PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi sounded as much like one of the NGOs that have protested against some of the food giant's past decisions as she did its chief executive at Fortune's Most Powerful Women summit. By Jennifer ReingoldOct 5, 2011 1:23 PM ET
Ginni Rometty, senior vice president and group executive, sales, marketing, and strategy for IBM, joined Fortune senior writer Jessi Hempel at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit for a discussion about career choices, leadership, and risk-taking.
Below is an unedited transcript:
JESSI HEMPEL: Good morning, everybody.
GINNI ROMETTY: Good morning.
JESSI HEMPEL: I love talking to this conference because nobody's on their BlackBerry. (Laughter.)
GINNI ROMETTY: Not yet. (Laughter.)
JESSI HEMPEL: Not yet. It's because you're twittering, MOREOct 5, 2011 1:17 PM ET
Mark Zuckerberg is one in a million. So why do people keep holding him up as a role model for women? By Gina BianchiniOct 5, 2011 10:09 AM ET
Talk show host and comedian Chelsea Handler interviewed AOL Huffington Post Media Group's president and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit.
Below is an unedited transcript:
CHELSEA HANDLER: Hello, hello. I am very, very, very excited and thrilled to be doing this interview, because it's finally something serious out of my life, and I would like to go on the record and say that I am a proud holder MOREOct 4, 2011 9:32 PM ET
Former Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy shares insights on what makes a good -- and bad -- board of directors.
By Colleen Leahey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Female executives packed the room as former Xerox CEO and Chairman Anne Mulcahy took the stage at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit to share her best and worst practices on building boards. Throughout her career, Mulcahy has sat on boards of six public companies, three non-profits, and one MOREOct 4, 2011 9:15 PM ET
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg sat down with Fortune editor-at-large Pattie Sellers to discuss why women aren't making progress at the highest levels of corporate America, Facebook's latest strategy, and her political aspirations.
Below is an unedited transcript of the interview.
PATTIE SELLERS: Thank you for doing that, Sheryl. I don't know if we mentioned that Pat Mitchell was supposed to be here, but is taking care of her very ill mother, and MOREOct 4, 2011 8:48 PM ET
On day 7 of her new job as CEO of HP, Meg Whitman took some time to answer questions at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit. Below is an unedited transcript of her interview by Fortune's Nina Easton.
NINA EASTON: Well, first, I want to say congratulations.
MEG WHITMAN: Thank you.
NINA EASTON: But, second, I want to say thank you. A little piece of internal drama, you almost didn't come, of course. It's MOREOct 4, 2011 7:39 PM ET
Ellen Kullman, the CEO of DuPont, describes how she turned the chemical giant into a stock market turnaround story.
By Beth Kowitt, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- Ellen Kullman had her game plan ready. She was set to take over as the first female CEO of DuPont in January 2009 with about two decades of experience at the chemical giant behind her.
"Then Lehman crashed, and you throw the plan out the window," Kullman said MOREOct 4, 2011 7:25 PM ET
The new CEO of the embattled tech giant talks about her failed run as California governor, why she took her new job, and Mitt Romney's advice for her.
By Jessi Hempel, senior writer
FORTUNE -- It's only day seven on the job at HP, and CEO Meg Whitman is in a hurry.
Speaking at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit Tuesday in Laguna Niguel, California, Whitman stressed the need for decisive immediate leadership at MOREOct 4, 2011 6:06 PM ET
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett sat down with longtime friend and Fortune senior editor-at-large Carol Loomis for a wide-ranging discussion about everything from George Bush to Rupert Murdoch. Below is an unedited transcript.
LLOYD BLANKFEIN: Now, I have the privilege of introducing Warren Buffett, who will be interviewed by Carol Loomis, Fortune's senior editor at large.
Now, what can I say about Warren that hasn't already been said? We all know about his uncanny MOREOct 4, 2011 3:35 PM ET
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