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CNBC Interviews The Experts At YPO EDGE 2017

For the seventh year in a row, CNBC partnered with YPO to broadcast live from the annual YPO EDGE conference, held this year in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tyler Mathisen, Co-anchor of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” and “Nightly Business Review,” and Deirdre Bosa, CNBC Technology Reporter, interviewed YPO members and EDGE speakers live onsite, and on 2 March, Mathisen hosted “Power Lunch” live from the EDGE. View the CNBC-YPO page.

Nostalgic about your old Sega Genesis?
YPO member Haruki Satomi, CEO of SEGA Games, says if fans “keep asking,” the gaming company could think about relaunching one of its old consoles. View Video

Here’s how the U.S. should go after Russia for election tampering, former CIA director says
Russia’s attempt to influence elections is nothing new, former CIA Director James Woolsey told CNBC on Thursday. Read More

Trudeau’s plan to lure Silicon Valley investors to Canada
Venture capital investing in Canada has hit an all-time high, and the start-up scene is booming. The government is one of the catalysts. Read More

Uber board member Arianna Huffington says she’s been emailing ex-engineer about harassment claims
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick still has the full confidence of the board of directors, media executive and Uber board member Arianna Huffington. Read More

Chip Wilson still skeptical on LULU performance
Dennis “Chip” Wilson, Lululemon founder, speaks with CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa at the YPO EDGE about a potential border adjustment tax and his take on how Lululemon’s business is working. View Video

Lululemon founder: ‘I wouldn’t want to be working at Under Armour right now’
Chip Wilson told CNBC that Lululemon has a better business model than another major player in the athletic wear space: Under Armour. Read More

Mobileye CEO dismisses tough talk from noted short seller
YPO member Ziv Aviram, CEO of autonomous vehicle technology company Mobileye, dismissed tough talk from noted short seller Citron Research about its future. Read More

Cisco’s Chambers: Now we need 5 more Snaps
John Chambers, the executive chairman and former CEO of Cisco, speaks to CNBC from the YPO EDGE. Read More

Canada’s best bet to win trade war: Ignore Trump, take case directly to states
As NAFTA is “tweaked” to death, the best Canada can do is collaborate with the 35 U.S. states that need its trade partnership, says YPO member Jason Martin, CEO of iotum. Read More

Trump’s ban on immigration could have an unexpected beneficiary: Canadian start-ups
Venture capitalists and angel investors in Canada said President Trump’s executive order could cause highly educated immigrants — an important talent pool for fast-growing technology companies who need engineers, developers and salespeople — to seek work in hubs across the border, like Toronto and Vancouver, rather than in Silicon Valley. Read More

Canada’s Trudeau defends NAFTA, says there are ‘always’ chances to improve deals
Trudeau again stressed the importance of the jobs created by trade between the United States and Canada. Read More

Investment Tips from Gene Simmons, Co-Founder, KISS; Owner, Rock & Brews Restaurants; Media Mogul

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