conference, along with other interviews hosted by Recode journalists. Featured episodes include candid conversations with comedian Chelsea Handler, entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” sta
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman (An Evening With Code Commerce 2018)
Apr 6 • 30 min
Recode’s Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey talk with Jennifer Hyman, the CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway, at An Evening With Code Commerce 2018 in Las Vegas.
Nordstrom co-president Erik Nordstrom and OneMarket CEO Don Kingsborough (An Evening With Code Commerce 2018)
Apr 6 • 37 min
Recode’s Jason Del Rey talks with Nordstrom co-president Erik Nordstrom and OneMarket CEO Don Kingsborough at An Evening With Code Commerce 2018 in Las Vegas.
DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and Cheesecake Factory president David Gordon (An Evening With Code Commerce 2018)
Apr 6 • 33 min
Recode’s Kara Swisher talks with DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and David Gordon, the president of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, at An Evening With Code Commerce 2018 in Las Vegas.
Patreon CEO Jack Conte and ‘Brain Candy’ host Susie Meister (Code Media 2018)
Mar 2 • 26 min
Patreon CEO Jack Conte and ‘Brain Candy’ host Susie Meister talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka and Dan Frommer at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Disney chief strategy officer Kevin Mayer (Code Media 2018)
Mar 2 • 29 min
The chief strategy officer at Disney, Kevin Mayer, talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Outbrain CEO Yaron Galai and Flipboard CEO Mike McCue (Code Media 2018)
Mar 1 • 26 min
Outbrain CEO Yaron Galai and Flipboard CEO Mike McCue talk with Recode’s Dan Frommer at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Code Media 2018)
Mar 1 • 37 min
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Hollywood Reporter part owner Janice Min (Code Media 2018)
Feb 28 • 37 min
Janice Min, part owner of The Hollywood Reporter & Eldridge Industries strategist, talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
The Daily executive producer Lisa Tobin (Code Media 2018)
Feb 28 • 12 min
Lisa Tobin, the executive producer of the New York Times’ podcast The Daily, speaks at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Oath CEO Tim Armstrong (Code Media 2018)
Feb 28 • 27 min
Tim Armstrong, the CEO of Oath, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti (Code Media 2018)
Feb 27 • 33 min
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Code Media 2018)
Feb 27 • 40 min
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
21st Century Fox President Peter Rice (Code Media 2018)
Feb 27 • 31 min
Fox Networks CEO and 21st Century Fox President Peter Rice talks with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Brit + Co’s Brit Morin and theSkimm’s Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg (Code Media 2018)
Feb 26 • 35 min
Brit + Co founder/CEO Brit Morin and theSkimm co-founders/co-CEOs Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg talk with Recode’s Jason Del Rey at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Facebook execs Campbell Brown and Adam Mosseri (Code Media 2018)
Feb 26 • 50 min
Campbell Brown, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, and Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s head of News Feed, talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka and Kurt Wagner at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Code Media 2018)
Feb 26 • 38 min
Lydia Polgreen, the editor in chief of HuffPost, talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Bozoma Saint John, chief brand officer, Uber (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 33 min
Uber Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Johana Bhuiyan about what her newly created job entails. Hired by now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick, Saint John said the company’s culture is strong and healthy, even as it…
Jonathan Neman, co-CEO, Sweetgreen, and Emily Weiss, CEO, Glossier
Sep 19, 2017 • 33 min
Sweetgreen co-CEO Jonathan Neman and Glossier CEO Emily Weiss talk with Recode’s Dan Frommer and Racked’s Cheryl Wischhover about how they use digital channels to market food and beauty products, respectively. Weiss says Glossier’s No. 1 outlet is the…
Jesse Genet, CEO, Lumi (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 11 min
Lumi CEO Jesse Genet talks about how an ordinary cardboard box gets made — and how those boxes are taking on a new life in e-commerce. For companies that no longer operate physical stores, packaging has become the “modern storefront,” Genet says, and what…
Andrew Rosen, founder, Theory, and Yael Aflalo, CEO, Reformation (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 26 min
Theory founder Andrew Rosen and Reformation CEO Yael Aflalo talk with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about the future of direct-to-consumer fashion. Rosen says one of his roles at Theory is actively working to make sure that consumers’ needs come before its…
Benjamin Porto, partner, Snarkitecture and Joey Zwillinger, co-founder, Allbirds
Sep 19, 2017 • 22 min
Snarkitecture partner Benjamin Porto and Allbirds co-founder Joey Zwillinger talk with Recode’s Edmund Lee about designing architecture and shoes for Silicon Valley, respectively. Brick-and-mortar spaces continue to be important as storytelling vehicles…
Laura Alber, CEO, Williams-Sonoma (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 41 min
Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey and Kara Swisher about how the retailer is going beyond the retail store. Alber says most purchases are made on an emotional basis, so it’s still vital for retailers to connect with their…
Chieh Huang, CEO, Boxed (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 13 min
Boxed CEO Chieh Huang talks about competing with warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club, offering customers the ability to buy in bulk without needing to drive to a physical location. He touches on changes in what consumers value, how Boxed treats its…
Matt Salzberg, CEO, Blue Apron (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 29 min
Blue Apron CEO Matt Salzberg talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about how the meal-delivery company is changing now that it’s publicly traded and how it is reacting to Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. Over the past five years, Blue Apron has sought to…
Rachel Roy, founder, Rachel Roy, and Nadia Boujarwah, CEO, Dia&Co (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 31 min
Rachel Roy’s eponymous founder and Dia&Co CEO Nadia Boujarwah talk with Recode’s Edmund Lee and Racked’s Tiffany Yannetta about designing and selling clothes for plus-sized women, an addressable market of 100 million. To reach modern consumers, they match…
Heidi O’Neill, president of direct-to-consumer, Nike (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 34 min
Nike Direct President Heidi O’Neill talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about how the sports apparel company is working to connect with consumers digitally. Nike products can be found both in stores and across the web, but the company has created a…
Matt Zeiler, CEO, Clarifai (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 11 min
