“Success in Business Town Hall” celebrates the launch of SiriusXM’s trailblazing channel
Featured guests include visionaries and leaders from Wharton’s prominent alumni network and esteemed faculty including: Neil Blumenthal, Pauline Brown, William P. Lauder, and Karl Ulrich
NEW YORK – June 17, 2014 – SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor of the FOX Business Network, will host the Town Hall special to air on SiriusXM’s Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School channel featuring some of the most successful and creative leaders of the business world, all of whom share The Wharton School as their alma mater.
Joining Maria Bartiromo on “Success in Business Town Hall” will be a panel of distinguished and successful executives answering questions from a live audience. The panel will include: Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Warby Parker; Pauline Brown, Chairman, LVMH Inc.; William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.; and Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Innovation, The Wharton School.
Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School’s “Success in Business Town Hall” will give SiriusXM listeners insight into turning an idea into a thriving business and how to deal successfully with business management issues. Listeners will also hear distinguished executives share the stories and experiences that have shaped their successful careers.
“I am thrilled to moderate this dynamic conversation and bring SiriusXM listeners the ability to interact directly with these industry leaders to discuss the constantly changing business landscape,” said Maria Bartiromo.
“We are excited to debut our first SiriusXM Town Hall since it represents the best of what Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School offers to listeners,” said Karl Ulrich, Professor of Operations and Information Management and Vice Dean of Innovation at the Wharton School. “With the most compelling business leaders engaging with Wharton faculty, each other and listeners, the Town Hall at SiriusXM will showcase the dynamic programs our channel offers every day.”
“Matching a host of Maria Bartiromo’s caliber with this amazing lineup of brilliant leaders and entrepreneurs is the perfect way to celebrate a channel that strives to help listeners succeed in their working lives,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Just as Business Radio does every day on the air, we are thrilled to connect SiriusXM listeners across the country with some of the greatest minds in business. Our Town Hall takes it a step further by putting subscribers up close and personal in the same room with successful executives and gives them the opportunity to ask questions to this panel of business stars.”
“Success in Business Town Hall” will take place on Wednesday, June 25, and will air on Monday, June 30, at 12:00 pm ET, and rebroadcast throughout the July 4th weekend, on Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School, SiriusXM channel 111, and via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall. Subscribers will also be able to listen to the show via SiriusXM On Demand through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices and online at siriusxm.com.
Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School is the first channel to offer direct access to the world’s top business minds—only a phone call away—and broadcasts from The Wharton School’s historic Ivy League campus and Silicon Valley. The exclusive SiriusXM channel gives listeners exclusive access to the world’s brightest minds in business and education and features a wide range of original shows hosted by one of the most cited and published faculties of all top-tier business schools. Regular guests include world-renowned executives, captains of industry, thought leaders, and battle-tested experts.
About the Wharton School
Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 92,000 graduates.
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