YPO in the News

View current international media coverage of YPO news, member news and the YPO Global Pulse. Please contact press@ypo.org with any media requests or inquiries.

Date Type Region Details
26 November 2012 Philly's Economic Jolt Northeastern U.S.

Richard Phillips, CEO of Pilot Freight Service and a member of the YPO Philadelphia Chapter, speaks with CNBC’s Squawk Box about the U.S. fiscal cliff and his economic outlook for 2013 during the show’s special segment “Recovery Road Trip.”

26 November 2012 How Will Nonprofit Businesses Do This Holiday Season? Central U.S.

Robert Grosshandler, a member of the WPO Chicago Chapter and the founder of iGive.com, writes a blog for cnbc.com discussing how nonprofits will fare in the fourth quarter of 2012.

21 November 2012 Career Lessons Learned on the World's Most Grueling Bike Race Northeastern U.S.

Patrick Sweeney, CEO of dwinQ and a member of the Wash. DC/Baltimore Chapter, writes a blog for cnbc.com on the insights he learned about life, business and leadership while completing the world’s toughest mountain bike race – La Ruta de Los Conquistadors – across Central America.

19 November 2012 Global Entrepreneurs: Ambassadors of World Peace? Southern U.S.

Steve Leveen, CEO and co-founder of Levenger and a member of the WPO Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Chapter, writes a blog for cnbc.com about why entrepreneurs should consider going global – helping not only their businesses but also making an impact on world peace.

7 November 2012 How Marketers Can Get the Rich Elderly to Spend Northeastern U.S.

Michael Pavone, a member of the YPO Pennsylvania Chapter and the CEO of Varsity, writes a blog for cnbc.com about the best ways to reach out to America’s mature market (aged 55 and above), who control 70 percent of America’s disposable income.

1 November 2012 The Wrath of Sandy: Tales From the Frontlines United States

CNBC reaches out to YPO members for their perspectives on how Hurricane Sandy has impacted their businesses.

29 October 2012 Young CEOs’ Sentiment Holds Steady, but Still Cautious United States

An article on The Wall Street Journal.com discusses the October 2012 YPO Global Pulse results and how U.S. chief executives continue to be cautious about the economic outlook, but not much more than they were three months ago.

29 October 2012 U.S. CEO Confidence Stuck in a Rut United States

Alan Zafran, a member of the YPO Global One Chapter and a partner at Luminous Capital, writes a blog for cnbc.com about the October 2012 YPO Global Pulse results and why CEOs in the United States remain lackluster and stoic with their confidence in the economy.