Clarifai CEO Matt Zeiler talks about how artificial intelligence and neural networks are getting smarter, learning how to automatically recognize images more quickly and accurately. AI companies should build their own neural networks in-house, but…
Tim Kendall, president, Pinterest (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 31 min
Pinterest President Tim Kendall talks with Recode’s Kurt Wagner about how the company is partnering with brands and advertisers, including a new mobile product that helps people search for items by taking pictures of something similar. The goal is to help…
Adam Silver, commissioner, NBA, and Michael Rubin, executive chair, Fanatics (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 40 min
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Fanatics Executive Chairman Michael Rubin talk with Recode’s Kurt Wagner and Jason Del Rey about the fast-moving world of official sports merchandise. Rubin says Amazon and the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba are good…
Mike Vaughan, COO, Venmo (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 27 min
Venmo COO Mike Vaughan talks with Recode’s Dan Frommer about how his company is turning a popular payments app into a real business. Venmo, which is owned by PayPal, processed more than $25 billion in the past four quarters, and Vaughan said it captures…
John Foley, CEO, Peloton (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 15 min
Peloton CEO John Foley talks about building a boutique fitness class program that can be accessed from the home. Peloton’s exercise bike has tripled in sales in the past year, but the more important thing for its business is its monthly subscription to…
Mario Batali, celebrity chef and restaurateur (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 35 min
Celebrity chef Mario Batali talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the future of restaurants, including how technology helps him do his job and whether he can envision a future where a restaurant’s food is prepared without human hands. Batali evaluates…
David Perpich, president, The Wirecutter, and Ben Kaufman, BuzzFeed Product Labs (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 31 min
David Perpich, the president of the New York Times-owned site The Wirecutter, and Ben Kaufman, the head of BuzzFeed Product Labs, talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about running and building media businesses on top of affiliate links. Perpich says Amazon,…
Andy Dunn, CEO, Bonobos, and SVP, Walmart (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 36 min
Bonobos CEO Andy Dunn talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about starting a digital-first clothing brand, selling it to Walmart and continuing to run it along with another company Walmart acquired, ModCloth. Dunn says the deal makes sense even though Bonobos…
Kirsten Green, founder, Forerunner Ventures (Code Commerce 2017)
Sep 19, 2017 • 16 min
Forerunner Ventures founder Kirsten Green talks about the blurring line between brands and retailers. She traces the history of shopping stores, malls and online, arguing that consumers today want to know more about brands, inviting them to enter their…
Steve Case, CEO, Revolution (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 42 min
Revolution CEO and America Online co-founder Steve Case talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about the “chasm” between startups in tech hubs and the rest of the country. The author of a 2016 book called “The Third Wave,” Case says 75 percent of all…
Anthony Noto, COO and CFO, Twitter (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 35 min
Twitter COO and CFO Anthony Noto talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about whether the company would ever ditch ads and start charging a monthly subscription fee instead. Noto says user growth is re-accelerating as Twitter makes its timeline and notifications…
Jonathan Taplin, director emeritus, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 13 min
Jonathan Taplin, the director emeritus of USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab, talks about how the creative class and its ability to make money is being undermined by tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon. These companies have shirked their…
Cecile Richards, president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 34 min
Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how the nonprofit has dealt with controversy and political opposition under President Trump. Republicans in Washington are attempting to limit the…
Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 32 min
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about the company’s pivot away from the PC market and into new areas, such as cloud computing and self-driving cars. Even in a declining PC market, Krzanich notes, Intel has been able to…
Walt Mossberg, co-founder, Recode (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 30 min
Recode co-founder and The Verge executive editor Walt Mossberg talks with former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo about his 26-year career in tech journalism. Mossberg recounts stories about meetings with executives like Apple’s Steve Jobs and Microsoft’s Bill…
Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator, and Laurene Powell Jobs, President, Emerson Collective (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 67 min
Emerson Collective President Laurene Powell Jobs and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher about what they’re doing to improve opportunities for undocumented young people in America. Jobs says a supermajority of Americans support a…
Evan McMullin, co-founder, Stand Up Republic (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 29 min
Conservative politician and former independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about what comes next now that Donald Trump is the president and the standard-bearer of the Republican Party. McMullin discusses the…
Shari Redstone, Vice Chair, Viacom (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 24 min
Viacom and CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about the venture firm she co-founded in 2011, Advancit Capital, and why it operates outside of her other companies. She says her biggest mistake there was not investing in Twitch in…
Jeff Bewkes, CEO, Time Warner (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 34 min
Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how the company’s pending sale to AT&T is faring under President Trump. Bewkes argues that the AT&T deal would help Time Warner get on “equal footing” in the ad business with…
Bryan Johnson, founder, Kernel (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 12 min
Kernel founder Bryan Johnson talks about why he wants to “put a chip in your brain.” He says we’re enterting a “new era of neuroscience” that will let us understand and use the brain in completely new ways. Reading and writing neural code could control…
Lisa Dickey, author, ‘Bears in the Streets’ (Code Conference 2017)
Jun 1, 2017 • 15 min
: “Bears in the Streets” author Lisa Dickey talks about her journeys across the whole of Russia, beginning with a prescient digital camera-enabled trip in 1995, only a few years after the end of the Cold War. Dickey returned in 2005 and 2015, checking in…
