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Playlist: Corner office with Ursula Burns

Chau Tu May 18, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Kai had a Corner Office interview with the CEO of Xerox, Ursula Burns. Worldwide leaders are considering new leadership for the IMF. Business networking site LinkedIn goes public tomorrow, and could act as an indicator of a tech bubble. Companies are looking into electric trucks as gas prices continue to rise. Commentator Robert Reich explained that understanding the U.S budget means taking a look at a change in the way the government is financed. And Kai also spoke with Morgan Spivey, shop foreman at Energy Services International in South Vicksburg, Miss., about the levee he built to anticipate the coming floodwaters. Here are the songs we played:

  • Strange Chemistry – Sackcloth FashionBuy
  • Taco Wagon – Young Fresh FellowsBuy
  • Northside Diehard – MatlockBuy
  • Let the Music – OddiseeBuy
  • More than a Woman – AaliyahBuy

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