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Early Learning To Be A CEO and Cultivating Innovation

Murray Martin, CEO of Pitney Bowes, talks with Robert Reiss about the early life experience that contributed to his success in business. Martin describes Pitney Bowes use of leveraging of existing capabilities, intensive acquisition, and its approach to product innovation, powering it to become a $6 billion corporation with a worldwide reach. The interview reveals the wisdom of Martin’s father in providing Murray the latitude to start a business at age five and the learning process that followed. Martin also talks about business strategy, staying inside the business space you know, and understanding the customer.

Interview Aired: 08/12/2010