Jill Soloway, creator, ‘Transparent’ (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 31 min
Jill Soloway, the creator of the Amazon TV series “Transparent,” talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about their new show, “I Love Dick,” which stars Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn. They say Amazon is more hands-off than traditional TV networks and has helped…
Roy Choi, chef (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 15 min
Kogi and LocoL chef and food truck movement co-founder Roy Choi talks with Eater’s Helen Rosner about making food with a social mission in mind. He says he and his partner Daniel Patterson want healthy food to be accessible and affordable to the people of…
Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 77 min
Former U.S. Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about the mistakes she made during the campaign and what she thinks in hindsight about criticism of her private…
Ruth Porat, CFO, Alphabet (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 31 min
Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how she manages spending on search and “other bets” inside of the Google parent company. Porat says clear data should inform leadership decisions and that investing too little in some areas…
Bill Simmons, CEO, The Ringer (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 12 min
The Ringer CEO Bill Simmons talks with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin about his company’s new partnership with Vox Media. He says the move will help him focus on creating content across a variety of formats, including podcasts. Simmons also says he’s not giving up…
Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 34 min
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about the video-streaming platform’s continuing push into making original TV and movies. He says current windowing practices, in which movies are exclusively in theaters for a time before they’re…
Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 35 min
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivers her annual report on global trends in tech usage, media consumption, advertising, investing, M&A and more. Consumers are increasingly going to be taking pictures of — or using their voice to…
Andy Rubin, CEO, Essential Products (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 51 min
Android co-founder Andy Rubin talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about Playground Ventures, the investment firm he founded after leaving Google, which aims to anticipate how machine learning and artificial intelligence would shape a post-mobile world.…
Marc Andreessen, co-founder, Andreessen Horowitz, and Reid Hoffman, partner, Greylock (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 49 min
Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Marc Andreessen and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher about where innovation, corporate responsibility and politics in Silicon Valley are heading. Andreessen pushes back on the idea that…
Tristan Harris, Executive Director, Time Well Spent (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 13 min
Time Well Spent Executive Director Tristan Harris talks about how the tech industry manipulates the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of consumers. Harris says the built-in biases of the algorithms that deliver our news and direct our leisure time are being…
Steve Ballmer, co-founder, Ballmer Group (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 37 min
Ballmer Group co-founder Steve Ballmer talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner about USAFacts, his effort to open up data about how federal, state and local governments in the U.S. spend their money. He says he wants the site to be a nonpartisan…
Dean Baquet, Executive Editor, The New York Times (Code Conference 2017)
May 31, 2017 • 38 min
The New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how the newspaper’s journalists are covering President Donald Trump and why there are so many leaks coming out of Washington at the moment. Baquet acknowledges that many…
Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore (Code Commerce Series 2017)
Mar 21, 2017 • 29 min
Walmart eCommerce President and CEO Marc Lore talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about how Walmart’s digital strategy has changed since it purchased Lore’s company, Jet.com, for $3 billion last year. He announces that Walmart shoppers will see their…
Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake (Code Commerce Series 2017)
Mar 21, 2017 • 26 min
Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about using personalized data science to help consumers find clothing that fits and looks good. Stitch Fix’s personal shoppers sometimes rely only on the numbers but usually use…
Walker & Company Brands CEO Tristan Walker (Code Commerce Series 2017)
Mar 21, 2017 • 39 min
Walker & Company Brands founder and CEO Tristan Walker talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the company’s attempts to tap into the “wide-open opportunity” of making health and beauty products for people of color. Walker discusses the difficulties he has…
Stacey Snider, Chairman and CEO, 20th Century Fox (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 37 min
20th Century Fox CEO Stacey Snider talks with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin about the movie studio’s investments in new technologies, including virtual reality and augmented reality. Snider says seeing a movie she envies, like Disney’s “The Jungle Book,” is a…
Philipp Schindler, SVP & Chief Business Officer, Google (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 37 min
Google SVP Philipp Schindler talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about YouTube’s original programming initiative and how the company compares it to Netflix’s and Amazon’s. Schindler says the key differentiator is YouTube’s existing fanbase, which spends more…
Courteney Monroe, CEO, National Geographic Global Networks, National Geographic Channel (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 29 min
National Geographic Channel CEO Courteney Monroe talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how the iconic magazine and TV brand is trying to shift its business “from reverence to relevance.” Initially unimpressed with NatGeo’s TV programming, Monroe — an HBO…
Michael Kassan, CEO, MediaLink (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 13 min
MediaLink CEO Michael Kassan talks about “the 3 o’clock wakeup call,” the ruthless drumbeat of economic, technological and political disruption in the media business. He shares some strategies for responding to that disorder, including more careful…
Chris Albrecht, President and CEO, Starz Entertainment Group (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 33 min
Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how the premium cable channel is targeting underserved TV audiences such as African-Americans, women and LGBT people — groups that also happen to be active social media users.…
Felix Salmon, Senior Editor, Fusion (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 10 min
Fusion Senior Editor Felix Salmon talks about seven mistakes his team at Fusion Media Group committed, including the assumption that millennials could be made to watch TV. Also: Don’t let TV people make your website.
