Boardroom: Out of Office brings fans inside the careers and conversations of some of the world's most fascinating thought leaders, including entrepreneurs, athletes, and entertainers. Host Rich Kleiman brings out never-before-heard stories, career trajectories, and key pieces of advice that only come from the kinds of discussions held out of the office.
GQ’s Global Editorial Director Will Welch
Rich Kleiman is joined by longtime friend and current Global Editorial Director of GQ Will Welch to celebrate the 27th annual Men of the Year covers and so much more. This year’s covers feature F1 Racer Max Verstappen, Brendan Fraser & Zoe Kravitz. Rich & Will go back to the early 2000s and reminisce about the cultural impact of The Fader, Will’s tenure at GQ, and becoming Global Editorial Director & Editor in Chief. They dive into what GQ stands for in 2022, the continued conversation on new masculinity, the globalization of GQ & Men of the Year, athletes’ impact on modern menswear, leading a global company in this era and so much more.
Olympic Champion Shaun White: Entrepreneurship & Life After Snowboarding
In this episode of Out of Office, Rich Kleiman is joined by Shaun White, the undisputed GOAT of snowboarding and founder of new active lifestyle brand Whitespace. Rich and Shaun dive in what it’s been like being sponsored since the age of 7, his influences Tony Hawk & Jake Burton, the meaning behind launching his own brand and a chance encounter with design legend Virgil Abloh. They also discuss the mindset of the athlete-entrepreneur, going pro in both snowboarding & skateboarding, and much more.
Steven Victor on managing Pusha T, Pop Smoke's legacy and more
In the Season 3 premiere of Out of Office, Rich Kleiman sits down to talk with Steven Victor, founder & CEO of Victor Victor Worldwide and SVP of A&R at Universal Music. In the wide-ranging conversation, they discuss how Victor got his start in the music industry, meeting and eventually managing Pusha T, and his decision to create his own label. They also discuss how Pop Smoke’s music and legacy live on following his untimely death. Finally, they explore what’s next for Victor and his Victor Victor Worldwide label and much more.
Episode 70: Sabrina Ionescu, Rebooting Superstardom
New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu sits with Rich Kleiman as Boardroom's August digital cover star. While her journey in professional sports began in 2020, it was not without a myriad of setbacks. Sabrina is candid about the challenges of her journey from college to the pros — including a historic final collegiate campaign cut short by Covid, technical difficulties on WNBA Draft night, her first season in the "Wubble" and struggles with injury. Ionesco shares some helpful in-game words from superstar Candace Parker, discusses whether she'll have her own signature shoe with Nike, and looks at what may lie on the road ahead.
The Universe that Ronnie Fieg Is Building
Ronnie Fieg is the founder and Creative Director of Kith and joins this week's Out Of Office podcast with Rich Kleiman from the Kith headquarters in Brooklyn. Fieg discusses growing up in Queens and how an early passion for fashion and culture shaped his outlook on his life and style. From a young age, Fieg said he learned to understand why people loved what they loved and the idea of that intrigued him even then. Fieg and Kleiman discuss how college wouldn't work for Fieg in the long run, the unconventional way he built the legendary brand, the intentional ways that he has expanded its footprint in the world of fashion, and what's next on the horizon for the streetwear giant.
Adam Sandler Joins Out Of Office
Pickup basketball legend and highly acclaimed actor Adam Sandler is no stranger to the NBA, as a lifelong New York Knicks fan and a courtside staple across the league. In this week's Out Of Office podcast, Sandler joins Rich Kleiman to discuss his new movie, Hustle, coming to Netflix June 8. In it, Sandler plays a down and out basketball scout who believes he's struck gold with a Spanish hooper he believes has the potential to be a star. Sandler and Kleiman talk about creating this new movie with NBA superstar LeBron James, how many NBA stars who take to film are one-take wonders, his own basketball aspirations, dribbling through New York City and why he has a love/hate relationship with some of his viral streetball moments.
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