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What Engineers Bring to the CEO Role

Brian Murray, HarperCollins
In conversation with: Tina Seelig, Stanford University

In response to a question from STVP Executive Director Tina Seelig, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray explains how his early engineering background continues to serve him as leader of a major publishing company. Murray believes engineers are solvers of complicated problems by training, and that, “a publishing company, any company, is one big, complex problem” needing to be solved.