Ben Thompson, founder and author, Stratechery (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 36 min
Stratechery founder and author Ben Thompson talks about how the internet has impacted different types of media — text, audio and video — and what other industries such as hotels can learn from that history. He explains the power of bundling in media…
Dan Rose, VP, Partnerships, Facebook (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 33 min
Facebook VP of Partnerships Dan Rose talks with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin about Facebook’s plans to launch a connected TV app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung smart TVs. Rose says Facebook, which has been testing a dedicated “video tab” on the web for…
BuzzFeed Tasty General Manager Ashley McCollum and Red Rooster Harlem owner Marcus Samuelsson (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 31 min
Ashley McCollum, the general manager of BuzzFeed’s hit food video series Tasty, and Red Rooster Harlem owner Marcus Samuelsson talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about the changing format and audience for foodie entertainment. McCollum explains how Tasty was…
Marty Baron, Executive Editor, The Washington Post (Code Media 2017)
Feb 15, 2017 • 45 min
The Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about how the Post has been covering the Trump administration, including recent reports that triggered the resignation of National Security…
Apple SVP Eddy Cue and Propagate Content co-CEO Ben Silverman (Code Media 2017)
Feb 14, 2017 • 69 min
Apple SVP Eddy Cue and Propagate Content co-CEO Ben Silverman talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about Apple’s first TV programs, “Planet of the Apps” and “Carpool Karaoke,” which will be distributed on Apple Music. “Planet of the Apps” tells the story of…
Brian Robbins, founder and CEO, AwesomenessTV (Code Media 2017)
Feb 14, 2017 • 37 min
AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about selling his company multiple times and making media aimed at teens. Robbins says Generation Z, which is more serious, multicultural and politically engaged than millennials, wants to…
Jason Blum, founder, Blumhouse Productions (Code Media 2017)
Feb 14, 2017 • 39 min
Blumhouse Productions founder Jason Blum talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about making horror movies with directors such as M. Night Shyamalan and Jordan Peele. Blumhouse promises those filmmakers total creative control over movies like “Insidious,” “The…
Janine Gibson, Editor in Chief, BuzzFeed UK (Code Media 2016)
Dec 12, 2016 • 31 min
BuzzFeed UK Editor in Chief Janine Gibson talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how shifts in both politics and the media business are changing journalism. She explains some of the differences in coverage of Brexit and Donald Trump, both of which saw…
Jim VandeHei, founder, Axios (Code Media 2016)
Dec 12, 2016 • 34 min
Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new not-yet-launched publication Axios, which will center on business, technology, politics and media. VandeHei argued that journalists spend too much time talking to each other,…
John Martin, CEO, Turner (Code Media 2016)
Dec 12, 2016 • 34 min
Turner CEO John Martin talks with Recode’s Peter Kafka about the impact of the 2016 election on Turner-owned CNN. Martin says President-elect Donald Trump has been good for business (profits are up), even though Trump regularly tweets about his…
Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce (Code Enterprise 2016)
Nov 28, 2016 • 60 min
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the company’s complicated relationship with Microsoft, which has been both a partner and — increasingly of late — an enemy to the CRM giant. Benioff wants government regulators to more…
Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn (Code Enterprise 2016)
Nov 28, 2016 • 36 min
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner about the skills workers will need as technology continues to disrupt businesses in all industries. Weiner argues that the U.S. focuses too much on four-year college degrees and not…
Ryan Mullenix and Yves Behar (Code Enterprise 2016)
Nov 28, 2016 • 40 min
NBBJ partner Ryan Mullenix and Fuseproject founder Yves Behar talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Johana Bhuiyan about the changing needs of workers across the country and how new types of offices might reflect that. Mullenix is working with companies…
John Collison, Stripe (Code Commerce 2016)
Nov 15, 2016 • 41 min
Stripe president and co-founder John Collison talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about what’s next for the online payments company, including international expansion and its experiment in machine learning, dubbed “Radar.” To help it combat fraud, Stripe…
Kirsten Green, Forerunner Ventures (Code Commerce 2016)
Nov 15, 2016 • 39 min
Forerunner Ventures founder and managing partner Kirsten Green talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club and Jet.com, which just sold for $1 billion and $3.3 billion, respectively. She says at least five of…
John Podesta, Chair, Hillary for America (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 42 min
Hillary for America Chair John Podesta talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Vox.com’s Ezra Klein about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s strategy for defeating presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Podesta also argues…
“Mistakes Were Made,” a panel about failure (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 38 min
Former General Magic executive Joanna Hoffman, former Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia and Y Combinator partner Dalton Caldwell talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about thier past entrepreneurial efforts that failed. They explain why they failed, with reasons ranging…
Sean Rad, CEO, Tinder (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 30 min
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how being fired and temporarily replaced as CEO helped him learn how to be a better CEO. Now back in the top leadership role, he says Tinder currently has more than one million paying…
Devin Wenig, CEO, eBay (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 37 min
Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay, talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg and Recode’s Jason Del Rey about how he’s trying to make the online commerce giant less, not more, like Amazon. He says the line between retail and ecommerce is disappearing, noting that the…
Nick Denton, CEO, Gawker Media (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 46 min
Gawker Media CEO Nick Denton talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about what happened when he discovered that venture capitalist Peter Thiel was funding a lawsuit against Gawker by the professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. Denton acknowledges that news reporting…
Elon Musk, CEO, SpaceX and Tesla (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 2, 2016 • 85 min
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about his plans to send a one-way rocket to Mars in 2018. He estimates colonists could start arriving on the Red Planet by 2025. Musk also talks about the proliferation of…
Patrick Brown, CEO, Impossible Foods and Dominique Crenn, Chef (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 30 min
Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown and acclaimed professional chef Dominique Crenn talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about their efforts to change how people think about food. Brown’s company has developed a plant-based meat alternative to beef that he says can…
Harvey Levin, Executive Producer, TMZ (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 33 min
