Stephen A. Schwarzman is widely recognized for his distinguished career as chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms, as well as his philanthropic support of impactful and innovative organizations and initiatives. What lessons helped shape him to become the leader he is today? In an intimate conversation with renowned historian Niall Ferguson, Mr. Schwarzman reflects upon his lifelong pursuit of excellence and making a meaningful contribution and offers insight to those striving to make a greater impact.
Stephen A. Schwarzman, a celebrated businessman and philanthropist, is the author of What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence. Niall Ferguson (moderator) is Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, an author, and a trustee of the New-York Historical Society.
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