TMZ founder Harvey Levin talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka about the business of fast-paced reporting on the entertainment world. He argues that the line between television and the internet will disappear within the next decade and disputes…
Jean Liu, President, Didi Chuxing and Anthony Tan, Group CEO, Grab (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 35 min
Didi Chuxing CEO Jean Liu and Grab Group CEO Anthony Tan talk with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg and Recode’s Kara Swisher about operating ride-hailing services in China and Singapore, respectively. Since December, the two companies have partnered with Lyft…
Helena Price: I was a techie, but … (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 10 min
Photographer Helena Price talks about the isolation of being a techie who doesn’t look like the white, male, Ivy League-educated stereotype. After seven years in San Francisco, she launched a project to photograph the often unseen faces of the U.S. tech…
Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 27 min
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how he’s trying to evolve Cisco beyond its hardware roots to a business driven by software and online services. No one company can do everything, Robbins says, which is why he has partnered…
Steve Hilton says politics is broken and tech can fix it (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 10 min
Crowdpac CEO Steve Hilton presents a data-based critique of modern American politics. Government is where meaningful change happens, he says, but people are less and less interested in either voting or running for office. He proposes that technology can…
Jack Dorsey, CEO, Twitter and DeRay Mckesson, Activist, #BlackLivesMatter (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 35 min
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson talk with Recode’s Peter Kafka about how Twitter can both help and hurt political causes such as #BlackLivesMatter. Dorsey acknowledges that Twitter has often failed to prevent abuse and…
Cynthia Germanotta says online harassment needs “big solutions” (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 10 min
Born This Way Foundation President Cynthia Germanotta, the mother of pop music star Lady Gaga, announces the official launch of the anti-harassment campaign Hack Harassment. She tells the story of how a college-age Gaga, née Stefani Germanotta, was…
Sheryl Sandberg and Mike Schroepfer, COO and CTO, Facebook (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 35 min
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Shroepfer talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the two controversies recently faced by the social media giant: Board member Peter Thiel’s vendetta against Gawker Media and allegations that Facebook’s trending…
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, Co-Chairs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 34 min
Bill and Melinda Gates talk with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about the sixth anniversary of the Gates Foundation’s Giving Pledge, which commits billionaires to give most of their wealth to charitable causes. They argue that many wealthy entrepreneurs…
Yuri Milner wants to send tiny robots to space (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 12 min
enture capitalist Yuri Milner projects what it will take for humans to expand their understanding of space. A tiny device called a StarChip, weighing less than one gram, can be paired with a LightSail to make an unmanned “nanocraft,” which can go much…
Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 32 min
Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about why Google thinks it can beat Apple, Amazon and Microsoft to make artificial intelligence easier and more helpful for every consumer. He says Google wants to offer smarter privacy…
Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 29 min
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how her company is rethinking its place in the tech world, 105 years after its founding. She explains what IBM has learned from a decade of work in artificial intelligence, which Rometty prefers…
Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 26 min
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivers her annual internet trends report. She says “easy growth is behind us” as the newest internet users are coming from less developed and less affluent countries. Meeker also delves into…
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 27 min
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg and Recode’s Kara Swisher about her efforts to stop Ebola, Dengue fever and the Zika virus in the poorest parts of the world. She explains why Zika rose so…
Mark Fields, CEO, Ford (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 35 min
Ford CEO Mark Fields talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka about whether we’re seeing the beginning of the end for private car ownership. Fields argues that cars are still important in many parts of the world but that rising city populations,…
Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon (Code Conference 2016)
Jun 1, 2016 • 80 min
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talks with The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about the “gigantic” potential of artificial intelligence to change everything from shopping to self-driving cars. Bezos also discusses his purchase of the Washington Post in 2013, which he says…
Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos (Code Commerce 2016)
May 18, 2016 • 47 min
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the online shoe retailer’s shift to “holacracy,” where employees have no traditional bosses. He also discusses why Zappos operates near-independently from its parent company Amazon, which…
Julie Wainwright, CEO, The RealReal (Code Commerce 2016)
May 18, 2016 • 28 min
The RealReal Founder and CEO Julie Wainwright talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about whether we’re in a repeat of the dot-com bubble, when she was the CEO of Pets.com. She discusses how fashion consumers’ demands have evolved since the 2008 financial…
Jason Goldberger, Chief Digital Officer, Target (Code Commerce 2016)
May 18, 2016 • 27 min
Target Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about building up the retailer’s digital offerings to compete with Amazon and Walmart. Goldberger says that Target has learned a lot since Cyber Monday 2015, when its website…
Code/Media 2016: Jason Mante, Head of UX, Vine, and Meridith Valiando Rojas, CEO, DigiTour Media
Feb 29, 2016 • 31 min
Code/Media 2016: Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment
Feb 29, 2016 • 35 min
Sony Entertainment CEO and Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton talks with Peter Kafka about how Sony has changed since its high-profile hack in 2014. He also discusses the surprising gold rush in television and how TV show creators compare the panoply…
Code/Media 2016: Shane Smith, CEO, Vice Media, and Spike Jonze, Co-President, Viceland
Feb 27, 2016 • 48 min
To close out the first night of Code/Media 2016, Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher sit down with Shane Smith, the founder and CEO of Vice Media, and Spike Jonze, the co-president of Viceland. They discuss why Vice is launching a cable channel and how it’s…
Code/Media 2016: Joe Marchese, President, Fox Networks Advanced Advertising
Feb 27, 2016 • 15 min
Fox Networks executive Joe Marchese talks with Peter Kafka about why online advertising is broken and why even he thinks ad blockers are a rational choice for consumers. He argues that online video ads are a “rigged” game full of uneven standards for…
Code/Media 2016: Angelica Nwandu, Founder, The Shade Room, and Matt Bellassai, Comedian
Feb 26, 2016 • 15 min
The Shade Room founder Angelica Nwandu and “Whine About It!” star Matt Bellassai talk with Peter Kafka about being 25-year-old social media and video stars. Nwandu chronicles how her “unapologetically black” Instagram personality brand has become…
Code/Media 2016: Mike Hopkins, CEO, Hulu
Feb 26, 2016 • 33 min
Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins talks with Peter Kafka about how the site can distinguish itself from online video rivals Netflix and Amazon, including via its own original series such as “Casual” and “11.22.63.” He also discusses Hulu’s relationship with the…
Code/Media 2016: Jessica Lessin, Founder, The Information; Daniel Roth, ExecutiveEditor, LinkedIn; and John Ridding, CEO, Financial Times
Feb 26, 2016 • 37 min
How do you distribute and make money from journalism in 2016? Peter Kafka convenes a panel of three executives chasing three different models to find out: At Jessica Lessin’s The Information, readers are charged for access to premium content; at Daniel…
Code/Media 2016: Bob Bowman, President, Major League Baseball Advanced Media
Feb 25, 2016 • 29 min
To start the second day of Code/Media 2016, Major League Baseball’s Bob Bowman talks with Walt Mossberg about how his Advanced Media unit will be spun out from the baseball business to reflect its work with the NHL, NFL and even HBO, among others. He…
Code/Media 2016: Casey Wasserman, CEO, Wasserman
Feb 25, 2016 • 31 min
Wasserman CEO Casey Wasserman talks with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin about how sports marketing and TV rights will be affected by changing trends in television distribution, consumption and advertising. Plus: Can social media storytelling platforms like…
Code/Media 2016: Dao Nguyen, Publisher, BuzzFeed, and Alex MacCallum, Video SVP, the New York Times
Feb 24, 2016 • 32 min
BuzzFeed publisher Dao Nguyen and Alex MacCallum, who leads video and audience development for the New York Times, talk with Jason Del Rey about how both media giants are trying to stay innovative. For example: Is partnering with Facebook Instant Articles…
Code/Media 2016: Erik Huggers, CEO, Vevo
Feb 23, 2016 • 32 min
Vevo CEO Erik Huggers talks with Peter Kafka about how the company racks up 17 billion music video views per month, what makes it different from YouTube and whether Vevo is just a “pass-through” for the music industry. Huggers also discusses Vevo’s plans…
Code/Media 2016: Gabe Leydon, CEO, Machine Zone
Feb 23, 2016 • 39 min
Machine Zone CEO Gabe Leydon talks with Peter Kafka about the free-to-play gaming business, where his company has found success with Game of War: Fire Age and Mobile Strike. He discusses how smartphone games attract new players who pay nothing to start,…
Code/Media 2016: Nigel Eccles, CEO, FanDuel
Feb 23, 2016 • 26 min
FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles talks with Peter Kafka about how his company got into daily fantasy sports and the legal challenges to the format that have followed. He also discusses competition with rival daily fantasy company DraftKings while keeping an eye…
Code/Media 2016: John Skipper, President, ESPN
Feb 18, 2016 • 44 min
ESPN President and Disney Media Networks co-Chairman John Skipper talks with Peter Kafka about how the massive Disney-owned sports network is trying to stay competitive amid fears of cable TV stagnation. Plus: Why is ESPN changing its tune on eSports, and…
Code/Media 2016: Joanna Coles, Editor in Chief, Cosmopolitan
Feb 17, 2016 • 42 min
To kick off our Code/Media 2016 conference, Cosmopolitan Editor in Chief Joanna Coles talks with Kara Swisher about why Cosmo still makes a magazine and whether the print version would ever go away. They also debate if Snapchat represents the future of…
Code/Mobile 2015: Jawbone founder and CEO Hosain Rahman
Oct 12, 2015 • 32 min
Jawbone has been making wearables longer than almost anyone else. Onstage at Code/Mobile, CEO Hosain Rahman explains what he’s learned in that time and why he thinks wearables haven’t had their “iPhone moment” yet. Interview by Kara Swisher.
Code/Mobile 2015: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Oct 12, 2015 • 26 min
Next year, the FCC aims to raise billions of dollars through its wireless spectrum auction, which is at the center of the current fight among cell carriers. At Code/Mobile, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel talks with Ina Fried about the auction and…
Code/Mobile 2015: Ericsson President and CEO Hans Vestberg
Oct 12, 2015 • 25 min
Ericsson isn’t in the handset business anymore, and the company is now hard at work on the technology that will link all your Internet-connected devices. Onstage at Code/Mobile, CEO Hans Vestberg talks about 5G and the “Internet of Things.” Interview by…
Code/Mobile 2015: Facebook VP of Messaging Product David Marcus
Oct 12, 2015 • 31 min
Facebook spun out its own Messenger app, bought WhatsApp and is working on a lot of nifty integrations for them. At Code/Mobile, Facebook messaging chief David Marcus talks about acquisitions, WeChat, AI and more. Interview by Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner.
Code/Mobile 2015: Redpoint Ventures Partner Andy Rubin
Oct 12, 2015 • 44 min
“Father” of Android Andy Rubin thinks the next wave of computing will be “some form of AI,” that eventually all of our data will be turned into grist for the cloud computing data mills. He’s looking forward to it and explains what his startup incubator is…
Code/Mobile 2015: AT&T Mobility President and CEO Glenn Lurie
Oct 12, 2015 • 31 min
The arc of technology is long and bends toward connectedness. So says AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie onstage at Code/Mobile, talking smartphones, the FCC, cars and more. Interview by Ina Fried.
Code/Mobile 2015: BMW adviser Mark Platshon and Nauto founder Stefan Heck
Oct 12, 2015 • 28 min
BMW adviser Mark Platshon thinks that autonomous driving isn’t a tech dalliance; there’s a moral imperative because of the lives it saves. He talks about it with Ina Fried and Nauto founder Stefan Heck at Code/Mobile.
Code/Mobile 2015: PayPal’s Bill Ready and Chase’s Gavin Michael
Oct 12, 2015 • 28 min
The banks don’t think they’ll unseat PayPal anytime soon, and Paypal feels the same way about the banks. Chase’s Gavin Michael and PayPal’s Bill Ready explain why in conversation with Jason Del Rey at Code/Mobile.
Code/Mobile 2015: Nissan researcher Maarten Sierhuis and Qualcomm’s Chris Borroni-Bird
Oct 12, 2015 • 36 min
Tech companies like Apple and Google hog most of the attention when it comes to self-driving cars, but that doesn’t mean auto makers are rolling over. Nissan’s Maarten Sierhuis and Qualcomm’s Chris Borroni-Bird explain what the car companies are up to.
Code/Mobile 2015: Fitbit co-founder and CEO James Park
Oct 12, 2015 • 35 min
Fitbit CEO James Park says that the fitness trackers won’t end up in your junk drawer. He tells Lauren Goode and Ina Fried positive peer pressure keeps people attached to them, and so far, Wall Street seems to be buying it.
Code/Mobile 2015: BlackBerry CEO John Chen
Oct 12, 2015 • 29 min
At Code/Mobile, BlackBerry CEO John Chen tells Ina Fried that if the company doesn’t sell enough phones in the next year, it might get out of the handset business altogether. He has something else in mind, anyway.
Code/Mobile 2015: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong
Oct 12, 2015 • 40 min
Talking with Kara Swisher onstage at Code/Mobile, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong makes the case for why his company and its recent acquirer, Verizon, are a natural fit. He also dives deep into AOL’s biggest assets, and how one manages editorial properties from the…
Code/Mobile 2015: Google SVP Amit Singhal
Oct 9, 2015 • 32 min
Amit Singhal runs all of Google search, which includes everything from AI to the company’s original profit engine. Onstage with Kara Swisher at Code/Mobile, Singhal talks about how Google is transforming its search business.
Code/Mobile 2015: Apple VP of Apple Pay Jennifer Bailey
Oct 8, 2015 • 39 min
What’s the endgame of Apple Pay? How popular is it? How can Apple convince retailers to accept it? Apple Pay boss Jennifer Bailey addresses these key questions (and more!) in an interview onstage at the Code/Mobile conference. Interview by Ina Fried.
Code/Mobile 2015: Twitter SVP of Product Kevin Weil
Oct 7, 2015 • 30 min
Twitter finally has its CEO, and it’s rolling out new products. But what comes next? What is Twitter doing to grow its audience? At Code/Mobile, Twitter product guru Kevin Weil tells Kara Swisher how the company is positioning itself for the future.
Code/Enterprise New York 2015: Goldman Sachs CIO Marty Chavez
Oct 2, 2015 • 35 min
Marty Chavez is Goldman Sachs’ technology boss, running an engineering operation that’s larger than Facebook’s. Onstage at Code/Enterprise: New York 2015, Chavez told Kara Swisher how he went from a New Mexico monastery to Goldman, and more.
Code/Enterprise New York 2015: EMC President David Goulden
Oct 2, 2015 • 34 min
EMC President David Goulden oversees a sprawling, complex enterprise tech business. Onstage at Code/Enterprise: New York 2015, Goulden told Arik Hesseldahl why he disagrees with splitting up EMC, which activist investors have been pressuring him to do.
Code/Enterprise New York 2015: Okta CEO Todd McKinnon
Oct 2, 2015 • 31 min
Okta uses cloud technology to manage the login information for large companies, a business that’s helped it secure a $1.2 billion valuation. At our Code/Enterprise Series: New York 2015 event, CEO Todd McKinnon tells Arik Hesseldahl and Jason Del Rey…
An Evening with Code/Media: AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan
Sep 12, 2015 • 36 min
Peter Kafka talks with AMC CEO Josh Sapan about the future of pay TV, premium video content and how networks will make money as everything moves to the Internet.
An Evening with Code/Media: New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet
Sep 11, 2015 • 43 min
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet explains how the Times is evolving into a digital-first media company, in conversation with Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher.
An Evening with Code/Media: Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer
Sep 11, 2015 • 31 min
Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer talks with Jason Del Rey about the commerce business that powers his company, and opens up about the games CEOs have to play with the press.
President Barack Obama: The Kara Swisher Interview
Jun 21, 2015 • 26 min
President Barack Obama sat for an interview with Kara Swisher covering cyber warfare, diversity in tech hiring, the White House’s relationship with Silicon Valley and the president’s own gadgets of choice.
Secretary Hillary Clinton: The Kara Swisher Interview
Jun 21, 2015 • 35 min
Clinton talked with Kara Swisher at the Lead On Watermark Silicon Valley Conference for Women about gender discrimination in tech, the NSA and her presidential aspirations.
Code Conference 2015: Senator Elizabeth Warren
Jun 21, 2015 • 63 min
Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks about Silicon Valley libertarians, the big banks, income inequality and investing in education and infrastructure.
Code Conference 2015: Apple Senior Vice President Jeff Williams
Jun 21, 2015 • 36 min
Apple operations chief Jeff Williams dishes to Walt Mossberg about the Apple Watch, cars and more.
Code Conference 2015: Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann
Jun 21, 2015 • 27 min
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann discusses building a sustainable business, gender diversity and more with Walt Mossberg.
Code Conference 2015: GoPro CEO Nick Woodman
Jun 21, 2015 • 34 min
GoPro CEO Nick Woodman talks with Kara Swisher about cameras, drones, virtual reality and more.
Code Conference 2015: Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao talks to Kara Swisher about her lawsuit, the social news website and more.
Code Conference 2015: Target CEO Brian Cornell
Jun 20, 2015 • 35 min
Target CEO Brian Cornell talks with Jason Del Rey and Kara Swisher about retailers securing their data, how being a box store is actually an asset and more.
Code Conference 2015: Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure
Jun 20, 2015 • 30 min
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure inherited the third-largest wireless carrier in the country, and he tells Ina Fried that he doesn’t just want to save the company, but turn it into number one.
Code Conference 2015: Google Chief Business Office Omid Kordestani
Jun 20, 2015 • 38 min
Kara Swisher interviews Google’s Chief Business Officer, Omid Kordestani, about the company’s revenue, mobile products and its secret projects.
Code Conference 2015: The “Empire” Creators and Crew
Jun 20, 2015 • 59 min
Kara Swisher and Wat Mossberg talk with the cast and creators of Fox’s “Empire” about the TV show’s social media-powered success.
Code Conference 2015: Oculus co-founder and CEO Brendan Iribe
Jun 20, 2015 • 36 min
Oculus co-founder and CEO Brendan Iribe talks with Walt Mossberg about the future of virtual reality, with price tags and everything.
Code Conference 2015: Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz
Jun 20, 2015 • 29 min
Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz talks about the state of enterprise software with Arik Hesseldahl and Walt Mossberg.
Code Conference 2015: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky
Jun 20, 2015 • 33 min
In conversation with Kara Swisher, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky talks about his company’s rapid growth, and what a million room bookings per night means in the long run.
Code Conference 2015: Xiaomi Vice President Hugo Barra
Jun 20, 2015 • 33 min
Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra dives deep into his company’s plans for the future internationally, onstage with Walt Mossberg.
Code Conference 2015: BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti and Ben Smith
Jun 20, 2015 • 38 min
BuzzFeed’s business and editorial leads talk about doing cat photos and “high-impact journalism”, as well as being dominant on a variety of different platforms.
Code Conference 2015: GM CEO Mary Barra
Jun 20, 2015 • 38 min
GM CEO Mary Barra talks about software in cars, safety and what self-driving cars mean for the automotive industry.
Code Conference 2015: Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel
Jun 20, 2015 • 54 min
Evan Spiegel talks with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg about Snapchat’s business, diversity, leadership and more.
Code Conference 2015: Slack’s Stewart Butterfield, Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Stripe’s Patrick Collison
Jun 20, 2015 • 52 min
The founders of Stripe, Slack and Houzz talk about launching a company with Kara Swisher and Liz Gannes.
Code Conference 2015: CBS CEO Les Moonves
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
CBS chief Les Moonves on how legacy media is getting ready for a streaming-heavy world, and why CBS and Viacom are never getting back together.
Code Conference 2015: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
Embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo onstage at the Code Conference with Periscope chief Kayvon Beykpour, talking about Costolo’s job security and how Twitter can make more money.
Code/Enterprise 2015: Kevin Mandia
Jun 20, 2015 • 30 min
FireEye exec and cyber security expert Kevin Mandia talks about the Sony hack and what it means for tech at our event in San Francisco.
Code/Enterprise 2015: San Francisco: Box CEO Aaron Levie
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
Box CEO Aaron Levie gives his perspectives on a variety of tech trends including Re/codes upcoming cloud security product and Silicon Valley?s magic word for raising your valuation.
Code/Enterprise 2015: Domo CEO Josh James
Jun 20, 2015 • 33 min
Founder and CEO of Domo, Josh James, attempts to makes sense of his company?s huge $2 billion valuation at this year?s Code/Enterprise event.
Code/Enterprise 2015: San Francisco: Intel SVP Diane Bryant
Jun 20, 2015 • 35 min
Intel SVP Diane Bryant talks with Arik Hesseldahl about how Intel is growing to encompass new areas like networking and storage gear in a market constantly being disrupted with new technologies.
Code/Media 2015: Twitter and Medium founder Ev Williams
Jun 20, 2015 • 34 min
The man who co-founded Blogger and then Twitter explains what he’s doing with Medium.
Code/Media 2015: Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara
Jun 20, 2015 • 30 min
Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara dishes about movie streaming, theater release schedules and what he could have done during the Sony hack.
Code/Media 2015: New York Times CEO Mark Thompson
Jun 20, 2015 • 45 min
New York Times CEO Mark Thompson explains how the paper of record plans to build a sustainable business in the digital age.
Code/Media 2015: YouTube’s Robert Kyncl and United Talent Agency’s Jeremy Zimmer
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
“Hollywood meets Silicon Valley when YouTube’s Robert Kyncl and United Talent Agency’s Jeremy Zimmer pair up in an interview at this year’s Code/Media conference to give their takes on current media trends.”
Code/Media 2015: Vessel founder Jason Kilar
Jun 20, 2015 • 29 min
Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar explains why passionate fans will pay $3 a month for his latest video service, Vessel, which is YouTube’s newest challenger.
Code/Media 2015: Chelsea Handler
Jun 20, 2015 • 34 min
“Why did Chelsea Handler quit her hit talk show after seven years, and why did she decide to team up with Netflix to launch a new one? Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka find out. “
Code/Media 2015: Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge
Jun 20, 2015 • 31 min
Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge says the music industry needs to shift away from free, ad-supported music and toward services paid for by you, the listener.
Code/Media 2015: Rookie editor-in-chief Tavi Gevinson
Jun 20, 2015 • 34 min
Teen phenom Tavi Gevinson talks about her magazine, fashion blog, becoming a role model and finishing high school.
Code/Media 2015: Gawker Media boss and owner Nick Denton
Jun 20, 2015 • 36 min
What does Gawker Media’s Web publishing pioneer Nick Denton do now, at a time when many Web publishers have either raised big sums of venture capital and/or created a model based mostly on feeding Facebook’s two choices Denton says he rejects.
Code/Media 2015: Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox
Jun 20, 2015 • 55 min
Meet the man who fills your news feed: Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox.
Code/Media 2015: The Chernin Group CEO Peter Chernin
Jun 20, 2015 • 30 min
Peter Chernin helped build some of the most important properties on your TV guide. Now he’s trying to do the same for stuff you’ll watch on your browser and on your phone.
Code/Media 2015: Tyler, the Creator and WhaleRock’s Lloyd Braun
Jun 20, 2015 • 32 min
What if celebrities controlled their own platforms? That’s the pitch behind a series of networks that Whalerock Industries is launching, starting with one from Tyler, the Creator.
Code/Media 2015: Pinterest’s Joanne Bradford and Twitter’s Adam Bain
Jun 20, 2015 • 30 min
In this interview, Pinterest’s Joanne Bradford and Twitter’s Adam Bain discuss how Pinterest wants to make money, and how Twitter wants to make more.
Code/Media 2015: BuzzFeed EVP of video Ze Frank and screenwriter John August
Jun 20, 2015 • 40 min
Screenwriter John August and BuzzFeed video chief Ze Frank helped kick off the Code/Media conference, providing a good look at two very different approaches to modern media.
Code/Media 2015: Pandora founder Tim Westergren
Jun 20, 2015 • 35 min
Pandora founder Tim Westergren makes the case for free music streaming, and talks about where Internet radio stands in the era of on-demand music streaming.
Code/Media 2015: Mark Cuban
Jun 19, 2015 • 37 min
Mark Cuban closes out Code/Media 2015 with this energetic, thorough and provocative interview that spans net neutrality, YouTube and Shark Tank.
Code/Mobile 2014: Kim Kardashian
Jun 19, 2015 • 31 min
Kara Swisher interviews Kim Kardashian at Code/Mobile 2014 to find out how she has used technology to aid in her celebrity and success and what it means to overshare in the social media space. Listen as Kim talks about how she uses tech to bypass…
Code Conference 2014: Google co-founder Sergey Brin
Jun 19, 2015 • 70 min
During the inaugural Code Conference, Google co-founder Sergey Brin unveiled the company’s self-driving car. Brin, who directs special projects at the Google X research division, also touched on other hot topics, including Google Glass, NSA surveillance,…
Code Conference 2014: Apple SVP Eddy Cue and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine
Jun 19, 2015 • 60 min
Apple SVP Eddy Cue and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine offer three reasons for Apple’s $3 billion deal to acquire the music company: The talent, the headphones and the subscription music service.They also talk about Beats’ failed deal with HTC, improvements…